Saturday, May 26, 2018

Russia ‘to set up naval base for warships and hunter-killer submarines in Somaliland’

The rumoured location of the base is in the strategically important Horn of Africa and would offer the ability to project power across the...

Al-Qaeda Raids in Somalia Scuttle Africa’s Plan to Withdraw

African troops battling an al-Qaeda affiliate in Somalia for the past decade stand little chance of withdrawing by their deadline in two years as...

Is Qatar taking advantage of Somalia – UAE dispute?

As Somalia seeks to ease tensions with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar which is seen to be at the center of the fallout...

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended operations at a hospital it...

AMISOM evaluates its transition plan for Somalia (Press Statement)

Mogadishu, 14 April 2018 - Senior commanders from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), have concluded weeklong deliberations on their transition plan in...

UAE ends programme to train Somalia’s military

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is ending a military training programme in Somalia in response to the seizure of millions of dollars and the...

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia’s Puntland region

Somali officials at Bosaso airport insisted that 'heavy bags' be checked, resulting in hours-long row, local media say. Somali officials are said to have stopped...

Deadly bomb attack targets Somalia soccer crowd

At least five people have been killed and 10 others injured after a bomb was detonated during a soccer game in Somalia's port city...

UN Corruption in Somalia Extends To $51.3M Cost Overrun in Rations Delivery, Leak to...

UNITED NATIONS, April 11 - The corruption within the UN is growing, with today's Inner City Press exclusive example being the UN Support Office on...

Somaliland elders approve ‘historic’ law criminalising rape

Rapists in Somaliland face up to 20 years in jail after the break-away conservative Islamic region passed its first law against rape in a...

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Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....