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AMISOM Force Commander, Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti; Sierra Leone Contingent Commander, Colonel Mamadi Keita welcome troops in Mogadishu airport on June 1,2013
An African Union Soldier stands guard at Villa Somalia in Mogadishu. May 20, 2013
Somali Prime Minister to face confidence vote in Parliament
:: Mon, 13/05/2013
Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon
More than 80 teenagers were arrested during the operation on Saturday night, May 11, 2013
Air Uganda is set to start flights to Mogadishu
Sudanese Foreign Minister, Ali Karti
Somali security force members scuffling teenage boys during a crackdown in Afgoye May 11, 2013
African Union peacekeepers
Somali troops mounting a battle wagon for final push to Capture Jilib
Somalia’s defense minister Abdihakin Hajji Fiqi
Heavy crackdown Wednesday in Somalia’s Baidoa following a bomb attack in the city, 8 May 2013
LONDON –The Somalia Conference took place at Lancaster House on 7 May 2013, co-hosted by the UK and Somalia, and attended by fifty-four friends and partners of Somalia.<
President Hassan Flies to UK for London Conference
Somalia: Al-Shabaab claims suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu
Somali security force members carry away a wounded civilian following a suicide car bomb blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, May 5, 2013.
Somali president says Kismayo convention “unilateral”
Somalia: government forces push militants out of a town
President Hassan address at the IGAD summit in Addis Ababa
Somalia: National security and police chiefs replaced
Al Shabaab spokesman Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage
Units of Police forces are patrolling some of the main roads that lead to the down town
Somalia: Punt land executes 13, including a woman over killings
Somalia’s central town of Beledweyne, 350Km north of Mogadishu, the country’s capital
The Somali Council of Ministers
Somalia: President Hassan Sheikh says the country’s unity is inevitable
PM urges troops to redouble their efforts to stabilize Somalia.
78 Iranian illegal fishermen arrested on Tuesday near Boosaasso town
Residents carry their possessions and kids to flee from their flooded houses
Somalia: Statement by the EU Special Envoy to Somalia on the Killing of Journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh
Journalist gunned down outside Mogadishu home
I call on the police and security forces to spare no effort in their manhunt,” the Prime Minister said.
The fire was suspected to have been caused by an electric fault.
Journalist Mohamed Ibrahiim Rageh broadcasting inside Mogadishu airport for State-TV on Sunday, April 21, 2013
Somalia PM facing tough questions from MPs during a session in Mogadishu, Apr 20, 2013
His Excellency, Paul Kegame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, H.E Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Gunmen in the volatile Garissa town on Thursday night shot and killed at least ten people
Heavily armed men on Tuesday stormed a jail in the self-declared republic
The Somalia prime minister Mr., Abdi Farah shirton met high delegation from European union in Mogadishu yesterday (16/04/2013)
Somalia’s president Declares War on Al shabab
Somalia: Roadside Bomb injures two in Beledweyne
Somalia Supreme Court attack kills at least 29
IMF groups recognizes Somali government offers economic advice
President Mohamud meets with British delegation in Mogadishu
PUNTLAND DEFECE MINISTRY COORDINATER KILLS IN PUNTLAND LAST NIGHT
At least one person dead and more than others were injured in banditry attack in Baidoa region
AT least five person wounded in banditry attack in Galgadud region
Somalia President Mr., Mohamud meets with AU Commission chairman in Mogadishu
Somalia government and UAE governments sign official Agreement
Turkish Red Crescent Aid Society starts built a boarding school in Mogadishu
SOMALIA PRIME MINISTER ARRIVES TO JOWHAR TOWN
The Somali Prime Minister Shirdon visits Kismayo seaport
Afmadow town return back normal after a day of deadly clashes
Suspects ALSHABAB U.S. charges
SOMALIAN GIRL WORKED LOCAL radio killed in Mogadishu
Explosive kills two children and more than others were injured in Herale, Galgadud region
THE THID FEMALE KILLED IN MOGADISHU WITHING TWO MONTHS
U.S. Offers $5 Million Bounties for American Terrorists in Somalia
High government officials reach in Baidoa for efforts of talks with local leaders
Diarrhea kills Somalian children in Beledweyne town IN HIRAN REGION
AT LEAST SIX PERSONS DEAD AND MORE THAN OTHERS WERE INJURED AFTER CAR BOMB EXPLOSIVE OFF IN FRONT OF EX FIYORA RESTAURENT IN MOGADISHU CAPITAL
SOMALIA GOVERNMENT SETS UP HIGH ESPECIAL PANEL TO INVESTGATE KILLINGS OF MOGADISHU
PUNTLAND OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT KILLS IN REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION OF PUNTLAND
SOMALI NAVY POSS KILLED IN MOGADISHU CITY
AT LEAST TOW PERSONS DEAD AFTER BOMB EXPLOSION NEAR JUBALAND CONFERENCE VENUE IN KISMANYO
PUBLIC SERVIC E PROJECTS COMPLETES BY Benadir Administration in Mogadishu town
EGYPT TO REOPEN ITS EMBASSY IN SOMALIA
Two Somalia intelligence forces killed in MOGADISHU
THE SOMALIA PRESIDENT Mr., Mohamud welcomes easing of the arms embargo on Somalia as victory
SOMALIA PRESIDENT MOHAMUD MEETS WIT HIS HOST QATARI
SECOND FEMALE KILLED IN MOGADISHU SINCE YESTERDAY
ONE OF THE Jasira University students killed in Mogadishu 0N SUNDAY MORNING
AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE HAS PAS AWY WHILE SEVEN OTHERS WOUNDEED IN MOGADISU AFTER SUICIDE BOMBER ATTACKED AREA OF LIDO BEACH
SOMALIA POLICE IN BELEDWEYNE RELEASED AT LEAST 2 5 YOUTTHS AFTER BEING NOT QUILTY INVOLVING OF AL SHAAB GROUP
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Tuesday that “intimidation and violence” could threaten the selection of a Somali parliament before a looming deadline, his spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two Somali journalists have been killed in separate incidents in the capital Mogadishu.
A number of Ugandan military helicopters went missing in Kenyan airspace on Sunday on their way to Somalia to reinforce African Union peacekeeping forces battling al Shabaab rebels, the Ugandan military said.
Abdi Abdirahman is 35 years old and will run in his fourth Olympics for Team USA when the London Games end with the men’s marathon Sunday, but anyone who knows him is struck by the childlike innocence with which he embraces life.
Britain’s Mo Farah claimed his second gold of the 2012 Olympics with a stunning win in the 5,000m.
Abdi Mohamed Samatar is a Somali policeman who has served as a security officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since Somalia last had a functioning government in 1991.
