• President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomed Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and his delegations, at Mogadishu International Airport today. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid, Somali Minister of Fisheries Abdillahi Bidhan, Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian and other officials witness the official signing of the fishing licenses, in Mogadishu. Photo: @KhadarGulaid

  • Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Emanuela C. Del Re in Mogadishu.

  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo received the credentials papers from Norwegian Ambassador to Somalia Ms. Elin Bergithe Rognlie Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

  • Speaker of the House of the People Mohamed Mursal, alongside former speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari hosted Southwest federal MPs in Mogadishu to discussed the upcoming regional elections in South West. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Isse Awad receiving the credentials of the new Turkish Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. Mehmet Yilmaz, in Mogadishu. Photo: @TC_Mogadishu

12 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: TFG officials visit recently seized areas in Mogadishu Al Shabaab cuts off Afgoye road Somali man who was behind the kidnapping of two French intelligence officers was arrested in Hargeisa Peacekeepers vow to push out al Shabaab remnants US UK forces free Italian ship from Somali pirates The tears of Somalia   SOMALI […]

12 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

11 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Military vows to extend its offensives against al Shabaab to other parts of the country Al Shabaab militants driven out of Mogadishu AMISOM claims Somali president joins citizens in mourning attack Somalis in Minnesota condemn suicide bombing in Somalia Erdoğan calls for more security aid for famine-stricken Somalia Six foreign fighters seen in […]

11 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

11 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: TFG / AMISOM secure remaining al Shabaab strongholds in Mogadishu TFG and AMISOM commence operations to secure final sector of Mogadishu Erdoğan calls for more security aid for famine-stricken Somalia Al Shabaab divided over the killing of former District Commissioner in Gedo Somalia peacekeepers win control of Mogadishu district Somalia Islamists al Shabaab […]

11 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

10 Oct 2011 — Morning headlines

Key Headlines AU forces plan to cover al Shabaab strongholds Opening remarks by SRCC, Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra at the photo exhibition portraying the work of AMISOM soldiers 160 students flown to Turkey for further studies TFG army and AMISOM capture key ground in Mogadishu Somali Council of Elders lobby for TFG support In rare […]

10 Oct 2011 — Morning headlines

10 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: TFG / AMISOM commence operations to secure final sector of Mogadishu Fighting continues in the Somali capital today AU Somali forces seize Mogadishu rebel bases Joint forces seize control of Heliwa district Mogadishu TFG/AMISOM forces take control of Pasta Factory Mass demonstration in Mogadishu to condemn Tuesday’s carnage Government offensive ongoing in regions […]

10 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

07 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali religious leader described al Shabaab as inhumane and compared them to wild animals Security forces conduct major operation in Mogadishu Al Shabaab block relief aid in southern Somalia Arab Americans fundraise for Somalia famine New political party declared in Somaliland Kenya deploys troops at border   SOMALI MEDIA Security forces conduct major […]

07 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

07 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: The Somali Government asks citizens to be more vigilant as Turkey rushes to the aid of the victims 37 Somali blast injured arrive in Turkey for treatment Security operations on Bakaara market kicks off Somali bomber who killed 100 slammed education OIC to drill 680 artesian wells in Somalia UN expert calls for […]

07 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

06 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Turkish premier says they will take 30 injured from Mogadishu suicide attack to Turkey for health care Somalia PM says suicide attack shows al Shabaab’s weakness UN: Somalia suicide blast death toll goes over 100 AMISOM Force Commander: I’m horrified by Mogadishu suicide attack Somali Defense Minister: Terrorists have great hostility towards students […]

06 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

06 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali president Sharif visits victims in Mogadishu hospitals Somalia announces 3-day national mourning for suicide attack’s victims as death toll rises TFG Forces Demolish Checkpoints in Mogadishu Somalia PM urges aid workers to stay after blast ASWJ urges TFG not to Negotiate with Shabaab   PRESS RELEASE Somalia announces 3-day national mourning for […]

06 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

05 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union Strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack in Mogadishu White House calls attack in Somalia ‘cowardly’ Somali Government condemns a suicide bombing in Mogadishu UK Foreign Office Minister condemns bomb attack in Mogadishu US UN slam Mogadishu bomb attack OIC Secretary General condemns bomb attack in […]

05 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report