UK plans Somali trade, investment meeting.

london conference 1The United Kingdom has announced plans to host a trade and investment conference for Somalia in London during a planned security meeting to be held there in May, the UK Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, said Thursday. Continue reading

Saudi’s Illegal Immigrants Draw Fear Of “Infiltrators”.

Saudi’s Illegal ImmigrantsMany illegal immigrants have now lived in the Kingdom for decades, prompting government officials to speak of a “humanitarian crisis” Down a narrow alleyway deep in the Jeddah slum of Karantina, three women from Sudan have set up stalls under colourful parasols, selling peanuts, hibiscus petals, dried pulses, baskets, frankincense, calabashes and sandalwood. Continue reading



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Sierra Leone sends troops to Somalia.

alshabFreetown – Sierra Leone’s leader told 850 soldiers on the eve of their deployment as part of an African Union mission to war-torn Somalia on Tuesday that they were on “a great journey of peace”. Continue reading

Rights group criticises Somalia over rapes.

somali troopsSomalia’s state security forces and armed groups have raped and beaten people who sought shelter and safety in emergency camps, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. Continue reading

Gudoomiyaha Baarlamanka Soomaaliya oo si heer sare ah loogu soo dhaweeyey magaalada Baydhabo.

IMG_0288Gudoomiyaha Baarlamanka Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Maxamed Sheikh Cismaan Jawaari iyo Wafdi uu hogaaminayay ayaa maanta si heer sare ah loogu soo dhaweeyey magaalada Baydhabo ee xarunta gobolka Baay. HOOS KA DAAWO SAWIRADA Continue reading

Ra’isal Wasaaraha Soomaaliya oo weli ku guda jira booqashadiisii magalada Kismaayo.

IMG_5142-2Ra’isal Wasaaraha dawladda Federaalka Soomaaliya oo Maalinimadii Shalay isaga iyo wafddi uu Hoggaaminayo gaaray Magaalada Kismaayo ayaa waxaa haatan Kulamo saxaafaddu dibad joog ka tahay kula leeyahay Hotelka tawakal ee Magaalada Kismaayo xubno ka socda Maamulka ku meel gaarka Soomaaliya ee Degmada Kismaayo. HOOS KA DAAWO SAWIRADA Continue reading

The US unhappy Erdogan plans to ‘monitor status of blockade’ in Gaza visit.

ShowImageTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he is planning to visit Gaza and the West Bank to see if Israel is holding up its end of the deal to lift the Gaza blockade, one of the conditions set by Ankara to normalize ties with Jerusalem, Turkish paper Today’s Zaman reported. Continue reading

Not heeding the lessons of war.

walter-pincus_114x80 Capitol Hill’s intensified drumbeat last week for U.S. military intervention in Syria’s civil war ignored the long-term implications of what lawmakers were proposing. Continue reading

After A Decade Long Wait, China And Russia Ink ‘Super Jet’ Military Deal.

Su-35-Wallpapers8-1024x768How about a reported 24 Sukhoi SU-35 fighter jets, and four submarines from RussiaChina‘s new president Xi Jinping was in Russia this week to meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Both sides agreed to two arms-sale contracts in which China will buy Russian Sukhoi made fighter jets, Xinhua and Agence France Press reported on Monday. Continue reading

Australia MPs: Gaza is world’s largest outdoor jail


Two Australian MPs slam Israel’s treatment of Palestinians; Labor MP compares former occupation of Lebanon with Nazi Germany. Continue reading

The US Back up more Isreal settlements in the West bank report

ShowImageA report that calls for boycotting West Bank settlement products and states that Israel could be brought before the International Criminal Court for Jewish building over the pre-1967 lines was approved Friday by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Continue reading

PCC Stephen Bett fears Biggest welfare changes will cause crime

_63023101_stephenbettA Department for Work and Pensions spokesperson said: “Our welfare reforms will help people take greater responsibility for their finances, which will make the move into work and off benefits easier. Continue reading

UK snow: Britons struggle after storms strike

_66591717_pylonOne family trapped in a hillside farm near Wrexham with their 16-month-old baby said they were forced to burn old furniture to keep warm. Continue reading

No 10 struggles to back up Cameron’s immigration speech claims

David Cameron delivers his speech on immigrationAs the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) accused Cameron of increasing intolerance, the prime minister said it was right to tackle immigration that was “badly out of control” under the last government. Continue reading

US Posts Bounty on American Militants in Somalia.

U.S. citizens Omar Shafik Hammami (R) and Jehad Serwan MostafaNAIROBI — The U.S. State Department has offered $5 million rewards for information about two American citizens who have joined ranks with the Somali militant group al-Shabab.  One of the militants is the media savvy al-Amriki, known for his recruitment videos, jihadi rap songs and Twitter battles with al-Shabab’s leadership. Continue reading

The UK is taking a leading role in coordinating international support for President Hadi to implement reform and tackle instability.

yemenThe process of political transition in Yemen is broadly on track but remains delicate and complex. Since his election President Hadi has demonstrated a commitment to tackling violent extremism and re-establishing security in Yemen. The security forces have successfully retaken territory held by Al Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), but AQAP continue to pose a serious threat. Attacks against Yemeni security forces are common and almost 100 Yemeni servicemen were killed in a bomb attack during preparations for the Unification Day Parade on 21 May 2012. Continue reading

Royal Dutch Shell CEO Highlights Somalia Holdings.

