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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Senate readies delegates to mediate between Federal States and central Govt

The Upper House of the Federal Parliament of Somalia has issued a list of delegations planned to send to the regional administrations for mediation...

Recurrent political stand off derails progress in Somalia, says UN envoy

The outgoing United Nations (UN), Michael Keating said a protracted wrangle in Somalia is complicating progress on political and Security, warning that political differences will...

Heavy fighting breaks out in Afgoye town, outside Mogadishu

More details are emerging from a heavy gunfight between Al-Shabaab militants and Somali national army which flared up on Saturday morning in Afgoye district...

Al-Shabab kill civilians in Kenyan border region

Al-Shabab militants on Friday killed two civilians in Garissa county in northeast Kenya, a government official said. Northeastern regional commissioner Mohamed Birik confirmed the incident...

US military kills two Al-Shabaab members in new airstrike

U.S. forces conducted an airstrike during a Somali partner forces-led operation against al­ Shabaab, an al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group, September 11, 2018, in the central...

UN chief appoints new envoy for Somalia

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as his Special Representative for Somalia and Head of...

Unknown fighter jets carry out airstrikes in Middle Shabelle region

Unidentified war planes jets carried out airstrikes outside Jowhar town, the regional capital of Middle Shabelle region on Thursday According to reliable reports from the...

Somali forces carry out massive sweep in capital after car bombings

Somali police launched an operation in Mogadishu, the Somali capital after two car bombs struck local government offices in the city, which claimed the...

Somali government details IGAD summit in Addis Ababa

IGAD heads of state held their 33rd session in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia on Wednesday to discuss the current situation in the region,...

Somali President arrives in Addis Ababa for IGAD summit

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The plane carrying...