Somalia Newswire

Somalia Newswire

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  1. Somalia sentences two to life in prison for February airline blastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Two al-Shabaab militants are sentenced to life in jail over the mid-air bombing of a plane over Somalia that blew a hole in the fuselage when a laptop exploded - but only killed the attacker A Somali military court sentenced 10 people who were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in the fuselage of a plane bound for Djibouti in February. In the incident, a suspected suicide bomber was sucked out of the Daallo Airlines plane through a one metre wide hole when a blast ripped open the pressurised cabin in flight, officials said.


  2. Hundreds gather for Memorial Day servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... member Chuck Lukoski said. Clark witnessed the toll of combat in October 1993, when his unit sailed to Mogadishu, Somalia. A bloody battle there included American casualties. Since he retired in 1996, Clark has been to almost every annual Memorial ...


  3. Photo: A hole is seen in a plane operated by Daallo AirliRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    A hole is seen in a plane operated by Daallo Airlines on Feb. 2, 2016, as it sits on the runway of the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia.


  4. 2 men sentenced to life terms for bombing Somali airlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... thought to be the suspected suicide bomber. A body believed to be Borle's was found in a town north of Mogadishu. Somalia's military court also convicted eight other people, including a woman, for their roles in planning the bombing and sentenced ...


  5. Life sentences for Somalia plane blastRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    A military court in Somalia has sentenced two men to life in prison for masterminding a bomb attack on a Daallo Airlines passenger plane in February. The blast, shortly after take-off from Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killed the bomber and left a hole in the plane's fuselage.


  6. Kenya tells longtime refugees living in camps to go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... shops that sell everything from clothes to camel milk. He arrived at the camp in 1991 with his father from Bardera, Somalia, when the civil war that ousted Somali President Siad Barre broke out. He had no idea the camp would remain his home. Now the ...


  7. East Africa: Dar-Based Trader Eyes Somalia PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    A Dar es Salaam-based businessman says he will vie for presidency in Somalia in September this year. Mr Mohamed A. Nur,who is the CEO of City Garden Group of Companies, told The Citizen yesterday that he would present his name to the country's parliament, which would elect the head of state.


  8. 10 Convicted for Somali Passenger Plane BombRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Voice of America

    A gaping hole is visible in the side of a plane operated by Daallo Airlines as it sits on the runway of the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 2, 2016. A military tribunal in Somalia has convicted 10 people in connection with a bomb attack on a Daallo Airlines passenger plane in February.


  9. Fairfield County Veteran Continues To Serve Community In Police Marine UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Stamford Daily Voice

    ... after checking into his first duty station at Twentynine Palms, Calif., he was deployed with his unit to Mogadishu, Somalia, to participate in Operation Restore Hope. He then was redeployed to Okinawa, Japan. Upon earning the rank of E-4, Wiltsie ...


  10. Somalia: National Consultation Forum Meeting Kicks Off in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The President of the federal republic of Somalia has on officially opened the national consultation forum in Mogadishu on Sunday. The forum is expected to focus mainly on security and the upcoming elections set in the country on August later this year.


  11. 13 Medal of Honor recipients you should know aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... and not letting our brothers down." Miller was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor Oct. 6, 2010. The streets of Somalia, Mogadishu, were filling with armed insurgents, American troops were pinned down, and a Black Hawk helicopter was just shot ...


  12. Colorado veteran honors friends lost in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TheDenverChannel

    The sounds of a waterfall is a lot different than what was heard in the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia 22 years ago. On October 3, 1993, Army Col.


  13. Uganda: Three Brothers Among Terrorists Jailed for Role in Deadly Kampala BombingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... the Kyadondo Rugby Club and the Ethiopian Village Restaurant and Bar on July 10, 2010. The attacks were plotted from Somalia to hurt Uganda for sending troops to Somalia. Besides masterminding the attacks, he rented houses in Namasuba, a Kampala ...


  14. Africa's week in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Newsday

    Hundreds of families are forced out of their homes on Thursday following flash floods in Beledweyne, north of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, after torrential rains.


  15. An Inclusive Somalia State or Multiple Somali States There Is No Middle GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 |

    Salam to all Somalis around, Harowo Team. My writing is n't directed to Somali Civilians regardless but toward political groups throughout Somalia.


  16. UN in talks with Nepal about Libya guard forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 |

    ... working in missions. Aside from the Nepalese guard in Iraq, Uganda has sent 430 troops to protect the UN mission in Somalia, based in Mogadishu. UN officials suggested that the guard unit in Tripoli would be close in strength to the Mogadishu force.


  17. IMF sets program to help Somalia rebuild from civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Daily Star

    A government soldier stands at the scene of a roadside bomb explosion at the KBB village in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 23, 2016.


  18. Snipers knew they would likely die, yet fought onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... in film and books. The men were among 18 Americans killed in October 1993 during the Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia, an assault mission to capture top aides to Somali warlord Mohammed Farah Aidid. Shughart and Gordon, snipers in the elite Delta ...


  19. Don't Give Up on AMISOM YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 |

    African Union Mission in Somalia peacekeepers from Burundi patrol after fighting between insurgents and government soldiers erupted on the outskirts of Mogadishu, on May 22, 2012. This is a guest post by Alex Dick-Godfrey, Assistant Director, Studies administration for the Council on Foreign Relations Studies Program.


  20. .com | UN's top court to hear Kenya-Somalia border disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | News24

    The UN's top court said on Thursday it will hold hearings in September into a maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya which may decide the fate of potentially lucrative oil and gas reserves. Kenya will respond to a Somali complaint that Nairobi wrongly claims swathes of seabed that Mogadishu insists are its own during four days of hearings at the International Court of Justice in The Hague from September 19. Mogadishu is seeking to claw back authority over its territorial waters, including an area of the Indian Ocean bordering Kenya's territorial waters that is potentially rich in oil and gas deposits.