Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Saudi air raids on Yemen leave 12 Somalis dead

Saudi Arabia’s latest airstrikes on Yemen and ensuing explosions have claimed the lives of a dozen Somali nationals, local media say.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Mohamed Behi Younis seeks to replace President Silanyo in the coming Somaliland elections

Mohamed Behi Younis announces his candidacy for Somaliland presidency.

Italy paying ransoms in Syria and Somalia

A six-month investigation by Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit has cast light on the shadowy world of hostage negotiations, revealing how some governments negotiate with armed groups and pay cash ransoms.

Brief overview of Somaliland History and People

A caption from the report : Somaliland National Referendum - May 31, 2001

Somali refugee raped on Nauru likely to be brought to Australia for abortion

Comments from Peter Dutton and Malcolm Turnbull suggest the woman will be brought to Australia soon, but both refuse to comment on the case directly.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Minnesota - Somali refugee charged with raping 10 year old girl

A 34-year-old immigrant has been arrested and charged with brutally raping a 10-year-old girl in Minnesota and the local media in Minneapolis has refused to identify the man as a refugee from Somalia.

There’s more to Somali fishing than piracy

Even as piracy has declined in the past few years, the narrative of Somali pirates has staying power.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Al-Shabaab gunmen kill nephew of Somalian president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud

Shabaab militants kill president's nephew in ambush.

ISIL claims suicide bombings in Yemen’s Aden

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group’s Yemen affiliate has claimed responsibility for an attack on an Arab coalition base that killed at least 15 troops, including four Emirati soldiers.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Illegal overfishing and the return of Somalia's pirates

Plunder of Somali waters by foreign fishing vessels could mean the return of hijackings, locals warn.
Jessica Hatcher.

Somaliland: The strains of success

Successful state building in Somaliland has raised the stakes of holding – and losing – power.

Video shows US police officer hitting a Somali teen

A Somali civil rights group is asking for a meeting with a police chief after a video appears to show an officer pushing and striking a teen.

Sheffield family’s plea to stop execution of relative in Somaliland

A Sheffield relative of a mentally ill man facing execution by firing squad in Somaliland is urging it’s British-educated president to intervene.

Saudi Arabia - Tunnelling breakthrough on Riyadh underground (Metro)

Riyadh underground break through.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

London- Woman jailed for smuggling Khat through Heathrow

Nassin Hassan Badhi attempted to smuggle 81kg of the drug - with a street value of £24,000 - into the UK

An Ottoman city in Africa: BERBERA

By -SAİM ORHAN, Todays Zaman- We are in Somaliland and leave Hargeisa, heading for the city of Berbera.