Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Somaliland Opens 30-year-old Mass Grave From Civil War

Using metal hand tools, a team of forensic investigators scrapes away soil covering a mass grave in the town of Berbera, Somaliland. Nearly two...

Geert Wilders’ Rise: Will the ‘Dutch Trump’ win next week’s election in the Netherlands?

After the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. election, are the March 15 Dutch elections the next big test of nationalist...

Terrorism’s Terminology: “Radical Islamic Terrorism” Won’t Suffice

Throughout his campaign and continuing into his presidency, Donald Trump and most of his senior advisers have made a point of using the term...

How Warning Signs of Famine Were Ignored in Somalia

Many observers feel outraged about the international community’s seeming indifference when it comes to African famine deaths. Last month, the UN declared another famine threat...

How much longer can Oman be an oasis of peace in the Middle East?

The desert country of Oman does not have the most stable of neighbors. To its west lies Saudi Arabia, some of whose citizens have...

Berbera port ready for Ethiopian container traffic in 16 months: Somaliland FM

The Republic of Somaliland has said that it will open the old port of Berbera, which is currently undergoing renovation to be an alternative...

Somalia: Al Shabaab seizes Goofgaduud near Baidoa

Militant fighters linked to Al Shabaab have retaken control of Goofgaduud village, located 35 km north of Baidoa town, regional capital of Southwest state,...

Cabbie Who Aided Terror Group Returned To Somalia

A cabdriver convicted of funneling thousands of dollars to a terrorist organization in his home country of Somalia has been turned over to authorities...

Somaliland: IFC delegation meets Vice President

The Deputy President of the Republic of Somaliland, Abdirahman Abdilahi Ismail Sayli welcomed a delegation from International Finance Cooperation (IFC), a member of the World...

Somalia: Puntland announces revised Upper House candidates list

After women’s group have denounced Puntland government for not observing women quota in the original list of Upper House candidates, and mounting pressure from...

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Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...