Wasaarada arrimah gudaha ee dalka Sacuudi Carabiya ayaa sheegtay in ciidamada ammaanka ee dalkaasi ay fashiliyeen waxa ay ku tilmaameen argagixiso qorshaynaysay in ay bartilmaameedsadaan misaajidka barakaysan ee Maka.
Wasiirka arimaha dibedda ee Shiinaha, Wang Yi, ayaa gaaray caasimadda Kabul ee dalka Afghanistan, safarkaasi oo lagu tilmaamay mid xukuumadda Beijing ay ku dejinayso xiisadda u dhexeysa Pakistan iyo Afghanistan.
In ka badan 800 oo guryo ah oo ku yaalla degmada Camden, ee waqooyiga London, ayaa dadkii deganaa laga saaray iyadoo sabab looga dhigay badqabkooda. Waxay ka dambeysay dabkii ka kacay dhismo ku yaalla waqooyiga London
Afar dal oo Carbeed ayaa dawladda Qadar ka dalbaday liis ay ku qoran yihiin 13 dalab oo ay waajibtahay in ay fuliyaan haddii ay rabto in laga qaado xayiraadda ay saareen, sida ay wakaaladuhu ku warramayaan.
Madaxweynaha dalka Tanzania, John Magufuli ayaa sheegay in gabdhaha ciyaal iskuulka ah ee uurka yeesha aan loo ogolaan doonin in ay ku soo laabtaan waxbarashada marka ay ilmo dhalaan, arrintaasna ay jiri doonta inta uu madaxweynaha yahay.
Maxkamada dastuurka ee dalka Koonfur Africa ayaa go’aaamisay in gudoomiyaha baarlamaanka ay awood u leedahay in ay go'aan ka gaarto in mooshinka kalsooni kala-noqoshada madaxwayne Jacob Zuma codaynta loo dhiibanayo si qarsoodi ah iyo in kale.
Madaxweyne Donald Trump ayaa beeniyey inuu duubay wadahadalladii dhexmaray isaga iyo agaasimihii hore ee FBI-da ee uu shaqada ka eryey, inkastoo uu mar sii horreysay bidhaamiyay inuu cod ka hayo James Comey
Dawladda Britain ayaa ka digtay in ilaa 600 oo ka mid ah saraha dhaadheer ee la deggan yahay ee England ku yaala lagu dhisay qalab iyo alaab la mid ah daartii gubatay ee Grenfell ee London oo ay ku dhinteen ama wali la'yahay dad gaaraya 80 qof.
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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Jabhad hubeysan oo ay sameeysteen xagjir cadaanka Kanada kana soo horjeedo Muslimiinta ayaa looga dhawaaqey gobolka Alberta oo ah mid ka labaad ee Soomaalida ugu badan ee Kanada ay ku noolyihiin, marka laga tago gobolka Ontario. Jabhadan ayaa isku magacowdey Sadex Boqolkiiba (3%), oo ay ula jeedaan dadkii Mareykanka ahaa ee la dagaalamey boqortooyadii Ingiri […]
Wasaarada Arrimaha Dibadda ee Mareyknaka ayaa shaley ku dhawaaqdey in ay ka saartey liiska dadka lacagta hore ay u dul-dhigtey kuxigeenkii Alshabab, Muqtaar Roobow Abu Mansoor oo wayadanba si gaar ah u joogay gobolka Bakool.
Safiirka Mareykanka ee Soomaaliya Stephen Schwartz ayaa sheegay in Mareykanka uu mar kale howl-gal diblomaasiyeed oo rasmi ah ku yeelan doono Soomaaliya, marka ay Muqdisho ka furtaan xafiisyo dhammaadka sanadkan.
Maleeshiyo loo malaynayo inay ka tirsan yihiin al-Shabaab ayaa weerar ay ku qaadeen banki ku yaalla magaalada Mandera ee Waqooyi-Bari Kenya, waxay ku dileen saddex qof oo laba ay rayid yihiin halka qofka kalena uu ahaa mid ka mid ah ciidamada amniga.
