Friday, July 30, 2021

Al-Shabab Threatens to Disrupt Somalia ‘Selections’

Somali terrorist group al-Shabab has threatened to attack electoral delegates who will be choosing lawmakers in parliamentary elections beginning next week. The Islamist militant group...

Ethiopia Denies Rounding Up Tigrayans Arbitrarily

Ethiopian police have confirmed the arrest of hundreds of ethnic Tigrayans in the capital Addis Ababa in recent weeks. The police said they were...

Somalia: US Renews Airstrikes Against Al-Shabaab

The US military conducted an airstrike against Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab jihadists on Tuesday, the first since President Joe Biden took office, the Pentagon said. The...

Ethiopia: Fear Tigray Conflict Could Trigger All-out war

More regional militias have pledged to march into Tigray. Some fear this could send Ethiopia into a spiral of ethnic violence. Others see the...

Malta: Somali Man Beaten, Thrown into Sea in Front of ‘Cheering Crowd’ in Gozo

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Police say charges will be pressed against two men An African man was attacked by a gang of 15 men, beaten, punched and thrown into...

Tigrayans in Ethiopia Fear Becoming “The Next Rwanda”

As hate speech and targeting of Tigrayans escalates in Addis Ababa, many are terrified and some are planning to flee. Yared* has not left his...

Expect Global Bloodletting After Afghan Withdrawal Fiasco

The questions caught me off-guard: Giving a lecture at the University of Hargeisa in Somaliland in 2019, first a faculty member and then a...

Somalia: Mogadishu Police Commander Survives Car Bomb Assassination Attempt

A car bomb killed at least five (9) and left more than half dozen injured. Al-Qaida linked al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack. A...

More than ‘7,000 Captive Ethiopian’ Soldiers Paraded in Tigray by Rebel Fighters

More than 7,000 'Ethiopian' soldiers captured by the Tigray Defence Force have been paraded in a rare video that shows them walking towards the...

Egypt May Be Looking for a Military Solution to Ethiopia Dam Dispute

Negative repercussions of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam may prompt the Sisi regime to take a tougher stance - but many challenges would follow Every...