Wakiilka Turkiga u fadhiya gaashaanbuurta NATO, Ahmet Berat Çonkar, ayaa ugu baaqay dalalka xubnaha ka ah isbahaysigaasi inay waddankiisa ka taageeraan dagaalka dhulka ee cusub ee uu kula jiro xooggaga YPG ee Kurdiyiinta Suuriya.
Xulufada uu hogaamiyo Sacuudiga ee la dagaalamaaya Xutiyiinta Yeman ayaa ballan qaaday in ay bixin donaan lacag dheeraad ah oo dhan hal bilyan iyo bar doolar oo ay ku caawinayaan dalka Yeman si loogu xaliyo musiibada bini'aadanimo ee ka taagan dalkaasi.
Iyadoo uu si weyn u soo shaac baxay ismaandhaaf siyaasadeed oo ka taagan maqaamka magaalada caasimadda ah ee Muqdisho, duqa magaaladana uu ku baaqay in shir looga xaajoonayo arrintani la qabto dhammaadka bishan ayaa waxaad mooddaa in haatan muranka arrintaa ka taagan uu cirka isku sii shareerayo.
Wafdi ka socda Kuuriyada waqooyi ayaa ku tegey Kuuriyada koofureed Socdaal taariikhi ah, si ay u soo booqdaan goobaha dhaqanka ee lagu qaban doono cayaaraha olombikada qaboobaha ee bisha soo socota dhici doona. Xudduudda aadka loo ilaaliyo ayey bas kaga gudbeen.
Ciidanka lugta ee Turkiga ayaa u gudbay waqooyiga Suuriya, ayagoo qayb ka ah ololaha Ankara ay kaga sifayanayso xuduudda dagaallamayaasha kuridiyiinta, sida uu sheegay ra'iisul wasaaraha Turkiga. Wuxuu sheegay in ujeeddadu tahay in laga sameeyo 30 KM oo ah aag nabdoon, gudaha Suuriya.
Laba qof oo ah dadka buraha fuula ayaa dayaarad lagu soo badbaadiyey, ka dib markii ay khatar ku galeen buur dusheeda. Labada qof ayaa habeenkii buurta ku baryey, ayagoon haysan meel ay ka galaan qabowga ka hooseeya darajada 0.
Ciidammada ammaanka ee waddanka Afghanistan ayaa soo gebagabeeyay weerrar socday 12 saacadood oo rag hubeysan ay ku galeen hoteel nooca lagu raaxaysto ah oo ku yaal gudaha magaalada caasimadda ah ee Kabul.
Ugu yaraan 5 qof ayaa lagu dilay, dhowr kalena dhaawacyo ayaa soo gaaray, ka dib markii ciidanka amniga ay rasaas nool ku rideen dad dabaaldeg ku qabsanayey waqooyiga Itoobiya. Waxaa laga cabsi qabaa in tirada dhimashada ay intaas ka badan karto.
Tobannaan kun oo ah haween oo intooda badan ku labisan dhar madow ayaa isugu soo baxay waddooyinka magaalooyinka Togo, laga soo bilaabo magaalada caasimadda ah ee Lome ee ku taalla koonfurta, ilaa laga yimaado waqooyiga oo ah meesha uu ku xooggan yahay madaxweynaha.
Muuse Biixi oo ka hadlayey xiisadda colaadeed ee Tukaraq oo ay isku hor fadhiyaan ciidamada Somaliland iyo kuwa Puntland ayaa sheegay in uu u arko Puntland inay tahay qayb Soomaaliya ka mid ah, oo uusan doonayn inuu Cabdiweli Gaas si toos ah ugala hadlo.
