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Egypt Strongly Stands by Somalia as Regional Tensions Escalate with Ethiopia

In Cairo, Egypt, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli expressed unwavering support for Somalia during a meeting with Somali Ambassador Elias Sheikh Omar Abu Bakr. The meeting took place on Sunday at the Cabinet headquarters in the New Administrative Capital. Madbouli emphasized the crucial role of Somalia's stability in achieving security and stability in the region. He expressed his eagerness to enhance cooperation between Egypt and Somalia and sent his regards to the Somali Prime Minister through Ambassador Abu Bakr.…

Southwest CEO Calls for Action to Aid Cyclone Ialy Relief Efforts

President Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed from the Southwest regional state paid a visit to the headquarters of the Somali Disaster Management Agency (SoDMA) in Mogadishu on Tuesday. This visit came after the agency issued a warning about the approaching Tropical Cyclone Ialy in the southwestern and southern areas. During his visit, the regional leader held discussions with the agency's Commissioner, Mohamud Moalim Abdulle, about the humanitarian efforts being made and the potential impact that Cyclone Laly could have on specific…

Northeastern State Military Court Prosecutes Five Men for Alleged Support of al-Shabab in Bosaso

In Bosaso, five individuals linked to the al-Shabab terrorist group faced a Northeastern State military court. They were accused of transporting al-Shabab members for deadly missions in Bosaso using their vehicles. The prosecutor revealed that the men were apprehended after an inquiry into two murder cases in the area. The security police caught them along with their vehicle during the operation. Some of the suspects claimed they were coerced by al-Shabab threats, while others argued they were unaware of their association…

Chelsea Players Rally to Support Pochettino: Palmer Reveals Team’s Desire for Success

Cole Palmer made another mark against Brighton, bringing Chelsea closer to a top-six finish in the Premier League. In an interview, Palmer expressed the team's determination to support Mauricio Pochettino, crediting him for Chelsea's recent surge in pursuit of a European placement. Speculation arises over Pochettino's future at Chelsea, despite their impressive performance. Chelsea's victory over Brighton, securing the sixth position in the Premier League, was highlighted by goals from Palmer and Christopher Nkunku, even…

Somali Support for AUC Nomination Thwarts Kenya’s Diplomatic Efforts on Behalf of Raila Odinga

In a heated competition, Fiqi raised concerns about Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, accusing him of supporting Somalia's division in the past. Fiqi stressed the importance of Somali unity behind Adan. Fiqi's comments come amidst rumors of diplomatic talks, with Kenya reportedly pushing for Somalia to withdraw its nomination in favor of Odinga, who is vying for the East African Community's endorsement. Despite Kenya's efforts, Somalia enjoys support from nearly 30 African nations in the Organization of Islamic…

Somalia Seeks United Nations Support in Shifting from Political Mission to Development Emphasis

In Mogadishu, the Somali government has officially requested the United Nations to begin planning a shift from a political mission to a development-oriented UN Country Team to foster stability in the nation. The letter dated May 9, 2024, from Somali Foreign Minister Ahmed Moalim Fiqi to the Security Council outlined the strategic shift following discussions between Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, emphasizing a systematic transition to address Somalia's governance and…

Global Support for Palestine’s Membership: Discover How Nations Voted!

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) overwhelmingly supported a Palestinian bid for full UN membership, recognizing them as qualified to join and urging the UN Security Council to reconsider favorably. Membership decisions rest with the UN Security Council, still, the recent resolution grants Palestinians more participation and rights within the UNGA, without full membership. The breakdown of the voting in New York on Friday is as follows: - For (143): A: Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia,…

Ruto Urges Somalia to Withdraw Support for AU Commission Candidate in Favor of Raila

Kenya has initiated discussions to convince Somalia to withdraw its candidate from the African Union Commission race in favor of Raila Odinga. The talks took place on Tuesday, May 7, with Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and Somalia's Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre meeting at Gachagua's Karen residence in Nairobi. Sources suggest that Somalia might comply with Kenya's request to support Raila for the position. Somalia, however, claims to have the backing of the Organisation of Islamic Corporation, which comprises over…

Empowering Somalia: KSrelief and UK Collaborate to Aid Those Battling Severe Acute Malnutrition

In Riyadh, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah, and Andrew Mitchell signed a collaboration agreement with UNICEF to fight severe malnutrition in Somalia. KSrelief and the FCDO will each contribute $2.5 million to provide nutrition, water, and hygiene services in 15 high-risk areas for 101,000 Somali children. This $5 million partnership is part of Saudi Arabia and the UK FCDO's shared efforts to ease the hardships of the Somali people through humanitarian projects.

Four Youths in Sool Regional Court Sentenced Due to Backing from Somaliland

The four individuals, Hamdi Awil Mohamed, Nimco Jamal Mohamed, Khadra Awil Ali, and Abdiwali Jama Hassan, were convicted of inciting the public and showing patriotism by the court's chief.Evidence like videos and statements supporting Somaliland was used to convict them. The trial was held under Somalia's Criminal Code.This legal response comes after clashes in Las Anod, where control of the city was disputed last year. Somaliland lost control of the city to SSC forces after intense fighting.

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