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The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), United Kingdom and United States of America welcome the approval of the new Cabinet list by the Federal Parliament. ...

Mogadishu, Tuesday 10 February: The President, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today confirmed his support for the Council of Ministers, as nominated by the Prime Minister and approved by the Federal Parliament. ...

9 February 2015, Mogadishu: The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, invited the leaders of the regional states of Puntland, Jubba and South Western Somalia, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Ahmed Mohamed Islaan and Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden for a three-day consultation forum in Mogadishu, from 04/02/2015 to 06/02/2015. ...

Islamist militant group al-Shabaab said it shot dead a Somali lawmaker in the capital, Mogadishu, hours before a scheduled vote of confidence in the new council of ministers.   Gunmen in a car opened fire on Abdullahi Qayad Barre after he left his house in the city’s Hamarjajab neighborhood on Monday, police officer Ahmed Omar said by phone. Security forces weren’t...

8 February 2015 – Mogadishu – As Somalia Prime Minister and former Somali Ambassador to the US, H.E. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke is fully aware of the astronomical impact this announcement will have on the well-being of many Somalis ...

Mogadishu, 07 February 2015 – The Interim Minister of Information, H.E. Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. ...

Somalia has criticised a move by a US bank to close accounts of money transfer companies, warning it could create a dangerous black market. ...

Kabete MP George Muchai was shot dead early Saturday morning at Kenyatta Avenue-Uhuru Highway roundabout in Nairobi. ...

Mogadishu, 6th February 2015 – The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) welcomes the death of al-Shabaab’s Chief of External Operations with responsibility for intelligence and security planning, Abdi Nur Mahdi, also known as Yusuf Dheeg, in an airstrike on January 31st, 2015. U.S. forces conducted the strike using unmanned aircraft carrying Hellfire missiles and specifically...

On 4 February the United Nations Security Council was briefed by Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, and the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Maman Sidikou (via video-conference from Mogadishu), on the situation in Somalia. ...