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RW SHARMA’ARKE: Xiriirka u dhaxeeya Sweden iyo Soomaaliya

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RW SHARMA’ARKE: Xiriirka u dhaxeeya Sweden iyo Soomaaliya

Ra’iisul wasaaraha Soomaaliya, Cumar Cabdirashid Cali Sharma’arke ayaa shalay la kulmay safiirka Sweden u fadhiya Somalia, Mikael Lindvall, waxayna ka wadahadleen xoojinta Xariirka ka dhexeeya labada dal. “Waxaan shalay la qaatay kulan miro-dhal ah safiirka Sweden Soomaaliya, Mikael Lindvall waxaana idiin xaqiijinayaa in xiriirka adag uu ka dhaxeeya Somalia & boqortooyada Sweden uu yahay mid […]

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Give us list of Al Shabaab sympathisers or quit, Kenyan MPs tell Aden Duale

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Give us list of Al Shabaab sympathisers or quit, Kenyan MPs tell Aden Duale

Could Thursday’s press conference mark the beginning of the d for Majority Leader and Garisaa Township Member of Parliament Aden Duale, or could it just be a blip on his already controversial political career? That was the question on everyone’s lips after 16 MPs, notably from President Uhuru Kenyatta’s party, The National Alliance (TNA) and […]

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Saudi Arabia launches air strikes in Yemen

A coalition led by Saudi Arabia has launched air strikes against Shia-led Houthi rebels in Yemen, saying it is “defending the legitimate government” of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi. Saudi jets targeted Houthi positions in the capital Sanaa overnight, along with missile batteries and warplanes. Mr Hadi fled to an undisclosed location after rebel forces neared […]

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Protestors in Mandera want county commissioner out over insecurity

Share this story: MANDERA, KENYA: Hundreds of Mandera County residents took to the streets of the border town on Friday protesting over insecurity that has claimed lives of many in the area. The residents led by local political, religious and community leaders held more than six hours of peaceful street march before giving the local […]

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US Confirms Drone Strike Killed Al-Shabaab Leader Tied to Mall Attack

A U.S. drone last week killed Adan Garar, who Pentagon officials said planned Western attacks and was linked to Kenya’s West Gate Mall massacre. American forces used a drone to target and kill a member of the al-Shabaab terrorist network who was tied to the terrorist attack at a luxury shopping mall in Kenya two […]

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Kenyan, three Somali nationals charged in a Nairobi court over Mandera quarry attack

  A Kenyan and three Somali nationals have been charged in a Nairobi court with killing 35 people at a quarry in Mandera. The four were among those who police linked to the Al-Shabaab terror group, which is suspected to be responsible for the December 2 attack. Mr Abubakar Salim Kitonga, the alleged mastermind of […]

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Three dead in attack on Mandera Governor Ali Roba’s convoy

Mandera Governor Ali Ibrahim Roba addresses reporters in the past. At least three people, including two policemen, died on Friday in an attack on Mandera County Governor Ali Roba’s convoy on the Mandera-Arabia road. A former chairman of the Mandera County Council was also killed when two vehicles in the convoy were hit by a […]

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Calgary Imam responds to outstanding U.S. sexual assault charges

  Imam Abdi Hersy poses for a photo at the Abu Bakr Islamic Centre in Calgary on January 4, 2015. Leah Hennel / Calgary Herald A Calgary imam facing outstanding sexual assault charges in the United States says the allegations against him are a “character assassination” and he plans to fight to clear his name. […]

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Overshadowed By Islamic State, Somalia’s Al Shebab Loses Jihadist Lustre

Nairobi:  Eclipsed by newer, more bloodthirsty and media-savvy global jihadists, Somalia’s Al Shebab militants are struggling to stay relevant. On Saturday the two most rapidly ascendant militant Islamist groups joined forces, in words at least, as Nigeria’s Boko Haram declared its allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. The rise of these […]

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Interview with Professor Said Sheikh Samatar at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, Washington, D.C.

Condolences on the passing of Prof Said Sh. Samatar 1 Halka riix oo  ka dhegayso  Wareeysi Lala yeeshay Prof Samatar Markii la doortay Madaxweynaha Somalia Xassan Shiikh iyo odoroskiisii oo dhaboobay Interview with Professor Said Sheikh Samatar at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, Washington, D.C. Ahmed I. Samatar AS: I would […]

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