Thursday, April 25, 2019

Eight Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

At least eight Al Shabaab fighters were killed when military and Africa Union (AU) forces attacked the militant group in Somalia's Bakool region, authorities...

The plight of Ethiopian migrants in Somalia

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Bossaso, Somalia - Ankles deep in brown canal water, freshly plucked green weeds in both muddy hands, Abdi Muse Kalon cannot stop grinning. He...

EU to offer specialized training for Somalia national army

The European Union will provide special training for Somalia's disciplined forces to boost their capacity to respond to homegrown security threats like terrorism, piracy...

Somali pirates free four Thai captives taken hostage in 2010

Somali pirates have released four crew from Thailand after four years in captivity in central Somalia, authorities said on Friday. The four were allegedly released...

Why Al-Shabaab still Active in Puntland?

Puntland Security forces launched an offensive against Al-Shabaab strongholds in Galgala mountainous area, to remove regional trade risks and  threats against civilians. At least two...

My friend the suicide bomber: meet the men recruited to kill – video

Al-Shabaab targets young vulnerable men across Scandinavia, inviting them to embrace jihad and become suicide bombers in Somalia. Seeking a sense of belonging, and...

Al-Shabaab video shows how far it lags behind in ‘jihadi draft

Propaganda film is Somali group’s attempt to attract extremists and headlines again as Isis and Boko Haram raise stakes in terror recruitment and coverage Mourners...

‘Federal Somalia Not If but How’ – Heritage Institute for Policy Studies

Heritage Institute for Policy Studies Policy Brief (February 2015) This brief believes that a successful federfalism fulling taking root in Somalia is not subject to 'if's...

Somalia’s ‘pirate capital’ is its best kept secret

Until recently, the only foreigners who came here were ransom negotiators. But it could be a tourist paradiseThose who have been here call it...

Mortar barrages target Somalia’s presidential compound

Somali security officials says mortar shells have struck Somalia’s presidential palace compound and nearby residential area on Thursday. Two mortars hit inside the presidential palace...

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Somalis to Benefit from UAE-Somaliland Livestock Export Bureau

On a shuttle working visit to the United Arab Emirates mid last week, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland left for...

More Gold Than Reported Filched Out of Africa on a Regular Bases

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East –...

Two Fishing Boats Come Under Piracy Attack Off Somalia Coast

On Sunday, two fishing vessels were attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The attempted boardings were both thwarted, but security officials said...