Mogadishu, for the first time in two decades, is a relatively peaceful place to live.
Seven Somalis have been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after they were found guilty of attacking a fishing trawler in the high seas.
The United Nations has counted 64 reports of foreign fighter jets, helicopter and unmanned aerial vehicles operating in Somalia over the last year, most of which violated the 1992 arms embargo against Somalia.
Seven Somalis have been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after they were found guilty of attacking a fishing trawler in the high seas.
Somali-born Mo Farah celebrates winning the Olympic 10,000 metres in London, the city he grew up in from the age of eight
Somalia’s Roadmap signatories have completed Monday a key meeting held in neighboring Kenyan capital Nairobi, with officials from TFG and international community.
Somalia’s foreign minister has arrived Monday in Ankara, Turkey for two-day formal visit, to meet with top Turkish government officials.
Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) says it will launch a move to form police forces for the restive central town of Beledweyne
A district commissioner for Somali government says that at least 20 Al shabab warriors were killed in an immense battle took place overnight in Afgoye district
At least two people dead and more others got injured in an explosion occurred Sunday in Somalia capital, Mogadishu
Gunmen in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, have shot to death the executive general manager of Aden Adde international airport in Mogadishu Ibrahim Iman Halane
Somalia’s political leaders are making encouraging progress toward meeting an Aug. 20 deadline to lay the groundwork for a new constitutional government, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Saturday.
A suspected suicide bomber killed himself and wounded nine people when he detonated a grenade near a military air base in Nairobi on Friday, police said, in the latest such attack since Kenya’s military foray into neighbouring Somalia.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will encourage East African leaders this week to boost security and political stability in a region threatened by al- Qaeda and growing in importance as a source of energy.
A US man accused of attempting to join hardline Islamist group al-Shabab in Somalia has pleaded guilty to charges in a US court.
The president of Somalia Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed has paid a surprise visit to the town ofAfgoye, 30 kilometers north-west ofMogadishu, after locals complained about continuous robbery and coercion acts by pro-government soldiers.
TWENTY YEARS after Mary Robinson shed tears at the plight of Somalis caught up in a devastating famine; another senior Irish politician has witnessed at first hand the realities of this ravaged country.
The army has passed out a new battalion comprising of 3,237 specially trained troops for deployment against the al Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab terrorists in the war-torn Somalia.
The United Nations Security Council says Somalia’s transition is at a “decisive phase” and must be completed by August 20.
Top commanders of the reshaped African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have been meeting in Nairobi to approve war plans for a massive air, land and sea assault on Kismayu, the last stronghold of Somali terrorist group, Al-Shabaab.
MOGADISHU: A special assembly tasked with voting on a new constitution for war-torn Somalia convened for the first time on Wednesday, as the corruption-riddled government approaches the end of its mandate next month.
The head of Somalia’s corruption-riddled government said Monday he expects to be re-selected as president of the war-torn Horn of Africa nation when his current mandate expires next month.
Abdullah Ibrahim is one of thousands of Somalis who every year makes the perilous journey to South Africa.
Somali-Canadians Mohamud Salah and Abdi Farah Saeed, who went back to Somalia to become ministers in the Puntland governement pose for photos in a Toronto hotel, July 18, 2012.
Ethiopia’s longtime ruler and most powerful figure, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, is not attending an African Union summit that opened Sunday in Ethiopia, which further fueled speculation that he might be seriously ill.
African Union leaders opened their biannual summit on Sunday to discuss the continent’s hotspots including DR Congo and Mali, although elections for the bloc’s top job overshadowed the agenda.
The British Ambassador to Somalia Matt Baugh on Wednesday joined the Prime minister of the transitional federal government (TFG) of Somalia Dr. Abdi Weli Mohamed Ali at Villa Somalia to wish the Somali Olympic team well on their journey..
The 45th Ordinary Meeting of the IGAD Council of Ministers was held in Addis Ababa on 11 July 2012.
Last October, the Kenyan military and a regional militia cleared the village of the militants. But, despite the stability, humanitarian aid has been slow to arrive.
While their parents grew up in Somalia, where soccer was the sport of choice, young Somali American athletes spend their childhoods in the urban areas of North America, where basketball is king, and there’s a public court in almost every neighborhood.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions on two Eritrean government officials on Thursday, saying they had assisted Islamist militants including the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab in the lawless neighboring state of Somalia.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has condemned illegal fishing and dumping of toxic waste on parts of the Somali coastline which has caused extensive damage including fish contamination and birth abnormalities to humans.
Somalia militia Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the twin church attacks in Garissa last Sunday that killed 17 people
The 22nd meeting of the International Contact Group (ICG) on Somalia Was held from 2-3 July 2012 in Rome under the chairmanship of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia Dr. Augustine Mahiga
After 12 years of feeble transitional governments, Somalia is slated to have a permanent administration that theoretically will be able to borrow money from the World Bank
Somali and Kenyan troops rescued four foreign aid workers held hostage inside Somalia, three days after they were seized from a refugee camp in neighbouring Kenya, the armies said on Monday.
Garissa attacks not a religious war, say Muslims
Gunmen kidnapped four aid workers and killed a driver at Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp near the border with Somalia on Friday, in the first kidnapping of foreigners since Kenya sent troops into Somalia in October to try to crush Islamist militants.
Early Tuesday morning (June 26th), the Somali National Army and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces seized the al-Shabaab-controlled city of Balad without any resistance.
BALADWEYNE: Witnesses say a roadside bomb hit Ethiopian soldiers in Somalia’s central town of Beledweyne, causing heavy casualties.
DUBAI: The president of Somalia H.E Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed is due to have a face-to-face meeting in Dubai with the president of Somaliland administration Ahmed Mahmoud Silanyo, the 2nd phase of the Somaliland-Somalia talks.
Government officials from more than 50 countries are to attend a global anti-piracy conference starting in Dubai
Liberated from Islamist militants, the Somali capital is recovering from the ravages of war
Hundreds of pro-government troops swept into a Somali town north of the capital on Tuesday, forcing al-Shabab fighters to flee in the latest success against the Al Qaeda-linked militants witnesses and a military official said.
Mogadishu—Hundreds of the US military troops have been deployed in Somalia for secret operations in the capital Mogadishu, Press TV reports.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – Somalia’s political leaders have approved a draft constitution the U.N. says was almost seven years in the making.
NAIROBI (AlertNet) – For the first time, Somalis is fleeing their homes because of fear of abuse at military checkpoints, the United Nations says.
President Mwai Kibaki on Monday appointed Defence Minister Yussuf Mohamed Haji as acting Minister for Provincial Administration and Internal Security.
