Gulf Times - Somalia
US Supreme Court appears ready to uphold Trump's travel ban

US Supreme Court appears ready to uphold Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court's conservative majority appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a huge legal victory, signaling on Wednesday it was likely to uphold his contentious travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries.

Qatar donates 30 buses, two cranes to Somalia

Qatar donates 30 buses, two cranes to Somalia

Qatar has donated 30 buses and two large cranes to Somalia. They were officially handed over at a function attended by Qatar's ambassador to Somalia Hassan Hamza Asad Hashim.

US says conducts air strike in Somalia, killing 5 militants

US says conducts air strike in Somalia, killing 5 militants

The US military said on Monday it had killed five militants after launching an air strike in Somalia against al Shabaab, a militant Islamist group allied with al Qaeda.

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least four people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack in central Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

At least 14 people killed in Mogadishu car bombing

At least 14 people killed in Mogadishu car bombing

Witnesses said the explosion was caused by a car bomb on one of the capital's busiest streets that was packed with people heading home from work.

Uganda blames Somalia for deadly Mogadishu shoot-out

Uganda blames Somalia for deadly Mogadishu shoot-out

The Ugandan army said Monday its troops shot dead three Somali soldiers in Mogadishu after a military convoy carrying Uganda's commander came under friendly fire over the weekend.

Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Two car bombings killed 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, the city's main ambulance service told AFP on Saturday.

QC projects help Gaza, Somali families

QC projects help Gaza, Somali families

Qatar Charity (QC) has carried out hundreds of income-generating projects in Gaza and Somalia during 2017, benefiting some 872 families in the two regions, and also launched some projects earlier this year.

Somali military court sentences man to death for role in bombing

Somali military court sentences man to death for role in bombing

A Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced to death a man convicted of driving a truck bomb as part of a deadly attack that killed more than 500 people in the capital, Mogadishu, in October, the national news agency reported.

Somalia's al Shabaab denounces ex-spokesman as apostate

Somalia's al Shabaab denounces ex-spokesman as apostate

Somali al Shabaab militants, who have carried out frequent bombings in the capital, Mogadishu, said a former leader who defected to the government side was an apostate who could be killed.

Al-Hammadi meets Somalia’s minister

Al-Hammadi meets Somalia’s minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Secretary-General Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi met yesterday with Somalia’s Minister of Planning, Investment and Economic Development Jamal Mohamed Hassan.

Somalia PM sacks three ministers as country battles insurgency

Somalia PM sacks three ministers as country battles insurgency

Somalian Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has sacked his ministers for foreign affairs, the interior and commerce, replacing them with newcomers, the government said on Thursday ...