At Least 29 Killed In Attack In Somalia, 80 Injured
FTS News Bits | At least 29 people were killed in a car bomb exploded in a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The death toll is likely to rise as a gun battle between ...
Somalia Bomb Blast One of The Deadliest In Its History
Emergency services in the country are struggling to cope.
2 Billion People Drink Contaminated Water
Around the world 2 billion people lack access to clean water. According to recent reports, 25,000 people in Somalia have now been diagnosed with Cholera stemming from this contaminated water epidemic.
Somalia's Prime Minister booted out of office for 2nd time this year
In Somalia, the prime minister has been removed from office for the second time in one year, a move that appeared to displease Western countries who are largely responsible for providing funding to the government. ...
Muslims to celebrate Aid Al-Adha
Muslims throughout the word are celebrating the holiday of Aid Al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, this weekend. The holiday celebrates the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son Ismail. Mulims throughout the ...
US launches drone strikes in Somalia
The US has launched drone strikes in Somalia, targeting senior al-Shabaab leaders. According to Somalian officials, six Islamic fundamentalist militants died in the attacks, but it is not clear whether al-Shabaab leader Mukhtar Abu Zubeyr, ...
US launches airstrikes against Al-Shabab in Sudan
The US acknowledged that on Monday it launched air strikes in Somalia against the Al-Shabab Islamic militias, reflecting Washington's growing military response to militant Islamic groups. teleSur
Somalia, AU launched offensive against Islamic group
Sonalia and the African Unioon launched a major offensive today against Al Shebab.The aim is to push the Islamic fundamentalist group away from the Somalian coastline thereby depriving it of access to the sea. teleSur
Somali president meets with UN officials
The president of Somalia met with UN Security Council ambassadors Wednesday to discuss the country's problems including the holding of a constitutional reform referendum. Somalia is plagued by an armed rebel insurgency and the threat ...
Storm kills 300 people in Puntland, Somalia
Torrential rains, extremely strong winds and floods hit Puntland, an autonomous region located in the southeast of Somalia, killing about 300 according to the local government. teleSUR