This week, as part the UK’s Presidency of the G8, Foreign Ministers will meet to discuss the need to encourage the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to re-engage in Somalia. The G8 countries are some of the largest shareholders in both the World Bank and the IMF. As a result, the UK is using its Presidency […]
Last Thursday, the Federal Government of Somalia, together with the UK, hosted the latest meeting with a number of key international partners in Mogadishu. The location was significant. This was the first time such a meeting had been held in Mogadishu since the Federal Government came to power last year. It was a real demonstration […]
International Women’s Day is a global opportunity to celebrate and promote the rights of women. It is a chance for all of us, men and women, to unite under a single, common aim – gender equality. This is particularly pertinent in Somalia. Everyone in Somalia has suffered from decades of often unrelenting conflict. But Somalia’s […]
In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Friday, we are featuring the stories of women who work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as guest posts across the FCO bloggers’ network. Jane Stevens and Tracey McLelland are a successful job sharing duo who are part of the communications team working on the upcoming […]
A year ago, few predicted that Somalia would see such significant changes; yet 2012 saw some real progress in Somalia – including the end of the Transition; a new Parliament (with a significant number of new MPs); the election of a new, reform-minded Speaker and President and a desire for a different type of politics. […]
Earlier this year, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague MP, announced a new initiative to prevent sexual violence against women. It aims to strengthen international efforts and coordination to prevent and respond to sexual violence, to erode the existing culture of impunity, to increase the number of perpetrators brought to justice and to support stat […]
So the final piece of the post-Transition jigsaw has finally fallen into place. Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon’s 10-person Council of Minister is now approved – overwhelmingly – by Parliament and with it, the final act of a two-month process to find Somalia’s new leaders. Put before Parliament last week, their near-unanimous approval of the […] […]
Yesterday, Somalia marked a major milestone in its recent history. After two decades of civil war, and a year after the Roadmap was agreed, the Transitional Period finally concluded with the election by MPs of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. This was the first such election inside Somalia for many years and came just weeks after […]
On Monday, Somalia marked a significant milestone in its history. Twenty years after the country fell into conflict, a new Federal Parliament was inaugurated – paving the way to end the Transition in the next few days, and opening the first legislature to be formed inside Somalia since 1991. This is a huge achievement, both for the […]
The following is a guest blog by Fionna Gibb, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Office for Somalia. As Ambassador Matt Baugh is on leave, last Friday I had the pleasure of hosting the British Office for Somalia’s reception in Mogadishu to celebrate the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. As the sun set […]
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Barnaamijka Martida ee toddobaadkan waxaa marti ku ah Cabdulqaadir Axmed Nuur oo arrimaha gobolada dhexe ee Somalia aqoon u leh, waxana uu ka hadlayaa heshiiskii Maamulka Galmudug iyo ururka Ahlu-sunna Waljameeca.
Barnaamijka Caweyska Washington ee toddobaadkan waxaan idiinku haynaa wareysi gaar ah oo VOA ay la yeelatay dhowr sano ka hor ay la yeelatay Alle ha u naxariistee Khadija Cabdillaahi Daleys, iyada oo sidoo kale aan ku maqli doontaan qoddobo kale oo aaladda xiriirka bulshada ee Instagram uu ka mid yahay
Hay’adda Amnesty International ayaa sheegtay in burburka lagu sameeyay xarun ay barakacayaashu daganaayeen oo ku taalla duleedka Muqdisho iyo xoogga dadkaasi meesha looga saaray ay ahayd arrin aad u daran oo xitaa muuqaal ahaan laga arkay dhinaca hawada sare.