Ciidamada dowladda Soomaaliya oo magaalada Muqdisho ka wada howlgal xasilin iyo hubka dhigis ah, ayaa dhinaca kale ku guuleysan la’ inay joojiyaan weerarrada qaraxyada ka dhacaya magaalada Muqdisho ee ururka al-Shabaab uu geysanayo. 10-kii cisho ee la soo dhaafay, saddex qarax oo magaalada ka dhacay waxaa ku dhintay ku dhawaad 50 qof oo rayid u badan. Tan iy […]
Maxkamadda Sare ee Dastuurka ee dalka Masar ayaa joojisay laba xukun oo iska soo horjeeday oo horay looga soo saaray heshiiska xadeynta badda ee Dowladaha Sacuudiga iyo Masar, ilaa laga hubinayo sida ay heshiisyadaasi u waafaqsanyihiin dastuurka dalka Masar.
A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and threatened a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The fire started on Saturday night on Spain's southern coast, then advanced east to reach the Donana Nature Reserve, one of the country's most important wildlife s […]
Colombian police have arrested eight suspected members of an anti-government militia for the deadly June 17 blast at a luxury shopping mall in Bogota. A bomb planted behind a second floor toilet killed three and wounded at least eight. The dead include a young French woman who was volunteering at a school for the poor. Police say all eight suspects arrested […]
Gunmen burst into a restaurant and killed the federal police commander for Veracruz and a second officer in another bloody day for the Mexican state. The police officers were among at least 10 people slain in Veracruz state on Saturday, including four children from one family, according to local officials. Veracruz Gov. Miguel Angel Yunes released a video ca […]
Conservative activists held a pair of rallies in Washington on Sunday to decry the handful of celebrities who have joked about violence against President Donald Trump and to protest efforts to stop contentious speakers at colleges. Both rallies attracted only a few dozen supporters, with nearly as many counterprotesters at one of the events on the steps of t […]
A Vietnamese dissident who says he was arrested at his home in southern Ho Chi Minh City and forcibly exiled to France said Sunday he is determined to continue his activity as a pro-democracy blogger. Pham Minh Hoang, a 61-year-old math lecturer, recounted his arrest and deportation in a phone interview with The Associated Press a few hours after his arrival […]
Iraqi forces pushed deeper into the historical heart of Mosul on Sunday in their fight to retake it from Islamic State militants, with one Baghdad commander saying that 65 to 70 percent of the Old City had been liberated. Lieutenant ColonelSalam al-Obeidi said, "There is less than a square kilometer left to retake." He estimated that there were onl […]
The Israeli military said Sunday that it had attacked a series of targets belonging to the Syrian regime after projectiles from the neighboring country landed in its territory for the second day in a row. The military "targeted two artillery positions and an ammunitions truck belonging to the Syrian regime," after "errant fire" from Syria […]
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that it "will be very difficult" for Qatar to meet some of the demands that Saudi Arabia and three of its allies are making on Doha, but urged that they negotiate an end to the Persian Gulf diplomatic standoff. Tillerson, in a statement a day after Qatar rejected the demands as unreasonable and impi […]
Turkish police stopped protesters and attempted to disperse those marching for LGBT rights in Istanbul Sunday, a day after the governor banned the march. The French press agency, AFP, reported rubber bullets being fired to break up the crowds. Organizers of the march had vowed to gather in Taksim square despite the event being banned by the Turkish governmen […]
On the anniversary of the beginning of the Korean war, the South's leader called on the North to stop its nuclear and ballistic missile development. "The North continues provocative military actions such as launching a ballistic missile," South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon told veterans and government officials at a ceremony Sunday honori […]
Three years after Islamic State was ousted in Iraq’s Salahuddin province, 12,000 Sunni residents of Sulaiman Bek are unable to return home because Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces militiamen turned the town into a military base. VOA’s Dlshad Anwar reports.
