Nearly 20 people killed as regional forces clashes with Al-Shabaab in Gedo

At least 20 people are reported to have been killed and 40 others wounded in a heavy gun battle between Jubbaland forces and Al Shabaab militants in Gedo region of southern Somalia. The clash broke out after Jubbaland state troops attacked Al-Shabaab bases near Luq district, according to local residents who spoke to Radio Shabelle via phone. Local More...

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By Shamso Macalin On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Kenyan Police arrest four Somalis over Elwak town killings

Kenyan Police in Mandera has arrested four people in connection with last week’s killing of two residents by demonstrators in Elwak town. At least three people died during the bloody protest over alleged extrajudicial More...

By Shamso Macalin On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Eritrea, Djibouti leaders hold historic meeting in Saudi Arabia

The historic meeting between the leaders of Eritrea and Djibouti on Monday ‘opens a new page to promote peace and stability in the region’, the Saudi Arabia foreign minister, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said. Eritrea’s More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Somali Parliament holds debate over Mogadishu insecurity

The Members of Somalia’s Lower House chamber of Federal parliament held a debate on the Security issues during today’s sitting which came days after a car bomb injured MP. The Security forces were stationed More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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PM calls to rebuild Somalia as a whole through Is-Xilqaan Program

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Sunday night participated in an introductory ceremony of the Is-xilqaan program in Mogadishu. Banadir region Governor, Ministers, MPs along with citizens came together More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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AMISOM to use modern technology in securing gains made in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) will enhance its use of modern technology during the transition period to ensure gains made in securing the country are not eroded. The Deputy Special Representative More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Efforts underway to free 18 Iranian fishermen kidnapped by Somalis

A lawmaker has said that efforts are ongoing for the freedom of 18 fishermen from Chabahar, who are detained by thieves and terrorists in Somalia. “Of the 18 fishermen detained by the Somalis, 4 are detained More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Somalia in a crisis as regions pull away from Mogadishu

Somalia could be split into six regions after five regional federal states announced that they would no longer co-operate with Mogadishu until their grievances about insecurity, sharing of natural resources and More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Mogadishu municipality vows to eradicate gunmen robbing the public

Benadir deputy governor in charge of Security, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed together with other government officials have arrived at the scene after the operations. Mohamed commended the police for their commitment More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Garissa governor Ali Korane condemns al-Shabaab attack on bus

Garissa Governor Ali Korane has condemned the killing of two people by suspected al-Shabaab terrorists who attacked a bus belonging to Kilas company on Friday, September 14. The county chief said the shooting More...

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