Gulf Times - Somalia
Car bomb attack wounds Turkish contractors, police near Somali capital

Car bomb attack wounds Turkish contractors, police near Somali capital

Somali insurgents linked to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a car bombing on Saturday that wounded at least 15 people in Afgoye, northwest of the capital Mogadishu.

Al Shabaab attack Kenya base used by Kenyan, US forces

Al Shabaab attack Kenya base used by Kenyan, US forces

Somalia's al Shabaab militant group attacked on Sunday a military base in Kenya used by both US and Kenyan forces and published pictures of masked gunmen standing next to an aircraft in flames.

Armed assailants kill three in Kenya's Lamu county

Armed assailants kill three in Kenya's Lamu county

Armed assailants on Thursday killed three people and injured two others in Kenya's Lamu county, a coastal region near the border with Somalia, police said.

Qatar sends aid to Somalia; flies injured to Doha for treatment

Qatar sends aid to Somalia; flies injured to Doha for treatment

On the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a Qatari Air Force plane carrying medical aid arrived Monday in Somalia to support those who were injured

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

A Turkish military plane on Sunday evacuated 16 gravely wounded victims of a devastating bombing that killed 79 people and overwhelmed local health services, in the latest attack on a city dogged by insecurity.

Truck bomb kills at least 90 in Mogadishu

Truck bomb kills at least 90 in Mogadishu

At least 90 people were killed when a bomb-laden truck exploded at a busy checkpoint in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, an international organisation

Somalia thanks Qatar for civil aviation aid

Somalia thanks Qatar for civil aviation aid

Qatar has provided Somalia with computers, printers and radio devices as a gift from Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority to its Somali counterpart.

Somali militants claim responsibility for attack outside Somali hotel

Somali militants claim responsibility for attack outside Somali hotel

Somali militant group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack outside a hotel in the town of Galkayo

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Following the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar has sent more aid to the people affected by floods in Somalia.

First consignment of Qatari flood relief arrives in Somalia

First consignment of Qatari flood relief arrives in Somalia

The first consignment of relief items sent by Qatar to help flood victims in the affected areas of Somalia has arrived in Mogadishu.

Need to support Somalia in focus at OIC Doha meet

Need to support Somalia in focus at OIC Doha meet

Doha on Sunday hosted the Ministerial Meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Somalia as part of efforts to ensure the political stability and development of the north African country.

Qatar will continue its support to Somalia

Qatar will continue its support to Somalia

Qatar has reaffirmed that it will continue supporting the Somali people in order to help them attain peace, stability, development and security and combat the threat of terrorism and violent extremism.