• alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, Somaliland’s UCID party leader Faisal Ali Warabe and leader of Khatumo state, Ali Khalif Galaydh, during the recent Somali Partnership Forum in  Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Bakarole, a small village just north of Mogadishu. In one of the aerial photos, AMISOM troops can be seen interacting with villagers. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Address gathering on women, peace and security in Somalia at the side events in the ongoing Somali Partnership Forum. Photo: UNWomen

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Partnership Forum officially kicks off in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @Engyarisow

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting in Mogadishu, yesterday.. Photo: Dhacdo.com

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad during a meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing. Photo: @MofaSomalia

  • Image of the day" width="240" />Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo during a meeting with former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Ankara Turkey. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

June 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab retakes another central Somali town 11 Jun – Source: Bar-kulan – 118 words Al Shabaab militants on Monday regained control of Mahas town after Somali forces and their allied Ahlu Sunna militias pulled out of the town which was not defended. Heavily armed militant fighters from al Shabaab entered the town without facing […]

June 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

PM: Al Shabaab will be driven out of Somalia before August 11 Jun – Source: Shabelle/Radio Mogadishu – 135 words Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali, announced plans to eliminate the al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab militants from the whole country before August 20, the deadline to implement a roadmap for a new government of Somalia. […]

June 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Bar-kulan condemns the attack on one of its staff member 08 Jun – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 97 words Radio Bar-kulan administration and staff are condemning the assailants which wounded one of the radio’s staff members in Mogadishu.Three men armed with pistols shot Mohamed Nor Mohamed Sharifka twice on the chest and back, after he […]

June 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali opens Mogadishu’s first dry cleaners in decades 08 Jun- Source: BBC- 643 words A businessman has opened a dry cleaners in Somalia’s capital – the city’s only one, and its first since the start of the civil war more than 20 years go. Mohamed Mahamoud Sheikh decided to start it when he returned home […]

June 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Troops close to taking Somalia out of terrorists’ control 07 Jun – Source:Washington Times – 493 words African troops are targeting the Somali port city of Kismayo, the last main town controlled by al-Shabab terrorists, after driving the al Qaeda-linked rebels out of strongholds across a nation afflicted by 20 years of instability, war and […]

June 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Puntland to counter pirates in Bargaal 07 Jun – Source: Radio Kulmiye – 132 words Somali’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland has launched operations to dislodge the Somali pirate’s major bases in Puntland such a Bargaal the coastal town in eastern Puntland, According to officials in Puntland the attack is aimed at to flash out Pirates […]

June 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

U.S. offers millions in bounty for top Somali militants 07 Jun – Source: Reuters / Chicago Tribune / Fox News /CBC News (Canada )- 725 words The United States is offering rewards of up to $7 million for information leading to the location of seven key leaders of Somalia’s al Shabaab, seeking for the first […]

June 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somalis welcome results of Istanbul Conference 06 Jun – Source: Turkish Weekly – 616 words The Somali Transitional Federal Government and political analysts say the momentum achieved from the Istanbul Conference bodes well for the future. Somali analysts and officials welcomed the results of the Istanbul Conference on Somalia after its conclusion Friday (June 1st) in […]

June 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 6, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia fighting kills at least 4 soldiers 05 Jun – Source: Shabelle/Hiiraan Online/Jowhar Online – 124 words A TFG official says at least four soldiers were killed and many others injured after TFG soldiers exchanged gun fire in Afgoye district, 30 Kilometers north-west Mogadishu. Abdullah Ahmed, the district commissioner of Afgoye district, told reporters on […]

June 6, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

World Bank says TFG can’t account for $130 million 04 Jun – Source: Garowe Online – 179 words The World Bank says that funds allocated to the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia have been misused and unaccounted for. The World Bank report issued at the Somalia conference in Turkey to delegates says that 83 million […]

June 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.