Gulf Times - Somalia
Suicide car bomber hits checkpoint at Somalia's Mogadishu port

Suicide car bomber hits checkpoint at Somalia's Mogadishu port

An explosion shook parts of the Somali capital of Mogadishu early on Saturday as a suicide car bomber drove into a checkpoint just outside the port, witnesses said, but police made no immediate comment on casualties.

Blasts kill 7 people in southern and central Somalia

Blasts kill 7 people in southern and central Somalia

At least seven people have died in two separate bomb attacks in southern and central Somalia in the last 24 hours, police and military officers said on Sunday.

Qatar Charity opens education, housing projects in Somalia

Qatar Charity opens education, housing projects in Somalia

Qatar Charity has opened educational and development projects in the Somali city of Kismayo, in Jubaland state, as part of its development initiative ...

Police officer, two militants killed in Kenya, says security official

Police officer, two militants killed in Kenya, says security official

A police reservist and two armed attackers were killed in a gunfight on Sunday in Kenya's northeast Mandera county near the border with Somalia, a security official said.

Somalia blast kills at least 10 on minibus

Somalia blast kills at least 10 on minibus

At least 10 people died and 12 were wounded when an explosive device ripped through a minibus outside the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, the government said.

Qatar sends medical assistance to Somalia combat corona pandemic

Qatar sends medical assistance to Somalia combat corona pandemic

Qatar, represented by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), in cooperation with the Amiri Air Force fleet, on Saturday sent a shipment of urgent medical aid

US air strikes killed civilians in Somalia, Amnesty International says

US air strikes killed civilians in Somalia, Amnesty International says

US air strikes in Somalia killed two civilians and injured three in February, human rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Wednesday

Senior Al-Shabaab commander dies in US strike: Africom

Senior Al-Shabaab commander dies in US strike: Africom

A senior Al-Shabaab commander was killed in a recent US air strike in Somalia, the director of US African Command (Africom) said Sunday.

Somali militants kill 12 soldiers in attack on base

Somali militants kill 12 soldiers in attack on base

Al Shabaab militants killed at least 12 Somali soldiers and briefly captured a military base southwest of the capital on Wednesday

Somalia's energy and water ministry, sign pact with QC

Somalia's energy and water ministry, sign pact with QC

Qatar Charity (QC) signed a co-operation and partnership agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources in Mogadishu, Somalia to continue its efforts for the benefit of those affected ...

Qatar is Somalia's reliable ally, says PM's adviser

Qatar is Somalia's reliable ally, says PM's adviser

Somali Prime Minister's Senior Adviser for Peace and Reconciliation Dr Abdurahman Abdullahi Baadiyow said that Qatar is the main reliable ally of Somalia.

Somalia declares locusts a 'national emergency': agriculture ministry

Somalia declares locusts a 'national emergency': agriculture ministry

Somalia on Sunday declared a locust infestation sweeping the Horn of Africa to be a national emergency, as insects devastate food supplies in one of the poorest and most vulnerable regions in the world.