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Türkiye Strongly Denounces Brutal Terrorist Assault in Somalia

"We're heartbroken by the tragic loss of life and injuries from the terrorist attack in El Dheer," said the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The ministry prayed for Allah’s mercy on the souls of the deceased, offered heartfelt condolences to their families and the Somali government, and wished a swift recovery to the injured. "Türkiye remains steadfast in supporting Somalia in its battle against terrorism," it stated. Officials reported that attacks on four army bases in central Somalia’s El Dheer district claimed at least 25…

Somali Military Court Executes Trio for Brothers’ Brutal Dhusamareb Murder

Dhusamareb (AX) - In a public fray in Dhusamareb town on Thursday, three men faced execution by a Somali military tribunal in Galmudug State for the slaying of two siblings in December 2023. Sentenced to death on February 27, the trio - Nur Abdi Mohamed, Shucaib Mohamed Farah, and Bile Abdullahi Hassan - were adjudged culpable for the crime. The court in Galgadud laid down the verdict that the men had cold-bloodedly murdered Dr. Ahmed Hassan Osman and his younger brother, Quran instructor Liban Hassan Osman, in the Ilix…

Somali-Swedish Man Receives Life Sentence for Brutal Slaughter of Pregnant Girlfriend in Sweden

The Örebro district court declared Ibrahim guilty of murder on Tuesday, ruling the crime a case of "honour-related" violence. Prosecutors contended that Ibrahim, too ashamed to disclose his relationship with Forsgren Elneborg to his conservative Muslim family, decided to kill her instead.Prosecutor Elisabeth Anderson characterized the murder as a "carefully plotted act to safeguard the honour of Ibrahim and his family." The court concurred, with president Lars-Gunnar Lundh acknowledging the strong array of evidence.During…

Mohamed Nur, the Infamous Brixton Slasher, Receives Life Sentence for Brutal Murders and Random Assaults

London (AX) - A dangerous man committed random slasher attacks in Brixton, south London, and received a life sentence. Mohamed Nur, 34, got life with a minimum of 32 years for killing Johanita Kossiwa Dogbey, 31, and slashing three others. On May 1, 2023, Nur attacked Ms. Dogbey, stabbing her thrice in the neck while talking to her grandmother. She begged him to stop before succumbing to her injuries. Court records show he had previously attacked Rebecca Wilkes, Tomasz Kmiecik, and Katie Matthews in quick succession. Judge…

Capital Punishment for Al-Shabaab Extremist Convicted of Brutal Murders in Mogadishu

Ibrahim Adan Maadey, also known as Abdirahman, has been sentenced to death for the brutal murder of Khadijo Siyad Mohamed in Mogadishu. This horrifying crime took place in front of Mohamed's home in the Hodan district. Reportedly, Maadey requested water from Mohamed and, when her daughter brought it, he viciously shot her multiple times in the head. Maadey, who was paid $70 to $90 by Al-Shabaab, was swiftly apprehended by security forces. The verdict was delivered by Lieutenant Colonel Hassan Ali Noor Shute, the presiding…

Exploring Meaning in a Brutal World: Review of ‘The Village Beside Paradise’ Debut

Cannes: In his first feature film, Somali-Austrian filmmaker Mo Harawe explores the impact of war on life and death with depth and rawness. The film challenges the stereotypical Western view of Africa, shedding light on the intimate lives of a makeshift family in Somalia. Even in the face of struggles, they treat each other with dignity. Set in a remote village by the stunning Indian Ocean, the story follows the bond between a grave-digger, Mamargade, and his son, Cigaal. Their interactions with a young divorcee, Araweelo,…

Baidoa Under Siege: Homes Targeted in Brutal Hand Grenade Assaults in Southwest Somalia

Gunmen lobbed grenades at two homes in Baidoa, the temporary administrative hub of Southwest state, on Sunday night. One grenade was aimed at Kurow Amhar's house, a member of the regional Darwish army. Another explosion targeted the residence of the former Minister of Information in the Southwest administration, Ilyas Ali Noor, who now heads the Tubsan Agency. No one has taken credit for the attacks, and security forces have not released any details, with no reported injuries.

Escaping Danger: Sudanese Refugees Seek Safety Outside UN Camp in Ethiopia After Brutal Assaults

Over 1,000 Sudanese refugees escaped a United Nations camp in northern Ethiopia due to violence, per refugees and UN sources. Around 7,000 of the 8,000 camp residents fled on foot after being attacked and robbed by local militias. Detained by police after leaving Kumer camp, located 70 km from the Sudanese border in Ethiopia's Amhara region, the refugees remain anonymous for safety. UNHCR confirmed that 1,000 people felt unsafe at Kumer and left due to security incidents on Wednesday. Ethiopian government officials,…

Federal lawmakers denounce brutal slaying of tribal leader in Bardale and point fingers at Laftagareen for accountability

In a bold move, MP Mohamed Abukar accused Abdiaziz Laftagareen, the president of the South West Administration, of masterminding the attack on Malaaq's home in Bardale. Abukar condemned the violent incident as a flagrant violation of Somali and governmental standards. He alleged that Laftagareen had morphed his administration into a militant group, inflicting immense hardship on the people of Bardale. This aggressive action threatens to escalate the already precarious situation in the troubled district of Bardale, located…

Brutal Clash Claims Ten Lives in Galgaduud: Uncovering the Devastation of Inter-Clan Strife

Ten individuals perished in clashes between rival clans in the Galgaduud region. Residents witnessed a skirmish between militias from Abudwak and Heraale districts, fueled by clan vendettas and territorial disagreements. Galmudug government troops intervened to quell the violence, but tension lingers as both factions remain in the conflict zone. The region has a history of clashes over grazing rights and land ownership, with revenge attacks not uncommon. Two months earlier, a well-known elder, Abdi Dahir Daud, fell…

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