Ururka ka tirsan maleeshiyaadka Islaamiga ah ee ka dagaalama gudaha waddanka Liibiya - kaas oo uu Mareykanku ku eedaynayo inuu ka dambeeyay weerrarkii 2012-kii lagu qaaday howlgalka Amerikaanka ee Benghazi - ayaa sheegay inay burureen.
Dowladda Masar ayaa duqeyn dhanka cirka ah ku qaadday xeryo ay bariga Liibiya ku leeyihiin maleeshiyaad, taas oo ay uga aargudanayso weerrarkii ay dadka badan ku dhinteen ee lagu qaaday bas siday masiixiyiin Qibdhiyiin ah.
Dablay hubeysan ayaa weerar ku qaaday bas ay saarnaayeen Masixiiyiinta Qibdiga ah oo marayay gobol ku yaalla bartamaha Masar iyagoo halkaa ku dilay 26 qof, 25 kalana ku dhaawacay, sida ay ku warantay warbaahinta dowladda.
Madaxa golaha reer Yurub, Donald Tusk ayaa waddamada toddobada ah ee horumarka ka gaaray dhanka wershadaha ee G-7 ugu baaqay in ay u midoobaan sidii wax looga qaban lahaa xasaaradda ka taagan caalamka ee sida mashaakilka Suuriya, Ukraine iyo muhaajiriinta.
Madaxweynah Maraykanka, Donald Trump, ayaa dhaliilay waddamada ay ka wada tirsan yihiin gaashaanbuurta NATO, asagoo hogaamiyayaasha dalalkaasi ugu baaqay in ay kordhiyaan kharashaadka ay ku bixiyaan gaashaandhiggooda.
Booliiska Britain ee baadhitaanka ku haya weerarkii is qarxinta ahaa ee lagu qaaday magaalada Manchester ayaa go'aansaday in uu dib soo celiyo macluumaadkii uu la wadaagayay sirdoonka dalka Maraykanka.
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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IN RESPONSE TO THE “LETTER TO THE DIASPORA” BY THE PRIME MINISTER
Shan ruux ayaa lagu xukumay dil toogasho ah, ka dib markii ay maxkamaddu sheegtay in ay ku qanacday danbiga lagu soo eedeeyey ee ahaa in ay maleegayeen qorshe ballaaran oo ay ku doonayeen in ay qaraxyo kufuzliyaan imago lala soo qabtay qalabki loogu talagaley qaraxyadaas.
Jared Kushner oo ay u dhaxdo gabadha Madaxweynaha Mareykanka Donald Trump, ayuu xafiiska dambi-baarista Mareykanku ku hayaa baritaanno ku aaddan xiriirro ay dhici karto inuu arrimaha doorashadii Madaxweyne Trump kala yeeshay, madaxda Ruushka Washington u joogta.
Wakaaladda wararka ee Reuters ayaa qortay in booliiska Soomaaliya ay heleen diyaaradaha sahanka ee drones-ka loo yaqaan oo aan duuliyaha wadin si ay ugu adeegsadaan la dagaalanka kooxaha argagixisada. Sarkaal hore uga tirsanaa sirdoonka dalka Mareykanka, oo lagu magacaabo Brett Velicovich ayaa la sheegay in diyaaradahan oo shan ah uu ugu deeqay booliska Soom […]
Dawladda Maraykanka ayaa dad kale oo hor leh oo laga tarxiilay Mareykanka ku celisay magaalada Muqdishe ee caasimadda Soomaaliya. Dadkaan ayaa la sheegay inay tiradoodu ka badan tahay 50 qof. Dadka ay ilaa sannadkan dawladda Maraykanka soo taxriishay ayaa noqonaya ilaa 270 qof. Falastiin Axmed Iimaan ayaa goor dhowayd waraysatay qaar ka mid ah dadka maanta l […]
Barnaamijka faaqidaadda toddobaadka waxa uu ku saabsan yahay imtixaanka shahaadiga ah ee mideysan ee wasaaradda waxbarashada dowladda Soomaaliya ay ka qaadeyso 23,000 oo arday dugsiyada sare ka baxeysa ah iyo haddii xilligan uu yahay waqtigii ku haboonaa ee tallaabadan la qaado. Waxaa soo diyaariyey soona jeedinaya Jacfar Kuukaay.
