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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
The Muslim-majority countries of Tajikistan, Somalia and Brunei have clamped down on Christmas. In the case of the latter country, celebrating the Christian holiday has been banned entirely.
Terror attack by radical Islamist Al-Shabab militia on Thursday in Kenya sparks all-round condemnation
By Dr Cesar Chelala In the 26th year of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Somalia recently became the 195th state party to ratify the convention. As South Sudan is expected to ratify the Convention later his year, the US would be the only country in the world that hasn’t yet ratified the CRC. The Convention is an …
Need for collaboration against abhorrent terrorism, says FM spokesman
Both attacks have left dozens dead
Foreign minister Shoukry describes crisis in parts of Somalia as “alarming”, warranting an “immediate response”