Somali police escape roadside bomb near Mogadishu

At least one person was killed and several, including a bodyguard, were wounded in a remote-controlled landmine blast near Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Saturday. The IED explosion happened in Forilow area located on the outskirts of Mogadishu around midday, targeting a vehicle carrying Abdi Shoshow, the Police officer. Al-Shabaab More...

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By Shamso Nuur On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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PM Khaire speaks about Somalia’s re-entry to COMESA

Somalia has officially joined Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) after having fulfilled the terms and conditions of accession. The country was a signatory and full More...

By Shamso Nuur On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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AMISOM forces start withdrawing from Somalia

The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) forces are set to start being withdrawn progressively and their responsibilities transferred to the federal government and security forces, More...

By Shamso Nuur On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Gunmen kill a former electoral delegate in Beledweyne city

Suspected Al-Shabaab assassins were reported to have shot and killed a tribal elder in Beledweyne, the regional capital of Hiiraan province in central Somalia on Friday night. The traditional More...

By Shamso Nuur On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Car bombing in Mogadishu kills 1, wounds at least 3 people

At least one person was killed and three others have been wounded in a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Saturday, police, and witnesses said. The blast has resulted More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Somalis among 450 undocumented migrants held across Turkey

A total of 450 undocumented migrants were held across Turkey on Thursday, according to security sources. In the northwestern province of Edirne, 102 migrants were rounded up in Yenikadin, More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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UAE Reiterates Commitment To Somalia’s Unity, Security And Stability

Mohammed Issa Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium, EU and Luxembourg, has reiterated the UAE’s commitment towards the people of Somalia and its support for efforts More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Kuwait to host donor’s confab to ‘promote’ education in Somalia

Ambassador of Kuwait to the European Union, NATO, Belgium and Luxembourg, Jasem Al-Budaiwi, has announced that Kuwait is to host a Donors Conference in Support of Education in Somalia. More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Somali president meets with Somaliland officials in Brussels

Somali president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was reported to have held talks with officials from the northern breakaway region of Somaliland during the Somalia partnership forum in Brussels. Sources More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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A fierce fighting near Qoryoley leaves one militant dead, says official

At least one Al-Shabaab fighter was killed and a Somali soldier wounded in a fierce gunfight between SNA forces and armed militants in the southern Lower Shabelle region on Thursday, More...