Madaxweynaha Mareykanka Donald Trump ayaa sheegay inuu aad uga walaacsanyahay xog loo dusiyey warbaahinta Mareykanka oo ku saabsaneyd baaritaanka weerarki lagu qaaday magaalada Manchester ee dalka Ingiriiska.
Waregsyka Washington Post iyo Telefishan-ka NBC News ayaa Khamiistii ku warramay in Hey’adda Danbi-baabirsta Mareykanka ee FBI-da ay baareyso suurtagalnimada xiriir dhexmaray wiilka uu soddoga u yahay madaxweyne Trump, Jared Kushner iyo Dowladda Ruushka.
Madaxweynaha Mareykanka Donald Trump ayaa maanta sheegay in Korea-da Waqooyi ay tahay “Dhibaato weyn”, hase yeeshee waxa uu ra’iisul wasaaraha Japan Shinzo Abe u xaqiijiyey in arrimaha ku saabsan dalkaas la xalin doono.
Maxkamadda sagaalaad ee Racfaanka ee Federaaliga ah ee Mareykanka ee ku taalla magaalaa Richmond ee xarunta gobolka Virginia, ayaa diiday inay xayiraadda ka qaaddo amarkii Madaxweyne Trump ee ka dhanka ahaa dadka ka soo jeeda lix wadan oo Muslim ah in ay soo galaan Mareykanka muddo sadex bilood ah.
Sri Lankan rescuers are taking advantage of improving weather and receding floodwaters to reach thousands of people in need of basic supplies after floods and mudslides left at least 126 dead. Officials say hope is fading for finding survivors among 97 people missing in two days of torrential rains and landslides that swamped western and southern regions. […]
Authorities in Bangladesh reinstalled a Lady Justice statue near the country’s Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners. Sculptor Mrinal Haque said Sunday workers put the statue back in place a few hundred meters (yards) from its original location. Haque, who took care of the reinstallation work overnight, s […]
Turkey is fast becoming a top destination for medical tourism. Tens of thousand of people a year are flocking to Istanbul and other Turkish cities for procedures ranging from gynecology to orthopedics to plastic surgery. Tan Cetin reports for VOA's Turkish service from Istanbul.
Saffron has long been one of the world’s most expensive spices. The saffron crocus that produces the spice grows mostly in parts of Europe, Iran and India. Now, a U.S. company seeking to “cultivate peace” is attracting attention to this historic spice and trying to develop new markets for saffron grown in Afghanistan. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh has more from Chica […]
When Meridian Energy Group set out to develop “the cleanest refinery on the planet,” it chose a spot in western North Dakota’s oil patch near highways, railroads and a picturesque national park named for a former president revered for his conservation advocacy. Now the longtime former leader of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the state’s top tourist attrac […]
A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a 35-year-old convicted felon. A senior re […]
As jittery residents of Manchester, England, try to enjoy a holiday weekend, a group of local bands have drawn 50,000 fans to the city’s first big music event since Monday’s suicide bombing at Manchester Arena. Earlier Saturday, Britain reduced its terrorism threat level from “critical” to “severe.” Extra security, however, was in place at Old Trafford Crick […]
U.S. President Donald Trump has told "confidants," including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark international agreement on climate change, the Axios news website reported Saturday, citing three sources with direct knowledge. On Saturday, Trump said in a Twitter post he would decide wheth […]
Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots have linked arms across a U.N.-controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus’ capital of Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement. Beating drums, blowing whistles and singing traditional Cypriot folk songs, the demonstrators said real peace lies in the hands of ordinary people from bo […]
Maritime rescues of migrants adrift in the Mediterranean continued unabated on Saturday, with Spanish officials assisting more than 150 refugees in small boats and Tunisian security forces pulling more than 100 others to safety, including seven pregnant women and three children. The latest tally of rescued African migrants seeking a better life in Europe cam […]
Iran’s potential as a holiday destination is vast, with its stunning landscapes and numerous World Heritage sites, but foreign tourists have largely avoided the country ever since the Islamic Revolution in 1979. The reasons are numerous. The visa process can be lengthy and complex. Some female visitors object to customary restrictions on dress. Alcohol consu […]