Two prominent Vhembe-based Somali businessmen, who had mercilessly hacked a fellow countryman to death, were both sentenced to 25 years in prison on Tuesday.
Running away to get married is part and parcel of Somali culture and society, though Islamic clerics have different opinions regarding the legality of this type of marriage
Amino Mahamoud has been waiting to see a doctor for the past 10 years — ever since a stray bullet got lodged in her left buttock. It has been there ever since.
On May 22, as the sun was setting, a luxuriantly-bearded figure appeared at the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) camp in the Somali town of Belles Qocani guarded by a squad of civilian fighters.
NAIROBI(VOA) – U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson has visited Mogadishu to press Somali officials to meet the deadline for ending the political transition.
Mumbai, India – Ship-owners are fast devising strategies to stay in business as Somalian pirates are continuing to wreak havoc by hijacking merchant vessels despite warships patrolling the infested waters.
A businessman has opened a dry cleaners in Somalia’s capital – the city’s only one, and its first since the start of the civil war more than 20 years go.
The United States is offering rewards of up to $7 million for information leading to the location of seven key leaders of Somalia’s al Shabaab, seeking for the first time to target top echelons of the al Qaeda-linked militant group.
Turkish workers have flooded Somalia – a country many have long considered too dangerous to work in - to rebuild it and burnish Ankara’s image as a regional player and powerful force in the Islamic world
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — beachfront dining, fresh lobster, and a European clientele: Somalia’s restaurant scene is quickly changing for the better.
In a sprawl of plastic refugee shelters and mortar-blasted buildings in Mogadishu, a mud-caked Turkish engineering team monitors the drilling of a new borehole while their armed guards chat lazily under a tree, guns across laps.
The United Nations should beef up its operation in Somalia, and other countries who want to help the war-torn state should actually move in and set up bases there, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon tells meeting on Somalia’s transition process that country must develop its own security apparatus.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging the international community to bolster security in Somalia as the country moves from its current transitional government.
Passports recovered from al Shabaab hideouts in Al fitri, 12kms, north of Mogadishu by the UPDF show that one of the terror group’s commanders travelled through Entebbe International Airport without being detected by airport security.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu delivered a speech at a gathering of representatives of Somali civil society groups in Istanbul on Sunday, .......
Somalia’s al Shabaab rebels ambushed an armoured convoy carrying the country’s president during a rare overland trip outside the capital on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said.
Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said the government will use every available resource to fight terrorists within its borders.
Thick smoke engulfs Mt Kenya University along Moi Avenue Street after an explosion rocked a city stall.
The governments of Puntland and Galmudug have withdrawn from a planned trip to the Republic of Turkey, Where the Istanbul Conference Il on Somalia is supposed to take place 31 May 2012 -1 June 2012
Mogadishu (AMISOM) - AMISOM troops have today crossed the Shabelle River and secured all the major roads leading into and out of Afgooye town.
African Union and Somali government forces are on the outskirts of Afgoye
Addis Ababa, May 23, 2012: the Somali signatories of the process for ending the transition held a consultative meeting in The African Union Headquarters, from May 21 to May 23, 2012.
African Union and Somali troops launched a long-awaited assault Tuesday against the Al-Qaeda linked Shebab stronghold of Afgoye, the world’s largest displaced people’s camp, officials said
American military advisers in Uganda are drawing on lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan to help train African Union soldiers to fight Somalia’s most powerful insurgent group, al-Shabab.
The United Nations envoy in Somalia, Augustine P. Mahiga, today expressed concern over recent violent clashes in the northern city of Hargeisa, located in Somaliland, between Somaliland security forces and citizens which allegedly resulted in the deaths o
It is Friday morning in Mogadishu and Lido beach presents a scene reminiscent of seaside towns around the world.
A military court in Hargeisa, the capital of Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland, has sentenced 17 civilians to death for attacking an army base over a land dispute.
Attackers hurled a grenade into Bella Vista Night Club along Moi Avenue, Mombasa, on May 15, 2012.
Somali pirates raided by EU naval forces for the first time
KAKOLA, Uganda — The heart of the Obama administration’s strategy for fighting al-Qaeda militants in Somalia can be found next to a cow pasture here, a thousand miles from the front lines.
Somali and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, both committing to improve human rights in the African country,
Muammar Gaddafi’s public persona during the Libyan civil war was that of a confident, defiant leader – a man who (in a much-parodied speech) threatened to hunt his enemies from house to house, room to room, alley to alley.
Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has released a new video in which he encourages Somali militants to fight on despite the challenges.
The widow of one of the London suicide bombers was financing a terrorist attack in Kenya, it has been claimed.
Somali reporter Jamal Osman is named journalist of the year at the One World media awards for a collection of his films for Channel 4 News.
Khat users chew the drug to ingest an ingredient which is similar to an amphetamine.
STATEMENT BY MARK TONER, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON.
Somalia Political Process.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
For Immediate Release .
The government expects about Sh23.2 billion in refunds from the United Nations if its troops remain in Somalia up to the end of the next financial year.
Members of Ottawa’s Somali community are mourning the death of a Somali Member of Parliament and wounding of a former community leader following a suicide bombing in the central Somali town of Dusamareb on Tuesday.
A suicide bomber killed at least six people including two lawmakers in an attack in the central Somali town of Dhusamareb, officials said Tuesday.
A UPDF Corporal serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is in the docks for killing his colleague over a dollar in the line of duty.
For a man who was right in the hurly-burly of Somalia’s first attempt at uniting the country after the warlords’ reign of terror that followed the collapse of the central government in 1991, former prime minister Ali Khalif Galaydh ....
Somalia’s prime minister has said that a draft constitution has been finalised, bring to a near end an eight-year search for an acceptable document and edging the strife-torn country towards a permanent government.
agencies yesterday begun investigating anattack two weeks ago on the newly reopened National Theatre in Mogadishu inwhich 11 people lost their lives.
As many as 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations with medics in the UK offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as young as 10, it has been reported.
A worker at the Ngamia 1 oil rig in Turkana County.
Turkey is mediating between Somalia’s government and the militant Al-Shabaab group to help bring an end to the years-long conflict in the Horn of Africa nation.
Renowned Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah, a writer of more than 10 novels, enjoys universal critical acclaim as “one of the most sophisticated writers in contemporary world literature.”
A suicide bomber killed at least one soldier in Baidoa, a former rebel stronghold captured by Somali and Ethiopian soldiers during an offensive in February, a government official said.
Dozens of pairs of yellow, green, and blue flip-flop sandals lie neatly organized outside a plastic tent in Zone T of Melkadida refugee camp in the Dolo Ado complex.
