Gulf Times - Somalia
At least 40 killed by paramilitaries in eastern Ethiopia

At least 40 killed by paramilitaries in eastern Ethiopia

At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, in the latest spate of violence driven by ethnic divisions, a senior regional official said on Monday.

Three dead after bomb blast in centre of Somali capital

Three dead after bomb blast in centre of Somali capital

Police said a car bomb parked in front of a restaurant at the busy street of Maka al Mukaram had exploded.

Speeding car explodes in Somali capital after police shoot at it

Speeding car explodes in Somali capital after police shoot at it

Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab have used car bombs to target government buildings in the capital.

Bombings in Somalia's capital wound 13

Bombings in Somalia's capital wound 13

At least 13 people were wounded on Saturday in a suicide car bombing near Somalia's presidential palace and another blast outside a police station close by in the capital, the emergency services said.

Qatar Charity opens dispensary in Mogadishu

Qatar Charity opens dispensary in Mogadishu

Qatar Charity’s (QC) office in Somalia, in co-operation with the Benadir Regional Administration opened a dispensary in Wadjer, an impoverished neighbourhood in Mogadishu and 93,000 needy people are expected to benefit from the health services.

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.