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Several dead as Shebab storm African Union base in Somalia

0 Visits: 271 | Friday January 15, 2016 - 00:24:28
Mogadishu (AFP) - Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants stormed an African Union base manned by Kenyan troops in the country's southwest on Friday, with several killed in fierce gun battles.

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Somalia intelligence agency detains journalist for weeks - CPJ

0 Visits: 152 | Thursday January 07, 2016 - 20:09:59
New York, January 6, 2016-Somali authorities should immediately release journalist Abdirisak Omar Ahmed or disclose any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Somalia Expels Iranian Diplomats as It Severe Ties with Iran

0 Visits: 405 | Thursday January 07, 2016 - 02:32:59
MOGADISHU (HO) – Somalia's government has ordered the expulsion of the Iranian diplomats in the country within 72 hour and severed ties in response to the diplomatic fallout between Saudi Arabia and Iran which continues to spread to other countries after Saudi embassy attack in Tehran.

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Somalia: At least 4 Killed after Army members Traded Gunfire in the Coastal town of Barawe

0 Visits: 234 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 23:22:42
MOGADISHU – Somalia - at least four soldiers were killed after Rival Somali army clashed near the coastal town of Barawe in Lower Shabelle region, officials and witnesses said

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Somalia: Military Court Executes Former Soldier For Killing A Civilian

0 Visits: 275 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 22:24:53
By Abdirahman Omar MOGADISHU: Somali military court on Sunday executed in Mogadishu, a soldier accused of killing a civilian, officials said.

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Saudi embassy attacked in Tehran: news agency

0 Visits: 261 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 01:27:55
Tehran (AFP) - Angry crowds protesting at Saudi Arabia's execution of a top Shiite cleric hurled petrol bombs and stormed the kingdom's embassy in Tehran Saturday before being cleared out by police, ISNA news agency reported.

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Restaurant hit by deadly suicide attack in Somalia

0 Visits: 189 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:39:01
MOGADISHU - At least three people have been killed and two others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a restaurant near the presidential palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

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Crisis Group say South Sudan On the Brink of Renewed War – Statement

0 Visits: 240 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:34:01
Juba/Addis ababa/Brussels – Major breach of the agreement signed in Addis Ababa and Juba in August to end South Sudan's now two-year old civil war is increasingly likely. While low-level conflict is continuing in Unity state, conflict is now escalating in the Equatorias and Western Bahr el Ghazal.

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Ugandan army confirms it will leave South Sudan

0 Visits: 267 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:29:20
KAMPALA: Oct 13, 2015 —Ugandan troops will start leaving South Sudan by the end of this week, according to the head of the Ugandan force in the country. This was a key rebel demand during drawn-out talks which led to a peace deal in August. All foreign forces were meant to have left by 10 October.

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Somalia Is No Longer a Failed State – UN Official

0 Visits: 264 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 20:38:02
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (AP) —The top U.N. official for war-torn Somalia says the country is no longer a failed state but a recovering fragile country.

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VIDEO: A Belgium Based Fanatic Declares Fatwa on Non-Muslims

0 Visits: 382 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 19:31:42
Religious fanatic on asylum in Belgium has turned to social media to declare a fatwa on Christian Somalis whom he warned against rebuilding a Catholic Church in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

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Somali Government orders the suspension of 35 Somali news websites Over allegations of Ethics

0 Visits: 236 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 19:21:02
Mogadishu – Official letter from Somali attorney general office that was addressed both to the ministry of information and the ministry of posts and telecommunication to immediately suspend over 35 Somali news websites in the country, pending investigations.

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Aftermath of the Announced Suspension of Alasow's websites in Somalia, Victims dare to speak out!

0 Visits: 230 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:34:07
Mogadishu – Following the degree by the office of the Somalia's Attorney General on Monday calling for suspension to more than 30 news websites accused to be ethically biased, a reporter from the Horn Observer Media spoken to several people to find out more.

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Ethiopian Port Authority Denies Entry and Expels a man disguising as a CSO Rep

0 Visits: 264 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:28:05
Addis Ababa – Ethiopian immigration authorities have on Sunday barred entry and ordered the eviction of a man, disguising as a civic leader at the Bole International, Officials said.

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Victims of Kidnap in Somalia Might Join the Breda Court case against Dahir Alasow

0 Visits: 342 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:10:48
Nairobi, Kenya – Family members of a former Somali police chief might soon join the Breda court case against Dahir Alasow, in his role of the kidnap of the General's wife, family members said.

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"The cost of Human suffering over Negative Publicity Amounts to Suicide," says Prof. Ibbi

0 Visits: 430 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:03:25
Mogadishu – More victims are beginning to speak out publicly over their experiences in negative and biased on-line publications, some of which amounted to death given the false allegations against them. The episode giving victims the opportunity to go public follows after the Somalia's Attorney…

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Israel's top court sends ex-PM Olmert to 18 months in prison

0 Visits: 260 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 17:39:25
KIGALI (AFP) –Rwandan President Paul Kagame said Friday he would run for a third term in line with a constitution amendment which won overwhelming backing in a referendum last month.

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Gunmen seize health workers in central Somalia

0 Visits: 187 | Friday January 01, 2016 - 02:35:39
MOGADISHU (HOL/HO) – Unidentified gunmen abducted two health workers in central Somalia Thursday, the latest in series of attacks targeting health and aid workers in war-torn horn of Africa nation, officials said.

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Somali Innocent Citizen Identified in a UN Report as A Suicide Bomber Demands Compensation

0 Visits: 427 | Friday November 20, 2015 - 17:52:52
MOGADISHU – A Somali innocent citizen who was identified in a UN Monitoring report as the suicide bomber who killed himself in Bosaso police station attack and killed a police commander on August 4, 2014, demanding compensation from the UN Monitoring Group for Eritrea and Somalia, Mohamed Abukar Zubeyr…

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