It is feared that the Somali pirates are planning to change tactics, using new weapons.
LACK of proper security coordination between Amisom and Somali national police is exposing the country to terror attacks.
Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said this week that the increasing military pressure on Al-Shabaab was forcing its members to flee to hideouts in the mountainous region of north-eastern Somalia, lying between Puntland and Somaliland.
Area doctors work to bridge cultural suspicion of medical care, particularly life-saving transplants.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) – At least 12 people died in a bomb attack in Somalia on Monday targeting Somali and Ethiopian troops in a busy market in the southern city of Baidoa, witnesses and officials said.
Somali al-Shabab fighters have pledged to retake control of towns in the southern and central regions of the country
Somali refugee women can face a complex array of dangers, both under conflict and inside their own homes
MOGADISHU — A young woman strapped with explosives blew herself up Wednesday at a ceremony in the Somali national theatre, killing the country’s Olympic and football bosses.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A few dozen Mogadishu residents gathered near the national theater Thursday, not to discuss the deadly bombing there the day before, but to talk about how Somalia’s seaside capital is moving on.
Somalia’s Olympic committee and football heads are among seven people killed by a bomb in Mogadishu.
A suicide bomber killed two people Wednesday at a gathering in Mogadishu attended by Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali and other ministers, an AFP correspondent reported.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide blast during a ceremony at Somalia’s newly reopened national theater on Wednesday killed at least 10 people, including two of the country’s top sports officials, officials said.
HARGEISA (Reuters) – Australian oil explorer Jacka Resources has entered into an agreement with Petrosoma Limited to take a 50 percent equity stake in an oil block in a breakaway enclave of Somalia,Jacka said on Monday.
Turkey’s State Waterworks Authority (DSİ) has drilled wells in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, providing clean water to 30,000 Somalis.
A senior al Shabaab figure has openly disagreed with the Somali militant group’s leader, in a sign of growing internal divisions that residents fear could lead to violence.
A meeting that deliberates on empowerment ofSomali security sector was held at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
A currency issued in the name of a central bank that no longer exists.
British citizen Dennis Clive Everton, stands in front of the jail, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, March 28, 2012, after he was arrested at Mogadishu airport on on suspicion of links to a terrorist group.
President Kibaki has urged China to consider investing in the flagship projects earmarked for development under the LAPSSET project in Lamu March 27, 2012.
Ex-Somali president Abdullahi Yousuf Ahmad, a veteran politician, warlord and strongman, has died in the UAE
Minneapolis Islamic center asked its members this month to cancel their Wells Fargo accounts if banks don’t allow the transfer of funds to Somalia.
A large amount of food sent by the U.N. to the Somali capital during last year’s famine never reached the starving people it was intended for, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Terrorist monitoring group spokesperson describes video as ‘unprecedented in recent history’.
Ugandan troops make up the bulk of the African Union force helping Somalia’s UN-backed government.
A suicide bomber killed at least four people inside the presidential palace compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, according to the police, the African Union and al Shabaab insurgents.
AL SHABAAB OO CAAWA SOO SAARAY QORAAL AY KULA HADLAYAN SHACABKA IYO DOWLADDA KENYA
The Turkish Red Crescent (Kızılay) aid organization is preparing to establish a foundation that aims to introduce and represent Turkish culture in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, under the auspices of the Turkish presidency.
Ethiopia, which has deployed hundreds of troops inside Somalia to rout Islamist insurgents, is set to withdraw from the war-ravaged country by the end of April with Djibouti, Uganda and Burundi poised to step in, the African Union said on Friday.
The recent discovery of oil deposits in the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland, northeastern Somalia, could improve its population’s livelihoods as long as it is handled properly, officials and locals told IRIN.
Last month Foreign Secretary William Hague made a surprise visit to Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, ahead of the international conference on Somalia which took place in London.
Turkish Airlines has started flights to Somalia’s capital, making it the first commercial carrier outside East Africa to fly there in more than two decades
The fight against Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked insurgency may be moving north to an area previously considered safer than the war-ravaged south, analysts and officials told The Associated Press on Monday.
Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag will be in Somalia on Tuesday to the official opening of the Turkish-built facilities in Mogadishu to mark.
Hundreds of Somalis gathered at an Islamic Center in Minneapolis Saturday and urged lawmakers and American banks to help find a solution to the ongoing funds-transfer crisis.
The government has already captured the main road from the capital to the southern towns.
Although Al-Shabab insurgents announced their withdrawal from the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in August 2011, insecurity in the city has continued, as evidenced by the targeted killing of a journalist and a bomb blast in the past week.
Focusing on strengthening regional governments may offer an alternative to the enduring chaos
The head of a private Somali radio station shut down by Islamist militants has been killed outside his home, an eyewitness has told the BBC.
Somali fighters linked to Al Qaeda have occupied part of a camp and hospital run by Dr. Hawa Abdi, a fearless 65-year-old obstetrician, gynecologist and lawyer who is regarded as a hero among Somalis and affectionately known as “Mama Hawa.”
Somali President Sheikh Sharif Shiekh Ahmed addressed world leaders this week at the United Nations, asking for international support for his war-torn country.
President Museveni has damned foreign interference and called on African leaders in the Great Lakes region to unite and fight foreign interests which he says has hampered development efforts on the continent.
An Islamist militia group in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region has merged with the al Shabaab rebel group, said the insurgents on Saturday, a union which threatens to destabilize the relatively secure area targeted by oil explorers.
A huge air strike in al-Shabab-held southern Somalia has killed at least six people, including some foreigners, eyewitnesses have told the BBC.
The London Conference on Somalia took place at Lancaster House on 23rd February 2012, attended by fifty-five delegations from Somalia and the international community.
Nations must help Somalia’s fragile leadership tackle terrorism, piracy and hunger or be prepared to pay the price, British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned at an international conference on the troubled east African nation’s future
Dr Ahmed El Tayyeb, the Imam of Al-Azhar has issued a statement in support of the London Conference on Somalia. Al-Azhar is the most influential religious authority in Egypt, and one of the most important authorities in the Islamic World.
Dozens of radicalised British Muslims are being trained by militant Islamists to fight in a “holy war” in Somalia, it can be revealed.
Hundreds of Somalis fled their homes Thursday fearing clashes after African Union troops attacked holdout Islamist Shebab militia positions in the south of the war-wracked capital Mogadishu.
Thousands of internally displaced Somalis have been forced to flee again to avoid heavy fighting in the Afgoye corridor, just south of the capital.
A statement by Turkish Airlines (THY) said on Wednesday that the airlines would launch flights to Somali capital of Mogadishu as of March 6.
