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1 in 3 Somalis Affected By Mental Illness: WHO

By Salem Solomon After nearly three decades of war, many Somalis carry invisible scars from exposure to violence. This is a health and lifestyle news. According to...

UN: 5.4 Million Face Food Shortage in Somalia Due to Climate-Related Droughts

The United Nations Refugee Agency warns an estimated 5.4 million people affected by worsening drought in Somalia will likely face severe food shortages by...

Somalia Drought: 2 Million at Risk of Starvation

Severe drought in Somalia is putting more than two million people at risk of starvation and forcing thousands out of villages and into a...

Deputy Leader of IS Group in Somalia Killed in Airstrike

Fadumo Yasin contributed to this report from Bosaso in Puntland. The deputy leader of the Islamic State group in Somalia has been killed in an...

Special Representative Of The United States Asked To Leave Somalia

Nicholas Haysom, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, has been asked by the Somalia government to leave the country. "The decision came...

2 War-Stricken Towns In Somalia Finally Receive Health care : UN

 The UN Migration Agency has begun providing life-saving health care to two Somali towns previously inaccessible because of war and conflict. Tens of thousands of...

Somalia Calls To Outlaw Female Genital Mutilation

A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia to outlaw the tradition. Four girls, ages 10...

White House: Judge’s Decision Halting Travel Ban ‘Dangerously Flawed’

White House, October 18: The White House is reacting furiously to a federal judge blocking President Donald Trump's latest executive Travel Ban order that would have...

Deadly Blast Jostles Somalia , President Declares Three Days of National Mourning

Somalia, October 15, 2017 : Somalia's president has declared three days of national mourning following a deadly truck bombing Saturday in the capital, Mogadishu, which...

After Three Years Struggle, WHO Declares Somalia Polio Free

Mogadishu, Aug 14, 2015: The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Somalia country polio free on Sunday saying it had not registered any case...

In Somalia, Rape is a Common Sight: Labeled as Worst Country for Women

Aug 11, 2017: Somalia is voted as the 5th most deadly place for women to inhabit. High maternal mortality rate, frequent rape, female genital mutilation...

Life-threatening Child Malnutrition rates rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia, may lead to Famine

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, April 21, 2017: Life-threatening child malnutrition rates are rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia, the international aid group Save the Children said...

Imran Khan wants President Donald Trump to extend US Travel Ban to Pakistan

USA, Jan 30, 2017: Pakistan’s leading opposition politician, Imran Khan, is urging President Donald Trump to ban Pakistanis from entering the United States, after...

Three Somali-Americans Sentenced in Minnesota for Plotting to Join Islamic State Terrorist Group

Minnesota, Nov 14, 2016: A U.S. judge in Minnesota has given jail time to three Somali-Americans found guilty of conspiring to provide material support...

Terror Strikes Somalia: Five killed in Twin Car Bomb Blast in Mogadishu

In twin car bomb blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, five people were killed and several got injured badly on Sunday, July 31. Police said the...

Terror Strikes Again: Suicide Bombers Rock Mogadishu Airport

The entrance targeted in the bombing is regularly used by employees who work at the airport Residents in the area also reported hearing...

UN Report: Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab in Somalia put Child soldiers on the frontline in War

Al Shabaab has been luring child soldiers to fight for them against the Somali Government About 5000-6000 children soldiers are fighting war in Somalia...

Somali President asks Kenya to accommodate refugees, if the World’s Largest Refugee Camp ‘Dadaab’ shuts down

Dadaab is the world's largest refugee camp with over 3,00,000 inhabitants Kenya plans to shut down this camp citing economic and security concerns ...

AU, Somali forces capture villages from Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Mogadishu: The Africa Union (AU) forces, alongside Somali government troops, on Thursday captured several villages in central Somalia's Hiran region from Al-Shabaab militants, a local...

Top Al Shabaab leader killed in US drone strike in Somalia

  Agencies A drone strike targeting two vehicles carrying Al Shabaab militants has killed a top intelligence commander of the group, a district commissioner in Garbaharey...

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