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Baarlamaanka Soomaaliya. [Sawirka]

Somalia’s parliament speaker election to take place on April 30

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The voting of Somalia’s parliament speaker will take place on April 30, organizing committee of the election said in a statement on Sunday. Several candidates are in the running, including Defense Minister Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman.  Any candidate of the cabinet ministers who are standing for the speaker should resign before his registration, the committee said. Earlier this month,[Read More…]

by April 22, 2018 0 comments English News
Madaxweynaha Puntland Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali. [Sawirka]

President Abdiweli travels to UAE

Bosaso-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland President has traveled to UAE on Saturday. Before travelling to UAE, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali told reporters that the aim of his trip is to strengthen the relationship between Puntland and UAE. His visit comes amid a diplomatic dispute between the Somali federal government in Mogadishu and the UAE.

by April 21, 2018 0 comments English News
Tobonaan qof, oo ay kamidyihiin masuliyiin katirsan dowladda iyo odayaasha dhaqanka ayaa isugu tagay qolka shirarka dowladda hoose si ay goobjoog uga noqdaan munaasabada xil-wareejinta. [Xigashada Sawirka: Facebook/Mohamed Siad Yousuf]

Garowe’s acting mayor takes office

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Acting mayor of Garowe Ahmed Mohamed Duale has taken office on Wednesday. Dozens of people, including, government officials and traditional leaders were attended in the handover ceremony at municipality conference hall. Mr Ahmed, a young man, who was humanitarian worker, was named acting mayor on April 5, following sacking of Garowe local council. Meanwhile, selection of the new[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments English News
Madaxweynaha dowladda Puntland Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali. [Xigashada Sawirka: Xafiiska Warfaafinta Madaxtooyada]

UAE will continue PMPF support, Puntland President says

Bosaso-(Puntland Mirror) UAE will continue its support to Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF), president said. Speaking at press conference in Bosaso on Monday, Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said UAE will continue training and giving wages to PMPF forces. Puntland President has denied that UAE suspended support for PMPF. He thanked UAE for its support to the forces. President Ali described[Read More…]

by April 16, 2018 0 comments English News
Ciidanka PMPF ayaa kamid ah ciidamada ugu tababarka iyo qalabka fiican Soomaaaliya. [Sawirka]

Puntland Minister denies that UAE suspended support for PMPF forces

  Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) The UAE did not suspend its support to Puntland’s PMPF forces, Puntland Minister said. A Puntland minister, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Puntland Mirror that the news saying UAE suspended support to PMPF is untrue. The official added that the Puntland will soon comment. On Saturday, some of UAE trainers in Puntland have returned to their[Read More…]

by April 15, 2018 0 comments English News
Saraakiisha katirsan Imaaraatka Carabta oo ay weheliyaan saaraakiil Puntland ah xerada ciidanka PMPF ee Boosaaso. [Sawirka]

UAE urge army officials to leave Puntland: Radio Daljir

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) UAE government urged its army officials in Puntland to leave there soon, local FM, Radio Daljir reported on Saturday morning, citing officials within Puntland Maritime Police Forces (PMPF). The exact reason behind the move is not clear yet. UAE began supporting PMPF forces in 2011 under the administration of President AbdirahmanFaroole.

by April 14, 2018 0 comments English News
Magaalo xeebeedka Baraawe. [Sawirka]

Bomb kills up to five during football match in Barawe coastal town

A bomb killed up to five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the first time an explosion has targeted a stadium. The blast went off in the port town of Barawe, in the Lower Shabelle region, when residents were watching a football match on Thursday afternoon, police said, adding that al[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments English News
Labada nin ee lasii daayay. [Sawirka:  Facebook]

Kidnapped two men released in Garowe

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Two men kidnapped by local men in Garowe last month have been released, traditional leader said on Tuesday. The two men are from Burco town of Somaliland and kidnapped by local men who wanted to exchange their brother jailed in Burco, traditional leader told Puntland Mirror, adding that the Garowe traditional leaders played a big role in the[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 0 comments English News
Maleeshiyada ISIS ku sugan Puntland, Soomaaliya. [Sawirka]

U.S. carries out second airstrike against ISIS in Puntland

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) U.S military carried out airstrike against ISIS militant in Bari region of Puntland, security officer said. A Puntland security officer, who requested anonymity, told Puntland Mirror that the airstrike occurred near Qandala coastal town on Monday. The officer added that he could not confirm whether there are casualties. The attack is the second U.S. airstrike against ISIS militant[Read More…]

by April 9, 2018 0 comments English News
Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawaari. [File Photo]

Jawaari resigns as speaker of Somali Parliament

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali Parliament Speaker Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawaari resigned on Monday, deputy speaker Abdiweli Ibrahim Mudey told MPs. The MPs were scheduled to hold a meeting in Mogadishu on Monday to vote for the motion against the speaker. In the past few weeks, a great dispute was erupted in the parliament and the cabinet after some of the MPs[Read More…]

by April 9, 2018 0 comments English News
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