Chad's president, Idriss Deby, an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants, warned in an interview that cash-strapped Chad could be forced to withdraw some of its troops from the fight if it does not get financial help. Chad has one of the most capable armies in the region and Deby has played a key role in efforts backed by the Wes […]
The president of the United Arab Emirates has made a rare public appearance on state media to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan suffered a stroke on Jan. 24, 2014, and underwent emergency surgery. He has rarely been seen in public since, fueling speculation about the state of his health. The state-run WAM […]
The top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Sunday criticized the administration of former President Barack Obama for not taking earlier and tougher action against Russia for its alleged hacks aimed at swaying the Nov. 8 election for Donald Trump. "The Obama administration should have done a lot more when it became clear that not only w […]
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address members of the Indian diaspora in Washington and surrounding areas on Sunday during his first visit to the U.S. under the Trump administration. The event is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the high-end Tysons Corner Ritz-Carlton hotel in Northern Virginia. Unlike Modi's famous reception in 201 […]
U.S. President Donald Trump says he and his Republican colleagues in the Senate are facing "a very narrow path" in their seven-year effort to overhaul the national healthcare reforms championed by former President Barack Obama. Trump, in an interview that aired Sunday on Fox News, said, "I think we're going to get there," but acknowl […]
Final results released Sunday from Cambodia's local elections this month confirmed the dominance of Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party, but a strong showing by the opposition saw its prospects boosted for next year's general election. The results issued by the National Election Committee show the ruling Cambodian People's Party capturi […]
China has brokered a deal between Pakistan and Afghanistan for the establishment of a bilateral “crisis management mechanism” to avoid any breakdown in mutual communications and contacts in the event of terrorist attacks on both sides of their long shared border. The three countries have also agreed to set up a trilateral foreign minister-level dialogue foru […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
ReliefWebSomalia Seasonal Monitor June 23, 2017ReliefWebFEWS NET publishes a Seasonal Monitor for Somalia every 10 days (dekad) through the end of the current April to June Gu rainy season. The purpose of this document is to provide updated information on the progress of the Gu season to facilitate ...
Minneapolis Star TribuneUS soon to have permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia ...Minneapolis Star TribuneThe United States ambassador to Somalia says the U.S. once again will have a permanent diplomatic presence in the country after it opens offices in Mogadishu ...altro »
TIMESomalia: Soldier Who Shot Minister Sentenced to Death | Time.comTIMEA military court in Somalia has sentenced a soldier to death by firing squad after he fatally shot the country's minister of public works.Car Bomb in Somalia Capital Kills at Least 15, Police SayU.S. News & World ReportDeadly car bomb attack rocks Somalia's MogadishuAljazee […]
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)UNICEF requires $251m to fight poverty in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, YemenBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)According to UNICEF, the welcome announcement of an end to famine conditions in South Sudan this week should not distract from the fact that severe food insecurity co […]
ReliefWebSomalia: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) resumes medical ...ReliefWebMSF resumes medical activities in Somalia Nearly four years after withdrawing its teams from Somalia, MSF has started providing support to Mudug Regional ...altro »
U.S. News & World Report7 Dead in Suicide Blast at Police Station in Somalia CapitalU.S. News & World ReportA Somali woman walks past the scene of a suicide car bomb attack on a police station in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, June 22, 2017. A number of people are dead and several others wounded in the blast in Somalia's capital, police said Thurs […]
The GuardianRefugee admissions nearly halved as supreme court mulls Trump travel banThe GuardianApproximately two-thirds of refugees admitted to the US in the past three months were from five countries: Syria and Somalia, both included in the travel ban; Iraq, which was included in the first version of the ban; the Democratic Republic of the ...Refugee admis […]
Anadolu AgencyTurkey's military training camp in Somalia to open soonAnadolu AgencySomali foreign minister says military training camp will help the Horn of Africa country to renew its national army - Anadolu Agency.altro »
Washington PostSomali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 deadABC NewsIslamic extremists attacked a popular Somalia restaurant in an overnight siege and killed 31 people — many at point-blank range — before they were slain by security forces, police said Thursday. Survivors described harrowing scenes of hiding under ...The Latest: US condemns de […]
Turkey’s president condemns request as a ‘very ugly approach’ and dismisses other demands made of Qatar by Gulf statesTurkey’s president has described as disrespectful a demand by Saudi Arabia and its allies that it withdraw its troops from Qatar as a step towards ending a deepening dispute with the besieged Gulf state. Related: Qatar given 10 days to meet 1 […]
Police thwart LGBT activists’ attempted parade planned in defiance of an official ban from local authoritiesTurkish police have thwarted an attempt by gay pride activists to hold a parade in Istanbul in defiance of an official ban from the local authorities.Police fired rubber bullets at a group of around 40 activists in the country’s largest city, an AFP jo […]
