Monday, May 25, 2020
On Tuesday night two Gunmen have shot and killed Abdinasir Mohamed Cilmi an officer working for the Puntland Development Research Center in Galkacyo, Puntland. Abdinasir was on his way home, when he was attacked by two men armed with pistols. He left the Imam Shafici mosque in Garsoor neighbourhood after...
The Prime Minister of the Somali Federal Republic who recently returned from his trip to Addis Ababa, reported that he discussed with his Ethiopian counterpart on cooperating in peacekeeping Somalia. Mr. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed said that he reached an agreement with his Ethiopian counterpart that the Ethiopian soldiers will escort...
The AFM will deploy a Special Duties Enhanced Boarding Team (SDEBT) made up of personnel of 1 Regiment’s C (Special Duties) Company. The SDEBT organisational structure shall be composed of three Officers and 19 Other Ranks. SDEBT is to deploy on board HNLMS Johan De Witt (Dutch Navy) on 24...
Somalia - In tougher line on independent media, violence used to close radio
Iraqi forces have captured another district and some oil fields outside of Tikrit, but were met with fierce resistance as they tried to advance into the city controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), according to state television. Iraqiya TV reported on Monday that government troops,...
Armed guards on ships in the Indian Ocean have permission to fire first to fend off Somali pirates, under new guidance issued to UK-flagged ships. Foreign Office minister Henry Bellingham said the new advice was clearer than earlier versions and was intended to give security teams instructions on when they can...
Juha is an old Arab comic literary figure around whom countless anecdotes were written. He appears variously as preacher and beggar, thief and honest man, judge and social critic, Jester and charlatan… In this scene, Juha had a house. A man asked if he could buy the house, and...
Somalia's government accused Kenya on Friday of awarding offshore oil and gas exploration blocks illegally to multinationals Total and Eni because the concessions lie in waters claimed by Somalia. The spat between Kenya and its war-ruined neighbour could complicate the hunt for resources along a part of the East African...
A car bomb has exploded outside a building housing Turkish embassy staff in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to officials. At least two people were killed, one of them the suspected attacker. The Somali Islamist group al-Shabab said it had carried out the attack in the western Hodan district of the...
A woman state administrator has been killed in Somalia and two reporters shot and injured in the war-torn country. The Deputy Commissioner of Somalia's Yakshid District in north Mogadishu, Ms Rahma Dahir Siad, was killed near her home on Wednesday evening. Ms Siad's killing was first made public by the Mogadishu...