Tuesday, April 25, 2017

WHY IS TRUMP SENDING MORE U.S. TROOPS TO SOMALIA?

The last deployment of regular U.S. troops to Somalia led to an incident that sparked widespread horror. Somali militiamen shot down two U.S. Black Hawk...

Water and War: The turbulent dynamics between water and fragility, conflict, and violence

For the past two years, the rains have been poor in Somalia. What comes next is tragically familiar. Dry wells. Dying livestock. Failed harvests....

Future of Somalia lies in the hands of AMISOM

Funding to Amisom is being cut even as more is being given to UN peacekeeping missions At the end of last year, Ethiopia withdrew thousands...

2 Pirates killed while trying to hijack ship near Somalia

A Somali official says foreign naval forces in international waters shot dead two pirates and wounded another when the bandits attempted to hijack a...

Two Explosions Kill at Least 31 at Egyptian Coptic Churches on Palm Sunday

Two explosions at Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday left at least 31 people dead and injured dozens of others as a day...

EXCLUSIVE: SOMALIA’S EX-PRESIDENT URGES TRUMP TO ‘COLLABORATE’ TO FIGHT AL-SHABAB

The U.S. military should make avoiding civilian casualties in Somalia “a top priority” after President Donald Trump signed a directive loosening restrictions on airstrikes...

More aggressive US strikes in Somalia said to risk civilians

President Donald Trump’s approval of greater U.S. military authority to pursue al-Qaida-linked extremists in Somalia will put civilians further at risk, experts say, especially...

Iraqi military downplays body count in Mosul air strike

Iraqi’s military said on Sunday 61 bodies were recovered from a collapsed building that Daesh booby-trapped in west Mosul, but there was no sign...

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as floating base – police

Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday,...

London attack: Assailant shot dead after 4 killed near Parliament

Four people were killed and scores injured when an attacker plowed a car through crowds in central London before attempting to storm the Houses...

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Somaliland: Duruqsi Mayor reveals five die of thirst

Despite tireless relief efforts of committee tasked to conveying aid to the drought inflicted people in the east regions of Somaliland, the situation is...

Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MoERD) with assistance...

In Cameroon, Ahmed Abba sentenced to 10 years in jail

A military court in Cameroon today sentenced Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale's (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison and...