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KDF kill 21 al-Shabaab an dHouse team urges Kenyans to support KDF mission

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KDF kill 21 al-Shabaab an dHouse team urges Kenyans to support KDF mission

KDF troops in Somalia. Kenya Defence Forces troops in Somalia say they killed 21 al-Shabaab militants in a clash in Dobley area and recovered 17 AK47 rifles, five rocket propelled grenades and other assorted ammunition. The incident happened Tuesday after the troops had come under attack as they travelled from Dobley to Tabda. According to […]

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BLOODY DAY IN SOOL AND SANAAG REGIONS OF SOMALIA

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BLOODY DAY IN SOOL AND SANAAG REGIONS OF SOMALIA

Interim President of North East State, Ali Fatah The Northeast Federal State of Somalia Office of the President For Immediate Release The Northeast State of Somalia condemns the violent actions of Somaliland against the innocent civilians in Sool and Sanaag regions of Somalia. We mourn the heartbreaking loss in Laas Anood and Erigabo. The violence […]

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Somaliland battles for recognition and resources

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Somaliland battles for recognition and resources

Flags are waved as soldiers of Somalia’s breakaway territory Somaliland march past during an independence day parade in the capital Hargeisa on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP Photo/Mohamed Abdiwahab  Somaliland remains a strand of British colonial history very few know about, and a place whose tangled legacy even fewer in power consider due to political expediencies. Hence […]

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Top-11 Beautiful Somali Women.

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Top-11 Beautiful Somali Women.

One of the most dangerous countries in the world , rightly , considered Somalia – a country which is on the north-eastern part of Africa . In connection with the continuing armed ethnic and inter-party conflict , Somalia is a country without actually government. Because of bloody civil wars , many residents tend to leave […]

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U.S. seeks to revoke citizenship of Somali-born Muslim cleric

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U.S. seeks to revoke citizenship of Somali-born Muslim cleric

The federal government says a man considered by Somali immigrants as the most important Muslim cleric does not have the “good moral character” to remain a U.S. citizen. The U.S. attorney’s office wants the citizenship granted to Mohamed Idris Ahmed in 2003 revoked. Prosecutors say he lied on his naturalization application by not mentioning that […]

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A suicide car bomber targets traffic police HQ in Mogadishu killing 6

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A suicide car bomber targets  traffic police HQ in Mogadishu killing 6

  A suicide car bomb at Mogadishu’s traffic police headquarters killed at least two officers on Monday, Somali police said, and the country’s al Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility. Three other police were wounded during the attack, said traffic police officer Mohamed Nur. “It was a suicide car bomb that hit the gate. We also […]

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Somali refugee in critical condition after setting herself alight on Nauru

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Somali refugee in critical condition after setting herself alight on Nauru

Somali refugee Hodan set herself alight on Nauru on Monday just days after another refugee in Australian-run detention died of injuries sustained from self-immolating. A young refugee woman from Somalia has set herself alight at an Australian detention centre on Nauru, just days after a 23-year-old man, Omid, died of injuries sustained in a similar […]

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More than 400 refugees most  from Somalia ‘drown in Mediterranean’ after boats capsize crossing from Egypt to Italy

A boat carrying more than 400 migrants , mostly Somalis (but there would also Ethiopians and Eritreans ) , capsized in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe’s southern shores . Fears for a new massacre at sea with hundreds of deaths . This was reported by the BBC Arabic that migrants ” were […]

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At least eight people were killed Monday and early Tuesday in U.S. airstrikes targeting al-Shabab

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At least eight people were killed Monday and early Tuesday in U.S. airstrikes targeting al-Shabab

At least eight people were killed Monday and early Tuesday in U.S. airstrikes targeting al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said unmanned drones were used in the attacks. Witnesses and officials told VOA’s Somali service that five militants and three civilians were killed in the airstrikes, which hit the al-Shabab-controlled village […]

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Obama calls Libya his ‘worst mistake’

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Obama calls Libya his ‘worst mistake’

Barack Obama says the biggest mistake of his presidency was the lack of planning for the aftermath of the fall of late Libyan leader Mummar Gaddhafi, with the country spiraling into chaos and grappling with violent militants. Reflecting on his legacy in a Fox News interview aired Sunday, Obama said his “worst mistake” was “probably […]

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