Monday, December 18, 2017

US lawmaker presses Pentagon on reports of civilian massacre in Somalia

A member of the US Congress has urged the Defence Department to launch a new investigation into reports of a civilian massacre carried out...

Yemeni Conflict: Another Somalia in the Arabian Peninsula

The Yemeni conflict has both internal and external dimensions. The main catalyst of the internal roots of the conflict is the unequal development interventions...

Somali deported for using Swedish passport

IMMIGRATION officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport intercepted a Somali who pretended to be a Swedish citizen when he tried to fly to...

Father beaten to death with chair as fight breaks out over snooker table in...

A father was beaten to death with a chair when a fight broke out over the snooker table in a high street cafe. Police launched...

Conflict in Somalia’s south forces over 10,000 to flee

Aerial bombardment and ground fighting in Somalia’s Middle and Lower Shabelle regions this month have forced over 10,000 people to flee for their lives,...

Washington’s chicken-and-egg war in Somalia

Somalia is, for most Americans, known only as the location of the disastrous 1993 Battle of Mogadishu depicted in 2002's Black Hawk Down. But the...

Nearly 200 reportedly killed in Egypt mosque attack

Militants bombed a Sufi mosque and fired on worshippers in the volatile Sinai Peninsula during Friday prayers,  killing at least 184 people in what...

Ibrahim Abdullahi: The man who buried Somaliland’s dead

It was June 2, 1988, and Hargeisa was under attack. The rat-a-tat-tat of nearby artillery rose above the city and filled Ibrahim Abdullahi's ears,...

Islamic State thriving in Somalia: UN report

An Islamic State faction in Somalia has grown significantly over the past year, carrying out attacks in Puntland and receiving some funding from Syria...

AMISOM to handover security to somali forces ahead of its withdrawal from the country

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday said it would start a series of troop movements in various forward operation bases (FOB)  to...

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MIAF: Somaliland Music Workshop ‘A Success’

In what is seen as major inroads made in Somaliland’s cultural sector, the Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is proud to announce that a music training...

Dreaming of Somaliland

Somalilanders are quietly and confidently concretizing their dreams of statehood – all with the wish of one day being recognised as a political entity in...
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President Bihi Holds First Cabinet Meeting Introducing Minister Accountability Code (+Images)

His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, the newly elected president of the Republic of Somaliland, brought together his new cabinet of ministers Saturday at an...