Somalia

Somalia: President Farmaajo Leaves for KSA amid Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

0 Visits: 757 | Tuesday September 26, 2017 - 20:32:16
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Tuesday traveled on a two day working visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a bit to discuss the Saudi Kingdom over its pressure to reverse the Somali government's neutral position on the Gulf crisis.

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Somalia: Statement at the House of the People on the Amended Media law

0 Visits: 527 | Monday September 25, 2017 - 22:34:40
MOGADISU (Press release) Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) on Saturday 23 September 2017 presented the amended media law before the House of the People in order for the parliamentarians to take their constitutional…

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Somalia: Gunmen Assassinate Senior Military Official in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 711 | Monday September 25, 2017 - 07:08:57
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Gunmen killed Gen, Abdullahi Mohamoud Sheikh aka Qurux in Mogadishu on Sunday night, highlighting the ability of the militants to single out individuals they seek to assassinate, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Media Stakeholders Discuss Somali Media Bill in Mogadishu Forum

0 Visits: 482 | Monday September 25, 2017 - 06:18:16
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Parliamentarians' and media stakeholders' forum was held on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 in Mogadishu, the Somalia's capital, aimed at providing comprehensive inputs for amendment to the Somali Media Bill approved by the Cabinet in July 2017, NUSOJ said.

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Ethiopian Prime Minister meets Somali PM in New York

0 Visits: 671 | Sunday September 24, 2017 - 04:15:29
New York - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held bilateral talks with Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Thursday on the side line of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, officials said

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Somalia: Puntland Forces Seize a boat Carrying Illegal arms

0 Visits: 836 | Sunday September 24, 2017 - 01:02:19
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Puntland Maritime security on Saturday seized a boat carrying illegal fire arms at areas close to Bosaso, Puntland's Bari region, officials said.

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Somalia: First Night Flight Carrying Pilgrims Lands at Mogadishu Airport in 27 years

0 Visits: 1004 | Sunday September 24, 2017 - 00:23:46
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A passenger aircraft carrying 200 passengers, pilgrims landed at Adan Adde Interntional airport on Saturday night, marking the first passenger flight in 27 years.

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Somaliland: Waddani Presidential Candidate Merges Own Clan Strategies to Superficial National Vision Prophesying Doom If He Fails - Opinion

1 Visits: 705 | Saturday September 23, 2017 - 22:34:08
Somaliland politics and party campaigning has taken an alarming turn to the worse these past few weeks. For the first time in the history of the fledgling, internationally yet-to-be-recognized republic of Somaliland and its nascent democracy, national political parties are openly exhorting masses to…

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FULL TRANSCRIPT: Somali PM Addresses the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly 

0 Visits: 592 | Saturday September 23, 2017 - 22:08:56
Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim  Mr. President

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Somalia PM Meets Chinese Foreign Minister on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York

0 Visits: 728 | Friday September 22, 2017 - 00:48:34
NEW YORK (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Thursday met with the Chinese Foreign Ministter Wang Yi in New York, on the sides of the UN General Assembly.

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Somalia: Galmudug Regional State in Trouble Over Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

0 Visits: 565 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 23:17:06
ADADO, (Horn Observer) Galmudug Vice President, Mohamed Hashi Arabey and Ali Ga'al Asir, the speaker of the Galmudug parliament on Thursday opposed the decision by the Galmudug President in which he sided with the Saudi Allaince against Qatar in a press conference held here in Adado, highlighting…

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Somalia: Federal Government Hits back Regional States, Reaffirms its Neutrality Decision in Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 546 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 21:35:43
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday reiterating its decision on June 2017 towards the Gulf crisis, following series of statements issued by some federal member states claiming to have sided with Saudi Alliance over Qatar.

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Somalia: Airport Official Killed in Car Explosion in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 777 | Wednesday September 20, 2017 - 20:14:18
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) An Employee working for the Aden Adde International Airport was killed on Wednesday in an car bomb explosion, witnesses said.

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Somalia Prime Minister Meets with Russian Foreign Minister in New York

0 Visits: 732 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 22:04:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York, officials said.

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Somalia: 2 Federal Member States Defy FGS Position on Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 543 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 21:28:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Galmudug and Southwest States of Somalia announced this week that they oppose the Mogadishu-based central government's position of neutrality towards the current diplomatic crisis of Saudi Arabia allies against the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar, officials said.

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Somalia media fraternities with civil society appeal Somali Media Law to be amended properly - NUSOJ

0 Visits: 497 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 22:53:11
MOGADISHU (Press release) The consultative meeting attended by local Somali media organizations, civil society groups, media professionals and lawyers was focused on creating a platform of media professionals to contribute the ongoing media bill in a professional, accurate and comprehensive manner and…

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Kenyan Army Sets fire on Local Telecom Company offices in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 697 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 22:33:26
BARDHERA (Horn Observer) Heavily armed Kenyan military set fire on local telecom company base in Somalia's Gedo region, local media reports.

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Somalia: 7 Killed in a Disarmament Operation against Armed Militias in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 639 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 00:05:48
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) At least 7 people were killed and several others were wounded on Saturday after Mogadishu Stabilization Security Unit clashed with organized armed militias in Mogadishu's Daynille neighborhood during security operation, media reported.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Parliament Elects New President in a Highly Contested Vote

0 Visits: 443 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 22:41:18
Jowhar, (Horn Observer) Hirshabelle parliament on Saturday elected Mohamed Abdi Waare as its new president, replacing Ali Abdullahi Osoble, officials said.

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6 Alleged Somali Pirates in Yemen jail since 2009 Plead for Help

0 Visits: 661 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 22:03:37
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) 6 alleged Somali pirates who are currently jailed inside a prison at the Yemen capital, San'a plead for help from the Federal government of Somalia, the group said in an interview with Horn Observer.

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