Friday, August 14, 2020

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...

President Qoor Qoor meets regional counterparts ahead of Dhusamareb summit

The President of Galmudug State Ahmed Abdi Kariye "Qoor Qoor" met with a handful of regional Presidents at his residence on ahead...

Somalia’s Jubaland forces say kill 4 Shabab militants

Somalia's Jubaland forces on Monday killed four al-Shabab extremists in a fierce fight in Dhobley, a town in southern Somalia, a police...

Ethiopian Troops In Somalia Shoot At Another Kenyan Plane

Another Kenyan plane was shot at today allegedly by Ethiopian troops in Qansahdere, Bay Region in Somalia, sources have told Kahawa Tungu.

Naked Violence I wonder who is responsible for the great oppression of Southern Somalia,

Naked Violence I wonder who is responsible for the great oppression of Southern Somalia, and who needs to be dealt with? I...

Three district officials killed in suspected Shabaab attack in Bardheere

Three district officials were killed Monday night in Bardheere district in Gedo region in what local government officials said was an Al-Shabaab...

CNN: Brexit has trashed the pound. May’s resignation offers no relief

British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation is unlikely to end a tough run for the pound, which has fallen steadily this month...