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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Thousands line up along Kismayu roads to welcome PM Kheyre

KISMAYU—The leadership of Jubbaland and residents of the port city of Kismayu have today welcomed the Prime Minister of Somalia in his second visit... More

Banadir police arrest man dressed as woman

MOGADISHU—Somali security forces have arrested man disguised as woman at Kaaraan district, Banadir region. The man was dressed in burqa, a cloth worn by Muslim... More

PM Kheyre expected back in Kismayu to continue talks with Jubbaland leader

KISMAYU—Somalia prime minister, Hassan Ali Khayre is expected back in Kismayu today after he cut short his visit to Jubbaland to attend the burial... More

Somali forces hit Al Shabab base in Lower Shabelle

MOGADISHU—The US forces and Somali commandos hit at an Al-shabaab base at the lower Shabelle region. The region is believed to be one of... More

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes with 157 aboard

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed on way from Addis Ababa to the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the airline said in a statement. "We hereby confirm... More

Government forces close main roads in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU—The main roads in central Mogadishu were this morning closed by Somali government forces. This closure comes as body of the late constitutional minister, Mr... More

Two minors molested in Sanaag region, Puntland in fresh case

Two fresh rape cases have been reported in Badhan town in Sanaag region, Puntland with one case involving a 5-year old girl by a... More

UN-AU joint team in Somalia for review ahead of 2019 AMISOM deadline

MOGADISHU—Teams from the United Nation and the African Union have started assessment of the AMISOM forces in Somalia since 2007 when they came. Led by... More

Body of unidentified man found in scene of last week blast attack

MOGADISHU—The body of unidentified man was this morning found in Mogadishu’s Makka Al Mukarram road. Locals traders said the man was a constant figure in the... More

Museveni: Soldiers with intention to commit human rights abuse should be in Somalia

KAMPALA—The President of Uganda is once again on the spot after he deceived Somalia as a country where rogue soldiers can “slap and harass... More

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Somali premier, Russian ambassador discuss bilateral relations

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