Monday, June 1, 2020

Shabab Militants Claim Deadly Attack on Hotel in Somalia

Somali militants on Friday attacked a popular hotel and a nearby public garden in Mogadishu, the capital, killing at least 10 people and wounding...

Boko Haram sought terror training in Somalia, security chief says

Boko Haram fighters are crossing Africa to receive specialized training from al-shabaab fighters in Somalia, the country's national security chief told CNN. The Nigerian terror...

More phones, few banks and years of instability are transforming Somalia to a cashless...

MOGADISHU: Ahmed Farah Hassan no longer carries the tattered Somali shilling notes that were the currency of his war-torn country’s economy for years.At a...

Video claims to show aftermath of Somalia attack (Film, Audio, Pics)

Al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda-affiliated group based in Somalia, on Thursday released a video in which they purportedly paraded the weapons and personal effects of Kenyan...

Somalia’s al-Shabaab killed ‘180 Kenyan troops’ in El-Adde – Hassan Sheikh

At least 180 Kenyan troops were killed when Al-shabaab attacked their base last month, Somalia's president has said. Kenya's army said the number was untrue,...

Somaliland: Somaliland Foreign Ministry Communique on HLPF Istanbul

The Republic of Somaliland's ministry of foreign affairs wholly excused the country of participation in a forum that looked like, sounded like another of...

Memorable Working Tour at Somalia’s Oasis of Peace: Mogadishu

"Don't worry, we're not under attack; it's just an assassination!".. As a senior government official's car exploded a few blocks away from where we...

Aid Cuts Trigger Health Crisis in Somalia

Some 1.5 million Somalis have lost access to healthcare over the last two years as around 10 hospitals have closed or cut back their...

Kenyan returns home after 15 months of captivity in Somalia

https://youtu.be/ZQ1kuXw-h-s Somalia’s forces have dramatically rescued a Kenyan held hostage by suspected pirates and al Shabaab gunmen for 15 months. James Gashamba was rescued on Thursday...

Eliminating Piracy off Somalia Coast Needs an All Inclusive Approach

The international community must revitalize military, diplomatic and economic interventions to eradicate the menace of piracy off the coast of Somalia, experts told Xinhua...

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Somalia NGO Consortium Strongly Condemns Killing Of Galooley Health Workers

PRESS STATEMENT The Somalia NGO Consortium condemns in the strongest terms the repugnant attack on civilian health workers in Somalia this week. Their abduction and...

Over 90,000 Mosques Re-open In Saudi Arabia

Mask-clad worshippers flocked to Saudi mosques that reopened nationwide Sunday – except in the holy city of Mecca – over two months after congregational...

Is Ethiopia Sliding Back Into the Dark Days?

The change in leadership in Ethiopia in 2018 heralded a new era that earned Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed a Nobel Peace prize in 2019...