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Four militants executed by firing squad in Baidoa city.

Somali military court on Monday has executed four suspects linked to Al- Shabaab for carrying out blasts in the town of Baidoa, the administrative capital

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Pentagon Warns Ships as Pirates Again Prowl Waters Off Somalia.

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — Commercial ships must once again shore up their defenses against forced boardings at sea, United States Defense Department officials said on

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France frontrunners to contest in election run-off on May 7.
- Apr 24, 2017
Pro-European Emmanuel Macron is set to face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential run-off, results showed Sunday, making him clear favourite to emerge as the country's youngest leader ...
Homeland Security Secretary: ‘I Don’t Know How To Stop’ Homegrown Terrorist Attacks.
- Apr 24, 2017
John Kelly, the man in charge of protecting the nation’s homeland security, admitted Sunday that he has absolutely no idea how to prevent homegrown terrorist attacks. “There are so many aspects ...
Pentagon Chief Visits Djibouti, Sole US Base in Africa.
- Apr 24, 2017
DJIBOUTI — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has visited Djibouti, the tiny east African nation that is home to the United States’ only military base on the continent, in his ...
US officials say pirates have returned to Somalia waters.
- Apr 24, 2017
Pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend, senior U.S. officials said Sunday. The attacks follow about ...
Article 308: Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists.
- Apr 24, 2017
A law which protected rapists from punishment if they married their victims has been scrapped in Jordan. The Jordanian cabinet revoked Article 308 on Sunday, after years of campaigning by women's ...
Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack.
- Apr 24, 2017
Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff have resigned in the wake of a Taliban attack that left scores of soldiers dead, the presidential palace says. The attack happened on ...
Samsung to update software over ‘red screen’ smartphone.
- Apr 24, 2017
Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone, it said Monday after some consumers complained of red-tinted screens. The launch of ...
Thirteen charged in Uganda over murder of top policeman.
- Apr 24, 2017
Thirteen people have been charged over the murder of Uganda’s police spokesperson who was killed in mid-March along with two other officers. They were arraigned in court on Saturday and were ...
UK takes leadership role to campaign for Somalia in international level, says Eng. Yarisow.
- Apr 23, 2017
Mogadishu, 23 April 2017 – The Minister for Information of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman [Eng: Yarisow] has on Saturday had lengthy meeting with the UK ...
The UAE promises $45 million for the Somali people.
- Apr 23, 2017
Mogadishu, 23 April 2017 – The United Arab Emirates ambassador to Somalia H.E. Mohamed Al-Othman, has paid courtesy call to the Ministry of Information and met with the Minister for ...
Puntland troops targeted with a roadside bomb near Galgala.
- Apr 23, 2017
A blast hits regional forces of Somalia’s Puntland in the north of the country near Galgala mountainous in the Barri region, KNN reports. The roadside bomb on Sunday targeted Puntland security ...
BREAKING NEWS:- President Farmaajo in Baidoa.
- Apr 23, 2017
Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is visiting the southren Somali town, Baidoa, KNN reports on Sunday. Reports said that security has been beefed up in and out of the town. The president ...
KENYA: Militant groups lure youth into terrorism, sex slavery
- Apr 23, 2017
A significant number of youth who have been pursuing degrees in Kenyan universities have ended up in ruin, after they fell into the trap of terrorists, Sunday Nation can reveal. The ...
Duale, Maalim camps clash, several injured
- Apr 23, 2017
Several people sustained minor injuries after supporters of the main JP and Wiper rivals for Garissa Township MP clashed in Garissa Ndogo on Thursday evening. Police fired in the air and ...
Armed Conflicts Exacerbate Famine In South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia And Yemen Listen• 3:48
- Apr 22, 2017
Famine was declared in South Sudan earlier this year, and three other countries - Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen - face food emergencies that could degenerate into famine. More than 20 ...
Barack Obama returns to public life
- Apr 22, 2017
Having largely remained silent since Donald Trump succeeded him as US president in January, Barack Obama will make his first public appearance on Monday in his adopted hometown of Chicago. The ...
UN food relief agency air-lifts food, medical supplies to 31,000 famine-stricken Somalis
- Apr 22, 2017
As the drought intensifies in south and north-eastern Somalia, the United Nations emergency food relief agency today airlifted to Mogadishu enough high-energy biscuits to assist 31,000 people for three days. The ...
General: US Not At War In Somalia
- Apr 22, 2017
The head of the United States Africa Command (Africom) has indicated that Pentagon will not step up the US combat role in Somalia.Marine Corps General Thomas Waldhauser told reporters in ...

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