Friday, October 23, 2020

SOMALIA: AL-SHABAB DETONATES SUICIDE CAR BOMB IN MOGADISHU, KILLING SEVERAL

Al-Shabab militants detonated a suicide car bomb and carried out a gun attack at the headquarters of the traffic police in the Somali capital...

Somalia accuses Kenya of oil search in disputed maritime boundary

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Somalia says Kenya continued with oil-exploration activities in the disputed area of the Indian Ocean even after Mogadishu sued over the matter at the...

Somaliland, Somalia: Stopping Piracy Temptation Through Fishing Initiatives

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Not so long ago, the coast of Somalia was plagued by pirates. At the peak of the problem, in 2011, there were 237 incidents of...

Somalia: Regional Presidents, Speaker Quarantined over Coronavirus Fear

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Authorities in Somalia have quarantined two regional presidents for fear of contracting the deadly Coronavirus, reports have emerged, with the figures of new infections...

Somalia Govt denies backing al-Shabaab militants

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Somalia’s Federal government on Wednesday strongly denied Puntland allegations that they are backing al-Shabaab militants flow to the North-Central coastal villages of the autonomous state,...

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...

Qatar Recruits Combat Soldiers in Somalia

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Garowe Online has learnt following an investigation that Qatar began recruiting soldiers in the horn of Africa war-torn country, Somalia to increase its defense...

Somalia Army Chief of Staff Escapes Suicide Bomber Attack on his Convoy

The head of Somalia’s military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car into a...

Police say six Kenyan Al Shabaab members in Somalia desperate to quit group

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A number of Kenyans fighting for Al Shabaab in Somalia want to return home after a fallout within the militia, according to intelligence gathered...

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...