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Maleeshiyada ISIS ayaa ku dhuumanaya gobolka Bari. [Sawirka: Furat]

US sanctions top ISIS leader in Somalia’s Puntland

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) The United States has sanctioned top ISIS leader in Puntland, Somalia, the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said in a statement on Tuesday. In the statement, the U.S. said it had added Mahad Moalim of Somalia to its sanctions list for global terrorism. He held several positions in the ISIS faction in Puntland such as head of ISIS court,[Read More…]

by February 28, 2018 0 comments English News
Maleeshiyada Al-Shabaab. [Sawirka]

U.S. airstrike kills two Al-Shabab fighters in Middle Juba

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) U.S. forces launched an airstrike against Al-Shabab militants, killing two fighters, U.S. Africa Command said a in statement. The airstrike occurred Monday in the town of Jilib, Middle Juba region, according to U.S. Africa Command.

by February 28, 2018 0 comments English News
Dagaalyahano katirsan Al-Shabaab oo lagu soo qabtay dagaalkii u dhaxeeyay Puntland iyo Al-Shabaab. [Sawirka]

Al-Shabab prisoners escape from rehabilitation center in Garowe

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) At least 10 Al-Shabab prisoners escaped from a rehabilitation house in Garowe, security official said. A Puntland security official, who asked not be named, told Puntland Mirror that the prisoners managed to escaped on Monday night. The security official added that only one of the escapees arrested in the outskirts of Garowe. One of the staff of the[Read More…]

by February 26, 2018 0 comments English News
Over 200 students graduate from Bosaso University’s Garowe campus

Over 200 students graduate from Bosaso University’s Garowe campus

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Over 200 students have graduated on Sunday and successfully finished their undergraduate studies from Bosaso University’s different faculties in Garowe. The 25th colorfully convocation was held in Bosaso’s newly built main campus in Garowe has witnessed by the Puntland president, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, and other hundreds including government officials, and civilians. President Abdiweli has welcomed of today’s graduation[Read More…]

by February 25, 2018 0 comments English News
Press Release: Child rights agencies concerned over decision that encourages FGM in Somaliland

Press Release: Child rights agencies concerned over decision that encourages FGM in Somaliland

  February 24, 2018 Hargeisa, Somaliland, Child Rights organizations operating in Somaliland have expressed concerns on a recent ruling by the Somaliland Government that encourages Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). The organizations—Save the Children, CARE International and International Rescue Committee (IRC) say the ruling, issued on February 6th, 2018, goes against the commitment to abandon FGM/C and eliminate all harmful practices. In[Read More…]

by February 25, 2018 0 comments English News
Baabuura gurmadka deg dega ah ee Aamiin oo qaadaya shacabka ku dhaawacmay qaraxii ka dhacay meel u dhow madaxtooyadad Muqdisho, 23 Febaraayo, 2018. [Xigashada Sawirka: Reuters]

Death toll rises to 18 in Mogadishu car bomb blasts

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Death toll from Mogadishu car bombs blasts rises to 18, Reuters news agency reported, citing medical officials. “So far we carried 18 dead people and 20 others injured from the blasts tonight,” Abdikadir Abdirahman, the director of Amin ambulances, told Reuters. Police officials told Reuters the first car bomb went off after suspected militants breached a checkpoint near[Read More…]

by February 24, 2018 0 comments English News
Saddex maleeshiyo ah oo katirsan Al-Shabaab oo lagu dilay duqeyn Mareykanka uu ka geystay gobolka Jubbada Dhexe. [Sawirka]

Three Al-Shabab militants killed in US airstrike in Middle Juba region

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Three Al-Shabab militants were killed in an airstrike by US military. The U.S Africa Command said in a statement the airstrike against Al-Shabab occurred Monday near Jilib town in Middle Juba region. On Wednesday, US denied Al-Shabab’s claim it has killed US soldier. Al-Shabab media, Radio Al Andalus, said US soldier was killed in a battle outside Kismayo[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments English News
A police car stands guard as traders, who were prevented from entering the town to conduct demonstration. [Photo: Puntland Mirror]

Puntland Police Forces arrest two Al-Shabab suspects in Garowe

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland Police Forces in Garowe have arrested two suspected Al-Shabab militants on Tuesday, police official said. Nugal Police Chief, Farah Abdirahman Warsame said that the forces detained the two men after they jumped out of truck before reaching the southern checkpoint of Garowe. The forces also arrested driver of the truck, from Beledweyne town in the central Somalia,[Read More…]

by February 20, 2018 0 comments English News
Deeq bixiyeyaasha caalamiga oo diiday maalgelinta hanaanka dimuqraadiyeynta Puntland. [Sawirka:]

International donors withholds funding for Puntland democratization process: source

Garowe-(Puntand Mirror) The international donors has withheld funding for Puntland democratization process, doubting the possibility of “one person one vote polls” by 2019, a government source said. The government source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Puntland Mirror that Puntland Electoral Commission did not get fund in the past few years after the international donors refused to fund the[Read More…]

by February 19, 2018 0 comments English News
Somali PM Hassan Ali was chaired cabinet meeting. [File: Archive]

Somali cabinet appointed NISA Chief, Commander of Police Forces

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali cabinet ministers has appointed NISA Chief and Commander of Police Forces in a meeting in Mogadishu on Monday. Osman Sheikh Hussein was appointed as the new Chief of National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), while General Bashir Abdi Mohamed was appointed as new Commander of Police Forces. In late October 2017, Somali cabinet fired former NISA Chief[Read More…]

by February 19, 2018 0 comments English News
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