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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...

Ethiopia’s premier rules out conflict with Somalia regarding Red Sea Access deal with Somaliland

Abiy Ahmed says Ethiopian, Somali peoples ‘bound by blood’
By: Anadolu Agency Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ruled out conflict with Somalia on Tuesday regarding a Red Sea Access deal with Republic of Somaliland. Ahmed told the federal parliament that Addis Ababa...

Somalia Ranked the Most Corrupt Country Globally in the Latest 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index

Somalia Ranked the Most Corrupt Country Globally in the Latest 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index
By: Transparency International The index (CPI) ranks 180 countries and territories around the globe by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, scoring on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).

 US House majority whip Tom Emmer calls on Ilhan Omar to resign for ‘appalling, Somalia-first’ speech

The event took place Saturday at the Hyatt Hotel in Minneapolis. (Twitter)
By:Alpha News In a video widely circulated on social media, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., is quoted as allegedly saying, “The U.S. government will only do what Somalians in the U.S. tell them to do! They will do what...

Suldaan Said Ahmed appointed as Finland’s Special Envoy on Peace Mediation in the Horn of Africa

Suldaan Said Ahmed appointed as Finland's Special Envoy on Peace Mediation in the Horn of Africa
Press Release By Finland Ministry for Foreign Affairs On 23 January 2024, Finland Minister for Foreign Affairs Elina Valtonen appointed Suldaan Said Ahmed as her Special Envoy on Peace Mediation in the Horn of Africa. In...