Wednesday, December 13, 2017

WHY ISN’T SOMALIA’S ‘9/11’ DRAWING AS MUCH GLOBAL ATTENTION? (Related videos)

Somalians are calling the twin truck bombing—one of the world’s deadliest attacks in years—their 9/11, but the assault has drawn little global attention compared to...

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Having tried to run its airspace on its own, Mogadishu is now seeking a joint arrangement with Hargeisa. Since 5 October, the Somaliland minister for...

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Shock and revulsion over Mogadishu bombing

The bomb was as enormous as the flecks of torn skin smudging the ground are miniscule. Entire overcrowded buses were blown up, every passenger...

Somalis fear the war against Al Shabaab will never end

They found hands and legs, some blackened bodies, and one business card. Wearing white shirts printed with the phrase “We never get tired of...

Conflict between Qatar and Saudi Arabia behind the Mogadishu bombing?

The Gulf crisis involving Qatar and Saudi Arabia could be behind the attack in Mogadishu on October 14 that caused, according to the latest...

Farmaajo & the Gloomy Political Cloud Over Somalia

Being boring is one personality trait president Mohamed A. Farmaajo has in common with our first president, Aden A. Osman. Like Aden, Farmaajo is...

World Bank and IMF, put your money where your mouth is on Somalia

The institutions should match fine words about eradicating poverty with action to help one of the world’s most fragile states It is fair to say...

Somalia bombing may have been revenge for botched US-led operation

Officials investigating attack that killed more than 300 people believe the bomber may have been motivated by desire for revenge for a raid in...

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Somalia experienced the deadliest attack of its ten-year battle with Islamist insurgents over the weekend, when a truck bomb packed with hundreds of kilograms of...

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