Monday, August 3, 2020

Somalia: Inadequate US Airstrike Investigations

Two United States airstrikes in Somalia in early 2020 killed seven civilians in apparent violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said today. US forces have...

Statement on fostering consensus and reconciliation

Somalia’s international partners (listed below) welcome the proposal by President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmajo’ on 14 June to convene a meeting between the Federal Government of...

Galmudug state security mission not yet accomplished

Galmudug state is a federal member state within the greater Federal Republic of Somalia, as defined by the provisional constitution of Somalia. Its capital...

Statement by the US Calling for a Meeting Between the FGS and Federal Member...

The United States calls for the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) to urgently convene a meeting with all Federal Member State (FMS) Presidents.  The...

Top Al-Shabaab commander surrenders

SNA commander Ahmed Mohamed Tredishe said Bishar Mumin Afrah surrendered at Hiran in Central Somalia. Gen Tredishe told the Somali National News Agency (Sonna) that...

UN Welcomes federal government of Somalia’s recent anti-corruption steps

The United Nations in Somalia welcomes the measures recently announced by the Federal Government of Somalia to tackle corruption. The Somali Government’s cabinet recently endorsed...

UN agencies launch response plan to help flood victims in Somalia

UN agencies on Friday officially released a flood response plan to help nearly one million people who have been affected by the flooding in...

Kenya Police kill terror suspect, two children in Kwale raid

Police in Kwale shot and killed a terror suspect during a night raid. Two children that the suspect was using as human shields were also...

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar wins DFL endorsement in reelection bid

The party endorsement sets up a primary race with Antone Melton-Meaux, an attorney-mediator and political newcomer whose campaign has been based on a series...

AU Special Representative extends best wishes to the people of Somalia on Eid al-Fitr

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, extends his warm and best wishes to...

LAST WEEK NEWS

Amnesty calls for U.S. to compensate civilian victims of airstrikes in...

Human rights group Amnesty International called on the United States to compensate civilian victims and families affected by military airstrikes in Somalia. Amnesty made the...