New York/IBNS: A campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia was launched on Sunday by the country’s government, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
New York/IBNS: With Somalia scheduled to hold “one-person, one-vote” elections next year, leaders must act now to break the “stalemate” between the central government and federal member states, the top UN official in the country told the Security Council on Thursday.
New York: The Somalia Partnership Forum concluded on Wednesday in the capital Mogadishu, with attendees - including the UN Special Representative for the country - taking stock of progress made, while also noting remaining challenges and agreeing on a set of priorities moving forward.
Mogadishu: Suspected Al-Shabab terrorists have attacked a military base in Somalia, media reports said on Monday.
Mogadishu, Sep 30 (Xinhua/UNI) Somali military backed by African Union forces killed 20 al-Shabab militants in an offensive in the southern region of Lower Shabelle, a military official said on Monday.
New York: Somalia is “the perfect example of the success of the multilateral system,” President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed told the UN General Assembly on Thursday, while acknowledging that the Horn of Africa country still needed international and regional support and cooperation, particularly to deal with threats from Al-Shabab.
New York, Sept 4 (IBNS): Somalia’s 2019 cereal harvest is the poorest the country has seen since 2011, when famine strained already scarce resources, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), announced on Tuesday, blaming unreliable weather patterns and “climatic shocks”.
Mogadishu, Aug 20 (Xinhua/UNI) The US military said Tuesday its special forces killed on militant in an airstrike against al-Shabab terrorists in southern Somalia.
Mogadishu, July 29 (Xinhua/UNI) The United States military said Sunday it conducted an airstrike against ISIS terrorist in northern Somalia on Sunday, killing one militant.
New York, July 26 (IBNS): Although Somalia has made “considerable progress” in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, “there is much more to do,” a United Nations expert said on Thursday, urging the international community to assist.
Mogadishu, Jul 22 (Xinhua/UNI) Somali forces have apprehended three al-Shabab militants in a security operation conducted on Sunday in Kismayo town, southern Somalia, an official said on Monday.
Mogadishu, July 14 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 15 al-Shabab militants were killed on Saturday in a military operation in Somalia's southern regions barely a day after the terrorist group claimed more than 20 lives in a deadly attack.
New York, July 14 (IBNS): UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack that took place on July 12 in southern Somalia.
Mogadishu, Jul 13 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 26 people were killed and 56 others injured in a deadly terrorist attack in the southern Somalia port town of Kismayo on Friday evening, officials said on Saturday.
Kismayo, July 13 (IBNS): Gunmen entered a hotel in Kismayo city of Somalia and killed at least 26 people, media reports saidon Saturday.