Military court sentences soldier to death for killing Minister

Military court sentences soldier to death for killing Minister

MOGADISHU, Somalia- A Somali military court has on Monday sentenced Ahmed Abdullahi “Aidid” to death for the killing Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction Abbas Siraji in Mogadishu, May 3, Garowe Online reports. Speaking to reporters in Mogadishu, the chairman of Somalia’s military tribunal Colonel Hassan Ali Nour Shuute has announced the final decision of […]

U.S. strikes al Shabaab militants in Somalia: Defense Department

U.S. strikes al Shabaab militants in Somalia: Defense Department

The United States carried out a military strike with regional partners against al Shabaab in Somalia on Sunday in response to recent actions by the militant group, the Department of Defense said. The al Qaeda-linked militant group attacked a military base on Thursday in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, killing 59, a Somali military officer said […]

Somalia zu halten Präsidentschaftswahl im Januar

Somalia zu halten Präsidentschaftswahl im Januar

Somalias Parlament bereitet sich auf die Abstimmung für einen neuen Präsidenten am Ende dieses Monats vor. Es ist die erste Wahl seit dem Ende der Übergangszeit. Bis zu zehn Kandidaten konkurrieren um die Präsidentschaft, einschließlich Des amtierende Präsident Hassan Sh. Mohamud, Premierminister Omar Abdirashid Und ehemaliger Präsident Sharif Sh. Ahmed. Historisch gesehen, Somalis nie wiedergewählt […]

Dozens killed after ceasefire breach in Somalia

Dozens killed after ceasefire breach in Somalia

Rival groups clashed on Sunday in the town of Galkoyo, located on the border between Puntland and Galmudug in northeast Somalia. The town is currently administered by the rival governments of Galmudug and Puntland, causing tension in the area. Over 20 people were killed and around 80 injured, according to news agencies. “Today’s clashes were […]

Hassan expresses condolences over death of former Israeli president

Hassan expresses condolences over death of former Israeli president

President of the Somali Federal Government Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has sent his condolences to Israel over the passing of former President Shimon Peres, A Villa Somalia official told Faaqidaad. “On behalf of the people of Somalia and on my own behalf, I would like to express our condolences over the passing of former President Shimon […]

Somaliland’s political system dominated by Isak tribe

Somaliland’s political system dominated by Isak tribe

Faaqidaad— In 1991, The Northern regions declared to secede from the rest of the country after more than three-week meeting hosted by Burao, the capital in the northwestern Togdheer region of Somalia. We are not here to talk about this issue but we want to look at whether the tribes in the regions that the […]

5 million in Somalia don’t get enough food – UN

5 million in Somalia don’t get enough food – UN

A new UN report says five million people in Somalia are not getting enough food. That’s more than 40 percent of the population of this chaotic Horn of Africa country. The report released Tuesday says the number of people who are food insecure has increased by 300,000 since February. The report says more than 300,000 […]

Miraa flights to Mogadishu resume tomorrow

Miraa flights to Mogadishu resume tomorrow

Miraa flights to Mogadishu will resume tomorrow following talks between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somali counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud today. The breakthrough came after President Kenyatta made a visit to Mogadishu, the first by a Kenyan Head of State in 30 years. This will be a major boost to Meru people, especially small scale […]

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Somali President

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Somali President

ABU DHABI, 22nd August, 2016 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received here today at Al Bahr Palace, President of the Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who is currently visiting the country. The Crown Prince of […]

Somali President: Iran Threatens Arab Security, Hence Ties Were Cut

Somali President: Iran Threatens Arab Security, Hence Ties Were Cut

Mogadishu-Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud will be completing his fourth year in power next September. In his term, Somalia shared the world many political and security turbulences. His Excellency had fought fierce political battles, and survived many parliamentary attempts to oust him. In a relatively short period, Sheikh Mohamoud went from being an academic researcher […]

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