African Union-backed Somali government forces attacked Islamist Shebab rebel posts on the outskirts of the war-torn capital Mogadishu with tanks and artillery Tuesday, officials and witness said.
Somalia’s President wants Al-Qaeda listed as a colonial power in the Horn of Africa country following its announcement of a merger with Al-Shabaab, the radical Islamist group, in Somalia last week.
Nobody is surprised that Somalia’s Al Shabaab extremists have formally announced they are joining Al Qaeda, the global terror group they have been affiliated to for years.
Islamist militant group al-Shabab, which controls much of Somalia, has released a joint video with al-Qaeda, announcing the two groups have merged.
Permanent delegates at the Arab League are set to hold an extraordinary meeting here on February 19 to discuss the latest developments in Somalia.
At least 10 people have been killed and more than 20 people injured when a car bomb exploded near a cafe in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, police say.
Halimu Mohamed holds her 7-month-old daughter Hibo in her arms beneath a mosquito net at a hospital in Mogadishu
UK foreign secretary William Hague speaks during a press conference at the Hilltop presidential palace in Mogadishu, on February 2, 2012. Hague is the first British foreign secretary to visit Somalia for 20 years.
This week, the United Nations declared an official end to the famine in southern Somalia. Recent rains, an improved harvest and a major humanitarian aid effort during the past six months helped reduce the threat of starvation.
The United Nations said Friday that Somalia’s famine is over, but the world body’s Food and Agricultural Organization warned that continued assistance is needed to stop the region from slipping back.
Britain has appointed its first ambassador to Somalia for 21 years, it was announced, as foreign secretary William Hague visited the country.
A Kenya Army officer who played a leading role at the military parade during the promulgation of the new Constitution has died in action in Somalia.
Kenya’s President Kibaki attends the 18th ordinary summit at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 28, 2012
Witnesses in Somalia say columns of Ethiopian troops have crossed into the country and are marching toward key al-Shabab strongholds, apparently opening a new military front against the Islamist militant group.
Media advocacy groups have condemned the murder of Somalia’s Shabelle Media Network Director Hassan Osman Abdi, the network’s third leader to be killed in as many years.
Islamist insurgents pose with their weapons for the media in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, January 16, 2009.
Turkey started to drill a well in the drought stricken Somalia. The well will is expected to serve people within a week.
WASHINGTON — In a daring nighttime raid Tuesday, U.S. Navy SEALs rescued two hostages, including one American, who were being held by kidnappers in Somalia, U.S. officials tell NBC News.
An al Shabaab fighter rammed a minibus loaded with explosives into a government building in central Somalia used by troops and politicians on Tuesday, a military official and an al Shabaab spokesman said.
For Immediate Release: A Drone Strike Pronounces a Martyr
MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A missile launched from an unmanned aircraft killed a foreign fighter with Somalia’s al Shabaab rebel group outside the capital Saturday, the al Qaeda-linked militant group said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia—Gunmen kidnapped an American man in the northern Somali town of Galkayo on Saturday, officials said.
Pro-government forces have launched a major offensive from the Somali capital, Mogadishu, to seize territory from al-Shabab Islamist militants.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A bomb exploded in a crowded refugee camp in Somalia’s capital on Thursday, only minutes after a group of U.N. officials and international journalists left a nearby feeding site. The blast killed two Somalis.
Police have confirmed that an orgnaisation linked to Al Shabaab has picked a Kenyan to head its terrorist activities in the country.
The UN in Somalia says tens of thousands of people will have died of starvation by the time the famine in the Horn of Africa ends.
NAIROBI, Kenya — An increasingly vocal Islamist group says its leader has been appointed to represent an al-Qaida-linked Somali militia in Kenya, a development that underscores the dangers Kenya faces from Somalia’s insurgency.
NAIROBI, Kenya — the October al-Qaida video shows a light-skinned man handing out food to families displaced by famine in Somalia. But the masked man is not Somali, or even African — he’s a Wisconsin native who grew up in San Diego.
The top United Nations relief official in Somalia said today that international humanitarian support last year in the face of drought and famine in the country succeeded in saving numerous lives, but the situation remains fragile, with millions of people
In December, Ethiopian troops seized the city of Beledweyne, in Western Somalia, from terrorist group al-Shabab.
A new video message posted to a jihadist website calls on Muslim youths in Kenya to join the Somali militant group al-Shabab in its fight against Kenyan forces. While the message is typical of the group’s propaganda, the language is not.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Kenya’s military fought a clash with al Shabaab fighters in southern Somalia on Tuesday, and Kenyan police said they had placed several people under surveillance to prevent attacks at home linked to the Somali insurgents.
Al-Shabaab has released a propaganda video declaring war against Kenya.
Dadaab (IRIN) — several community leaders among the 463,000 mostly Somali residents of the world’s largest refugee complex have left the facility in eastern Kenya, fearing for their safety after the killing of two of their colleagues.
The ministry said DSI teams would start distributing potable water to the tent-site as of Saturday.
Turkish State Water Works (DSI) will start distributing potable water to Somali people from well opened in the country.
One of the Minnesota businesses that stopped sending wire transfers from the U.S. to Somalia last week said it would re-open Friday to allow transfers in small dollar amounts.
PARIS — Nicolas Sarkozy and the President of Djibouti Ismael Omar Guelleh signed in Paris on Wednesday a new treaty for cooperation in defense matters which replaces the agreement signed in Djibouti after independence in 1977 reported the presidency.
The African Union is preparing to intensify its military campaign against Somalia’s al-Qaida inspired al-Shabab militants.
Two Kenya Revenue Authority officials escaped death after a vehicle they were using to patrol the Kenya-Somalia border in Mandera missed a remote controlled explosive device.
According to officials working at the Dolo Ado refugee camp located in Ethiopia, within a 24 hour period up to 200 Somali children die from disease and hunger.
BAHRAIN is embarking on its second development project to help the people of Somalia, who have been beset by drought, famine and two decades of war.
Five people were killed Saturday night in a blast in a bar in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa, close to the border with Somalia, police officers said
Ethiopian forces have captured the central Somali town of Beledweyne from al-Shabab Islamist militants.
MOGADISHU — Medical aid agency Doctors without Borders confirmed Friday that two staff members, a Belgian and an Indonesian, were killed by a gunman in the war-torn Somali capital Mogadishu.
Sven Torfinn for the New York Times A rape victim in Mogadishu hid her identity. Aid workers say there has been a free-for-all of armed men preying upon women and girls displaced by famine
The world has watched in horror as the humanitarian disaster continues to ravage 13 million people, making it our No. 4.
