Beledweyne Terror Attacks

Beledweyne Bombings: Who Is Behind?

On Wednesday evening, a suicide bomber blew himself at Lamagalay compound in Beledweyne killing MP Amina Mohamed Abdi and her security detail. The MP was walking to meet Hirshabelle President Ali Gudlawe Hussein in the heavily guarded compound which houses government’s offices. A second attack, this time with a car bomb, occurred just after the […]

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The Hirshabelle Imbroglio

Since Ali Gudlawe’s presidential election, Hirshabelle regional state has been plagued by internal political struggles that threaten the federal electoral process. On july 3rd, Hirshabelle cabinet ministers led by the Vice-president Yusuf Ahmed Hagar (Yusuf Dabageed) arrived in Beledweyn, Hiran region, to hold a cabinet meeting for the first time since November 2020. On the […]

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Finance Ministry Issued Statement On Flood Control Project In Hirshabelle

The Somali Ministry of Finance has responded to allegations from the Hirshabelle administration that it has withheld funds intended to address the Shabelle River floods. A statement from the Somali Ministry of Finance reads: The Ministry of Finance of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), following a press release from the Hirshabelle Disaster Management Committee, […]

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Galmudug And Hirshabelle Leaders Urge For A Return to the September 17 Deal

In a dramatic shift in Somalia’s political saga, the regional states of Hirshabelle and Galmudug leaders jointly issued a statement assessing the polarized political situation in the country and calling for a return to the September 17 deal. In their statement, published yesterday, Ahmed Abdi Karie Qoorqoor and Ali Abdullahi Hussein Gudlawe deplored the tragic […]

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Somali Army Units

Army Destroys Al-Shabab Hideouts

The Somali National Army (SNA) has carried out an operation in Bal’ad district in Middle Shabelle region, destroying Al-Shabab militants’ hideouts. The areas where the operation was carried out include God Doonfar, Halushin, Diidow, Bulo Dhagaxow, Bulo Mcalin, Durey and Banyaale in Balad district. Commander Abdullahi Mustafe Ali Madale Qaran, who led the forces that […]

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