Somalia

Turkey's military training camp in Somalia Due to open Shortly

0 Visits: 73 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 16:21:55
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Somali foreign minister said that a Turkish military training camp in Somalia is due to be opened shortly, which is expected to open in Somalia in the coming months, Anadolu Agency reported.

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US Department of State Removes Former Shabab Leader from its Designated Terrorist List

0 Visits: 185 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 01:19:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The U.S. State Department confirms that it removed Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, al-Shabaab's former deputy leader, from the most wanted list of international terrorists, US media reported.

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Shabab Attacks Police Station with Suicide Car Bomber, Kills a dozen people among them Regional Officials,

0 Visits: 64 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 09:14:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) At least a dozen people were killed on Thursday among them a regional, after a suicide bomber affiliated to the extremist groups rammed the explosive laden car into the gates of a police station at the Maka Mukarama road in Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

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Somalia Cabinet passes the Draft National Communications Act

0 Visits: 70 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 01:36:30
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Cabinet of the Federal Government of Somalia has unanimously passed the draft National Communications Act, submitted by the Ministry of Posts, Telecom and Technology, press release by the Ministry of communication stated.

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Blackwater founder's FSG signs security deal with Somali region

0 Visits: 82 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 00:34:15
By Reuters- NAIROBI - Frontier Services Group (FSG), co-founded by Erik Prince who created the U.S. security firm Blackwater, said on Thursday it would provide logistics, aviation and security services for a regional development project in Somalia.

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Suicide Car bomber Attacks local Government Offices, Kills at least 15

0 Visits: 71 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 15:09:50
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) At least 15 people were killed and a dozen more were wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bomber hits local government offices in Mogadishu's Wadajir disttict, officials said.

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Somali Military Court Sentences to Death killer of Public Works Minister

0 Visits: 83 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 17:11:29
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) A Somali military court in Mogadishu has concluded a hearing for the murder of the country's youngest Minister late Abbas Abdulahi Sheikh, 31 who was killed in May by guards of another government official in May, local media reported.

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Somali Government Captures Shabab Regional Intelligence Chief - Official

0 Visits: 88 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 16:42:32
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The government of Somalia on Monday announced that it had captured regional intelligence for the Shabab in a security operation, Security Ministry said in a statement.

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Norway said to Recognize Somali Diplomatic Passport.

0 Visits: 80 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 15:36:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Norwegian government has announced that it has recognized the Somali diplomatic passport becoming the third EU country to recognize the Somali passport, Somali officials said.

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Aftermath of the Attack, Somali Youth Mobilize to Clean up at Pizza House

0 Visits: 95 | Sunday June 18, 2017 - 21:37:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) Somali youth organized themselves to clean up Pizza house restaurant, which was destroyed by the recent Shabab attack, an act widely welcomed by the Somalia Federal government, reports said.

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Shabab Attacks Twin Popular Restaurants in Mogadishu, Killing at least 17

0 Visits: 108 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 01:03:15
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) Gunmen stormed twin popular Mogadishu restaurants on Wednesday, killing at least 17 and wounding dozen more.

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Somalia Military Court Says it Concluded Hearing for late Minister's Killing

0 Visits: 110 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 17:32:02
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) — Somali military tribunal concludes hearing on the shooting death Public Works Minister Abbas Siraji, as the court mentioned that verdict expected at later date officials said.

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AMISOM dismisses International Refugee Rights Initiative research findings as highly flawed

0 Visits: 119 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 21:11:39
Mogadishu- (Horn Observer Online) The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) dismisses as highly flawed, a research report on Somali perspectives on AMISOM published by the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) titled 'They Say They Are Not Here To Protect Us', published on 31 May…

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Turkey sends aid to cholera victims in Somalia

0 Visits: 130 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 17:41:10
By Duygu Yener ANKARA

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Official: Qatar flights using Somali airspace

0 Visits: 128 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 14:45:51
By: Abdi Guled - AP

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Somalia: Ministry starts offering Top-level Domain (dotSO) Services to Government Ministries

0 Visits: 125 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 14:20:16
(Mogadishu – (Horn Observer Online) The Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Technology has officially announced that the Ministry is offering domain and email services based on Somalia's country-code top-level domain (dotSO).

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab Commanders Defect in Hiraan and Kismayo

0 Visits: 125 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 10:10:06
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Two senior Shabab members were confirmed to have defected to the government of Somalia in the towns of Beletweine and Kismayo, Somalia Ministry of Information said Tuesday.

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Turkish humanitarian aid ship leaves for Somalia

0 Visits: 121 | Monday June 05, 2017 - 01:10:00
MERSIN, Turkey - Turkey on Sunday sent a ship carrying 13,000 tons of food and humanitarian aid to Somalia from southern Mersin province.

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Local Rally for President farmajo's First 100 Days in office.

0 Visits: 128 | Sunday June 04, 2017 - 13:50:26
Thousands of ordinary Mogadishu residents rally at Konis Stadium celebrating President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's first 100 days in office.

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Somali Immigration Chief Visits Somali Embassy in Belgium

0 Visits: 139 | Friday June 02, 2017 - 14:29:21
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Director General of the Somali Immigration and Naturalization Directorate Kofi Mohammed Adam, visited the Embassy of Belgium in their own country, reports said.

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