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AU Applauds ICC Prosecutor’s Move to Pursue Arrest of Netanyahu

The African Union Commission supports ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan's request for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for Gaza attacks. Moussa Faki Mahamat, African Union Commission Chairperson, believes warrants for those responsible for the Gaza conflict should have been issued "right from the start." The ICC's action against Netanyahu and other leaders of Hamas is seen as "absolutely logical" by Mahamat in a recent interview. Karim Khan has applied for arrest warrants for Netanyahu,…

ICC Pursues Warrants for Arrest of Israeli PM Netanyahu and Hamas Leaders

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has requested arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his defense chief, and three Hamas leaders for alleged war crimes. After seven months of conflict in Gaza, ICC prosecutor Karim Khan stated that he had reasonable grounds to believe that these five men are responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Arrest warrants have been sought for Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant, Netanyahu, Hamas chief Yahya Sinwar, Hamas military leader…

Somali Authorities Capture Two Robbery Suspects in Dawn Operation in Mogadishu

In the Banadir region, law enforcement has taken down suspects linked to a string of thefts in Mogadishu's Wabari neighborhood. Earlier today, the Somali Police Force nabbed two young men believed to be behind the robberies. The arrests went down around 3:45 AM on May 14, 2024, following a tip-off. The suspects, armed with knives and riding a Bajaj motorcycle (license plate RE Red M1B014/A 3547), were caught red-handed. Pictures of the suspects, their weaponry, and the motorcycle used in the crimes were shared by the police.…

Northeastern State Security Forces Intercept Explosives and Capture Suspect in Bold Anti-Terror Operation in Bosaso

In Bosaso, Northeastern State's maritime forces nabbed a suspect and seized dangerous materials after operations in the area. Among the confiscated items were hand grenades linked to recent explosions in the city. The missions focused on individuals believed to have ties to terrorist organizations like Al-Shabaab and ISIS-Somalia, rumored to have secret bases in the mountains of Bari region. However, the official statement did not specify the suspect's particular group affiliation. The naval command's statement indicated…

Arrest of Kenyan Citizens at Mumbai Airport for Smuggling $305K Worth of Gold

Nairobi (AX) — Authorities at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport detained three Kenyan citizens over the weekend for trying to sneak gold into India. Samira Abdi (37), Feiza Hassan (25), and Fardowsa Abdi (30) were caught upon their arrival from Addis Ababa on an Ethiopian Airlines flight. They headed for the red channel counter at Terminal 2, claiming to possess 2.540 kilograms of gold. However, a thorough inspection uncovered a total of 3 kilograms, surpassing their declared amount by 460 grams. Upon…

Puzzling the Puzzle: Unraveling the Mystery of Staff Arrest at Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways announced that their employees in the Democratic Republic of Congo were freed on Monday following a "misunderstanding" with authorities. Flights to the country, previously suspended, are now set to resume after the release of the staffers. The employees were reportedly detained last month over missing customs documents for valuable cargo. Kenya Airways insists that their employees were innocent in the matter. Allan Kilavuka, the airline's managing director, explained that the cargo consisted of Congolese…

Police in Jubbaland apprehend four individuals believed to be involved in piracy activities in Lower Jubba district

Kismayo (AX) - Police in Jubbaland State apprehended four individuals believed to be pirates, who were allegedly plotting to target ships in Somali waters following a security operation near Kismayo town. The operation occurred around 70 km south of Kismayo, the temporary capital of Jubbaland State, with two suspects managing to flee. Major Sadiq Mohamud, the commander of the police department in Lower Jubba, disclosed that they have identified individuals involved in funding piracy activities within Jubbaland. He mentioned…

Puntland Forces Intercept Contraband and Capture Alleged Pirates in Bold Naval Operation

In Bosaso, Somali naval forces in Puntland intercepted illicit arms and detained a group of suspected Somali pirates in a security operation along the coast. The action took place in Eyl, a coastal town believed to be a hub for attacks on ships. Authorities are hunting down the pirates responsible for a $5 million ransom from the MV Abdullah, a Bangladeshi vessel seized in March. The Puntland navy did not disclose the number of weapons seized or their intended use due to the region's presence of ISIS and al-Shabab. They also…

Banadir Region Police Capture Trio Responsible for the Tragic Murder of Student Abdullahi Abdi Isaak

The individuals captured are Abdi Ahmed Adow, Farhan Adan Noor, and Ahmed Mohamed Raage, also known as Qataatow, who is serving in the military. They are accused of being involved in a deadly shooting on April 10, 2024. The incident occurred around 11:45 PM on the evening of Eid al-Fitr in Deniil district's Eriya El-Das area, near G/Baley, where the perpetrators shot at a police vehicle. Isaak was fatally injured during this assault. "The General Unit of the Banadir region has successfully apprehended the suspects connected…

Man Taken Into Custody by Somali Authorities in Mogadishu for Murdering Former Spouse

In Mogadishu, security forces captured Mohamed Ismail Maame for fatally stabbing his ex-wife, Habibo Hussein Abdullahi in Garasbaaley district. Maame, after the attack, was hospitalized at Madina Hospital for self-inflicted injuries. The Banadir Regional Police Command identified the suspect as Mohammed Ismail Maame Ina Fadumo Sheikh Ahmad, 44, from Waberi district. The victim, Maryan Ali Bilal, was a 34-year-old mother of three children fathered by Maame. Authorities assured that Maame would face swift justice. This…

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