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US Envoy Urges Ethiopia, Somalia Leaders To De-escalate

Molly Phee speaks at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Feb 1, 2022
By: AFP US envoy said Wednesday she encouraged the leaders of Somalia and Ethiopia to de-escalate tensions after a rift over Addis Ababa reaching a maritime deal with Somaliland. Ethiopia, which lost access...

Somalia greenlights defense, economy pact with Türkiye

Turkish Defense Minister Yasar Guler (R) and Minister of Defense of Somalia Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur (L) in Ankara, Türkiye on February 08, 2024.
By: DAILY SABAH In a new step toward enhanced cooperation, Somalia's Cabinet approved a defense and economic pact with Türkiye. The two countries already enjoy close ties and Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre said...

UN committed to help Somalia deliver ‘for its people’

Speaking at the UN Security Council, Catriona Laing, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, expressed the UN’s “unwavering support towards the state-building agenda” in Somalia, underscoring that the Council’s support is central to the country’s success.
By: UN NEWS Speaking at the UN Security Council, Catriona Laing, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, expressed the UN’s “unwavering support towards the state-building agenda” in Somalia, underscoring that the Council’s support is central to the country’s...

Somaliland Govt Denounces the Cruel Killing of  Mr. Abdinassir Muse Dahable, a young Somalilander, Aviation expert working in Mogadishu

Mr. Abdinassir Muse Dahable
Somaliland government denounces the cruel killing of  Mr. Abdinassir Muse Dahable, a young Somalilander and aviation expert working in Mogadishu, Somalia. The following statement was issued today by the Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Op-Ed: The Somalia-Somaliland Airspace Dispute: A Historical Overview and the Path Forward

Somalia-Somaliland Airspace Dispute
Introduction The longstanding and complex airspace dispute between Somalia and Somaliland has been marked by a series of broken agreements, escalating tensions, and growing concerns over regional security and aviation safety. This article explores the historical background...

Kenya Airways Resumes Direct Flights to Mogadishu

Kenya Airways to launch Somalia flights Thursday
Kenya Airways has reintroduced nonstop flights to Mogadishu, Somalia, in an effort to increase footprints within the region. The thrice-weekly flights will bring about nonstop travel, focusing on reduced travel time and enhanced accessibility between...

UAE Armed Forces members killed in Somalia attack are repatriated

The bodies of three of the Emirati armed forces officers killed in a terrorist attack in Somalia arrive at Al Bateen Airport. A fourth officer died of his injuries after being flown back to the UAE. Wam
By: National The bodies of four members of the UAE armed forces killed in a terrorist attack in Somalia were repatriated on Sunday, the Ministry of Defence announced. An officer from the Bahrain...

Somaliland rejects Somalia’s criticism of MoU with Ethiopia, calls it ‘sovereign decision’

Ethiopia, Somaliland sign “historic” MoU Allowing Ethiopia To Secure Access To Sea
Somaliland has unequivocally rebuffed a recent statement made by Somalia regarding the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ethiopia and Somaliland. The following statement was issued today by the Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ethiopian Refugees in Somalia Fear Violence Over Deal With Somaliland

(1/2) FILE - Somalis march against the Ethiopia-Somaliland port deal in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Jan. 11, 2024.
By: VOA Ethiopians living in Somalia have become the subject of physical violence, verbal threats and intimidation since Somaliland consented to give Ethiopia access to its coastline at the beginning of this year, members of the Ethiopian...

Türkiye, Somalia sign agreement on defense, economic cooperation

Turkish Defense Minister Yasar Guler (R) and Minister of Defense of Somalia Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur (L) in Ankara, Türkiye on February 08, 2024.
By: ANADOLU AGENCY Türkiye and Somalia’s defense ministers signed a defense and economic cooperation agreement Thursday to enhance bilateral relations and the stability of the region. Yasar Guler welcomed his Somali counterpart Abdulkadir...