Sputnik- Two Somali nomads have taken the Netherlands to court for sharing intelligence with the United States that led to a US airstrike which killed their daughters and left one of the men crippled, a Dutch newspaper said Saturday.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Friday, November 27, 2015
US Could Share Responsibility for Indiscriminate Attacks and killing of Yemenis by Saudi air strikes -HRW
HRW- (Beirut) – The Saudi Arabia-led coalition carrying out attacks against the Houthis in Yemen has failed to investigate its apparently unlawful airstrikes that have killed hundreds of civilians,
Evening Standard - A Muslim convert who became radicalised while living in London has been convicted of attempting to join the Al-Shabaab terror group in Somalia.
IHS- Somalia's autonomous state of Puntland amassed 1,600 troops along its southern border with Galmudug state on 26 November, according to IHS sources.
FCO- The UK is providing a further £200 million in bilateral aid to Africa to tackle the root causes of migration, the Prime Minister announced, as European and African leaders gathered in Malta to develop a coordinated approach to address the migrant and refugee crisis.
People China - Beijing confirmed on Thursday its construction of "military supporting facilities" in Djibouti, the first of its kind for China in Africa.
MoFA - Last week, a number of consultative fora were held around Somalia to discuss the possible options for the 2016 elections in Somalia.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
(Medeshi)- Hargeisa – Somaliland interior minister has issued a strong warning against the plan to transfer the talks between Somalia and Somaliland to traditional leaders.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Arab News-Vehicles are seen submerged in water in a flooded highway in western Riyadh following heavy rainfall across most of the kingdom on Wednesday.
Hargeisa , Somaliland - The US State Department opposes the UK Foreign Office on the attempted coup in Hargeisa. The Americans accuse the dissident leader of being close to radical Islamists.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
24 November 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Michael Keating of the United Kingdom as his new Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).
(Arab News )- RIYADH: Saudi investors have accused some Ethiopian government officials of robbing them of their land and equipment.
Monday, November 23, 2015
(Medeshi)- This press release refutes news published in the local press about the Turkish mediation between Somaliland and Somalia.
(CNN) - Somali pirates successfully attacked an Iranian and a Thai fishing vessel over the past 24 hours, although one crew escaped, an anti-piracy expert said.
(The Guardian) - If you drive north from the Somaliland village of Gargara – where women speak of their heartache at losing goats in this year’s drought – and ford the fractured beds of dry rivers, passing the sun-bleached bones of dead animals, you eventually arrive in Lughaya, where open-mouthed fish lie on the white sands by the Red Sea after a wave “like a mountain” smashed into the coast this month.
MoFA- The Food and Agricultural Organization’s Managed Somalia Land and Water Information Network (SWALIM) says more than 132,000 people have been affected by floods in different parts of Somalia since 19 October.
MoFA-The Ethio-Djibouti railway, although it has yet to be completed, has begun operations to help transport emergency food supplies for people in drought affected areas.