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    President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo arrives in the UAE. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    >Galmudug President, Ahmed Dualle Geele Haaf  arrives in Nairobi for talks with Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa (ASWJ) Photo: @DalsanFM

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and President Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden in Baraawe. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire at the Kacdoonka Nabada youth event last night. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    PM, Hassan Ali Khayre addresses an event organized by women leaders to show support for Somali National Army. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Somaliland Vice President Abdirahman Saylici with others standing in line waiting to vote. Photo: @Rooble2009

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    Image of the day" width="240" />Somaliland's ruling party, Kulmiye Candidate Musa Bihii Abdi Concludes his campaigns in Hargeisa ahead of the elections next week. Photo: Hiiraan Online  

February 15, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Telecommunications and broadcasting law for Somalia 14 Feb – Source: TFG – 351 words Consultation of the Draft Communications law for the Somali Telecommunications and Broadcasting industry was finalized after a two day consultative meeting concluded today at the Ministry of Information Posts, and Telecommunication Headquarters. The Communications Law consultative workshop, whose aim was to establish […]

February 15, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AU TROOPS ATTACK AL SHABAAB POSITIONS IN MOGADISHU 14 Feb- Source: AFP- 422 words African Union-backed Somali government forces attacked Islamist Shebab rebel posts on the outskirts of the war-torn capital Mogadishu with tanks and artillery Tuesday, officials and witness said. Burundian troops with the AU Mission in Somalia launched a pre-dawn attack against holdout […]

February 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AMISOM captures more ground beyond Mogadishu 14 Feb – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 233 words AU forces this morning executed a successful operation against Al Qaeda terrorists on the outskirts of Mogadishu, capturing two sites of tactical importance.In an advance that begun at approximately 5 am, AMISOM’s Burundian Contingent took Al Janale hill, which oversees the southern approaches […]

February 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Letter to the Somali Diaspora, by H.E Abdiweli Mahamed Ali, the Prime Minister of Somalia 13 Feb – Source: Office of the Prime Minister – 1892 words I take this opportunity to engage in a dialogue with you as my government is in the middle of the implementation stage of major policy issues related to […]

February 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab forces locals to support merger with al Qaeda 13 Feb – Source: Radio Mogadishu, SONNA, Radio Bar-kulan – 137 words Al Shabaab extremists are said to be forcing locals in areas under their control to hold mass demonstrations in support of its merger with the world’s terrorist network al Qaeda. The al Shabaab […]

February 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AU forces to attack al Shabaab stronghold 12 Feb- Source: AFP- 304 words African Union forces in Somalia are planning to attack a stronghold town of Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels to the west of the war-torn country’s capital, a commander said Sunday. Audace Nduwumunsi, the AU force’s deputy commander, said the troops are planning to raid […]

February 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab has at last shown its true colors 10 Feb – Source: TFG – 167 words The two terrorist organizations of al Shabaab and al Qaeda announced yesterday that they have joined forces and are united as a single organization now.  In a statement the Minister of Information, Posts and Telecommunications, H.E. Abdulkadir Hussein Mohamed […]

February 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Zawahiri says Somalia’s al Shabaab joined Qaeda: video 10 Feb- Source: AFP- 429 words Somalia’s extremist Shebab fighters have joined ranks with Al-Qaeda, the terror network’s chief Ayman al-Zawahiri announced in a video message posted on jihadist forums on Thursday. “I will break the good news to our Islamic nation, which will… annoy the crusaders, […]

February 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Islamist bomb attack toll in Somalia rises to 15 09 Feb – Source: AFP – 467 words At least 15 people were killed by a suicide bomber from the al Qaeda linked al Shabaab, officials said Thursday, as details emerged of the heavy blast in Somalia’s war-torn capital Mogadishu. “The horrible suicide blast, carried out by […]

February 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Suicide car bomb blast rocks Somalia capital 08 Feb – Source: Shabelle, Bar-kulan, Radio Mogadishu – 108 words A huge suicide car bomb explosion on Wednesday targeted at Muna hotel in Mogadishu, killing at least 15 people while dozens wounded, witnesses said.  The car bomb went off near the hotel in Hamar-weyne district, which is […]

February 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.