Emergency services fight to contain major blaze in Huelva, Andalucía, which has been on high alert due to heat waveA major forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of more than 1,500 people from homes, campsites and hotels, according to a government official. Like much of Spain, the area in Huelva is on high alert for forest fires because of a […]
Seyran Ateş’s Ibn Rushd-Goethe mosque allows men and women to pray together and rejects burqa and niqabThe founder of a new liberal mosque in Berlin that allows men and women to pray side by side has vowed to press on with her project even though the institution has been issued with a fatwa from Egypt and attacked by religious authorities in Turkey within a […]
People described as rushing to highway to try to gather leaking fuel from crashed vehicle and being caught in blastAn overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan on Sunday killing more than 150 people, including many women and children, who had rushed to the site to collect fuel spilling from the crashed vehicle.Witnesses described terrifyi […]
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Shark was first spotted close to beaches at Cala Major and Can Pastilla, then discovered to have serious head woundA blue shark whose presence in shallow waters off the coast of Mallorca caused panic over the weekend and led to the evacuation of beaches on the Balearic island, has been captured.The animal was first spotted on Saturday as it swam close to the […]
Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza, blighted by bad loans and a mis-selling scandal, will open as usual on Monday, says finance minister The Italian government is stepping in to wind up two failing lenders and prevent a bank run, at a total cost of up to €17bn (£15bn).After an emergency cabinet meeting on Sunday, ministers agreed to a decree splittin […]
Trollpikken, a popular tourist attraction, is broken, bearing cracks and holes that suggest it has been vandalised, say expertsActivists are collecting money to repair a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged.Joggers on Saturday discovered that the Trollpikken rock formation appeared to hav […]
Sportswear brands review spate of incidents in factories where employees on short-term contracts work 10-hour days in 30C temperaturesWomen working in Cambodian factories supplying some of the world’s best-known sportswear brands are suffering from repeated mass faintings linked to conditions.Over the past year more than 500 workers in four factories supplyi […]
Congressman likens Trump complaint on White House inaction to ‘knowingly receiving stolen property [and] blaming police for not stopping the theft’The Obama adminstration “should have done a lot more” to combat Russian interference in the 2016 US election before the result was known, a top congressional Democrat said on Sunday. Related: New details of Russia […]
The hard-left leader is prepared to fight in parliament, or on the streets. And tackling the new president on workers’ rights is first on the agendaEntering the French lower house of parliament as an MP for the first time last week, Jean-Luc Mélenchon pointed to the European flag planted next to the French tricolor, turned to the camera tracking him and said […]
Rescue operation launched in Sichuan province after more than 60 homes in Xinmo village were engulfed by avalanche of rockMore than 100 people were feared dead after a landslide buried more than 100 villagers in south-west China’s Sichuan province.Chinese state media said more than 60 homes were covered in rock and mud in Xinmo, a remote village in north Sic […]
Frank Kerrigan speaks to homeless son by phone 11 days after funeral, having been told of identification made through fingerprintsA southern California man who thought he had buried his son found out 11 days later that the son was still alive, after local coroners misidentified a body.On 6 May, a man was found dead behind a Verizon store in Fountain Valley. […]
Britons are warned they could be banned from all-inclusive package dealsFor two decades, Miguel has run one of the biggest hotels in Mallorca for holidaymakers on all-inclusive packages. But never has he been so angry and disappointed with his British guests. During a typical year, Miguel welcomes 9,000 British visitors, and many more from Germany and the Ne […]
With the defeat of Isis close, its opponents scent opportunity in the region. Can Kurdish forces win more autonomy?As what remains of Islamic State crumbles, the would-be victors have started circling. In Mosul, Iraqi forces have begun preparing for peace in the city where the now-encircled marauders took root three years ago. Across the border in Raqqa, wit […]
The new heir to the Saudi kingdom is a man with vast ambitions, but it is his international aspirations that are causing the most concernThe sudden elevation of Mohammed bin Salman to the position of crown prince and heir apparent to his father, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, is a welcome surprise for many Saudis. It is also a matter of deep concern for some o […]
Off-duty black officer arrives at crime scene to help, is ordered to groundWhite officer shoots, ‘apparently not recognizing’ colleagueAn off-duty black St Louis police officer’s race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn’t recognize him during a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer’s lawyer said on Saturd […]
Experienced conflict reporter Véronique Robert had surgery in Iraq before being transferred to hospital in French capitalThe Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Ha […]
Mitch Landrieu says cities will lead as federal government is ‘paralysed’NYC’s de Blasio backs push as Miami Beach shows anti-sea rise workUS cities will lead national policy on climate change after the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, Mitch Landrieu […]
Gulf dispute deepens as allies issue ultimatum for ending blockade that includes closing al-Jazeera and cutting back ties with Iran Saudi Arabia and its allies have issued a threatening 13-point ultimatum to Qatar as the price for lifting a two-week trade and diplomatic embargo of the country, in a marked escalation of the Gulf’s worst diplomatic dispute in […]