Thursday, April 9, 2020
UN sanctions experts have complained to the UN Security Council that Facebook refuses to answer questions about ship hijackings suspected to be organized on social media sites. In a new report released Friday, the experts -- who monitor a UN arms embargo against Somalia as well as sanctions against accused...
MADRID — Two Spanish aid workers for Doctors Without Borders who were kidnapped in Kenya by Somali militants and held hostage for nearly two years arrived home Friday, the group said. Montserrat Serra and Blanca Thiebaut were met by relatives after their arrival at an air base in Madrid, it...
Illicit trade in charcoal facilitated by Kenyan troops in Kismayu, Somalia is producing significant revenues for the al-Shabaab, a team of United Nations monitors say in a report published on Wednesday. Along with its local allies and in collaboration with al-Shabaab militants, the KDF has been exporting charcoal from the...
A U.N. report paints a dark picture of corruption in Somalia's government, which could turn off countries that bankroll the country's budget. NAIROBI, Kenya—A United Nations report published Wednesday paints a dark picture of rampant corruption within Somalia's fledgling government, a portrait that could turn off donor countries that bankroll...
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...
On 18 July Lithuanian military service-members will be formally deployed to the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation ATALANTA, counter-piracy and armed robbery at sea efforts off the coast of Somalia, at a ceremony held in the garden of Vytautas the Great War Museum, Ministry of...
Xogta Qarsoon Ee La Xiriirta Sida Ay Hay’adda Raabidada Islaamka Qeybteeda Soomaaliya Kaga Hawl Gasho Dalka Gudihiisa. Waxaan idiin soo gudbineynaa oo aan idiin heynaa sir qarsoodi ah oo muujineysa hawlaha ay qabato hey’adda raabidada islaamka qeybteeda soomaaliya. Xiligii abaaraha aadka u ba’an ay soomaaliya ka dhaceen maxey hey’addu gargaarka caalamka ka heshey 2011? maxeyse bixisey? Waxaan idiin heynaa cadeymo cod iyo qoraalba leh...
The disposition matrix is a complex grid of suspected terrorists to be traced then targeted in drone strikes or captured and interrogated. And the British government appears to be colluding in it. When Bilal Berjawi spoke to his wife for the last time, he had no way of being certain...
press release Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the grave threat to media freedom and media pluralism posed by a bill that the Somali cabinet approved on 11 July and, if adopted by parliament, would replace the 2007 media law. Its provisions include giving the courts the power...
The disposition matrix is a complex grid of suspected terrorists to be traced then targeted in drone strikes or captured and interrogated. And the British government appears to be colluding in it. When Bilal Berjawi spoke to his wife for the last time, he had no way of being certain...