Monday, July 13, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Mortar Shells Hit Mogadishu Stadium on Live Television

It was barely an hour after the President of Federal Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo re-opened the Mogadishu Stadium Sports Village when mortar shells rained...

Mid-week Al-Shabaab Activity Tracking Report in Somalia, Kenya

Mid-week East Africa Counterterrorism Intelligence Brief: Tracking and Monitoring Al-Shabaab’s Activity in East Africa (Kenya and Somalia) The Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab continues to mount attacks...

Somalia: World Bank Approves $40 Million To Support Desert Locust Response

PRESS RELEASE The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $40 million International Development Assistance (IDA) grant for Somalia as part of the Emergency...

Somalia: Largest Number of Security Personnel, Troops Moved to a Number of Mogadishu Districts...

Again portraying itself for what it is - a country at war with itself, the capital of the federal republic of Somalia has, today,...

Can the UN Security Council Recover from Loss of Credibility, Humiliation in Somalia

In the past three and half years, the UN Security Council (UNSC) suffered shameful humiliation and loss of credibility in Somalia because the Federal...

The Surge Nobody Is Talking About: The US War in Somalia

One witness said he had heard a drone overhead. “It is the ‘oooooooo’ sound,” he told investigators. “Everyone recognizes it because they live in...
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Movement between Somaliland, Somalia Will be as Two Countries Only – President Bihi

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, speaking to the nation at the 60th-anniversary occasion held at the President...

The Escalating Terrorism Problem in the United States – CSIS Brief

..there are still concerns about al-Qaeda and Islamic State groups operating in Yemen, Nigeria and neighboring countries, Somalia, Afghanistan, and other countries The United States...

Somalia Army Incapable of Dislodging Terrorism or Covering Country Security Needs – Report

Somalia failed to implement vital national security reforms and pass legislation that could help enhance the government’s capacity to secure and govern effectively at...

Somalia Opposition Parties Warn Global Oil Companies of Shoddy Deals with Farmajo Government

The Forum for National Parties [FNP, a grouping of influential Somali opposition parties led by former President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, has cautioned international energy...

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The Djibouti Near Miss and the New Taiwan Connection

On 14th June 2020 Somaliland and Somalia met in Djibouti for a four-day summit. The summit, the first serious one since the two-sided started...
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Somaliland: National Political Parties Sign 2020 Parliamentary, Municipal Elections

The three national political parties of Somaliland signed an election timeline that will not go beyond 2020 today, Sunday. Eng. Faisal Ali Waraabe, UCID Chairman,...
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Somalia: Hirshabelle President Sees Sense in Somaliland Re-affirmation of Sovereignty

The President of the Federal Somalia State of Hirshabelle, Mohamed Abdi Waare, speaking at the Dhuusamareeb convention of Somalia federal states, Saturday, conceded that...