Saturday, September 22, 2018

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...

​Somalia: First Oil Tanker hijacked off the coast of Somalia since 2012

Somali fishermen at the coast of Puntland's Bari region are reported to have hijacked an oil tanker, about 7 km off the coast of...

SOMALILAND: Why was the Butcher of Hargeisa invited to Farmajo’s Inauguration Ceremony?

General Mohamed Said Hersi Morgan, an infamous war criminal, took part in the inauguration ceremony of Somalia’s newly elected President on Wednesday. Morgan, also known...

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Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens. Every time we hear a new report about Google's alleged censored search engine for China, it...

Kenya: No place for complacency on Shabaab threat

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas...

US State Department designates Somalia ‘terrorist haven’

Somalia remains “a terrorist safe haven” and Shabaab, al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa, continues to control large areas of the country despite increased...