Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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UN Security Council condemns latest terrorist attack in Mogadishu

A street scene in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. Photo: AU-UN IST/Stuart Price Strongly condemning the latest deadly terrorist attack in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations Security Council today reiterated that its determination to support peace, security and development … Continued

Death toll rises to 39 in Mogadishu bombing

AFP / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB Shabaab militants were driven out of Mogadishu in 2011 but continue to launch terror attacks inside the Somali capital — such as this raid on a hotel which killed 28 people in January 2017 The toll … Continued

Blast in Somalia kills 15 in Mogadishu marketplace

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a blast at a busy market in the western part of Somalia’s capital killed at least 15 people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the powerful blast thought to be from a car … Continued

Islamic extremists denounce Somalia’s new president

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A commander of Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels denounced said the country’s recent election of a new president and vowed to continue fighting the government, the first official comment from al-Shabab since the president’s election earlier this … Continued


BY TOM ODULA NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fellow refugees say at least 140 Somalis have been settled in the United States after being blocked for days by President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. The refugees spoke … Continued

Still in Limbo, Somaliland Banking on Berbera

James Jeffrey HARGEISA, Somaliland, Feb 17 2017 (IPS) – Crossing African borders by land can be an intimidating process (it’s proving an increasingly intimidating process nowadays in Europe and the US also, even in airports). But crossing from Ethiopia to … Continued