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years. Since 1999, Republican and Democratic secretaries of state have nearly always hosted either an iftar dinner to break the […]
Southern rock legend Gregg Allman has died in Savannah, Georgia, at age 69, according to his family. Allman, whose blues guitar and vocals became representative of an entire genre of country-and-blues-tinged rock music, had been in poor health. He announced in March 2017 that he was canceling all performances for the rest of the year. The family said in a st […]
Italy chose to host a Group of Seven summit of wealthy nations on a hilltop overlooking the Mediterranean, looking to draw attention to the migrant crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands of people set sail from Africa in search of a better life in Europe. But world leaders on Saturday said little that will help Italy manage the steady flow of migrants to […]
The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihadists to cause death and carnage elsewhere. Liby […]
Monitors said hundreds of Syrian civilians were fleeing two jihadist-occupied towns near the Iraqi border on Saturday, after a series of airstrikes targeted buildings sheltering extremist fighters and their families. Accounts from witnesses said airstrikes on the Euphrates River towns of Mayadeen and Abu Kamal began earlier Friday and forced large numbers of […]
The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, died after the boat she and her husband, Donald, 78, were riding hit a rock in Pine Flat Lake in the eastern part of the county, authorities said. They are the parents of Travis Kalanick, 40, who founded Uber […]
Iraqi armed forces launched an operation Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement. The fall of the city would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared nearly three years ago by IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, which also covers parts of Syria. The enclave includ […]
Jim Bunning, a baseball star who later served nearly a quarter-century in the U.S. Congress, has died at age 85 in his home state of Kentucky. Bunning, who died Friday, had suffered a stroke in October 2016. He served six two-year terms as a congressman beginning in 1987, and was elected twice to the U.S. Senate. Bunning pitched for 17 years, originally for […]
Based on confirmed sightings of Ramadan's new moon crescent, millions of Muslims around the world are fasting on the first day of the holy month. According to Islam, the sighting of the new moon marks the beginning of the Muslim lunar month of Ramadan. Thirty-three countries, mainly those in which the majority of residents are Sunni Muslims, officially […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
Washington PostIn Somalia, Islamist rebels are blocking starving people from getting foodWashington PostREBEY, Somalia — Near a dried-out reservoir on the edge of this village is a dilapidated mud hut. The family that lived there until last month went so far as to strip off its straw roof and feed the material to their emaciated cattle. When the animals ... […]
News24S Korea fishing vessel 'hijacked' off SomaliaNews24Seoul - A South Korean fishing vessel was apparently hijacked in waters off Somalia on Saturday, a defence ministry official said. "The boat sent a message that she was being approached by some unidentified vessels, the South Korean official told AFP.South Korea Says Contact Resumed With […]
Midnimo Information CenterSomalia: Al-Shabaab Remains a Threat As Attacks IncreaseAllAfrica.comSomali security forces and the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) accounted for a combined total of 74 civilian deaths during the past four months, the UN leader added. Al-Shabaab is also reported to have killed more than 30 Kenyan troops in a ...Somalia and […]
Washington PostSomalia car bomb kills at least 8 in capital, police sayWashington PostMOGADISHU, Somalia — A car bomb exploded in Somalia's capital, killing at least eight people and injuring 15, police said Wednesday, as the extremist group al-Shabab quickly claimed responsibility. The Somalia-based group has vowed to step up attacks ...Trump should fo […]
PRIThe death of a Navy SEAL reveals US mission creep in Somalia ...PRILast month, a US soldier was shot and killed fighting in Somalia. Reports indicate the Navy SEAL was serving alongside his Somali counterparts — not advising ...altro »
