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Somali Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

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Somali Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

A Somali minister survived an assassination attempt Sunday when a hand-grenade was thrown at his car in the capital, Mogadishu. Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan Noah, Minister of Youth and Sport, told VOA that the explosive device hit his car as he was shopping at a local market in Maka al-Mukaramah, the capital’s busy main street. “When […]

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Democracy rally held in front of White House, Gülenist coup attempt in Turkey condemned

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Democracy rally held in front of White House, Gülenist coup attempt in Turkey condemned

Turkish Americans and American Muslims staged a rally on Sunday in front of the White House to show support for Turkish democracy after the failed Gülenist coup of July 15. The ‘Democracy against Coup’ rally was organized by the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC), which is an umbrella organization for approximately 150 Turkish-American associations. […]

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‘Mental health was a factor in London horrific attack.’ says London police

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‘Mental health was a factor in London horrific attack.’ says London police

A woman was killed and five other people injured by a man with suspected mental health issues who went on a rampage with a knife in central London, an attack police said could be linked to terrorism. Armed police were called at 10:33 p.m. (2133 GMT) after a man with a knife started to attack […]

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Officer injured after explosive is thrown at group in Lamu

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Officer injured after explosive is thrown at group in Lamu

An Administration police officer and a National Youth Service excavator machine operator have been injured in Lamu County after they were attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab members. According to Lamu County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri, a home-made bomb exploded injuring the officers on Usalama Road, where a wall is being built to separate the county from neighbouring […]

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Al-Shabab attacks CID headquarters in Mogadishu

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Al-Shabab attacks CID headquarters in Mogadishu

Al-Shabab attackers set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia’s capital before gunmen stormed inside, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said. The armed group quickly claimed responsibility for the assault on the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Mogadishu on Sunday. It was the second major operation in […]

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Somali Government Reaffirms Its Commitment to Fighting Female Genital Mutilation

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Somali Government Reaffirms Its Commitment to Fighting Female Genital Mutilation

– The Federal Government of Somalia has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure female genital mutilation (FGM) and other forms of gender violence are eliminated. The pledge was made at a forum held in the Somali Capital, Mogadishu, on Wednesday and attended by women leaders from all the regions in Somalia, officials from the federal government, […]

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UPDF soldiers injured in Mogadishu attack

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UPDF soldiers injured in Mogadishu attack

raadi macluumaad… Daawo sawirada: Qasaaraha ka dhashay qaraxa garoonka oo sii kordhay (Faahfaahin) Two Ugandan soldiers were yesterday injured and eight Somali nationals killed in an early morning attack on the African Union forces base in Somalia. The spokesperson of the Ugandan contingent, Capt Flavia Telimulungi, told Daily Monitor on phone yesterday that two vehicles […]

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ISIS claims deadly attack on French church

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ISIS claims deadly attack on French church

  Two assailants who had taken five people hostage in the church at Saint-Etienne-du -Rouvray near Rouen were killed in a police operation to end the assault. (AFP) Reuters, Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France Tuesday, 26 July 2016 Text size A A A  ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a French church earlier on Tuesday, […]

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Lone’ Munich shooter kills nine, commits suicide

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Lone’ Munich shooter kills nine, commits suicide

n München im Ausnahmezustand. Das Minutenprotokoll der Terrornacht. Foto: dp A teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree at a busy Munich shopping centre and then committed suicide had likely acted alone, German police said Saturday The third attack on civilians in Europe in just over a week sent panicked shoppers […]

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I give Erdoğan great credit for turning the coup around: Trump

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I give Erdoğan great credit for turning the coup around: Trump

 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has commented on the July 15 failed coup attempt in Turkey, saying he gave President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan “great” credit for being able to turn the situation around. “The coup never took place — the coup was not successful, and based on the fact, and I give great credit to […]

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