Monday, April 23, 2018
Wardheer News

Somalia army kills 30 al-Shabab militants in fighting

MOGADISHU, Somalia National Army (SNA) said Tuesday its forces killed 30 al-Shabab militants in security operation in Hiiraan region of central Somalia. Army Spokesperson in Hiiraan region, Mohamed Noor Agajof said the SNA forces also recovered military equipment from the … Continued

AMISOM campaigns against roadside bombs in Somalia

Some of the IEDs that are used by Al Shabaab insurgents in Somalia to target Africa Union peacekeepers. By RISDEL KASASIRA KAMPALA-The African Union in Somalia is calling for concerted efforts to end use of roadside bombs by Al Shabaab … Continued

Somalia changes position on millions of cash from UAE

Aden Adde International Airport, Mogadishu. The Somali government seized $9.6 million in possession of the United Arab Emirates ambassador at the airport last week . PHOTO | FILE By VALENTINE OBARA MOGADISHU, The Somali government has said it will utilise millions … Continued

Somaliland poet jailed for Somalia reunification poetry

HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE SOMALILAND Poet Nacima Qorane was found guilty of bringing the state into contempt for backing Somaliland’s reunification with Somalia. A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail. … Continued

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia’s Puntland region

Somali officials are said to have stopped a plane from the United Arab Emirates from leaving the country after Emirati military trainers on board refused to hand over their luggage to be scanned and searched. The local news website  reported on Saturday … Continued

Senior al-Shabab commander defects to Somali government

MOGADISHU, A senior al-Shabab commander on Saturday surrendered to Somali security forces in Bula-hawo town in Gedo region, southern Somalia, officials said. Ali Hassan Abdi, Somali security official in the region told media that they would welcome anyone of the … Continued