28/05/2017 08:53:00:-Near a dried-out reservoir on the edge of this village is a dilapidated mud hut. The family that lived there until last month went so far as to strip off its straw roof and feed the material to their emaciated cattle. When the animals died anyway, the family disappeared.
17/05/2017 05:35:00:-Defeating Al-Shabab militants in Somalia requires a “carrot and stick” approach that could eventually include political negotiations with the Islamist militants, the U.N.’s top official in the country tells Newsweek.
12/04/2017 18:37:00:-SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) - In case you haven't heard, there's a new queen in town. The Miss Africa Utah Pageant took place Friday night and Miss Somalia, Asma Dahir, took the crown.
16/04/2017 08:28:00:-In June 2015, Somali national Ali Omar Ader was arrested in Ottawa at the end of a remarkable five-year undercover operation designed to lure him to Canada. He will stand trial in October for his alleged role in the kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout. Last week, for the first time, an Ottawa courtroom heard details of that RCMP undercover operation, dubbed Project Slype.
07/04/2017 17:14:00:-While playing professional basketball in Somalia in the 1980s, Fartun Osman and her teammates wore tight shorts and no hair covering. “Nobody was judging us because we had a government that was stable and protecting us,” she said.
29/03/2017 09:18:00:-Those are the kinds of words that 18-year-old Nuradin Mohamed-Nur wishes came to mind more when people think of Toronto’s Somali population, instead of labels like drug dealer or gang member.
28/03/2017 06:23:00:-More than 30 al-Shabab fighters were killed when African Union and Somali forces attacked two of the armed group's bases in southern Jubaland, according to Somali and Kenyan officials.
25/03/2017 18:10:00:-Vowing he won't turn Somalia into a "free fire zone," the commander of U.S. Africa Command said Friday he wants greater authority to conduct airstrikes and use military forces in the African country to allow the U.S. to strike al-Qaida-linked militants more quickly.
03/03/2017 07:59:00:-On March 1, Somalia’s parliament approved the appointment of new prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire, a political newcomer. The 49-year-old Somali-Norwegian is a former humanitarian worker and oil executive.
26/02/2017 16:30:00:-The Pentagon wants to expand the military’s ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior U.S. officials said.
25/02/2017 13:38:00:-“I am 75 years old. I have not heard of or seen such a severe drought,” said Abdi.
Abdi’s family are among many others taking refuge in temporary shelters surrounding the village of Tukaraq, in northern Somalia.
24/01/2017 16:44:00:-In Somalia, an exercise program for survivors of sexual violence is helping participants overcome trauma. It's a trendy program in an unlikely place. In classes across the Somali capital of Mogadishu, youths practice breathing, meditation and stretching.
22/01/2017 08:35:00:-In the final week of the Obama Administration, the outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somali nationals and others for an additional 18 months. The program was not scheduled to expire until March 2017.