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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

UN agency appeals for urgent aid for drought-hit Somalia

Ahead of the World Environment Day on 5th June, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, is calling for urgent additional support to help people affected... More

Somalia’s foreign minister receives credentials of new EU envoy to country

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ahmed Isse Awad, today received the credentials of the new European Union (EU) Ambassador to Somalia,... More

Somali forces seize areas in Gedo region from Al-Shabaab

Somali forces have captured a key Al-Shabaab-held area in Bardhere District in Gedo region, south of the country, the military said in a statement. Somali... More

HirShabelle State President appoints new district commissioner for Warsheikh town

The HirShabelle State President today dismissed the district commissioner of Warsheikh District from office and replaced him with a new official. In a decree, Hirshabelle... More

Two injured as gunmen attack local government building near Mogadishu

  Unknown gunmen last night attacked a local government building in Garasbaaley area on the outskirts of the capital, Mogadishu. The troops stationed in the area... More

Al-Shabaab attacks Somali army base in Lower Shabeelle

Afgoye, Somalia: Heavy fighting occurred last night between Somali forces and fighters from the militant group, Al-Shabaab, in the outskirts of Afgoye District, Lower... More

Somali Federal Government held talks with Norway

MOGADISHU--- Somali Federal government foreign affairs minister Mr. Abdulkadir Ahmed Kheir met Norway’s Regional director Ms. Tine Morch in Mogadishu today. Morch stated that she... More

Several people were killed in clan militia confrontation in Lower Shabelle 

Somalia--- Reports from Lower Shabelle state that two clan militias have confronted this morning. Several people have been lost there lives in that battle that... More

BREAKING: Heavy gunfire after two people were killed in Mogadishu

MOGADISH---Heavy gunfire is heard in parts of Mogadishu after the killing of two people by the Somali Federal Government police. The two who were auto... More

Five people killed in a raid in Banaadir Region

MOGADISHU---Reports received in Mogadishu stated that an attack in Banaadir region revealed presence of casualties. At least five people were killed and six others seriously... More

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