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Former Somali leader Ali Khalif Galaydh, Twin Cities professor, dies at 78

Professor and onetime prime minister worked to rebuild his homeland. By Eric Roper Star Tribune NOVEMBER 24, 2020 — 11:31AM JEFF WHEELER – STAR TRIBUNE FILE GENERAL INFORMATION: Wednesday,...

Vietnam, Indonesia condemn violence in Somalia

Vietnam and Indonesia condemn violence, attacks using improvised explosive devices and suicide attacks at troops and peace-keeping forces in Somalia. VietnamPlusTuesday, November 24, 2020 11:32 At...

Halima Aden reveals regret over representation of hijab in fashion shoots: ‘I lost touch...

When Halima Aden made the cover of Vogue Arabia in 2017 as the first hijab-wearing woman to cover a Vogue title, it was certainly...

Somalia’s Strongest Tropical Cyclone Ever Recorded Could Drop 2 Years’ Rain In 2 Days

The strongest tropical cyclone ever measured in the northern Indian Ocean has made landfall in eastern Africa, where it is poised to drop two...

No Shortcuts to Negotiating With al-Shabaab

Editor’s Note: The United States recently attempted to negotiate with al-Shabaab, a Somali terrorist group tied to al-Qaeda. Negotiations appear to have failed almost...

Life after al-Shabab: Driving a school bus instead of an armed pickup truck

The Somali militant group al-Shabab recruits thousands of foot soldiers, but also needs people to provide public services in the area it controls. Any...

Year’s second in Arabian Sea, severe cyclone Gati headed to Somalia

Written by | Pune | Updated: November 22, 2020 9:03:29 pm Cyclone Gati poses no threat to India, as it is headed towards the Somalia...

Somaliland Frees Christian Couple Jailed For Evangelism

A married Christian couple detained for evangelizing in Muslim-majority Somaliland have neem released, well-informed sources told BosNewsLife. Aid group Barnabas Fund said the couple was...

If Ethiopia descends into chaos, it could take the Horn of Africa with it

As conflicts rapidly unfold in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen, the US, UK and European states are being sidelined Ethiopian army forces preparing to cross...

Minister: The execution of a Norwegian citizen in Somaliland is unacceptable

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed Somaliland that they expect the death sentence against a Norwegian citizen will not be enforced. On Friday,...

20 killed in clashes with al-Shabaab in central Somalia

More than 20 people were killed on Monday after al-Shabaab militants clashed with armed villagers and local forces in central Somalia, authorities said. Monika MihajlovskaMogadishu, 30...

Kenya dismisses claim it is interfering with Somalia affairs

Nairobi says the claims by Somalia are nothing but unsubstantiated allegations. Kenya has denied claims by Mogadishu that it is meddling in Somalia’s internal affairs. Through...

Somalia expels Kenya’s ambassador over his country’s ‘overt and blatant interferences’

The Somali government has expelled Kenya’s ambassador to the country after accusing his country of “continuous interferences in the internal and political affairs of...

Ethiopia crushes Tigrayan rebel, captures its main base: PM Ethiopia

Ethiopian forces have broken the last line of defense for the Tigrayan militia whose rejection of the government’s writ, defiance to hold illegal elections...

Suicide bomber strikes Somalia short after visit by US Acting Defense Secretary

More than 8 people died on Friday evening outside the busy Gelato Devino restaurant near the famous KM-4 junction along Mogadishu Airport road, police...