Somaliland's fishing company supplying quality fishery to both domestic and overseas markets

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Somalia: UN official condemns killing of parliamentarian, reiterates support for political process

(Medeshi)- 24 May 2015 – The top United Nations official in Somalia has condemned a deadly attack against two Somali Members of Parliament (MP) and reiterated the Organization's support for the country's democratic process.

General elections start in Ethiopia

(Medeshi)- Ethiopians started voting this Sunday morning to mark the start of  the general elections in the country in which 50 political parties will participate.

Somali government admits the killing of MP Yusuf Dirir by the army

(Medeshi)-Mogadishu , Somalia - The Ministry of Internal Security in Somalia has issued a statement today on the killing of a member of the Federal Parliament  in Mogadishu.

Somaliland halts accepting refugees fleeing Yemen war

(Medeshi)-Hargeisa -  Somaliland government has announced that it will stop accepting Somali refugee fleeing the war in Yemen starting Monday the 25th of May 2015.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

British Somaliland - Aerial photo of Medeshi - 1919

(Medeshi)- Description: Medishi. 4,000 ft. Location: British Somaliland. Date: 1919

British Somaliland - Views of the Dervish fortifications at Taleh - Feb 1920

(Medeshi)- Description: Views of the Dervish fortifications at Taleh.

Somali MP killed in an ambush in Mogadishu

(Medeshi)- Yusuf Dirir Abdi , a lawmaker and veteran politician was killed today in Mogadishu after gunmen opened fire on the car he was riding.

Djibouti: Location, location, location

(Medeshi)- The US and the Europeans are already there: Now China apparently also wants a military base in Djibouti. Proximity to the trouble spots in the region brings the small state money, but also problems.

Suicide bomber attacks mosque in Saudi Arabia, kills seven

(Medeshi)- A suicide bomber has detonated his explosives at a Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing at least seven people and wounding several others, witnesses said.

Somaliland - 18 May in pictures

(Medeshi)- Somaliland celebrated the 24rth anniversary of Independence from Somalia on 18 May . Here are photos from the capital published earlier by the BBC