Monday, June 18, 2018

U.S. vows to enhance fight against al-Shabab despite loss of soldier

The U.S. military vowed on Saturday to enhance fight against terrorism posed by al-Qaida and its affiliate, al-Shabab as well as the threat posed...

One U.S. soldier killed in battle against militants in Somalia – U.S. official

A U.S. commando was killed and four others were wounded on Friday when they came under fire in Somalia during an operation against al-Shabaab...

When an airstrike killed my friend’s brother I learned grief knows no borders

We’re used to hearing about tragic war casualties in the Middle East. But a Saudi attack in Yemen brought home to me the full...

Landlocked Ethiopia May Establish Naval Base at Kenyan Port

Ethiopia, landlocked since the secession of Eritrea a quarter century ago, may consider building a naval base in neighboring Kenya to strengthen its military...

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

Austria's right-wing government plans to shut seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams in what it said was "just the beginning" of a...

UN Security Council Urges Somaliland, Somalia’s Puntland to Start Dialogue

Welcoming security, economic and political reforms in Somalia — including the peaceful election of a new Speaker of the House of People and resumed...

‘Somalia at a critical juncture’ says UN’s political chief in her first visit

Unity is essential for Somalis to achieve lasting peace and stability, the top United Nations political affairs official said on Thursday during a visit...

Somaliland Council of Ministers Pass Draft Bill Granting Parliament Quotas to Women, Minorities

The Republic of Somaliland Council of Ministers, Thursday, infused  a fresh breath of life to the nation's politics by unanimously passing a draft bill...

Two Somalia lawmakers killed in al-Shabaab ambush

Two lawmakers from Somalia’s semi-autonomous Hirshabelle state were killed on Tuesday along with several of their bodyguards in an ambush near the Somali capital...

Somalia and the Gulf Crisis: Report

The quarrel between Gulf monarchies has spilled into Somalia, with the fragile state now caught between the rival interests of Qatar and the United...

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OUTRAGE AS TANZANIA PASSES LAW THAT COULD IMPRISON BLOGGERS

Bloggers, Internet users, journalists and activists in Tanzania are up in arms following a government directive that could land them in jail. In a...

UAE TO GIVE ETHIOPIA $3 BILLION IN AID AND INVESTMENTS

The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major...

Mogadishu Takes Over FISS Airspace Responsibilities of Nairobi TODAY Amid More Disturbing Gaps and...

The Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Transportation and its Aviation wing take over full management and responsibility of Somalia/Somaliland airspace management and control...