Sunday, October 17, 2021
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...
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...
Al-shabaab claims attack on westgate mall in nairobi capitol of kenya. Al-shabaab have been killed at least 62 people and more than enjured,it is 4th night the attackers in a westgate mall and there is some people who are alive in a mall,and the al-shabaab spokesman ali dhere told broudcusting...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (WARSOM) — Four men who planned a shooting spree at the office of a Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the prophet Muhammed were found guilty of terrorism Monday and sentenced each to 12 years in prison. The men were arrested in late December 2010 just hours before...
Mogadishu — The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the country and safeguards women's rights, particularly in politics and education. The proposed legislation is part of a wide-ranging government programme that aims to promote women's rights and support...
(Reuters) - Norway has complained to the U.N. Security Council that accusations by U.N. experts that Oslo's assistance to Somalia was a cover to promote the commercial interests of Norwegian oil companies were "completely unfounded and simply wrong." The U.N. Monitoring Group's annual report to the Security Council's sanctions committee...
Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu said "May Allah rest his soul" after the death of a Turkish security official by a suicide attack against Turkish Embassy in Somali capital in Mogadishu on Saturday. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu wished a speedy recovery after suicide attack in Somalia and said "May Allah...
United Nations says new draft legislation "could easily be used to curtail freedom of expression".. The United Nations has raised concerns about a new media law in Somalia only days after UN experts sounded the alarm over corruption in the African country's new government. The UN Human Rights Office has urged...
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...
The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals threw out 19 of 20 contempt citations against the Rochester woman who refused to stand before the judge and jury in the opening days of her terrorism trial last fall. Amina Farah Ali's stand against standing up in court is not over yet. The...