Tuesday, October 04, 2022
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Somali government says it has killed al-Shabab co-founder

Somalia’s government says it has killed Abdullahi Nadir, one of the co-founders of the armed group al-Shabab, in an operation with international partners. The country’s information ministry said in a statement late on Sunday that the operation that killed Nadir … Continued

Suicide bombs hit town in central Somalia

Abdi Dahir Two suicide bombs have hit the central Somali town of Beledweyne, causing an unspecified number of casualties, state TV has reported. Governor Ali Jeyte is quoted as confirming the attacks. It added that there are “unspecified casualties” and … Continued

Somalia says it killed al Shabaab co-founder

Abdiqani Hassan BOSASO, Somalia,(Reuters) – Somalia’s government said late on Sunday that it had killed Abdullahi Nadir, one of the co-founders of Islamist militant group al Shabaab, in an operation with international partners. Somali security forces have touted gains made in recent … Continued

Somalia: Turkey’s Bayraktar TB2 drones join offensive against al-Shabab

Ankara’s move to increase its foothold in the Horn of Africa seen as ‘significant’ in Mogadishu’s fight against insurgent group By Bashir Mohamed Caato The much-coveted Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drone has joined Somalia’s offensive against the insurgent group al-Shabab, in an escalation seen by Somali … Continued

Somaliland lawmakers vote to extend president’s term by two years

By Abdiqani Hassani BOSASO, Somalia,(Reuters) – Lawmakers in Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland have extended President Muse Bihi Abdi’s current term of office by two years ahead of its expiry in November, the senate chairman said on Saturday. The region’s electoral … Continued

Ethiopia, Somalia call on UNSC to lift Somalia arms embargo

Addis Abeba – In a joint communique issued at the end of a two-day official visit by Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Ethiopia and Somalia called upon the UN Security Council (UNSC) “to consider the request of the Federal Governments of … Continued