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Khartoum — The Somali delegation participating in the opening of the 37th session of Khartoum International Fair discussed the investment economic and commercial opportunities in the Sudan. The Secretary-General in charge of the National Investment Authority, Hanan Musnad, met Tuesday, the visiting Somali delegation led by the Somali Minister of Industry and Trade Abdullah Hassan, […] The post Somalia: Sudan and Somalia Discuss Investment Opportunities appeared first on Horseed Media • Somali News.

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A senior al-Shabaab fighter who traveled from London to join the al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabaab militant group in the Horn of Africa has defected to the Somali government. In an interview with the Voice of America (VOA) published Tuesday, Zubair al-Muhajir, who was born in Ivory Coast and joined al-Shabaab in 2006, said he fell out […] The post Top al-Shabaab fighter defects in Somalia appeared first on Horseed Media • Somali News.

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Somali Prime Minister said in a statement on Tuesday that the government will take any action to secure the security of Turkish nationals’ after a meeting with Turkish ambassador to Somalia and other officials in Somali capital Mogadishu.

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Turkish medical rescue team headed to Somalia’s capital early Tuesday to bring people injured in a recent suicide attack to Turkey for treatment. At least three people were killed and 20 others injured, including several Turkish nationals, when a suicide car bomb targeted a police convoy escorting Turkish contractors in Mogadishu on Saturday.

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Five suspects who were arrested on Sunday on suspicion that they were conducting a surveillance with the aim of orchestrating a terror attack in Nairobi have been presented in court. The five; three men and two women, were arrested at Whiskey River, an entertainment joint on Kiambu Road in the wee hours of Sunday morning […] The post Five terror suspects who were arrested at Whiskey River arraigned appeared first on Horseed Media • Somali News.

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Political leaders in Garissa yesterday asked the Government to arm communities so that they can defend themselves against Al Shabaab attacks. Led by Governor Ali Korane (pictured) and Senator Yussuf Haji, the leaders said during a meeting attended by current and former leaders that they would work towards ending Al Shabaab attacks that have paralysed operations […] The post Fighting terrorism: Leaders push for locals to be armed appeared first on Horseed Media • Somali News.

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Foreign Minister of Somalia Ahmed Isse Awad has commended the great role of Saudi Arabia in the Arab and Islamic worlds, stressing that the kingdom has been the biggest supporter of Somalia since its independence.

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At least three people were killed and 20 others, including Turkish nationals, injured after a suicide car bomb blast targeted a police convoy escorting Turkish contractors in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, said officials.

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More than 40 al-Shabaab terrorists were killed by the Somali National Army (SNA), officials said. Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Taredishe told reporters the terrorists were killed after they attacked a military base in the middle Shabelle region.

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Three non-local teachers were killed in a suspected al Shabaab attack in Kamuthe area, Garissa county, police say. A communication mast and a police post were also targeted in the Monday 1 am attack.

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Oman has named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the country’s new ruler following the death of his cousin Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, Omani state television announced.  The former culture minister has been sworn in before the ruling family council on Saturday morning.

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Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman has died, according to an announcement by Omani state television and the state news agency early on Saturday. “With sadness … the Omani Sultanate court mourns … our Sultan Qaboos bin Said … who God chose to be by his side on Friday evening,” the agency said.

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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard and voiced deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on U.S.

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United States has deployed one of its top elite military units to guard its interests off the Kenyan Coast. The deployment was made after al-Shabaab militia killed three American at the Kenya Defence Forces military base at Manda Bay.

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported. The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in the Iranian capital when a fire struck one of its engines, said Qassem Biniaz, a spokesman for Iran’s […] The post Ukrainian airplane crashes near Iran’s capital, killing 176 appeared first on Horseed Media • Somali News.

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Four Kenyans were killed in a gunfight on Tuesday between police and al Shabaab militants in Garissa, police said. A teacher and a child were among the dead, police spokesman Charles Owino said.

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Top Iranian commander Major General Qasem Soleimani was killed on Friday in a US strike on Baghdad’s international airport, Iran and the US confirmed, in the most dramatic episode yet of escalating tensions between the two countries.

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Three people have been confirmed dead following the bus attack in Lamu County on Thursday morning. Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia through a phone call with The Starsaid that the militia killed three people and injured the other three at Nyongoro area long the Lamu-Garsen road.

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Armed group says it was targeting a Turkish convoy while government says it was planned ‘by a foreign country’. The al-Shabab armed group has claimed responsibility for Saturday’s enormous car bombing in Somalia‘s capital Mogadishu that killed at least 81 people, while the national security agency said the attack “was planned by a foreign country.

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Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed actors to show restraint and take constant care to spare civilians in accordance with international humanitarian law.

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Mogadishu residents are donating blood to assist at least 125 people who were injured by a massive truck bomb attack. The truck bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital on Saturday morning, killing at least 79 people including many students, authorities said.

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Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) renovated and refurbished one of the largest grade schools in Somaliland. Sixteen classrooms and teachers’ rooms in Fadumo Bihi school in Hargeisa were renovated by the development aid agency.

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At least 90 people were killed and dozens were wounded when a bomb-laden vehicle exploded at a bustling checkpoint in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, an international organization working in the country said, in one of the most deadly recent attacks.

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A police officer says a car bomb has detonated at a security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital, killing at least five people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the blast targeted a tax collection center during the morning rush hour in Mogadishu as Somalia returns to work after its weekend.

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In a fortuitous event of great import to the preservation of African cinematic heritage, the negatives of an epic Somali film thought to have been lost were ‘discovered’ in the vaults of the Pune-based National Film Archive of India (NFAI).

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