A decision by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to let China do research on the Philippines' Pacific Ocean continental shelf raises the risk of a new backlash at home among Filipinos who already distrust the more powerful Beijing. Duterte is allowing a Chinese vessel to examine Benham Rise, a 13 million-hectare plateau rich in minerals and undersea n […]
Hundreds of people in Japan's capital Monday participated in an evacuation drill meant to simulate the scenario of an incoming North Korean ballistic missile. A voice over a loudspeaker at an amusement park told the participants, "We have information that a missile launch has occurred. Please evacuate calmly inside a building or underground.” Medi […]
Hong Kong’s vigorous activism once earned it the nickname “city of protests.” But these days, the Chinese territory has become the city of prosecutions. Three years after the city’s massive strike for free elections, what’s now called the Umbrella protest, the Hong Kong government is pursuing charges against several dozen activists and participants. Many who […]
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is in Israel for talks Monday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and an address to the Knesset as part of his four-day tour of the Middle East. Senior White House officials said the vice president would be discussing the U.S.-Israeli relationship, ways to counter Iranian influence in the region, and strategy regarding the S […]
The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles have advanced to the National Football League's Super Bowl after winning their respective conference championship games Sunday. In the American Football Conference championship, the underdog Jacksonville Jaguars led for much of the game, including holding a 20-10 advantage with nine minutes left to play. […]
Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks rallied in Thessaloniki Sunday, demanding Greece never compromise on the name Macedonia for its northern province. Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic that shares the same name have been feuding over who gets to use it since Macedonia became independent Yugoslavia in 1991. Police put the turnout for Sunday's m […]
Tunisian special forces have killed a senior member of al-Qaida in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in a remote western area of the country, near the border with Algeria. Tunisian officials have identified the militant as Bilel Kobi, a senior aide to Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of the militant group. Another jihadist was also killed in the operation as a specia […]
A coastal highway in California has reopened nearly two weeks after it was swamped by a massive mudslide that killed 21 people. Highway 101, a key north-south route in California, was shut down after it was covered by 12 feet of mud after the deadly mudslide on January 9. Officials had promised a day earlier that the highway, which carries more than 100,000 […]
The office of Spain's state prosecutor said Sunday it will move to reissue a European arrest warrant for the fugitive former leader of Catalonia if he leaves Belgium and enters Denmark as planned. The region's ex-president, Carles Puigdemont, is scheduled to attend a debate Monday at the University of Copenhagen titled "Catalonia and Europe at […]
A day after women commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Women's March in the United States, thousands of people marched in solidarity Sunday throughout Europe and Australia. A rally touting the message "Power to the Polls" also began in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sunday morning, where activists and members of Congress are expected to speak, wit […]
Turkey alerted the United States before striking a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia in northern Syria, according to U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. "They warned us before they launched the aircraft that they were going to do it," Mattis told reporters Sunday on a plane headed for Southeast Asia. Turkey on Saturday began bombing the Kurdish-controlled […]
Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Peru on Sunday by denouncing the plague of corruption sweeping through Latin America. But controversy over his accusations that Chilean sex abuse victims slandered a bishop continued to cast a shadow over what has become the most contested and violent trip of his papacy. A day after his top adviser on sex abuse publicly […]
Once a hugely productive gold mine in the western state of South Dakota, it is now being used as an underground research lab where scientists are trying to learn more about the universe. VOA's Lesya Bakalets and Serge Sokolov went to the former mine to report on what is now a world class research lab that attracts scientists from across the globe.
Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled a vote at noon Monday on ending the U.S. government shutdown. Lawmakers would be voting on a measure to fund the government for at least another three weeks. Leaders and members from both parties spent all day Sunday meeting and negotiating and looking for a way to end the impasse on immigration […]
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The World Food Program warns food shortages and undernutrition in Myanmar's Rakhine State are seriously affecting the health of women and children. More than one million Rohingyas lived in Myanmar's Rakhine State before a brutal military crackdown against the civilian population began in late August. Since then, more than 655,000 refugees have fled […]
Australia has filed a formal complaint with the World Trade Organization that accuses Canada of placing "discriminatory" rules on the sales of imported wine. Canada is Australia's fourth-biggest wine market. Officials in Canberra say rules in Canada unfairly discriminate against overseas wine. An official protest has been lodged with the World […]
The U.N. human rights office is calling on all parties in Honduras to refrain from violence amid heightened tensions over the country's disputed presidential election. U.N. appeals for restraint by the Honduran government and opposition forces have fallen on deaf ears. Its warnings of the potential risk of deaths and injuries during violent protests hav […]
Police in Congo used tear gas and gunfire to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators across the nation on Sunday, leaving five people dead and injuring more than 33 who marched after church services calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down, the United Nations said. Catholic churches and activists had called for peaceful demonstrations Sun […]
Immigrant adovocates are alarmed after last week's Department of Justice announcement that Baljinder Singh had been stripped of his U.S. citizenship — the first under an Obama-era program. They worry that more denaturalizations are to follow and are critical of the "aggressive" manner in which the government is seeking to denaturalize individu […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
News24Somalia president fires mayor of MogadishuNews24Mogadishu - Somalia's president fired the mayor of the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, in an apparent bid to defuse moves towards greater autonomy for the city. President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed named current information minister Abdirahman Omar Osman ...Somali president sacks Mogadishu mayor, names r […]
Telegraph.co.uk'Everywhere, someone was screaming': Meet the people running Somalia's only public ambulance serviceTelegraph.co.uk'Everywhere, someone was screaming': Meet the people running Somalia's only public ambulance service. The Aamin Ambulance Service is the only public ambulance service that exists in Somalia. Credit: D […]
CitifmonlineUS-backed Somalia commandos kill 4 al-Shabab extremistsWashington PostMOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali and U.S. commandos stormed a camp for al-Shabab extremist fighters in an overnight raid, killing at least four of the fighters and rescuing dozens of child conscripts, a Somali intelligence official said Friday. The ...US says four Shabaab militants […]
Amnesty InternationalSomalia: Satellite imagery reveals devastation amid forced evictions ...Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International releases satellite imagery showing the devastation in sudden forced evictions of more than 24000 internally displaced people in Mogadishu, Somalia.altro »
africanewsSomalia welcomes 41 nationals released from Indian jails, more to followafricanewsThe Federal Government of Somalia on Friday welcomed home forty-one nationals who had been in Indian jails for piracy related offences. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The returnees were welcomed at the Mogadishu International Airport by Prime ...
