New Somali administration says plans to ‘return’ soldiers missing in Eritrea

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - The administration of new Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud plans to return thousands of Somali soldiers who have been missing for...

Somali defense minister holds talks with EU ambassador

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somali Defense Minister Abdukadir Mohamed Nur on Saturday met with EU ambassador to Somalia Tiina Intelmann to discuss key bilateral issues,...

Secretary of Somaliland’s Waddani Party says arson attack on his home was ‘coordinated’

HARGEISA (Somaliguardian) - Secretary General of Somaliland's Waddani opposition party Khadar Hussein Abdi said on Saturday a tyre was burned at the doorway of...

Thousands of Somali students take final school exams in several states

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Tens of thousands of students took their final secondary school exams on Saturday in four regional states and the capital Mogadishu...

Al-Shabaab attacks central Somalia town; casualties

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Authorities in the central state of Galmudug said on Friday 16 militants were killed after Al-Shabaab had attacked a key town,...

Somalia’s new president to visit UAE in first trip abroad since re-election

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is set to visit the United Arab Emirates in first trip abroad since he has...

Top Al-Shabaab leader says group aims to take control of Somalia

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Senior Al-Shabaab leader Mahad Karate, the militant group’s elusive intelligence chief, says their aim is to take control of Somalia after...

Somalia’s president appoints Hamza Abdi Barre as new PM

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appointed on Wednesday Hamza Abdi Barre, a member of the Lower House of Parliament and senior...

Kenya says regrets Somaliland attendance at diplomatic conference

NAIROBI (Somaliguardian) - Kenya said on Tuesday it regretted the participation of representatives from Somaliland office in Nairobi at an annual diplomatic conference hosted...

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