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Pledges made for Somalia at New Castle fire conference

Somalia has secured pledges of support and a greater cooperation for Somalia’s Fire and Emergence Service, at the end of a 2-day conference held at the headquarters of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority in the city of New Castle, Northeast of England.   Somalia was represented at the conference by the director of Fire and Emergence Department Abdullahi ...

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Kenya Says Attack by Somali Militants Thwarted in Garissa

KAMPALA, Uganda Kenyan authorities say they have foiled an attempted attack by suspected Somali militants on a village in the same northeastern county where militants killed 148 college students last month. The interior ministry said in a statement Friday that Yumbis village in Ijara country was attacked Thursday evening by a gang of armed militants who were repulsed after a ...

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Djibouti sees brighter future in Futsal after FIFA Course

The end of FIFA MA Futsal coaching course for Djiboutian coaches, has opened a new window of brighter future in the game for the growing football nation, whose FA president, Souleiman Hassan Waberi, has realized his dreams of spreading Futsal knowledge throughout the country. The course which was held under the auspice of FIFA and ran from 16-20 May was attended by 27 senior ...

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IOM Evacuates Somalis from Yemen

Somalia – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in close coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia,this weekconducted its first evacuation of Somali nationals stranded in Yemen back to Mogadishu. The flight left Sana’a on 17 May via Djibouti where IOM Djibouti team in collaborations with the authorities provided food and overnight accommodation at the airport lounge. The flight then ...

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Smuggled ISIS Rings Seized at Tel Aviv Airport: Israel Officials

By Henry Austin TEL AVIV — More than 100 rings with ISIS-related insignia and bound for Gaza have been seized at Tel Aviv’s main airport, Israeli tax officials said on Tuesday. The “delivery of 120 rings bearing an insignia associated with Daesh terrorist organization” was intercepted at Ben Gurion Airport, Israel’s main international hub, according to a statement released by ...

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UN: Yemen crisis could open jihadis path through Somalia

Associated Press UNITED NATIONS: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned in a new report that the crisis in Yemen could open a corridor for jihadist movements through Somalia, which is located just across the Gulf of Aden. Ban said in a report to the U.N. Security Council circulated Monday that security in Somalia and the region is threatened by the Islamist militant ...

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UN refugee chief visits Kenya and Somalia to discuss future of Dadaab camp

The United Nations refugee chief has completed a visit to Kenya and Somalia where he held successful meetings with the Presidents of both countries and discussed issues related to refugees and returnees, particularly regarding the hundreds of thousands of people in Dadaab camp. “We reached a common understanding with the Presidents of Kenya and Somalia on three things,” said UN ...

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Somali president extols FIFA

The president of the Federal republic of Somalia, Professor Hassan Sheik Mohamud, has enthusiastically commended the world football’s governing body [FIFA] for its role in the promotion of peace and football development in the country. President Mohamud, made the announcement after receiving a gold medal and a fair play flag from Somali Football federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab, at Stadium Banadir where the president ...

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Al Shabaab ‘Recruiter’ Arrested in Mombasa

Police in Mombasa have arrested a 45 year old man suspected of recruiting youth from the region to the Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab terror group. The suspect, identified as Abdallah Bindo, was picked at his residence in Likoni area by the Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) officers before he was taken to Makupa police station in Mombasa. However, a section ...

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Al Shabaab militants on the run after being repulsed in the Lower Shabelle region

Mogadishu : The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) would like to confirm that a group of Al Shabaab militants who attempted to capture two government bases in the Lower Shabelle region in the early hours of Friday, were effectively repulsed and are now on the run. AMISOM Sector One Commander, Brigadier General Sam Kavuma says the militants attempted an ...

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