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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Somali president vows to revenge Friday attack in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU – Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has pledged to revenge Friday’s terror attack by Al-shabaab that happened in the capital. The attack killed... More

Somali foreign affairs minister visits Morocco

SOMALIA – Somali foreign affair minister Mr Ahmed Isse Awad went out of the country in a state visit to Morocco. Ahmed was accompanied by... More

Somaliland information minister arrested on corruption charges

SOMALILAND – Somaliland Minister of Information Abdirahman Abdillahi Farah was arrested today for corruption charges against him, according to information revealed by the government. The... More

Somalia: Deputy Minister and other people killed in Mogadishu attacks

MOGADISHU – At least four people including Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Saqar Ibrahim Abdalla were reported dead and many injured after... More

Somalia recalls its representative to the United Nations in Geneva

Somalia has recalled its representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Faduma Abdullahi Mohamud (Insania). In a statement issued Saturday, the Foreign Affairs... More

Somali government arrests high-rank Al-shabaab leader

MOGADISHU – Somali government reported that it have arrested one of the leaders of Al-shabaab yesterday in an operation within Mogadishu. The arrested Al-shabaab leader... More

15 people charged with terror-related activities by Rwandan court

RWANDAN---A Rwandan court has convicted 15 people with terror-related charges. Two of the fifteen were sentenced to 10 years in jail while thirteen others sentenced... More

Somali soldiers confront over one of Al-Shabaab leader’s fate

SOMALIA – Two groups within Somali military forces were reported to have confronted in Lower Shabelle after they disputed over an Al-shabaab leader's fate. Officials... More

Somalia: Gunfire in the capital leaves casualties

  MOGADISHU---Many people were injured in gunfire exchange between Somali defense forces and armed group in Mogadishu. The fire exchange happened at Siinay junction in the... More

Somali forces arrest residents in a security operation

SOMALIA---Somali forces have arrested many residents in an operation conducted in Bal'ad district,Middle Shabelle. It is in last night's operation that targeted residents who were... More

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