Somalia, Ethiopia discuss cooperation on ‘elimination of Al-Shabaab’

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s Defense Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur on Wednesday met with Ethiopian Chief of General Staff Birhanu Jula to discuss regional security...

Talks between Somalia’s president, Puntland leader fail to make headway

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Talks between Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the leader of the northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland ended without progress on...

Somalia’s president promises to restart talks with Somaliland

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Somalia’s Presidet Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said on Monday his government is ready to restart talks with authorities in the northern separatist...

Somalia’s army seizes key central town from Al-Shabaab after weeks-long offensive

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s army on Monday seized a strategic town in the Middle Shabelle region, under support of US and Turkish drones, following...

Somaliland, Puntland troops begin military buildup in disputed border

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somaliland and Puntland forces have begun renewed military buildup in a contested border area in Togdheer region on Monday, triggering fears...

Somali president urges parliament leadership to halt motion on security

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud urged parliament leadership and permanent committees to halt a motion on the country’s worsening security, a...

Somali president says Mukhtar Robow ‘can be useful’ in fight against Al-Shabaab

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has said former Al-Shabaab commander Mukhtar Robow, who is currently the Minister for Religious Affairs will...

Somalia: 100 MPs sign motion to increase their salaries

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - At least 100 MPs signed a motion submitted to the leadership of Somalia’s parliament, demanding an increase in their salaries, Caasimada...

Deputy speaker of Somalia’s parliament says her life is in serious danger

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - First Deputy Speaker of Somalia’s parliament Sa’diya Samatar said her life is in serious danger, days after making offensive remarks that...

AU peacekeepers run over civilians near Somalia’s capital, killing 2

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - An armored military vehicle belonging to the African Union peacekeepers ran over civilians near Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, killing two...

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