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UN Security Council condemns hotel attack in Somalia

UNITED NATIONS — The UN Security Council on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a hotel in Somali capital of Mogadishu that resulted in the heavy deaths of civilians. In a press statement issued here, the Council members underlined that “neither this, nor any other senseless act of terrorism in Somalia, would dent their […]

March 29th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

From Minneapolis to ISIS: An American’s Path to Jihad.

By SCOTT SHANE Saturday, March 21, 2015 Abdi Nur, right, posted a photo online from Syria. A friend, Abdullahi Yusuf, left, was stopped as he tried to depart. Top, an image of Western passports put up by a Twitter user who says she is an American with the Islamic State. advertisements MINNEAPOLIS — Reading back over […]

March 21st, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Deadly Attack on Somali Government Building.

MOGADISHU, Somalia—Four soldiers were killed when suspected Islamic militants attacked the headquarters of the state government in Baidoa, a Somali official said. Ahmed Mohammed, a local administration official, said on Thursday that three of the militants were also killed in the morning attack. Two explosions went off at the gate of the headquarters of South […]

March 12th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Somalia welcomes US government’s removal of al-Shabaab Defector from the Rewards for Justice List.

Mogadishu, 8 February 2015: The Federal Government of Somalia has warmly welcomed the US Government’s decision to remove senior al-Shabaab defector, Zakaria Ismail Hersi, aka ‘Zaki’, from the Rewards for Justice List. This follows negotiations between the Somali and the US governments to establish clearly and beyond doubt that Zaki has renounced violence, rejected the […]

March 8th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

President Hassan congratulates Somali women on 8 March celebrations

Mogadishu, 8 March 2015: On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2015, the President HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today recognised the contribution of Somali women and their importance to the future peace and prosperity of Somalia. “I want to recognise and honour Somali women of the past, present and future. Somali women have been strong […]

March 8th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY New York, 8 March 2015.

EMBARGOED UNTIL 00.01am SUNDAY 8 MARCH 2015 U N I T E D   N A T I O N S       N A T I O N S   U N I E S THE SECRETARY- GENERAL – MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY New York, 8 March 2015 Twenty years ago, when […]

March 7th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Joint statement by the UN and AU envoys to Somalia UN and AU envoys call for increased measures to combat sexual violence in Somalia .

Joint statement by the UN and AU envoys to Somalia UN and AU envoys call for increased measures to combat sexual violence in Somalia Mogadishu, 03 March 2015 – Speaking at a high level panel discussion on sexual violence in Somalia the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Nicholas Kay and the Special Representative of […]

March 5th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Council of Ministers Discusses Security, Government Agenda and Asisstance to Victims of Central Hotel Bombing.

(For Immediate Release) 26th February 2015, Mogadishu — H.E Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke today chaired the weekly meeting of the Council Ministers. The Council was briefed on the security situation in the country and the Government’s agenda for 2015-2016. Prime Minister Sharmarke was also provided with an update on the state of the […]

February 27th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Obama Nominates 1st US Ambassador to Somalia Since 1991.

By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer Wednesday, February 25, 2015 President Barack Obama has nominated a career diplomat to be the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years, filling a post that has been vacant since the Horn of Africa country collapsed into chaos in 1991, forcing the closure of the American embassy. […]

February 25th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Joint statement by the UN, AU, EU, IGAD, UK and US Envoys to Somalia.

International partners welcome efforts by local elders in the central regions to mediate peaceful solution in Guricel MOGADISHU, 24 February 2015 – The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), United Kingdom and the United States of America have welcomed efforts by local elders and business people in Somalia’s central regions […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in English News | Read More »

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