Sunday, January 19, 2020

Somalia: Journalist Covering UN Envoy’s Visit Attacked, Beaten And His Equipment Confiscated In HirShabelle

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) strongly condemns the brutal harassment, beating and confiscation of equipment against a local journalist in Jowhar, headquarters...

State Department Policy is Fueling Al-Shabaab Resurgence

It is time for Foggy Bottom and Congress to wake-up, because poor choices in the U.S. Embassy in Somalia increasingly waste taxpayer funds, endanger...

U.S. Bureaucratic Blunder Could Cost Somalia Desperately Needed Debt Relief

U.S. ambassador considers resigning over the issue, which could harm U.S. anti-terrorism mission and aid programs there, officials say. An international push to secure sorely...

Somalia: Sl Shabaab Attacks Hilweyne Military Base Near Mogadishu

Al Shabaab fighters attacked and briefly overpowered army personnel at Hilweyne village which hosted an ex-security agents training facility during the military dictator, Siad...

Debt Forgiveness for Somalia Would Reward Corruption, Empower al-Shabaab

When Somali Finance Minister Abdirahman Duale Beileh visited Washington for the annual meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund earlier this fall,...

Turkey Sides Squarely With Somalia Against Somaliland in Addis Meeting

In a bizarre development to the mediation claims of Turkey in unproductive talks between the Republic of Somaliland and a former partner in a...

UN Warns of Storm Across Somaliland Republic, Puntland

The storm, now centered in the north Indian Ocean near the coast of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, is expected to intensify and move...
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Somaliland: Buhoodle Army Units Vow to Round Up Insurgents in Area

The Commanders of the Somaliland army in the Buuhoodle district ruled out any insurgence or new anti-Somaliland militias establishing bases in the area. Speaking to...
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FBI Offers $5 Million to Find US Citizen on Most Wanted Terrorist List

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is offering $5 million for information that leads to the arrest of an American citizen on the agency's Most...

Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia, Somaliland

I. Introduction The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 22 of Security Council resolution 2461 (2019) and paragraph 33 of Council resolution 2472 (2019) and provides updates...

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Somalia: President Deni Sidelines VP Karaash Curtailing His Powers

Rumours are surfacing that the flamboyant, ex-career army officer of Somalia, Ahmed Elmi Osman 'Karaash', currently serving as the Vice President of the Federal...

Somaliland: Ambassador Fender Sees Wide Support for VMC Proposals

Ambassador Ben Fender of the United Kingdom to Somalia and Somaliland, concluding a visit to the Republic of Somaliland, expressed hope that support for...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Keeps up Pressure in Bold Raids on UN-Backed Villa Somalia Government

The militant Qaeda-linked group, Al Shabaab, keeping up the pressure on the weak, UN-backed federal government at Villa Somalia attacked Afgooye on Friday evening,...