Thursday, May 25, 2017
Wardheer News

U.A.E. May Fly Warplanes From Somalia as Africa Reach Grows

By Nizar Manek,Bloomberg A proposed United Arab Emirates base in semi-autonomous northern Somalia may add a naval facility to a military airport, extending the Arab nation’s reach on the Horn of Africa coastline, a Somali official said. The U.A.E. has … Continued

Somalia president arrives in Doha

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of Somalia arrived in Doha on a working visit to the State of Qatar. Upon arrival at Hamad International Airport, the Somali president and his accompanying delegation were greeted by HE the Minister of Development Planning … Continued

Blast in Somali capital kills five, injures six – official

By Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A blast in the Somali capital killed five civilians and injured six more on Wednesday, a city spokesman said, underscoring the ability of Islamist insurgents to carry out bombings despite territorial losses. “We have confirmed … Continued

Suqia provides drinking water to over 90,000 in Somalia

DUBAI, (WAM) — The UAE Water Aid Foundation, Suqia, under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has implemented two projects to provide drinking water to over 90,000 people in Somalia. Suqia has implemented these projects … Continued

Worsening Somalia’s Drought: Blowback From US Policy

by JERROD A. LABER The eastern African country of Somalia is currently suffering from a drought that has lasted for more than two years. A drought in an underdeveloped agrarian country that also lacks basic sanitation systems means further complications … Continued

Rescuers pull 2,121 migrants to safety in Mediterranean

Rescuers pulled 2,121 migrants to safety from boats in the Mediterranean late on Friday and early on Saturday and recovered one dead body, the Italian coastguard said. More than 45,000 people have reached Italy by boat from North Africa this … Continued

Please rescue our son, family pleads after Al Shabaab video

By John Oywa Kenya Defense Force officer Alfred Kilasi. (Photo:Denish Ochieng’) The pain of last year’s Al-Shaabab attack at El-Adde in Somalia returned to haunt a family in Western after their son, long perceived dead in the deadly assault, resurfaced … Continued

Somalia invasion changed Kenya

By PATRICK GATHARA When Kenyan troops crossed the proverbial Rubicon and entered Somalia nearly six years ago, it caught almost everyone by surprise. It was Kenya’s first sustained and significant foray into its troubled neighbour’s territory and ran counter to … Continued