UN News CentreSomalia: UN, partners seek $1.6 billion to protect millions of lives from droughtUN News Centre17 January 2018 – While Somalia, with the international community's help, averted famine last year, long-term solutions for drought, conflict and displacement must still be found, the United Nations office in the country said Wednesday, launching […]
Aljazeera.comA Trump decree is killing innocent civilians in SomaliaAljazeera.comUS President Donald Trump loves signing executive orders. During his first year in office, he has signed dozens of controversial orders on a wide variety of subjects, ranging from national security to trade. Some of these executive orders, such as the ...Cost of the war in Somal […]
The Guardian'People were screaming': troops destroy $200000 aid camps in SomaliaThe GuardianTwo weeks after being forcibly evicted from their shelters, thousands of vulnerable families are still living rough in the outskirts of Mogadishu. Somali security forces went in and destroyed 23 camps for internally displaced people, housing more than ...
Deutsche WelleSomalia is looking to attract tourists | All media content | DW | 16.01 ...Deutsche WelleThe Somali capital Mogadishu was once called the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean'. The country's beaches and historical sites formerly drew international visitors, but decades of civil war ended that. Now Somalia is trying to rebuild its tourism s […]
Trump ad: Democrats ‘complicit’ in murders by immigrantsSenate vote on funding measure to 8 February due by 1am MondayOpinion: This is how democracies dieAs the second day of the US government shutdown wore on, there appeared little sign of progress. As both parties blamed each other, the White House went on the attack. Related: US government shutdown: anniv […]
Oliver Laughland and Martin Pengelly in New York and Sabrina Siddiqui andBen Jacobs in Washington
Oxfam calls for action on gap as wealthiest people gather at World Economic Forum in DavosThe development charity Oxfam has called for action to tackle the growing gap between rich and poor as it launched a new report showing that 42 people hold as much wealth as the 3.7 billion who make up the poorest half of the world’s population.In a report published on […]
Witnesses describe scenes of terror at Intercontinental hotel during attack that killed at least 18 including 14 foreignersWitnesses to a terrorist rampage at a luxury Kabul hotel have described guests being sprayed with bullets as they ran, whole floors engulfed in flames and a security team that fled “without a fight” from gunmen in army uniforms.Thick smo […]
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Homicide rate surpasses that from peak year of country’s drug war in 2011, official figures showMexico recorded more than 29,000 murders in 2017, the highest annual tally in decades, government figures have shown.The country has struggled with years of violence as the state has battled drug cartels that have increasingly splintered into smaller, more bloodth […]
Thousands gather at St Joseph’s Church to pay their respects to Irish pop star and Cranberries lead singerThousands have gathered in Limerick to remember the life of the Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, who died last week in London.Fans young and old, many clutching white roses and daffodils, streamed into St Joseph’s church in the city for a public […]
Martin Schulz’s speech greeted with sarcastic applause and ovations for party leader’s criticsGermany has inched a step closer to forming a new government after the centre-left Social Democratic party (SPD) gave its lukewarm endorsement for a renewed Angela Merkel-led “grand coalition”.At a special SPD congress in Bonn that welcomed a speech by the party’s l […]
Move follows intense aerial bombardment of enclave, with Kurdish militias shelling Turkish border province in responseTurkey said it had begun a ground incursion into the Kurdish enclave in Syria known as Afrin a day after intense aerial bombardment that signalled the opening of hostilities in a new phase of Ankara’s involvement in the war across the border. […]
Online service launched for flagging up instances as concern grows about rise of phenomenon The Italian government has launched an online service aimed at cracking down on fake news, which experts say has become an increasingly worrying phenomenon in the country.People can report what they think might be fake news via a “red button” system on the website of […]
