July 06, 2022 10:43 pm
Shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, a donor who was preparing to give a half-million dollars to a Somali aid group told its executive director Hussein Kulmiye it was redirecting the money to help Ukrainians instead.
June 12, 2022 12:36 pm
The worst drought in four decades, and a sharp rise in food prices caused by the war in Ukraine, have left almost half of Somalia’s people facing acute food shortages.
May 16, 2022 10:57 pm
Prior to Trump's withdrawal, the United States had about 700 troops in Somalia focused on helping local forces defeat the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgency.
May 16, 2022 8:50 pm
The United States imposed visa sanctions in February and March on Somali officials and others accused of undermining the parliamentary elections, which eventually concluded in late April.
February 20, 2022 7:48 pm
Both the Somalian president and the country's prime minister have rejected the oil exploration deal inked by one of the ministers. The leaders said they are protecting the country's national resources.
December 27, 2021 2:05 pm
According to analysts, the dispute between Mohamed and Roble has generated months of tension, which risks distracting the government from its fight against the Al Qaeda-linked insurgent group - Al Shabaab.
October 25, 2021 12:16 pm
Biden administration officials deny the mission in Somalia has failed, but they say they are cleareyed about its shortcomings. The administration could unveil a new Somalia policy in coming weeks, some officials said.
September 12, 2021 3:28 pm
Parliament member Fawzia Yusuf H. Adam is well aware of the challenges in winning votes in a nation where women often remain marginalized. In an interview with The Associated Press, she described the struggle of leading a foreign ministry staff that was overwhelmingly male.
August 30, 2021 12:37 pm
A third of all Afghans face what the United Nations calls crisis levels of food insecurity. Because of the fighting, many people haven’t been able to plant their crops in time.
August 29, 2021 9:42 am
In January, Biden had set out to establish his own overarching policy for drone strikes targeting terrorist threats emanating from countries where the United States does not have troops on the ground.
October 05, 2018 8:02 am
Mogadishu in Somalia has over one hundred private soccer fields that are hired out day and night to amateur male teams. Mohamed said many were off limits for her two teams of mainly 16-18-year-olds, who play for two hours every day at a cost of $14