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Somalia: U.S Strongly Condemns Mogadishu Restaurant Attack

0 Visits: 153 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 18:29:11
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — The United States condemns in the strongest terms last night's barbaric attack on the Pizza House restaurant in Mogadishu which left about 20 people dead and more than twenty others wounded.

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Somalia: Security Forces Swift Response Prevented More Deaths in Al-Shabab Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 166 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 13:32:26
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The African Union Special Representative for Somalia Francisco Madeira, commends the swift response by Somali National Security Forces to the attack by Al-Shabaab terrorists on a restaurant in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening.

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Passenger Demand Drives Increase in Flydubai's Frequency to Tanzania

0 Visits: 141 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 13:26:14
DUBAI, UAE (Somali Update Online) — Dubai-based flydubai (www.flydubai.com) today announced the start of flights to Kilimanjaro from 29 October.

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Somalia: Car Bomb and Armed Militants Attack on Popular Mogadishu Restaurant

0 Visits: 236 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 22:19:47
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — At least four people have been confirmed dead and several others injured after Al-Shabab car bomb followed by gunmen attack targeted a popular restaurant in K5 area in Mogadishu on Wednesday night.

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Somalia: 50 Al-Shabaab Militants Defected Since President Farmaajo's Amnesty Offer

0 Visits: 228 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 19:23:52
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Fifty members of the Al-qaeda-affiliated terror group Al-Shabaab have surrendered to Somali Federal Government taking advantage of recent President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's amnesty call, Somali government said on Wednesday.

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BREAKING: Somali Military Court Concludes Hearing Case on Death of Former Minister

0 Visits: 198 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 16:41:51
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali military tribunal concludes hearing on the shooting death Public Works Minister Abbas Siraji, as the court mentioned that verdict expected at later date.

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DJIBOUTI: Qatar Withdraws Troops from Djibouti-Eritrea Border Mission

0 Visits: 225 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 15:49:09
DOHA – Qatar said on Wednesday it had withdrawn its peacekeeping troops from the disputed frontier between Djibouti and Eritrea, after the two East African countries sided with Saudi Arabia and its allies in their standoff with Qatar.

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KENYA: August Election Tensions Rise in Parts of Kenya

0 Visits: 163 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 15:40:14
NAROK, Kenya – The county of Narok is one of Kenya's most economically important regions, home to wildlife sanctuaries like the world-famous Maasai Mara reserve, vast agricultural plantations, and highways linking the East African coast to the interior.

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Somalia: Special Forces Strike Destroys Al-Shabab Training Base Near Sakow

0 Visits: 1107 | Sunday June 11, 2017 - 16:30:41
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali and U.S Special Forces conducted an airstrike on a major Al-Shabab base near Sakow town, in Middle Jubba of Southern Somalia, destroying the base, President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said.

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Somaliland Supports Saudi Arabia's Position on Qatar

0 Visits: 467 | Saturday June 10, 2017 - 19:58:17
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland on Saturday said it has backed the Saudi Arabia's stand on Qatar following diplomatic crisis between the Arab countries.

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