A year to the day after Trump took office, government goes into shutdown as nationwide protests take aim at his divisive presidency Thousands return for Women’s March with spirits undauntedDonald Trump’s first anniversary in office was marked by the turbulence and division that have defined his presidency, with a government shutdown and protests in cities ac […]
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Riots in Tunisia echo the events of 2011, when unrest swept the Middle EastWhen the people of Balta wanted to protest, they had to leave town. “This place is so small that blocking the road is like sitting in your own hall – no one notices,” said Wathik Balti, a 19-year-old student.So in December, they headed to the nearest motorway, where dozens of them blo […]
As the country’s economic problems mount, towns and cities have been hit by an outbreak of looting and violenceAmid desperate food shortages Venezuelans are picking up new survival skills.On the night of 9 January, for example, a hungry mob took just 30 minutes to pick clean a grocery store in the eastern city of Puerto Ordaz. By the time owner Luis Felipe A […]
A spokesman for the YPG, which Turkey wants to clear from the area, says 10 people were killedTurkish jets have bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria, as the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, promised to expand Turkey’s military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the US’s key Syria ally in the war on Islamic State. […]
German party’s younger members think coalition would be disastrous moveGermany’s young social democrats are demanding a clean break with Angela Merkel’s conservatives before a crucial vote on Sunday that will decide the country’s political future.The SPD leadership, which unanimously backs entering a “grand coalition” with centre-right parties (the so-called […]
Rolling coverage as protests against the president get under way – and Washington remains in grip of a government shutdown 10.02pm GMT We’re going to close our rolling coverage of the second Women’s March protests and the government shutdown with a summary of the day’s events. 9.52pm GMT Continue reading...
With the highest house prices in the world, and most of its land unbuildable, the city has found a new way to expand – by moving facilities into caves in the mountainsThere is a particular bridge in Hong Kong that offers spectacular views: the mouth of a river on one side, and near-identical rows of white apartment blocks and mountains on the other. No matte […]
Hundreds queued for today’s release – with the €180 shoes doubling as €700+ transport tickets, it wasn’t just the usual sneakerheads Outside Overkill, a hip shoe store in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district, breakfast is being served: Mettbrötchen, minced raw pork on a bread roll. “This isn’t a hipster breakfast,” explains Julian Kalitta of Overkill. “It is typical […]
The Trump name is being scrubbed off skylines from New York to Toronto to Rio as the brand backfiresIt takes all of 30 seconds for the doorman at Trump Place to kick me out of the building. “Ma’am, you need to leave,” he says, when I tell him I am a journalist. Then he practically shoves me out the marble lobby, back through the revolving doors .Tensions are […]
Amid the carnage of the civil war, Aden is the only major city in Yemen looking open for business – but it still has a long way to goWith Yemeni president Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi still in Saudi Arabia, the return of prime minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr to the port of Aden at the end of December underlined the interim capital’s importance. Amid the carnage of […]
The Ka’apor tribe fight a daily battle in Brazil’s Maranhão state to protect their forestsSairá Ka’apor patrolled one of the most murderous frontiers in the world, a remote and largely lawless region of the Brazilian Amazon where his indigenous community has fought for generations to protect their forest land.Armed with clubs, bows and arrows, GPS trackers a […]
Kafkaesque case sees man unable to stay in UK, but with no home country to return toA man who has been stateless for 31 years has been denied protection in the UK after the Home Office refused to accept he was originally from Palestine, despite advising him to return there on two occasions.Mohammed Al-Mustafa, 36, left Palestine at the age of five with his p […]