Thursday, October 22, 2020

Armenia Azerbaijan: Reports of fresh shelling dent ceasefire hopes

There have been reports of fresh shelling in Nagorno-Karabakh, just hours after a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan came into force. Blasts hit Stepanakert, the...

Four al-Shabaab fighters killed in Gedo clashes

At least four al-Shabaab fighters have been killed and several others injured after clashes with Somali military in southern Somalia.

Senior Al-Shabaab officials killed in Jilib shelling

Reports from Middle Jubba region says, that warplanes bombed Jilib district in the region last night, where AlShabab...

EU forces dismisses report of Panama-flagged ship hijack in Somalia

EU forces manning Somalia’s waters said the Panama-flagged ship suspected to have been hijacked by Somalia is safe. In...

Joe Biden vows to defeat Trump, end US ‘season of darkness’

Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night with a vow to be a unifying “ally of the light” who would...

Taiwan opens ‘diplomatic’ office in Somaliland

Taiwan has opened its diplomatic office in the breakaway region of Somaliland as the two sides seek to bolster relations and international...

Somalia: Gun battle in Mogadishu prison kills 11

At least 11 people, including security forces and Somali-based al-Qaeda affiliated group al-Shabaab fighters, were killed, while several others wounded in a...

Update: Eight killed in military base explosion in Mogadishu

Eight people have been killed and 14 others injured following a car bomb attack at a military base...

Over 150,000 Somalians fled homes since June due to flooding: UN

Residents walk through flooded streets in Beledweyne, north of Mogadishu on May 26, 2016. Hundreds of families have been forced out...

Qorsho Hassan is 2020 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 2020 – Qorsho Hassan, a fourth-grade teacher at Echo Park Elementary in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district, is...

Famous Somali humanitarian Hawa Abdi dies at 73

Hawa Abdi Dhiblawe, a renowned Somali doctor and human rights activist, died on Wednesday in the capital Mogadishu after a short illness....

Seven wounded after KDF chopper crash-lands in Dhobley

Kenyan Defense Forces helicopter crash-landed in Dhobley airstrip on Monday evening after it developed technical hitch while mid-air. According...

Somalia resumes international flights

Somalia resumes international flights that were suspended from April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Horndiplomat reports

UK now says Somalis alone can decide on time of election, model to use

Britain’s Ambassador to Somalia Ben Fender said that it’s up to Somalis to decide on the leader they...

Amnesty calls for U.S. to compensate civilian victims of airstrikes in Somalia

Human rights group Amnesty International called on the United States to compensate civilian victims and families affected by...