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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Somalia Seeks Easing of Arms Embargo in Effort to Defeat al-Shabab

The Somali government has repeated its plea for world leaders to lift an international arms embargo, as the aid-dependent Horn of Africa nation continues...

Ethiopia vows to restore law and order to restive eastern region

The Ethiopian Ministry of Defense warned on Saturday it will take measures to restore law and order to Ethiopia Somali regional state located in...

Huge car bomb explosion occurred in Mogadishu

A car bomb blast occurred at a security checkpoint outside Somali parliament building in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Sunday afternoon, causing casualties. A witness...

Somaliland arrests King Bur Madow for attending Elder’s crowning in Puntland

The security forces of the northern breakaway region of Somaliland have detained a leading Somali traditional elder in the state's capital, Hargeisa city on...

Thailand arrests nearly 10 Somali nationals in Bangkok

Fourteen people were arrested Saturday evening as raids targeting a specific racial group continued across Bangkok. Sweeps for people of African origin were conducted in...

A former electoral delegate shot dead in Mogadishu

Suspected Al Shabaab assailants have shot and killed an elder said to be a former electoral delegate in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Sunday...

Three dead, several hurt in blasts and battle in southern Somalia

A Somali official says at least three soldiers killed and several others were wounded in IED blasts and gunfight in Lower Shabelle region of...

Allied forces recapture key town in central Somalia

Somali National Army, along with Galmudug state soldiers have recaptured key town in central Galgaduud region during an offensive on Wednesday. The allied troops seized...

President Bashir says Sudan is keen to see a stable and secure Somalia

The official talks between the Sudanese and Somali sides started here on Wednesday at the Republican Palace, with President Omar Bashir heading the Sudan...

Somali parliament speaker urged again to resign amid political stand-off

A Members of Somalia’s Lower House chamber of Parliament called for the resignation of the Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari as the deadlock over the...