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Breaking: U.S conducts airstrike in Bay region in southern Somalia.

U.S Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia.

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Somalia: Livestock treatment sets herders on recovery path

The effects of a prolonged drought has robbed pastoralists in Somalia of their most prized possession – livestock. The dry conditions have caused hunger and disease, wiping out camels, goats and sheep in large numbers. Those that survive are visibly frail, producing little meat or milk and fetching paltry sums when traded in the market. […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Canada Attempts To Deport Illegal Somali Immigrants

Canada’s attempts to send up to 1,000 foreigners who are here illegally back to their home countries are being stymied by nations refusing to take them back, officials said Monday. International and domestic laws in most countries require governments to allow their own citizens entry. “But some countries are refusing to provide travel documents to […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Mohammad Bin Zayed receives Somalia’s President

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received Somalian President Mohammad Abdullah Mohammad Farmajo, who is visiting the UAE. They discussed avenues of cooperation in the fight against terrorism and armed groups as well as joint action […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Somalia Statement on the UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY, 2017

Somalia: Today 20 November, 2017 the Federal Government of Somalia joins the rest of the world in commemorating the Universal Children’s Day. We recall that on 20th November, 1989 the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to indicate that the world had accepted that children rights are human […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Scarred by Islamist terrorism & civil war, Somalia is failing to feed 6.7mn citizens

Somalia has been gripped by a perpetual cycle of drought, famine, and violence for decades, but 2017 could mark a tipping point in the nation’s fortunes, as the twin threats of climate change and an Islamist insurgency threaten an impending cataclysm. At the start of 2017, Somalia required $1.5 billion to reach 5.5 million people […]

November 20th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Somalia seeks help from US firm to further relations

NEW YORK The Somalia government has retained a former US senator to lobby the Trump administration officials and members of Congress. Under the terms of a recently signed contract, Somalia is agreeing to pay $120,000 (Sh12m) to a lobbying firm headed by Alfonse Marcello D’Amato, a Republican who represented New York state in the US […]

November 19th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Kenya: Security Agencies on High Alert Over Possible Al-Shabaab Attacks

NAIROBI: Kenyan Security agencies have been placed on high alert in areas near its border with Somalia following intelligence that al-Shabaab is planning attacks in the country. According to Mohamud Saleh, the Northeastern regional coordinator, the terror group is plotting attacks in Mandera and Lamu counties where the group can have an access easily. Multiple […]

November 19th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Somalia is a Victim of Ugly Geopolitics

Somalia suffered two big terrorist bombings in October. The carnage caused by the car blasts on Oct. 28 was immense, although nowhere close to the death and destruction following the Oct. 14 attacks that killed 358 people. Western news reports regularly blame terrorist acts in Somalia on the shadowy al-Shabaab group. Such media coverage ignores […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Somalia: Refoulement of Qalbi Dhagah was Illegal, Says Parliamentary Committee

MOGADISHU,Somalia: The extradition of Abdikarim Muse Qalbi Dhagah, ONLF rebel commander and former Somali military officer, to Ethiopian regime was illegal, a report by parliamentary committee said on Saturday. The report endorsed by Somali parliament on Saturday dismissed outlawing ONLF as a terrorist organization and instead credited the armed group as “group fighting for freedom […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

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