Monday, December 6, 2021
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...
New York - The United Nations Security Council is condemning the flow of weapons and ammunition to and through Somalia and Eritrea in violation of arms embargoes against both countries. A resolution adopted unanimously by the council on Wednesday reaffirmed the arms embargoes on Somalia and Eritrea but gave a...
Two soldiers have died in incidents in southern afghanistan, the ministry of defence (mod)said. The next of kin of both have been informed. The first death to be announced was of a soldier from the royal electrical and mechanical engineers. The MoD said the death at camp pastion in helmand province was...
H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, has condemned the attack on Turkish civilians in Mogadishu on Saturday and offered his condolences to the Government of Turkey, the victims and the families of those who have lost loved ones. The President said, “Today’s attack is an...
Kenya's first major oil discovery in March has raised expectations of more to come. "Saying these are not Kenyan blocks is like saying we don't have a full-fledged government, like we are a banana republic," petroleum commissioner Martin Heya said. An Eni spokesman said the...
NAIROBI (Warsom) - The United States will impose travel sanctions and freeze assets of Somalis who hinder a political roadmap towards a new constitution and president in the Horn-of-Africa nation, a senior State Department official said on Sunday. Somalia faces an August deadline to achieve both targets, which are a key...
Olympic medallist urges bank not to withdraw facilities to send money transfers to Africa and Asia, including his native Somalia Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has thrown his fame and weight behind a campaign to stop Barclays Bank withdrawing from Britain's £2bn remittance market, a decision campaigners say will...
The evidence is everywhere: mortgage rates are at a two-year high,applications have fallen for four straight weeks after climbing for more than a year,and fed chairman Ben Bernanke says he would have to "push back"if the impact of rising interest rates were jeopardizing the recovery. As my co-host jeff...
A Kenyan court on Wednesday charged a Swiss man with being a member of Somalia's Al-Qaeda allied Shebab, the latest in a string of foreign nationals accused of links to the Islamist insurgents. Magd Najjar, who was initially reported to be Swedish when he was arrested last month, was charged...
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...