Thursday, May 24, 2018

Al Shabaab suicide bomber hits Somalia military convoy

A suicide car bomber from Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab hit a military convoy outside Mogadishu on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of deaths,...

KDF troops begin gradual withdrawal from war-torn Somalia after UN vote

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are scheduled to withdraw from Somalia in two years according to timelines drawn by the United Nations Security Council. The...

Guarding Somalia: UPDF tales from frontline

The battle successes registered by UPDF against al-Shabaab militants in Somalia is at a higher cost than officials previously disclosed, Daily Monitor has learnt. The...

UAE extends military reach in Yemen and Somalia

Military transport planes from the United Arab Emirates landed on the sleepy Yemeni island of Socotra last week, unloading tanks and troops as part...

Sudanese teen Noura Hussein to die for killing ‘rapist husband’

KHARTOUM Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday slammed a Sudanese court's sentencing of a teenager to death for killing her rapist husband in self-defence. Noura Hussein...

Explosion in Somalia town near Mogadishu kills seven soldiers: official

n bomb targeting soldiers in southern Somalia killed seven on Thursday, a government official said, the second such incident in two days. The incident took...

Video: Ten years on, what remains of Somalia’s ‘Pirateland’?

A decade ago, Somali pirates were frequently in the headlines for hijacking boats and holding their crews for ransom. The epicentre of the piracy crisis...

Analysis: Islamic State ramps up attack claims in Somalia

Over the last month, the Islamic State has conducted several assassinations inside Somalia, representing an increase in the number of attacks emanating from its...

Uhuru says Kenya cannot be safe if Somalia is unstable

Kenya last week took an indirect jab at countries engaged in military or trade deals with Somaliland and Puntland The Kenyan government has warned that...

Massive military base buildup suggests the U.S. shadow war in Somalia is only getting...

The U.S. military is dramatically expanding its operations at a former Soviet air strip in Somalia, constructing more than 800 beds at the Baledogle...

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Somalia: PM names new ministers to complete cabinet

Somalia prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed 6 new ministers, deputies and State ministers on Tuesday night to complete his cabinet, Garowe Online...

Turkey distributes 4,000 mosquito curtains in Djibouti

Aid is part of efforts to prevent malaria outbreak in tiny African nation Turkey’s state-run aid agency distributed 4,000 mosquito curtains in southern and northern...

US has almost reduced its reputation to zero: Erdogan

UN vote on President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision shows us his action was rejected worldwide, says Turkish president The decision by the U.S. to move...