The U.N. Security Council warned Thursday that “internal and external pressures risk undermining Somalia’s political unity” and expressed serious concern at the ongoing threats posed by the al-Shabab Islamic extremist group. A presidential statement approved by the 15-member council calls ...Read More »
At 5,000 square meters, the new mosque in one of Stockholm’s immigrant districts that is a fixture on the government’s list of “extremely vulnerable areas,” rife with crime and urban blight, will have 18 domes and cost SEK 100 million ...Read More »
Forty-six migrants drowned and 16 are missing after their boat capsized off the shore of Yemen on Wednesday, the United Nations Migration Agency said. At least 100 migrants were crammed into a smuggler’s boat that left the port of Bossaso ...Read More »
Somalia’s international partners are gravely concerned over the latest armed clashes taking place today near the Tukaraq area of the Sool region between Puntland and ‘Somaliland,’ and are urgently calling for an immediate ceasefire. According to reports, heavy fighting broke ...Read More »
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has witnessed the signing ceremony of an agreement between Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Federal Republic of Somalia for a grant of US$ 10.500 million and provision of technical assistance for the development of ...Read More »
Iran’s envoy to the United Nations has said that Israel’s killing of scores of Palestinian protesters on May 14 was a pre-planned measure. Gholamali Khoshroo made the remarks on Tuesday while addressing the UN Security Council Open Debate on the ...Read More »
Saudi Arabia has agreed to release 1,000 Ethiopian nationals who have been in prison in the Gulf state for a variety of offences, Ethiopian state-affiliated media said. The decision was made after a request by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, ...Read More »
Somalia has taken Kenya to the International Maritime Court. Where do you stand? Mrs Monica, Kenya’s Foreign Minister has been asked.
The most fights happen in a family scenario. Because you are close to each other, you are more likely to be in dispute with your brother than your cousin, who is more distant. But it is not the scenario we ...Read More »
The British Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. David Concar, hosted a welcome home event for young Somali alumni who had spent a year studying in some of the UK’s top universities, with support from the prestigious Chevening scholarship scheme. During the ...Read More »
Thirty-two countries attend US ceremony to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, says Israel’s foreign ministry.
Israel’s foreign ministry said all 86 countries with diplomatic missions in Israel were invited to the embassy opening, and 33 confirmed attendance. However, the Nigerian and Thai representatives did not attend. Most countries say the status of Jerusalem – a ...Read More »