Monday, October 21, 2019

Somalia Loses ‘Thunderbolt’ Commando Officers to Al Shabaab

At least six soldiers including two officers were killed by a shabaab-planted roadside mine on the road linking the towns of Afgoye and Mogadishu,...
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Somaliland: Time to Cut off A Somalia Brazenly Cohorting With Convicted War Criminals

The annual U.N. General Assembly is an orgy of symbolism. Who meets whom on the sidelines? Who tried but failed to secure a meeting with the...

Somalia: US, Shabaab, SNA Claims, Counter-Claims on Baledogle Attack

Al Shabaab claims a 100-soldier kill and the destruction of helicopters and drones inside the Baledogle US military base grounds The United States Mission in...

Shabaab Fighters Overrun Somalia Army Base Near Mogadishu, Make Off with Arsenal

Fighters belonging to Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed an army base near the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, looted it for weapons and...

Ethiopia, Somaliland Terrorist Intelligence Foil Terrorist Attacks on Ethiopia

Ethiopia National Intelligence and Security Service said it has foiled terrorists’ attack by capturing several members of the terrorist groups Al Shabaab and IS....

Somalia Pirates Iranian Hostage After 4 Years

After spending four years in captivity, an Iranian sailor has been released by the Somali pirates. Reportedly, The sailor Mohammed Sharif Panahandeh was ill SUMMARY   ...

Britain’s seven covert wars (including Somalia): An Explainer

The United Kingdom is fighting at least seven covert wars largely outside parliamentary or democratic oversight. The British government states that its policy on the...

Somalia: Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17

The al-Shabab militant group launched a series of attacks since Saturday that led to the death of at least 17 people in Somalia. Lower Shabelle...
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Somalia: Al Shabaab Funnels Zakat Back to the Poor in Mogadishu

The Islamist Somali fighters, Al Shabaab, have distributed, again, the yearly Zakat alms amounting to thousands in Mogadishu, inside the capital of the weak...

About 1800 Amisom Soldiers Killed in Shabaab War, New Report Shows

The overall death toll for the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) is probably in the range of 1,800 troops, says a new report...

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Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...