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Turkish defense minister expected to arrive in Mogadishu

A high-level delegation led by Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, his deputy and Armed Forces Chief Yassar Guler are expected in the Somali capital on

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UNSOM Condemns Unprovoked Shooting on UN Convoy in Galmudug State

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) condemns the obstruction and attack on a convoy of UN vehicles that occurred along the road between

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Ban fish from Tanzania and Somalia, traders tell Uhuru
- Nov 6, 2018
Fishermen in Lamu County want President Uhuru Kenyatta to ban the sale of fish in Kenya by their counterparts from Somalia and Tanzania. The call is by at 6,000 fishermen from ...
Interior Minister urged Southwest leaders to hold on-time election
- Nov 6, 2018
The federal government of Somalia ordered South West authorities to hold the presidential elections in its scheduled time. A statement from the ministry of interior and federalism ordered the leaders of ...
Southwest election commission members resign head of the polls
- Nov 6, 2018
More than 15 Members who are part of the South West State election coordination committee have resigned on Monday. The members include the chair and deputy chair of the 13 member ...
Somali military court sentences soldiers to death for killing
- Nov 5, 2018
Somali Military Court has on  Monday sentenced two members of armed forces to death for murder. Mohamed Hashi Wasuge and Abdirizack Mohamed  Jimale were found guilty of killing officer Said Mohamed ...
AU says develops framework to guide transition in Somalia
- Nov 5, 2018
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Sunday it has developed as an effective framework for the gradual transition of security responsibilities to Somalia’s security institutions. The AU mission said ...
US carried out airstrike in Somalia, kills at least 4 Al-Shabab fighters
- Nov 4, 2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted a collective self-defense airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Araara, Somalia, on November 3, 2018. We currently assess ...
Landmine wounds at least one police officer in central Somalia
- Nov 4, 2018
A Somali Police officer was confirmed wounded on Sunday morning in an explosion outside a cafe in Bulo-Burde town in central Somalia. The district commissioner, Abdi Dahir has confirmed the explosion ...
NISA suspends contract signed by former Somali security minister
- Nov 4, 2018
Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency said it has suspended a multimillion contract signed by former Internal Security Minister, Abdirisack Omar Mohamed. According to the official twitter post by the security ...

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More than a dozen killed in three blasts in Mogadishu
- Nov 9, 2018
Three loud explosions and heavy gunfire have been heard in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu on ...
Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo leaves for Ethiopia
- Nov 9, 2018
Somali president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has left Mogadishu on Friday for Ethiopia ahead of ...
Uhuru to retain KDF in Somalia as Treasury cuts soldiers’ budget
- Nov 9, 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday said Kenya Defence Forces will stay in Somalia until ...
Somali regional MP killed in bomb under his car in Mogadishu
- Nov 8, 2018
A lawmaker from Hirshabelle regional assembly has been killed in a car bomb explosion ...
AU mission probes into civilian deaths in Mogadishu
- Nov 8, 2018
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is concerned about the incident involving its ...
Amisom on the spot over killing of four civilians in Somalia
- Nov 8, 2018
The African Union Mission in Somalia is on the spot over the alleged killing ...
More than one hundred Somali immigrants voluntarily repatriated from Libya
- Nov 8, 2018
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday that 124 illegal Somali immigrants ...
Southwest state president steps resigns
- Nov 7, 2018
Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden has resigned as leader of southwest regional administration ahead of ...
Mogadishu mayor asks AMISOM to probe into civilian killings
- Nov 7, 2018
Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has called on leaders of African Union Mission in ...
Ilhan Omar becomes first Somali-American elected to U.S. House
- Nov 7, 2018
Minnesota’s first Somali-American state representative has again made history: She is now the country’s ...