Monday, June 1, 2020

Somali

Charity calls for increased humanitarian aid to avert famine in Somalia

An International charity organization on Monday called on donors to increase humanitarian aid to help avert famine in Somalia where the lives of some 2.7 million people are at risk. In a statement issued on the eve of London for...

Somali forces capture key town from Al-Shabaab militants

The Somali National Army (SNA) on Wednesday captured Moqokori, a very strategic town in Hiraan region in central Somalia where Al-Shabaab militants were in full control earlier, an official said. "The Somali National Army took control of Moqokori town and...

The First Year of President Farmaajo and Prime Minister Kheyre

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre popularity has slipped since the 2017 election, because of their inaction and mostly talk, as well as their lack of vision, strategy and concrete policies in addressing the enormous challenges facing...

Somali Maritime Police Hone Skills in Djibouti during Cutlass Express ’18

Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States as well as several international organizations, completed the seventh iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, Feb. 7, 2018. This year's exercise also included...

Somalia Appoints New Security Chiefs to Combat al-Shabab

The Somali government has appointed new security chiefs, nearly four months after firing the previous commanders after a series of deadly al-Shabab attacks. But experts warn that the new security chiefs are not "miracle" workers and need support from...

Idris Elba and Somali-born Model Sabrina Dhowre are Engaged!

Idris Elba and his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre are engaged — or at least they appear to be. The 45-year-old actor popped the question on Saturday at Rio Cinema in London, before a screening of his big screen directorial debut Yardie. “‘Another @riocinema first! Still...

Somali Gets Death Sentence for Deadly October Truck Bombing

A Somali military court has given the death penalty to a man convicted of leading the unit behind an October truck bombing that officials say killed at least 500 people. Hassan Ali Shute, the chairman of the tribunal, said the...

Somali Leaders and the International Community determined to make Somalia famine resistant

One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to a large-scale, collective, and unprecedented humanitarian response. Today, the country is marking a turning point toward ending the cycle of recurring...

Somali PM pushes for better relations with private sector

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire called for improved partnerships with private sector to help stabilise the country as global leaders marked the World Economic Forum. Leading a Somali delegation for the first time to the summit in Davos, Switzerland,...

With new leadership committed to reforms, Somalis must make 2018 ‘year of implementation’ – UN envoy

24 January 2018 – Grappling with turbulent politics, persisting terrorism and the risk of famine, Somalia must make 2018 a year of carrying out reforms, a senior United Nations official said Wednesday, urging more international financial and technical support...
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President Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate for trial

The articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...