Peter Voser of Royal DutchMr. Voser’s Somalia comments are the clearest indication yet the Anglo-Dutch major may exercise exploration rights that are more than 20 years old, signed before the African nation descended into brutal civil war. He addressed the company’s interests in Africa with reporters on the sidelines of a luncheon in Boston. Continue reading

UN officials call for boost in efforts to combat drug-resistant tuberculosis.

10-17-2012tuberculosis“New diagnostics, new drugs and the promise of new vaccines have the potential to further accelerate progress against TB, which still kills 1.4 million people a year – more than any infectious disease other than AIDS. But two obstacles stand in the way,” Mr. Ban said. “The first is the emergence of TB strains that fail to respond to first-line drugs […] the second is the need for funding.” According to WHO, an estimated 8.7 million people developed TB and 1.4 million died from the disease in 2011. Continue reading

Somalia Prime Minister believed upheaval to solve Kismaayo Conflicts. His teams heading to Kismaayo port to have dialogue with the opponents

Shirdon+pixSomali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon has announced he will visit Kismayu on Monday on what he termed a “listening tour.” The strategic port city, 500km south of Mogadishu, is the capital of Lower Juba region and was previously the nerve centre of Al-Shabaab operations.

Arab-league transfer Syrian seat to rebels in show solidarity against bashar.

AsadIn a symbolic blow to embattled Syrian President Bashah Assad, senior Arab diplomats say the Arab League has decided to transfer Syria’s seat to opposition forces. Continue reading

Israeli PM apologizes to Turkey after Obama push but failed to agree the issues of Gaza blockade.

n_43445_4Israel issued a formal apology to Turkey and agreed to pay compensation over the Mavi Marmara killings of 2010 on March 22 after a phone conversation between the two countries’ premiers, Benjamin Netanyahu and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, that was brokered by U.S. President Barack Obama. Continue reading

US Authority encourage Karzai approach to discuss peace with Taliban heading to Qatar.

KarziaKarzai‘s trip to Qatar would represent the first time the Afghan president has discussed the Talibanpeace process in Qatar, and comes after years of stalled discussions with the United States, Pakistan and the Taliban. Continue reading

Immigrant’s 1980s Somali pop group enjoying unexpected revival, thanks to African music campaign.

durdur-band-art-sahra-dawo-and-abdinur-daljir Dur-Dur Band members Sahra Dawo and her husband, Abdinur Daljir, at their Global Mall shop in Columbus.

In recent weeks, Columbus-based, Somali-born musician Abdinur Daljir has drawn press accolades more commonly bestowed on American rock stars. Continue reading

New plan to ensure universal healthcare in Somalia.

somaliaNAIROBI, 22 March 2013 – Every Somali citizen will have access to basic healthcare by 2016 if a new, government-led strategic plan achieves its aims. Continue reading

The Somaliland-Israel Special Relationship

Somaliland-flagThe Somaliland public is highly appreciative of Israel’s assistance to those in dire need, and will remain close friends with the people of Israel forever. Continue reading

Breaking News: Obama arrives in Ramallah to meet with Abbas as more than 300 people protest

obama absAs US President Barack Obama holds talks with PA President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential headquarters, around 300 protesters shouted anti-Obama slogans in a demonstration outside, Ma’an news agency reported. Continue reading




Experts wonder if military remembers lessons from Somalia affair.

Two Somali men sit on the runway at Belet Weyn, Somalia in 1992OTTAWA – The death of Shidane Arone at the hands of Canadian soldiers 20 years ago is often remembered as one of the darkest moments in Canadian military history. Continue reading

Wariye Amiin Yuusuf Khasaaro oo Daah furey in loo Gurmado Xabsiga Dhexe iyo Maxaabiista.

hawlgao-muq“Marnaba ma fileyn in Qoraalkii Amiin ka Qorey Xabsiga Dhexe uu kale  kulmayo Cannaan iyo Caga jugleyn,maxaa wacay Weriye waa Toosh u Shidan Shacabka,waana Qareen u dooda Dadka aan Codkooda la maqlin,Qalinkii Weriye Amiin wuxuu  Dhalay mire Siyaasadeed iyo mid Dhaqaale,waxaa Qoraalkaas ku toosey Dad ka Hurday wixii loo idmaday,wuxuuna  Badbaadiyay Naf qaali ah oo qiima badan,Wariyuhu waa Waardiyaha Noolaha iyo ma Noolaha ku Dhaqan Adduunka”. Continue reading

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