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US confirms killing the deputy Islamic State leader in Somalia

US confirms killing the deputy Islamic State leader in Somalia

The US military confirmed Monday that it had killed the second-ranking Islamic State leader in Somalia in an air strike.
US Africa Command said that Abdulhakim Dhuqub was killed Sunday in the strike vicinity of Xiriir…

Drone kills Islamic State’s second in command in Somalia

Drone kills Islamic State’s second in command in Somalia

Somalia’s regional security minister has confirmed that the deputy leader of the Islamic State (IS) in the country has been killed by an airstrike from a drone.
Minister Abdisalam Mohamed Gallan told VOA that Abdihaki…

Airstrike Kills Deputy Leader of IS in Somalia

Airstrike Kills Deputy Leader of IS in Somalia

The deputy leader of the Islamic State group in Somalia has been killed in an airstrike, a Somali regional minister told VOA.
Abdisamad Mohamed Gallan, security Minister of the Puntland region, told VOA Somali the air…

President Farmajo urges the public to refrain from destructive protests

President Farmajo urges the public to refrain from destructive protests

Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has called upon the citizens in the country to refrain from violent demonstrations.
The head of state was speaking during a meeting with the residents of Warta Nabada distri…

Somali PM meets US Deputy Defense Secretary

Somali PM meets US Deputy Defense Secretary

The Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire has held talks with David Norquist in Washington DC.
In a Twitter post, the ministry for Information said the two officials discussed means to enhance the bilateral relations betw…

US military mission in Somalia could take seven years to complete

US military mission in Somalia could take seven years to complete

Somali national army soldiers stand in formation during a logistics course graduation ceremony. Soldiers from Somali???s advanced infantry DANAB battalion spent 14 weeks training with the U.S. 10th Mountain division on the importance of logistical op…

China ships tons of food to Somalia to avert food security

China ships tons of food to Somalia to avert food security

China has donated tons of rice to African countries including Somalia to help avert food security.
The consignment was shipped from Shanghai on Friday afternoon and is expected to reach Somalia in coming weeks.
The mo…

Denmark pledges $21 million to Somalia

Denmark pledges $21 million to Somalia

The government of Denmark has pledged to contribute $ 21 million to Somalia’s rebuilding process.
In a statement, Denmark announced the amount to support to accelerate poverty reduction and sustainable economic growth…

At least four people wounded in grenade blast in Kismayo city

At least four people wounded in grenade blast in Kismayo city

At least four people were reported to have been injured in Kismayo after unknown assailants hurled a grenade at a tea shop at Golol junction on Friday evening.
Jubbaland security forces arrived in the scene and launch…

A soldier kills two civilians in Mogadishu

A soldier kills two civilians in Mogadishu

A Somali government soldier has shot and dead two innocent civilians in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Saturday morning.
A witness said a policeman opened fire on a Rickshaw in the capital’s Howlwadaag junction, kil…