Gulf Times - Somalia
At least 8 killed in Mogadishu in suicide bombing targeting government convoy

At least 8 killed in Mogadishu in suicide bombing targeting government convoy

A suicide car bomb targeting a government convoy exploded at a busy junction in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least eight people, an eyewitness told Reuters.

At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in Somalia

At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in Somalia

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing as recruits lined up outside an army camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a Reuters witness who counted the bodies at Madina Hospital said.

Mixed reactions as QU students face challenges of exams amid pandemic

Mixed reactions as QU students face challenges of exams amid pandemic

With final exams in progress at Qatar University (QU) during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, some students are managing reasonably well while others have valid concerns, according to feedback obtained by the institution.

Qatar Charity, QFFD enhance food security in Somalia during Ramadan

Qatar Charity, QFFD enhance food security in Somalia during Ramadan

Qatar Charity (QC), with funding from the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), has started distributing 50 tonnes of camel meat to the needy and displaced in the suburbs of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, under the supervision of the Qatari embassy.

Al Shabaab militants attack two Somali National Army bases

Al Shabaab militants attack two Somali National Army bases

Al Shabaab militants attacked two military bases belonging to the Somali National Army early on Saturday morning, witnesses and the militants said.

Qatar Charity’s new educational projects inaugurated in Somalia

Qatar Charity’s new educational projects inaugurated in Somalia

Qatar Charity (QC) has opened the Fateh Al-Andalus Educational Centre in Galmudug state of Somalia, in a ceremony attended by many official and academic figures.

Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed

Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed

At least seven soldiers were killed when fighters of the Somali militant group al Shabaab stormed a jail in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland early on Friday, police and the group said.

Gunfire in Mogadishu as political tensions soar

Gunfire in Mogadishu as political tensions soar

Gunfire broke out in Mogadishu on Friday as the opposition tried to march against delayed elections in the Somali capital where roads have been sealed off and heavy security deployed over the planned protest, witnesses said.

Somalia's opposition cease recognising president as election row escalates

Somalia's opposition cease recognising president as election row escalates

An alliance of Somali opposition parties proposed the creation of a national council of lawmakers, opposition leaders and civil society to govern the war-ravaged Horn of Africa nation after the president's term expired on Monday with no clear plan for succession.

Bomb and gunfire rock Somali hotel, militants claims responsibility

Bomb and gunfire rock Somali hotel, militants claims responsibility

A suspected suicide car bomb exploded on Sunday in Somalia's capital and was followed by a shootout between militants and security forces at a hotel, causing an unknown number of casualties, witnesses and authorities said.

Qatar market 'greatly welcomes' Somali products, says chamber official

Qatar market 'greatly welcomes' Somali products, says chamber official

Officials from Qatar Chamber and Somalia’s Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs held a meeting yesterday in Doha to discuss ways to enhance economic and commercial relations.

At least 11 killed after fighting erupts in Somalia's Jubbaland

At least 11 killed after fighting erupts in Somalia's Jubbaland

At least 11 people were killed on Monday after fighting broke out between the Somali federal army and Jubbaland state forces in the Gedo region of southwestern Somalia, a local doctor told Reuters.