Somali American Money Services Association (SAMSA) is very concerned about the Sunrise Community Banks? decision to close the bank accounts of its Somali American Money Services customers who are legally licensed and regulated to do business on remittance
Military men who died in the war against Al-Shabaab have been accorded State honours posthumously.
A Somali family that was visited by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a tent city approximately four months ago has named their 2-month old baby boy “Turkiye”.
NAIROBI — a gunman on Friday killed three aid workers including two World Food Program employees in central Somalia, a WFP official said.
It’s just a few minutes after the final whistle has blown and the shiny basketball court of the Al Gharafa Sports Hall in Doha is filled with shouts and cheers.
Britain plans to deepen its involvement in Somalia – a land that has become a byword for instability and violence – in the New Year
New York, December 19, 2011–Somali authorities must pursue all leads in investigating the murder on Sunday of a broadcast journalist who had reported receiving several recent threats.
NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 19 -A police officer was killed and two others seriously wounded on Monday following a landmine attack on their patrol vehicle in Hagadera within Dadaab refugee camp, police and witnesses said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — the director of a Somali news station says a journalist has been shot dead in the capital of Mogadishu.
Asha and Muna wait for assistance outside the UNHCR office in Galkayo town.
Somalia’s first deputy Speaker Abdiweli Sheikh Ibrahim Mudey was December 14, 2011 blocked from entering Parliament, a day after Speaker Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden
A country which has suffered many years of turmoil, unrest, separation, devastation and divide within its people and has been littered with violence, deaths, wars and now a horrific drought, which has affected the nation.
Kenyan troops and their Somali allies said Tuesday they will push deeper into insurgent-controlled territory in Somalia now that rains have stopped, as the U.N. called for $1.5 billion in aid for those hit by famine in the Horn of Africa nation.
Kenyan authorities on Sunday launched crackdown after an Administration Police (AP) officer was killed and nine military soldiers wounded in twin separate attacks in Mandera and Wajir towns in northern Kenya.
Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) affirms that it’s still pursuing the Al-shaabab and welcomed the proposal to bring the KDF under the command of African Union Mission in Somali (AMISOM) to better coordinate the onslaught against the Al-shabaab group.
On Friday, some members of the Transitional Federal Parliament (TFP) of Somalia asked UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to remove Dr. Augustine Mahiga as UN Special Envoy for Somalia
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top ranking delegation from the world body in Mogadishu on Friday announced the relocation of UN office for Somalia to the Horn of Africa country’s capital Mogadishu in January.
The UN office for Somalia is moving to Mogadishu from Nairobi, UN head Ban Ki-moon has announced on a rare visit to the Somali capital.
The Somali capital, Mogadishu, has been hit by some of the fiercest fighting in the city in months, in a major setback for the government.
The Cabinet has approved an African Union request that Kenya Defence Forces battling Somalia militia Al-Shabaab join the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).
East African nations urged the U.N. Security Council on Monday to tighten sanctions on neighboring Eritrea, accusing its government of funding and providing arms to terrorist groups destabilizing the region.
Somalia’s powerful Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab is due to change its name into Somalia Islamic Emirate in an effort to resume the public support to resist the mounting military pressure from the Somali government along with its allied regional forces
Djibouti president, Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, has recently granted a long interview with the weekly Jeune Afrique. President Guelleh talks about succession, Somalia, Arab revolutions, the death of Qaddafi and his relations with France
Just in news says that heavy street gun battle is going on in many directions in the Somalia’s capital Mogadishu tonight between the Islamist rebel group and Somali government troops backing by the African Union peacekeepers.
Hundreds of refugees in southern Ethiopia have been relocated from an overcrowded transit centre to a new camp, the fifth one in the area for Somalis fleeing conflict and drought in their homeland, the United Nations refugee agency reported today
South African police officers have closed down 15 Shops owned by Somali business people in Yanga, Filimbi and Stlambush
Locations in Cape Town city following a directive from the local Government
Eritrea has complained to the United Nations Security
Council about Kenyan allegations that it sent weapons to Islamist rebels in Somalia, calling for an independent investigation to judge the dispute.
Islamist Shebab rebels warn Ethiopia they will ‘break necks’ of their troops inside Somalia, one day after Ethiopian incursion
Somali prime minister,Prof. Abadi weli Mohamed Ali told that his government was planning to make resettlement to the internally displaced people in the Somalia capital Mogadishu and bring them back to their areas, reports said.
Several hundred Ethiopian troops crossed on Saturday into southern and central Somalia, local elders said, but Addis Ababa dismissed the reports as “absolutely not true.”
A Huge explosion was heard near Al Shabab Movement stronghold about 30 km (19 miles) from the capital Mogadishu on Sunday Night
The Kenyan military says it is trying to incapacitate the militant Islamist group al-Shabab by targeting its financial and logistical operations in Somalia.
Somali rebels vowed to avenge a deadly Kenyan air raid as the two countries’ prime ministers pledged to defeat the “common enemy” and called for international support.
A Kenyan national arrested in connection with a double grenade attack in Nairobi earlier this week pleaded guilty to nine charges in court on Wednesday and said he belongs to the al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab
Nairobi suffered a grenade attack early on Monday morning that left 14 people injured, in the wake of persistent warnings by terrorist group Al Shabaab which is protesting a Kenyan military offensive targeting them in lawless Somalia.
A handicapped French woman who was kidnapped from her beach front home at a Kenyan resort island and taken to neighbouring Somalia has died, the French foreign ministry said.
Officials of Mothers and children’s SOS hospital has told in statement that they closed their Hospital In Mogadishu, Somalia for the sake of Bombardments and fighting between the TFG troops backed by AMISOM and Al-Shabab.
Another unmanned US drone has crashed in the southern region of Somalia as violence continues to intensify in the war-torn country, Press TV reports.
At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 others injured on Thursday when the Transitional Federal Government (TFG)troops and pro-government militias of Raskamboni fought against the militant al-Shabaab in Dhobley district of Lower Jubba region.
At least 25 people were killed and more than 30 were injured as the militant al-Shabaab fought against Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces in El-wak district of Gedo region on Sunday, eyewitnesses said.
Up to 750,000 people could die as Somalia’s drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area.
Sustained automatic gun fire and a series of explosions have rung out in Tripoli, reports in the Libyan capital said.
Egyptian demonstrators have held an angry protest outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo, over claims that up to five Egyptian security personnel were killed on Thursday.
It was the beginning of December 1992 and the winter had settled into Athens – the big story was the civil war and the famine in Somalia.
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s former president, returns to court on Monday to face charges of killing protesters, in a hearing that could decide if the head of the ruling military council will take the stand as a witness.
Syrian security forces have reportedly killed 12 civilians, mainly in the province of Homs, as the authorities try to quell protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s rule.
