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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Somali Affairs

Somali court sentences officer to death for Dubai port boss killing

A military court in Somalia's Puntland on Monday sentenced a military officer to death for allegedly facilitating the killing of the director of the... More

Somali parliamentary body grills minister over Qatar terror link claims

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Somali Lower House of Parliament has questioned the minister of foreign affairs, Ahmed Isse Awad, regarding allegations against... More

Fresh tensions between Somali government, moderate Islamist group

Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre has met the chairman of Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama’ah, an armed moderate Islamist group, in the central town of... More

Qatar’s ambassador to Somalia, HirShabelle leaders discuss cooperation

Qatar's Ambassador to Somalia, Hassan Hamza Asad, has arrived in Jowhar, the capital of HirShabelle regional state. The ambassador was welcomed at Jowhar airport by... More

Somaliland soldier injured in clash with renegade commander loyalists

Troops from the self-declared Republic of Somaliland have engaged in heavy fighting with a militia loyal to the renegade commander, Colonel Said Awil Jama’... More

Al-Shabaab claims killing 10 Burundian soldiers in southern Somalia

An African Union (AU) military convoy has come under attack by Al-Shabaab fighters between Bal’ad town and Galoley area in Middle Shabelle region, southern... More

Moderate Islamist fighters take over key town in central Somalia

Sources are reporting that fighters from the Somali moderate Islamist group, Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama’ah, have taken full control of the airport of the... More

Somalia’s HirShabelle sends condolences to families of Mogadishu attack

The president of HirShabelle State of Somalia, Mohamed Abdi Waare, has sent condolences to the families of the people who were killed yesterday in... More

Deadly suicide blast hits Somali capital, mayor wounded

Mogadishu, 24 July 2019: A huge explosion said to be a suicide attack has hit the Banadir regional administration headquarters in the Somali capital,... More

Fifth annual Book Fair kicks off in Somalia’s Garowe

The 5th annual Garowe Book Fair officially kicked off today in the Puntland administrative capital, Garowe, bringing together a host of local and international... More