Iran retaliation

Iran retaliated against Israeli aggression

Following the Israeli air strike on the Iranian embassy in Damascus on April 1, which killed diplomats and high-ranking generals, Iran predictably retaliated by raining missiles down on the Zionist state. Around 300 ballistic and cruise missiles, and drones were launched from Iranian territory to strike Israel for the first time. The 5-hour attack targeted […]

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How Somalia’s spy agency head shakeup fits president’s political interests

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud replaced Mahad Salaad with Abdullahi Sanbalolshe as director of the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) as his political interests have shifted. Salaad, a staunch ally, has held this position since President Mohamud came to power in May 2022. At the time, the appointment was made against the advice of the […]

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Turkish drone attack in Baqdaad

Turkish drone kills 22 civilians in Somalia in failed counterterrorism operation

On the evening of March 18, airstrikes carried out by drones operated by Turkish troops stationed in Somalia killed 22 civilians, including children, in a small village on the outskirts of Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle. Among the victims, there were mainly women, young children and the elderly. In addition to the 22 deaths, 21 […]

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Gaza AI generated

Palestinian Genocide: 100 days of Mass Slaughter

100 long days have passed since the start of the Palestinian genocide. 100 days during which the Zionist regime supported by the West began to massacre 31,497 Palestinians in Gaza day after day, according to Euro-Med Monitor. Nearly half of the martyrs are children. Despite claiming to only eradicate the Palestinian resistance they barely touched, […]

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Ethiopia deal with SL

Why Somaliland poses an existential risk to the Somali nation

The recent actions of Musa Bihi Abdi, the leader of the breakaway Somaliland region, have sparked significant concerns about the existential risk this renegade region poses to all of Somalia. In a drastic move, Abdi has unilaterally ceded a portion of Somalia’s coastline to Ethiopia in exchange for shares in Ethiopian Airlines and potential recognition […]

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MoU Protest in Mogadishu

Somali nation in unison to reject Ethiopia’ encroachment

Since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed signed a memorandum of understanding on January 1 with Musa Bihi Abdi, the leader of the breakaway Somaliland region, the Somali nation reacted in unison by rejecting what it saw as yet another Ethiopian attempt to encroach on its territory. Even though street protests, meetings, online discussions and local […]

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Somali government empowered secessionist leader

After two days meeting in Djibouti, from December 28 and 29, an agreement to restart talk on Somaliland secession between the federal government of Somalia and the secessionist region have set in motion a crisis in the Horn of Africa. This meeting, held at the behest of the British ambassador to Somalia, was hosted by […]

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Khadija Diriye

Somalia mourns loss of Minister Khadija Diriye

The Somali nation mourns the unexpected loss of Khadija Mohamed Diriye, Somali Minister for Women and Human Rights Development, yesterday in Djibouti, at the age of 74. Ms. Diriye was born, raised and educated in Somalia. She was a colorful politician with a strong personality. She was respected by her male counterparts, even in a […]

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Somali president’s son flees Turkiye after killing courier

Somali president’s son crashed into a Turkish motorcycle courier on a busy highway in Istanbul on November 30. Mohamed Hassan Sheikh Mahamud was driving a diplomatic registered car even though he is not attached to the Somali embassy or holds no official role while in Turkiye. The victim, father of two young children, sole breadwinner, […]

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PM Hamze Barre

US, UAE pressure Somali president to sack PM for calling Israel a terrorist organization

After weeks of no official statement and a president unwilling to address the great anguish felt by the Somali nation over the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza, Prime Minister Hamze Abdi Barre lashed out at Israel, calling it a terrorist organization while backing Hamas in its liberation struggle. In a conference held in Mogadishu earlier […]

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