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No one claimed responsibility for the latest incident but al-Qaida allied group al-Shabaab has conducted similar attacks in Somalia in the past
Al-Shabab militants operate in Kenya from the neighboring Somalia which is facing a security crisis over terror-related incidents.
Al-Shabab militant group which is fighting to overthrow the Western-backed Somali government was driven out of the capital Mogadishu in August 2011
The drastic decision came hours after Kenya hosted President of Somaliland Musa Bihi Abdi in Nairobi for bilateral talks aimed at forging closer ties
The two sides also reviewed ways to advance bilateral relations between the two countries that reflects the historic and extended friendship between the two and confirms the Arab aspirations for Somalia.
Piracy attacks off Somalia coast fell dramatically to just 8 in the five-year period between 2015 and 2019, down from a 2011 peak of 160 attacks
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but al-Qaida allied terrorist group, al-Shabab, has staged such attacks in Somalia in the past
Mursal called on President Mohamed Farmajo to appoint a new PM to replace Hassan Ali Khaire and lead the country to hold universal suffrage elections in 2020-2021
On July 12, the army backed by Southwestern state forces killed seven Al-Shabab extremists in another operation in Bardale town in southern Somalia
On Saturday morning, another bomb attack happened in front of the revenue headquarters in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu, injuring seven people
The report urges donors to build on 2019 gains, sustain lifesaving response and support livelihoods early in 2020. ”
The Horn of Africa country has been riddled by conflict since 1991
Kenyans, Americans, Canadian, British, Tanzanians among fatalities
FM calls for exerting more international efforts to combat terrorism
Egypt’s Prime Minister, Moustafa Madbouly, met on Sunday Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ahmed Isse Awad, in order to discuss bilateral cooperation in the fields of development and security. According to a statement from the cabinet, Madbouly stated during the meeting that has Egypt has for a long time supported the Somalian …
Conflict over diamonds, power, ravages continent
Both discussed latest political developments, enhancement of mutual trade, investments
At least 18 people killed in Mogadishu after two bombers struck city’s government quarter
Egypt’s foreign policy based on not intervening in other countries’ internal affairs
Egypt renews its call on the international community to confront terrorism
New York—Drought in Somalia threatens the lives of almost half the population, according to Somalia’s prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire. Over a two-day span, at least 110 people died of hunger in just a single region in the country. This highlights the tremendous needs Somalia and other African countries have for immediate help. In the …
Over the course of 24 hours, three attacks took place in the three countries leaving dozens dead
The Mediterranean Sea has become a gateway to Europe for refugees and economic migrants
Crises, such as South Sudan, Somalia and Burundi, are clamoring for attention at the upcoming African Union summit. So, too is the thorny question of who should succeed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as AU Commission chair.
No longer a failed state, though struggling to rise from the ashes. Mohamed Omer Arteh, Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister, is Michel Friedman’s guest on Conflict Zone.
The AU peacekeeping mission AMISOM and the militant group al-Shabab have both claimed casualties after the militants attacked an army base in Somalia. But the numbers are difficult to verify, a Somalia expert told DW.
The two countries signed MoU to cooperate economically and politically to promote trade exchange, says Somali minister
An integrated plan is needed to fight terrorism worldwide: Shoukry