UAE aid ship reaches SomaliaThe NationalThe ship sailed from Hamriyah Port in Dubai to Berbera Port in the north-west of Somalia. A relief team from the foundation will immediately begin distributing the supplies, including 32,000 10 kilogramme bags of rice, 32,000 5kg bags of sugar, 26,667 ...UAE ship carrying food supplies arrives in SomaliaBusiness Standa […]
ReliefwebSomalia: Drought and Food Security Emergency Appeal n° MDRSO005 12 months summaryReliefwebThe Somalia Drought Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 25 March 2016 for CHF 1,290,936 to support the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in assisting 78,990 drought's affected people for six months. A DREF loan of CHF 129,394 had been ...UN rights […]
Somalia Key Message Update, May 2017 - Somalia | ReliefWebReliefWebMay rainfall supports crop development, but below-average Gu production still likely Key Messages Rainfall received in May was above that received in April, ...altro »
IRINnews.orgMartial law in Mindanao, Trump's plans for Somalia and global humanitarian attitudes: The Cheat SheetIRINnews.orgUS President Donald Trump looks set to wage a more aggressive military campaign in Somalia. The New York Times provides cogent reasons why he shouldn't. More strikes do nothing to address Somalia's root issue of state we […]
The Star, KenyaUS intel specialist gives Somalia drones to combat al Shabaab bombingsThe Star, KenyaA former US intelligence specialist has donated surveillance drones to police in Somalia, aiming to help combat a jump in deadly bombings by al Qaeda-linked insurgents. The gift comes as US President Donald Trump is increasing military engagement in ...altro » […]
President resists pressure from other G7 countries to support treatyMerkel says discussions on climate deal ‘difficult and unsatisfactory’Donald Trump has resisted pressure from Europe, Canada and Japan to declare his support for the UN’s landmark climate change treaty signed in Paris in 2015, marking a defiant end to his first international trip as US presi […]
Patrick Wintour in Taormina, Sicily and Amanda Holpuch in New York
Hundreds of flights at the two airports have been affected, with more around the world suffering major delaysBritish Airways cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday due to a major IT failure causing severe disruption to its global operations that is expected to run into Sunday. The airline said its terminals at Heathrow and Gatwick became […]
‘If you had raped three, I will admit it, that’s on me’ Philippines president tells soldiers on Mindanao island where he has imposed martial lawPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to reassure soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under martial law and jokingly said that if any of them were to rape three women, he would personally cl […]
Prisoners led by Marwan Barghouti halt protest as Israel announces it will allow a second family visit each monthA mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails has been called to an end after 41 days as Israel offered a compromise deal to meet some of the strikers’ demands.The deal – on the eve of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting – means […]
Fresh wave of airstrikes ordered in retaliation for killing of Coptic Christians south of CairoEgypt launched a fresh wave of air strikes against Libyan terrorist bases on Saturday in response to the killing of 29 Coptic Christians south of Cairo, with a warning of further retaliation possible.The airstrikes follow six bombing raids in Libya that hit the nor […]
Children among dead and at least 22 wounded in gun attack on convoy headed to monastery in Minya provinceEgypt has carried out airstrikes in Libya after at least 26 people, including children, were killed and 25 wounded in a gun attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo, the latest in a series of terrorist incidents targeting the religious mi […]
We take the temperature of five of Europe’s key economies now that political threats appear to have diminishedWhat a difference a few months make. As 2017 opened, eurozone politicians still raw from the shock of the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s presidential triumph were nervously awaiting elections in the Netherlands and France.They feared that discontent […]
IT systems ‘hit’ after prime minister took on central European roleThe embattled Maltese government has claimed that it has come under attack from a Russian-backed campaign to undermine it, amid worsening relations with the Kremlin.Malta assumed the presidency of Europe’s Council of Ministers in January, an important position under which it chairs high-level […]
