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Abiy was welcomed President Farmaajo upon arrival at Mogadishu Airport. [Photo: Twitter]

Ethiopian Prime Minister arrives in Mogadishu for first time

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has arrived in Mogadishu on Saturday. Abiy was welcomed by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo upon arrival at Mogadishu International Airport. The two leaders are expected to hold meeting next few hours. This is the first Abiy’s trip in Somalia since becoming Prime Minister in April. Over the past few weeks, the Ethiopian[Read More…]

by June 16, 2018 0 comments English News
Ciidamo katirsan Puntland. [Sawirka]

Puntland President fires two Intelligence officials

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has fired director of Puntland Intelligence Agency (PIA) Abdirisak Ise Hussein also called Khatumo. President Ali also ousted director of Puntland Security Service (PSS) Abdullahi Adan Mohamed. The president did not appoint new directors to replace those fired, according to a presidential decree issued on Wednesday.

by June 13, 2018 0 comments English News
Maleeshiyada Al-Shabaab. [Sawirka]

US says it will continue counterterrorism operations in Somalia

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The Unites States forces said on Saturday that the US will continue counterterrorism operations in Somalia. “In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces continue to degrade the terrorist threat posed by al-Qaeda and its Somalia-based associated force, Al-Shabaab, as well as the threat posed by ISIS in Somalia,” U.S. Africa Command said in a statement.[Read More…]

by June 9, 2018 0 comments English News
One U.S. soldier killed in Somalia. [File Photo]

One U.S. soldier killed in Somalia

A U.S. commando was killed and four others were wounded on Friday when they came under fire in Somalia during an operation against al-Shabaab militants, the U.S. military said. The U.S. special operations forces were fighting alongside about 800 troops from the Somali National Security Forces and Kenyan Defense Forces when they were attacked about 2:45 p.m. by mortars and[Read More…]

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US airstrike kills 27 Al-Shabab fighters in Puntland

US airstrike kills 27 Al-Shabab fighters in Puntland

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) 27 Al-Shabab fighters were killed in US airstrike in Puntland, Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement on Monday. The airstrike happened about 26 miles southwest of Bosaso town on Saturday, according to US Africa Command.

by June 4, 2018 0 comments English News
Despite its short existence, University of Bosaso is vying to be the top leading university in Puntland

Despite its short existence, University of Bosaso is vying to be the top leading university in Puntland

University of Bosaso (UOB) was initially established as an institute in Bosaso town in 2006.  Within few years it had become an accredited university, fulfilling all the required criteria of being a higher education institution. The university opened its first campus in Garowe city in 2012. University of Bosaso is vying to be the top leading university in Puntland State[Read More…]

by June 3, 2018 0 comments English News
PSF forces says 41 Al-Shabab fighters killed in operation in Al-Madow Mountains

PSF forces says 41 Al-Shabab fighters killed in operation in Al-Madow Mountains

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) 41 Al-Shabab fighters have been killed in anti-Al-Shabab operation in Al-Madow Mountains, Puntland Puntland Security Forces said in a statement on Saturday. “Puntland Security Forces (PSF) carried out anti-Al-Shabab operation in Maraje area in Al-Madow Mountains in response to overnight attack against Puntland’s PMPF army base,” PSF said in a statement. “41 Al-Shabab terrorists were killed during the Saturday’s[Read More…]

by June 2, 2018 0 comments English News
At least five Puntland soldiers dead in attack on army base in Galgala Mountains, sources say

At least five Puntland soldiers dead in attack on army base in Galgala Mountains, sources say

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland army base was attacked on Saturday evening, sources confirmed to Puntland Mirror. At least five Puntland soldiers died in the attack that lasted few hours, military sources, who requested anonymity, told Puntland Mirror. The base is located in Bali-khadar area in Galgala Mountains, sources said. Al-Shabab militant group has claimed the responsibility for the attack, Al-Shabab linked[Read More…]

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Saddex xubnood oo katirsan Al-Shabaab intii lagu guda jiray dhageysiga maxkamadda Muqdisho 30, 2018. [Sawirka]

Somali military court gives death sentence to three Al-Shabab members

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali military court on Wednesday sentenced three Al-Shabab members to death penalty. The chairman of the military court Hassan Nuur Shuute has said that the three members were behind an explosion at a hotel in Mogadishu. The Naasahablood hotel, was attacked on 28 October last year, left at least 25 people dead, Al-Shabab militant said it carried out[Read More…]

by May 30, 2018 0 comments English News
Dad mudaharaad ka dhan ah Somaliland ka sameeyay Laascaano 28-dii May

At least 2 killed in Somaliland’s murderous assault on civilians in Lasanod town

Lasanod-(Puntland Mirror) On 28 May 2018 a peaceful demonstration in Lasanod town turned into violence when Somaliland authorities responded with the use of disproportionate atrocious force and live ammunition against the civilian demonstrators. Large crowds of people marched in the streets of Lasanod town, Sool region, to protest against the fighting in Tukaraq area and the occupation of Sool region by[Read More…]

by May 29, 2018 0 comments English News
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