Monday, August 21, 2017
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Shabaab confirm killing of official in US airstrike

Slain Al-Shabaab operative Sheikh Ali Mohamed Hussein alias Ali Jabal By ABDULKADIR KHALIF The Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has confirmed the killing of its senior operative Sheikh Ali Mohamed Hussein alias Ali Jabal, in a US air strike. The group … Continued

I Will Never Forget Her Face

UN Migration Agency’s Bashir Mukhtar talks to his colleague Mary-Sanyu Osire about his humanitarian work Photo: UNSOM Somalia 2017 On a hot, flat, stony plateau outside Kismaayo, Somalia, hundreds of people pack into a settlement for displaced people. Bashir Mukhtar … Continued

Hopes fade for Al-Shabaab captives’ relatives

Christine Charles (right) mother of KDF soldier Leonard Maingi Kiiyo who Al-Shabaab militants released video purporting to execute him on August 5, 2017. Families whose relatives have been captured by the terrorist group are in distress and all they want … Continued

Egypt’s Sisi assures Somali counterpart of Cairo’s support for Somalia

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi during his meeting with Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (Photo: the Egyptian Presidency) Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed Egypt’s support for Somalia at a meeting with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Sunday in Cairo, a presidential … Continued

Little-Known Qatari Sheikh Embraced by Saudi in Surprise Move

Light trails from automobile traffic traveling along the King Fahd highway, left, and Olaya Street, right, lead towards the Kingdom Tower, center rear, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Photographer: Simon Dawson/BloombergBy   Zainab Fattah Sheikh Abdullah … Continued

Cost of Kenya election to rise further over petitions

The Supreme Court building in Nairobi. PHOTO | DOUGLAS KIEREINI | NATION MEDIA GROUP By ERICK ODUOR Election petitions, starting with the filing of a lawsuit challenging the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, are expected to increase the cost of … Continued

Hajj – Not a two-week vacation

BY: SACHIKO MURATA, WILLIAM C. CHITTIC The hajj is a set of rituals that take place in and around Mecca every year, beginning on the eight and ending on the thirteenth day of the last lunar month, Dhu’l-Hijja (The Month of the … Continued