A papal audience for families affected by the inherited brain disease could end centuries of stigma – and open vital doors in the search for a cureIt was with the pomp and intrigue of a Dan Brown novel that earlier this month Pope Francis made his way into the Aula Paolo VI audience hall, a room the size of an aeroplane hangar in Vatican City. Flanked by the […]
Islamism is rising across Indonesia, where a toxic mix of religion and political opportunism has been percolating for some timeIt was the young who came first to Indonesia’s public caning of gay men. They arrived on motorbikes and on foot, from nearby boarding houses and two universities, some skipping class and the others using up their holidays. An announc […]
Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, charged with murder by Portland policeMen were trying to stop the attacker from harassing two Muslim womenTwo men were fatally stabbed in Portland, Oregon on Friday after they came to the aid of two women who were being harassed because they appeared to be Muslim, police said.On Saturday, Portland police named the suspect as Jere […]
Suspicions fall on homegrown guerrilla group after attack on ex-prime minister as he was being driven home in AthensGreek security officials are scrutinising courier and postal services after a letter bomb attack on Thursday that left former prime minister Lucas Papademos in hospital. Papademos, who underwent surgery after sustaining injuries to his leg, sto […]
Li Ming-che, a 42-year-old NGO worker known for supporting human rights, went missing in mysterious circumstances in China on 19 March A Taiwan rights activist who was secretly detained in China in March has been officially arrested on suspicion of subversion, charges Taiwan said were vague and unconvincing. The case has strained already poor relations betwe […]
The Pentagon says airstrikes it carried out on a house were the deadliest in Iraq since 2003, and the final death toll could be as high as 141 peopleThe Pentagon has admitted that airstrikes it carried out on a house in western Mosul killed at least 105 civilians in one of the deadliest attacks anywhere in Iraq since the 2003 invasion to oust Saddam Hussein. […]
UN-appointed mediator terminates negotiations, citing lack of common ground, but organisation insists ‘talks have not collapsed’The best hope yet of reuniting war-partitioned Cyprus has been dashed after reconciliation attempts were brought to an abrupt halt following two years of intense negotiations.The optimism engendered by talks seen as a once-in-a-gene […]
Putin officials pursue claims of homosexual men jailed and tortured in republic ruled by Kremlin-backed Ramzan Kadyrov Russian officials are actively investigating claims of a purge of gay men in Chechnya, a process that could lead to a showdown between Moscow and the local Kremlin-backed strongman, Ramzan Kadyrov.Dozens of men in the southern republic are r […]
Greg Gianforte apologizes after being charged with misdemeanor assaultCongressman-elect says after special election victory: ‘I’m sorry, Mr Ben Jacobs’Greg Gianforte has won a special election for Montana’s sole seat in the House of Representatives, just one day after he was charged with misdemeanor assault for “body-slamming” a Guardian reporter. Related: R […]
Helicopters and special forces used against Maute fighters, who have held the city on Mindanao island for two daysThe Philippines military has mobilised attack helicopters and special forces to drive Islamic State-linked rebels out of a besieged southern city. Six soldiers have so far been killed in street combat amid the heavy resistance that has followed. […]
Medics unable to revive seven-month-old girl who was discovered in unresponsive state in early afternoonIrish police have launched an investigation into the circumstances that led to a seven-month-old baby girl dying of heatstroke after being locked for hours in a car in County Tipperary on the hottest day of the year so far in Ireland.The Garda Síochána fou […]
Officials investigate after media images appear to show officers firing weapons at demonstration calling for resignation of president Michel TemerBrazilian authorities are investigating reports that police officers opened fire with live ammunition during clashes with protesters demanding the resignation of the president, Michel Temer, over corruption allegat […]