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At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somalia

At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somalia

Faarax March 27, 2015 Comments Off

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel and took positions inside, exchanging fire with security forces seeking to regain control of the facility late Friday, a Somali police

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Somalia condemns the remarks made Sweden FM regarding Saudi Arabia.

Somalia condemns the remarks made Sweden FM regarding Saudi Arabia.

Faarax March 24, 2015 Comments Off

According to Washington Post ” Saudi Arabia blocked Wallstrom (Swedish FM) from speaking at an Arab League event, recalled its ambassador from Stockholm and stopped giving business visas to Swedish citizens. Sweden, for its part, has cancelled a

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U.S. Drone Strike in Somalia Said to Kill Westgate Attack Planner

U.S. Drone Strike in Somalia Said to Kill Westgate Attack Planner

Muqdisho March 13, 2015 Comments Off

A U.S. drone strike in Somalia on Thursday is believed to have killed a senior member of the al-Shabab extremist group who allegedly helped plan the 2013 Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi, officials said.

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The other side of Somalia’s pirates

The other side of Somalia’s pirates

Faarax February 26, 2015 Comments Off

Eyl, Somalia – Hawa Mohamed Saeed recites a prayer in a barely audible voice as she waits for the phone to ring with news of her imprisoned son. This has been her daily routine

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UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on Central Hotel in Mogadishu

UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on Central Hotel in Mogadishu

Faarax February 20, 2015 Comments Off

Mogadishu, 20 February 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemns, in the strongest terms, today’s attack on the Central Hotel in Mogadishu that resulted in the

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NUSOJ, MAP and VIKES hold Three Days Training on Principles of Journalism, Freedom of Expression and Ethics for 30 journalists in Garowe,

NUSOJ, MAP and VIKES hold Three Days Training on Principles of Journalism, Freedom of Expression and Ethics for 30 journalists in Garowe,

Faarax February 19, 2015 Comments Off

Garowe, 19 February, 2015 A training on principles of journalism, freedom of expression and journalism ethics, co-organized by the Media Association of Puntland (MAP), the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and the Finnish

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British Muslims turn to US embassy for radicalisation advice ” CHANNEL4 NEWS “

British Muslims turn to US embassy for radicalisation advice ” CHANNEL4 NEWS “

Faarax February 18, 2015 Comments Off

A lack of genuine engagement means some British Muslim community groups would rather talk to US embassy officials than the Home Office about efforts to counter extremism, they tell Channel 4 News. The Somali

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Training on Principles of Journalism, Freedom of Expression and Ethics held for 30 journalist in Garowe

Training on Principles of Journalism, Freedom of Expression and Ethics held for 30 journalist in Garowe

Faarax February 17, 2015 Comments Off

The Media Association of Puntland in collaboration with National Union of Somali Journalist (NUSOJ) and Finnish Foundation for Media and Development (VIKES) conducted three day workshop for at least 30 journalists drawn all media stations

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President receives credentials from Serbia’s Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Ivan Zikovic

President receives credentials from Serbia’s Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Ivan Zikovic

Muqdisho February 3, 2015 Comments Off

3 February 2015, Mogadishu: The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today received credentials from the newly appointed Serbian ambassador to Somalia, Mr Ivan Zikovic. The President assured the

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Hassan Sheikh “We welcome our Turkish friends back to Somalia”

Hassan Sheikh “We welcome our Turkish friends back to Somalia”

Faarax January 25, 2015 Comments Off

25 January 2015, Mogadishu: HE President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today welcomed President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an of Turkey to Somalia. He paid tribute to the significant contribution the Turkish government and people have made to

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