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U.S. military denies Al-Shabaab killed its soldier in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Feb. 21 -- The United States military confirmed Tuesday no American soldier was killed or injured in southern Somalia as claimed by the...

Turkish soap operas take over Somalia

One of the biggest winners of Turkey’s bid to expand its soft power has been the popularity of its TV soap operas and dramas...

Somalia military court sentences army officer to death

MOGADISHU, Feb. 20 -- Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced a senior army official to death after finding him guilty of murdering chief commander...

One in Million children die the day they are born

A United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) report released on Tuesday has named Somalia one of the riskiest places to be born. According to UNICEF,...

Cabinet endorses director of Somalia’s Communications Authority

The Cabinet has unanimously endorsed Abdi Sheik Ahmed for the post of Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA) of Somalia, which is established...

Turkey offers diplomatic training to 10 Somali diplomats

Ankara, February 19, 2018 – Diplomatic training for 10 Somali diplomats from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation under the auspices of...

Turkish deputy PM to inspect restoration of Sudan’s Suakin Island

Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu is scheduled to pay a two-day official visit to Sudan and Somalia starting on Tuesday. According to the statement from...

Ashghal delegation visits Somalia

A technical delegation from the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) recently visited Somalia for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Qatar Fund For...

QC rehabilitates Somalia flood, cyclone victims

The Qatar Charity (QC) office in Somalia has rehabilitated “thousands of flood and cyclone victims” through its early recovery programmes. Through this, the organisation said...

Somali traders boycott business over new government tax

MOGADISHU, Feb. 18-- Traders in Somalia's largest market, Bakara, on Sunday boycotted business over what they termed as punitive tax measures imposed by the...