The Prime Minister of Somalia Dr Abdiweli Mohamed Ali having considered the urgent need to manage disaster, the overnment’s responsibility towards the droughts situation and the people fleeing from their homes due to the current famine stage.
The United States Government welcomes the appointment of the new transitional Prime Minister of Somalia, Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali.
Beletweyne, Somalia Militants loyal to the militant extremist group Al Shabaab on Wednesday stormed the Voice of Hiran radio station in the town of Beletweyne, forcibly silencing the station, witnesses said.
Can Ethiopian Infidels Try To Arrest TFG President Sharif And Somali American Prime Minister Farmajo?
Al Shabab Movement Spokesman Sheikh Ali Mohamoud Rage Warned the Djiboutian Government to Send Their Troops to Somalia In Order To Be Part of Amisom Forces in Somalia
Mohamoud Ali Yusuf, Djibouti’s minister of foreign affairs, said that his government was hecticly training and preparing those troops over the last few years, adding they are fully equipped right now and ready to perform regional peacekeeping duties as de
SOMALIA IS facing a worsening food crisis, aid groups said yesterday, as malnutrition rates and food prices continue to rise due to the “worst drought in years”.
Sharif Sheikh Ahmed The TFG President Arrived Today In Somali Capital Mogadishu After He Encountered In Jabuti The Biggest Enemy Of Somali Muslims Meles Zanawi, Jabuti Dictator Isma’il Omar Gelle, The Killer Of Sudan Society Omar Hassan Al bBshir and Othe
One Of The Highest Leaders Of Al Shabaab Movement Sheikh Fu’ad Mohamed Qalaf Proved That He Is Still Alive After Somali TFG officials Claimed That They Killed Sheikh Fu’ad In The Battle In Gedo Region
Spain’s High Court sentenced two Somali pirates to 439 years in prison each for their part in the hijacking of a Spanish fishing boat in the Indian Ocean in 2009, according to a court statement released on Tuesday.
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo Somali American Prime Minister And TFG President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed Welcomed News From The Black American President Brack Obama Towards Al Qaeda Leader Sheikh Osama Bin laden
Somali pirates have freed an Indonesian bulk carrier after the ship’s owner paid a ransom, pirates and a maritime source said on Saturday.
International naval forces are expected to step up operations against Somali pirates but private security companies are seeking to provide armed escorts for merchant ships to counter the pirates’ expansion into the Indian Ocean.
(Mogadishu, Sunday 24 April 2011) In a meeting chaired by the Somali Prime Minister, H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, the Cabinet addressed the current situation of the country.
Somalia has retained a Washington lobbying firm at a cost of $20,000 per month to persuade the Obama administration to continue aiding a transitional government criticized as thoroughly corrupt and ineffective.
A boat carrying North African immigrants and heading for the Italian island of Lampedusa sank Tuesday carrying about 300 people, survivors told the rescue team. The small boat sank some 60 kilometers off the island in Maltese waters.
Britain says it will spend £6 million pounds to tackle piracy in the Indian Ocean.
Ethiopia’s State minister for foreign affairs Berhan Jipkirist dismissed claims about Ethiopian forces fighting inside Somalia alongside with the transitional federal government forces of Somalia.
The United States government has expressed its ‘disappointment’ with the lack of political progress made by Somalia’s interim government, and with the country’s parliament for recently extending its term unilaterally.
Somalia needs more equipment and other resources from the U.S., not more troops, Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed said.
Pirates moved a captive Danish family on to a ship off the Somali coast yesterday and threatened to kill them if further attempts were made to free them.
More recently trained Ahlu Sunna Waljama’ fighters joined by Ethiopian military are reported to have been heading towards Elbur district, an Al shabaab stronghold area in central Somalia, reports said Monday.
An Italian warship sailed to the Indian Ocean on Tuesday to take part in the international anti-piracy mission
Somali refugee man has been shot and killed by the Yemeni security forces in Mehra region, reports said on Tuesday.
In Libya, at least three Somali refugees have been killed by some of Libyan demonstrators on Thursday night, witness said.
The president of Somalia, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed on Friday vowed that Somali government forces and African Union peacekeepers will continue battling against Al shabaab fighters.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Colleagues of a young Somali soccer player killed in a suicide bombing remembered him as an energetic player who endured many challenges
African Union (AU) peacekeeping forces in Somalia on Sunday said they killed six Islamist fighters and destroyed a mile-long trench system used by Islamist rebels for weapons smuggling and movement of fighters in and out of government-held areas in Mogadi
Somali Government condemn terror attack in Mogadishu (Press Release)
body of the young guy, identifies as suicide carried out - Photo: Somali Government
The president of the transitional government of Somalia Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed has Monday called for the international community to support his government for achieving the peace and stability of Somalia.
The Somali president Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed has Sunday urged the approved ministries to play crucial role for restoring the peace and stability of the country.
The transitional parliamentarians of Somalia have formally approved the newly elected cabinet ministries appointed by the Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo .
Large demonstration on parliamentarians to approve the newly elected cabinet minister has happened in the Somali capital Mogadishu once again.
The force commander of AMISOM troops Nathan Mogadishu has justified yesterday’s deliberate killing that killed two civilians and wounded 7 others in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday.
Kenya's authorities have arrested seven young men, including a Nigerian with a British passport, on suspicion of attempting to reach Somalia and join an al-Qaeda-linked group there, local media reported Tuesday.
Paul and Rachel Chandler, the British couple held captive by Somali pirates for more than a year after their yacht was hijacked, want to make closer contact with the people of Somalia and try to persuade the international community to help restore law and
Armed gunmen have shot and killed a well-known clan elder in the port and business town of Bosaso in Bari region of the semi-autonomous region of Puntalnd, witnessers said on Sunday.
UN secretary General Bank moon has Sunday called for the warring sides fighting in Somalia to halt recruiting young children as soldiers and keep the rights of the young people.
Mohamed Omar Habeb (M. Dere), the former mayor of Mogadishu has denounced the government of the newly elected Prime Minister of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo), just hours after the PM announced deputy ministries in Mogadishu.
About 50 injuries deployed from the war zones in north Mogadishu have been rushed to Medina hospital in south of the capital on Thursday according to health officials.
More of the Islamist fighters of Hizbul Islam have Tuesday conducted operations in several villages around Bur-hakaba town of Bay region in southern Somalia, capturing many people, according to sources.
AU heads have held meeting on the activities of the AMIOSM troops in Mogadishu and the transitional government of Somalia in the Burundian capital Bujumbura and discussed more on how the difficulties of Somalia would be achieved.
