Somalia’s PM and Finance Minister are in Washington today for the WB/IMF Annual meeting. This is not the first time Somali delegation attends this yearly meeting, some called it talkfest!.
GARISSA, Kenya (Xinhua)--Kenya's security officers said Friday they have launched a major manhunt for al-Shabab militant behind recent murder of 11 police officers near the border with Somalia.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Burundi will be a major recipient of President Donald Trump’s allocation to the Africa Union troops serving in Somalia this year.
Ankara, Turkey: Turkey has agreed to suspend its Syria offensive for five days and will end the assault if Kurdish-led forces withdraw from a safe zone along the border, US vice president Mike Pence and Turkish officials announced on Thursday after high-stakes talks.
Lawyers representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethiopia in March are set to issue subpoenas to Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, the two biggest U.S. operators of the jet, according to documents seen by Reuters.
The latest Forum survey shows New Democrats with 20 per cent support among decided voters, up from 12 per cent in a similar poll just nine days ago.
MOGADISHU (HOL) -Three people were killed separately in Mogadishu’s Waberi district Wednesday night under unclear circumstances.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Public hearings for the maritime case between Kenya and Somalia will now take place in June 2020, the International Court of Justice has said acceding to Kenya’s request for more time.
CAIRO (Reuters) - The 17-year-old South Sudanese refugee finally managed to escape after three months as a prisoner in a Cairo apartment where she was repeatedly gang raped, only to realize that she had become pregnant by one of her attackers.
NAIVASHA, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya’s opened a $1.5 billion Chinese-built railway line linking Nairobi to Naivasha on Wednesday, despite delays in building an industrial park in the Rift Valley town to encourage freight.
Canadian analysts say such an endorsement is rare, but probably won't move the polls.
The al-Shabab militant group has sown fear and terror in Eastern Africa for more than a decade. The terrorist group is fighting to oust the Somali government and establish a society based on a rigid interpretation of Islamic Shariah law. Its original leadership was affiliated with al-Qaeda.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Hundreds of goats and sheep which had been confiscated by Al-Shabaab were recovered Tuesday by Somali security forces in Gedo region.
Four years ago, almost to the day, we enthusiastically urged voters to back Justin Trudeau and the Liberals. It was high time, we said, to choose a “strong, hopeful alternative” after almost 10 years of regressive Conservative rule. It was an easy choice.
Moderate to heavy rains continued in many parts of Somalia. The Ethiopian highlands also continued to receive heavy rains in the last few days.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Somalia with his family in 2011, when he was the prime minister, and took important steps eight years ago to ensure lasting peace in the region.
Global conservation networks have raised the alarm over the intensifying smuggling of cheetahs trafficked out of East Africa through Somaliland to meet the rising pet trade in Arabian countries. The cheetahs, according to the organisations, are suspected to be originating from Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey’s alternatives for the U.S. F-35 stealth fighter jets are ready and “offers are coming in”, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited as saying by broadcaster NTV on Tuesday.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Hoyo’s Kitchen is a newcomer to Columbus, Ohio’s bustling North Market — an old warehouse filled with food stalls by local restaurants.
Tahnoun bin Zayed, UAE national security adviser and crown prince’s brother, has been in Tehran aiming to defuse Gulf crisis
A Democratic candidate has announced plans to primary U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar for her seat in Minnesota 5th District. John Mason, described in a release as "an accomplished diversity & inclusion Executive...
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Finance Minister Abdirahman Beileh has torn into the recently released report by the Auditor General citing inaccuracies and failure by the Office of the Auditor General to seek audience with the Ministry before releasing the report.
Congresswoman's high profile, Trump's attacks help her raise $1.1 million.
WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump suggested Monday that Syria’s formerly US-allied Kurds could look to 19th century French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte for protection after he ordered the departure of nearly 1,000 US troops from the country
Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited Saudi Arabia in his first trip to the kingdom in over a decade, signing oil agreements and discussing regional security, in particular, Saudi Arabia's ongoing rivalry with Iran.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - An explosive device suspected to have been planted in the residence of a local official in Jowhar went of Sunday killing the official and injuring several others.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Two years ago, this day, a truck loaded with explosives drove into Mogadishu supposedly on its way to the UN compound but went burst in Zoobe Junction leaving in its wake over 500 people dead and over 300 others injured.
President Donald Trump said he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey in response to the nation’s advance into Syria, days after he cleared the way for the offensive by pulling American forces from the area.
MOGADISHU (AFP) - Mortar fire on the zone around Mogadishu airport wounded nine people Sunday, including staff at the African Union and UN missions located there, Somali police and UN sources said.
Abubakar Abdi skipped his usual after-work stop to visit friends at the local Somali mall on Thursday, heading to his Minneapolis home instead to catch President Donald Trump’s speech.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - The UN in Somalia has condemned the mortar shells targeted at its compounds Sunday afternoon terming a ‘blatant act of terrorism.’
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile.
At least 10 General Service Unit (GSU) officers were killed on Saturday after their vehicle ran over an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on Degoh Road in Garissa County.
Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time there’s an asterisk: Olympic champion Kipchoge performed his feat under conditions so tightly controlled to maximize his success that it won’t appear in the record books....
DUBAI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Iran is prepared to hold talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia with or without the help of a mediator, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, ahead of a visit by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.