13 July 2024
IS-Somalia claims it targeted a police vehicle in Karaan, Mogadishu yesterday with an IED causing 6 casualties:
Reuters: At least 10 people were killed as a result of an explosion in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
There have been reports of explosions in Mogadishu’s main Bakara market, causing casualties, Tuesday.There are conflicting reports on what caused the explosions with some witnesses suggesting explosive devices to be the cause, contradicting earlier reporting that hinted mortars to be the cause
Somalia’s National Intel Agency has announced shutting down 14 militant affiliated websites.The agency @HSNQ_NISA said the effort took months and involved collecting data, investigation and identifying people behind the registration of the websites. This comes a day after NISA shut down nearly 20 alleged al-Shabaab Whatsapp groups
Somalia intel agency shuts down WhatsApp groups allegedly affiliated with militants.Office of internet safety at Somalia’s national intel agency @HSNQ_NISA has reported shutting down nearly 20 WhatsApp group chats used by “Khawarij” members to intimidate the public
UNSC confirms Mauritania & Bahrain & Algeria sent letters to the Security Council on the 9th of January regarding the violation Somalia’s Sovereignty. “On 9 January, Mauritania, in its capacity as Chair of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), sent a letter to the Council, which stressed the need to respect Somalia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and to safeguard security, peace, and stability in the region. On 12 January, Bahrain, Chair of the Group of Arab States at the UN, also sent a letter to the Council (S/2024/57) conveying the position of the League of Arab States (LAS) on the matter. The LAS rejected the MoU and stated that such actions “violate international law and jeopardise the overall territorial integrity of the Somali state”
.@USAfricaCommand's Gen Michael Langley was in Somalia this week, meeting with Somali President Hasan Sheikh Mohamud & with LtGen Sam Okiding, force commander for the African Transition Mission, in Mogadishu
US airstrike in Somalia vs lShabbab this past Sunday (January 21) @USAfricaCommand says the strike -aprox. 35 km NE of Kismayo- was carried out the strike on the alQaida affiliate at the request of the Somali government Initial assessment is 3 Shabbab fighters killed
US forces killed three al Shabaab militants in a “self-defense” airstrike on Jan. 21 in Somalia, per @USAfricaCommand. Strike was at the request of the Somali government
Somalia Foreign Ministry: No space for mediation unless Ethiopia retracts its illegal MoU and reaffirms the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Somalia, the foreign ministry of Somalia said in response to an @AUC_PAPS statement on Wednesday which proposed that former Nigeria president Olusegun Obasanjo to be dispatch to start dialogue between the two countries. In that statement, @AUC_PAPS called for the preservation of the unity, territorial integrity, independence and sovereignty of member states, but Somalia said it has not violated the territorial integrity of Ethiopia.
Somalia Civil Aviation Authorit forced Ethiopian airlines to exit Somalian airspace
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Egyptian Foreign Minister: Ethiopia has become a source of chaos in the region
5 month ago
Egyptian FM Sameh Shoukry affirms Egypt’s full support for Somalia, calls for respect for its sovereignty and territorial integrity, warns against the consequences of Ethiopia’s unilateral policies that violate the rules of international law
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FM Shoukry also stressed that Egypt will spare no effort in supporting Somalia, as coordination is underway to provide the Somali side with the necessary training and support for its cadres in a way that enables it to achieve sovereignty over its entire territories
USCENTCOM Seizes Iranian Advanced Conventional Weapons Bound for Houthis. On 11 January 2024, while conducting a flag verification, U.S. CENTCOM Navy forces conducted a night-time seizure of a dhow conducting illegal transport of advanced lethal aid from Iran to resupply Houthi forces in Yemen
At least three people were killed when a lone suicide bomber blew himself up at a cafe shop near the municipal government HQs in Mogadishu. No group says it has carried out Tuesday's explosion, but such attacks are often claimed by Al Shabab
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US Central Command confirms the loss of 2 Marines off the coast of Somalia
SPA Agency: Saudi Arabia affirms its great concern for the unity of the Federal Republic of Somalia and its sovereignty over its entire territory
IGAD chairperson, and Djiboutian leader calls for an urgent IGAD summit on Ethiopia-Somalia tensions, and ongoing SudanCrisis on 18 January. The summit will take place on the sidelines of the #NAMSummitUg2024
Egypt Foreign Minister arrives in Asmara  in “Emergency Meeting”. The latest in the diplomatic crisis in the Horn Africa after Ethio-Somaliland deal6 month ago
Egypt Foreign Minister arrives in Asmara in “Emergency Meeting”. The latest in the diplomatic crisis in the Horn Africa after Ethio-Somaliland deal
A UN helicopter carrying military supplies has reportedly landed in an al Shabab-controlled area after taking off from Baladweyne town. Initial reports say Al Shabab group has seized the helicopter and four crew members onboard
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud meets with Somali army chief Brigadier General Ibrahim Sheikh Muhyadin, the commanders of the Navy, Air Force, and the Deputy Commander of the Somali Land Forces at the Ministry of Defense in Mogadishu on Wednesday.State-owned…
Somalia president concludes visit to Asmara. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and President Isaias Afwerki held extensive and profound talks on bilateral, regional and international issues, according to a statement by Eritrea Ministry of Information. “The two leaders agreed to work vigorously, through bilateral and complementary cooperation and within the framework of a wider regional complementarity, with patience and constructive spirit while refraining from a re-active posture to various provocative agendas.”6 month ago
Somalia president concludes visit to Asmara. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and President Isaias Afwerki held extensive and profound talks on bilateral, regional and international issues, according to a statement by Eritrea Ministry of Information. “The two leaders agreed to work vigorously, through bilateral and complementary cooperation and within the framework of a wider regional complementarity, with patience and constructive spirit while refraining from a re-active posture to various provocative agendas.”
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi invited Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to Cairo, Villa Somalia said
The Chief of Staff of Somaliland's army meets the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces to discuss military cooperation
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Reuters, from Ambrei Maritime Security Company: Armed men board a cargo ship as it sails southeast of Eil, Somalia.
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Egypt’s President @AlsisiOfficial received phone calls from Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Greece's PM @kmitsotakis on Wednesday
Arab league give statement siding with Somalia sovereignty and condemning Ethiopian government
Regional body IGAD calls on Ethiopia and Somalia to de-escalate, find amicable solution.IGAD makes no reference or criticism of the Somaliland-Ethiopia deal
“The European Union would like to remind the importance of respecting the unity, the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of the Federal Republic of Somalia. This is key for the peace and stability of the entire Horn of Africa region,” - statement