Latest efforts to release the British couples continue in Adado town of Galgudud region in central Somalia, just as Somali pirates held the Chandlers as hostages for more than a year
The leader of Hizbul Islam fighters called for the all fighters of both Al-shabab and Hizbul Islam to unite heavy fighting against AMISOM and government troops in Dul Haj month for Muslims.
A civilian woman was killed and 7 others wounded in Waberi district in Mogadishu after a stray mortar hit around a mosque in the district.
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed better known as (Farmajo), the newly elected Prime Minister of Somalia has met with more of the transitional parliamentarians to consult with them for appointing the cabinet ministries.
Heavy fighting between the transitional government of Somalia backing by the African Union troops AMISOM has broken out in north of the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Kenyan security forces on Sunday night arrested nearly 20 illegal migrants from war-torn Somalia in the coastal town of Mombasa.
Somali pirates have freed a hijacked South Korean-operated supertanker and its 24 crew, officials said Sunday amid news reports that a record ransom was paid.
the Prime Minister of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) has Saturday called for the Somalia communities in abroad to take part the efforts restoring the peace and stability of the country.
MOGADISHU (Press release 46) Over the past months security forces from Somaliland and Puntland have conducted several successful operations against violent extremist groups in Sanaag Mountains straddling the two authorities.
The officials of Al-shabab fighters have Thursday concluded a seminar for the traditional elders of Mogadishu and threatened they would annihilate all the people of Uganda and Burundian governments whose troops fighting in Mogadishu.
Three California residents were indicted on charges of providing funding and other aid for the Shebab, a Somali-based Islamist group linked to Al-Qaeda, US authorities said Tuesday.
The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Jean Ping, on Tuesday welcomed the endorsement by the Transitional Federal Parliament (TFP) of Somalia of the appointment of the country's new Prime Minister Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed.
Heavy fighting between the troops of the transitional government of Somalia backing by the African Union troops AMISOM broke out in parts of north of the capital overnight.
The African Union has asked the United Nations Security Council to back a naval and air blockade of Somalia.
Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed, the president of the transitional government of Somalia has Saturday said they were committed to implement the Sharia law
Heavy fighting between the troops of the transitional government of Somalia and Al-shabab fighters has broken out in the Somali capital Mogadishu overnight.
Sharif Hassan Sheik Aden, the former minister of finance and deputy Prime Minister of the transitional government of Somalia has successfully won the voting and became the speaker of the Somali parliament, officials told, just as the voting process concl
Somalia has been without a functioning central government or systematical law and order for almost two decades.
UNHCR: Somalia remains failed state with little prospect of meaningful peace on horizon.
At Least 30 Killed in Central Somalia Fighting
A November incident has similarities to the jet-bombing attempt on Christmas Day.
Heavy Fighting Breaks Out in Out of Beledweyn Town and Gunmen Injure, Rob Shopping Centre in Out of Mogadishu
Hizbul Islam Fighter Kills a Civilian in Out of Mogadishu
Hizbul Islam Conducts Operations, Capture 70 Between Bay And Lower Shabelle
Eritrea Sanctioned Over Somalia Terrorism Concern
Somalia: Eight Killed as Battle Rages in Mogadishu, Blast and mortar kill eight in Somalia, Guantanamo 'hell on Earth', says Somali detainee.
Islamists Order Men to Shave Mustache and Release the Beard
Somalia: Calm returns to Elasha Village after large Riot
:: 7 Dec , 2009
At least 13 people most of them civilians have been killed and over 33 others injured in heavy fighting between Al-Shabaab guerrillas ........
:: 6, December 2009
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The Somali government replaced its police and army chiefs Sunday ahead of a planned military offensive, the Somali information minister said.
:: 4 dec. 2009
Somalia blames al-Qaida, Somali group for suicide blast that killed 22 at graduation ceremony
:: 1 December 2009
The president of the Transitional Federal Government Sharif Sheik Ahmed has Tuesday visited several military bases of the government troops in south of the Somali capital Mogadishu and other news.
(CNN) -- Two international journalists were released Wednesday after more than a year in captivity in Somalia.
:: 25 November 2009
Islamist insurgents tell UN's World Food Program to stop importing food aid. Al-Shabab group says massive importing of food is ruining Somalia's agriculture sector.
Thousands of people, including children, are being secretly recruited and trained inside Kenya to battle Islamists in neighboring Somalia
:: 16 November 2009
Somalia — More Ethiopian troops with heavily armed vehicles have vacated from the Kala-beyrka intersection in Hiran region, officials and witnesses told on Monday.
Somalia Terrorist Group Suspected in Killing of Puntland Judge
A judge known for jailing pirates and Islamists has been shot dead in Somalia's northern Puntland region.
Four killed in northern Somalia bomb attack: official
MOGADISHU — At least 17 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in Mogadishu in an exchange of mortar and artillery fire between African peacekeepers and insurgents who fired on the Somali president's plane.
Sheik Aways says: “Our policy is to continue the fighting until we find Islamic government.
Families accuse Kenya of recruiting their Children to fight Somali Islamists.
President Sheriff missed opportunity to attract support from Somalis in the Diaspora.
Fighting rocks Somalia, Somali group executes 2 men accused of espionage, Somali govt troops re-take Baladwayne town, Somalia Fighting Kills 8, Witnesses Say, Deputy Police commander dies and 13 civilians killed as mortars hit Somali capital.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 19 people have been killed in violence involving the militant al Shabaab rebel group since Sunday afternoon, Somali government officials and residents said on Monday.
A brazen, daylight suicide bombing on the African Union's peacekeeping mission in Somalia's capital has killed at least 21 people, mostly peacekeepers, the mission said Friday.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Mortars slammed into Somalia's capital, killing three civilians and at least 12 men at a home for disabled veterans, an official said Saturday. Nearly a dozen other former soldiers were wounded in the attack.
Meeting with Somali President Sharif Ahmed in Nairobi on Thursday, Secretary of U.State Hillary Rodham Clinton
Somali lawmakers reject controversial maritime deal
A well is being dug in Madina Warsame farm in lower shabelle (50 km away from Mogadishu)
Implement of Primary School in Madina Warsame Farm.
Implement of primary school in Celasha biyaha.
Information about activities of Madina Warsame Development Organization in Galgadud region
Information about the activities of Madina Warsame Development Organization in Middle Shabelle region
Madina Warsame Development organization bought residential area for displaced people from Mogadishu in Celasha biyaha of lower shabelle
Madina Warsame Development Organization was founded on 29th march 1997 in Mogadishu, capital city of Somalia.
Madina Warsame Development Organization in partineship with the Association Una Scuola Per la vita in Trento-Italia ......
Sareda Ali Is a Somali lady who likes her country to be developed.