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Mareykanka oo sheegay in 10 maleeshiyo oo Al-Shabaab ah ay ku dileen duqeyn ka dhacday meel u dhow Muqdisho. [Sawirka]

10 Al-Shabab militants killed in airstrike near Mogadishu, U.S. says

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) At least 10 Al-Shabab militants killed in U.S. airstrike, U.S. Africa Command said in a statement on Thursday. The attack happened about 15 miles southwest of Mogadishu on Wednesday, according to U.S. Africa Command, adding that no civilians were killed in the airstrike.

by May 24, 2018 0 comments English News
Heavy fighting between Puntland and Somaliland forces ongoing in Tukarak. [File Photo]

Heavy fighting between Puntland and Somaliland forces erupts in Tukarak

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) A heavy fighting between the forces of Puntland and Somaliland erupted in Tukarak area of Sool region on Thursday morning, military sources confirmed to Puntland Mirror. There are several soldiers from Puntland and Somaliland who were killed in the Thursday’s fighting, but the death toll could not be independently confirmed by Puntland Mirror.

by May 24, 2018 0 comments English News
Galkayo town in Mudug region. [File Photo]

Gunmen shoot dead Puntland lawmaker in Galkayo

Galkayo-(Puntland Mirror) Gunman shot dead Puntland lawmaker in Galkayo town of Mudug region on Wednesday evening, security sources told Puntland. Abdihakim Moalin Dahir, a Puntland lawmaker was killed near classic hotel in Galkayo by armed men with pistols, according to source. One of his guards also killed in the attack, the source added. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the[Read More…]

by May 23, 2018 0 comments English News
Kolonyo katirsan ciidamada Soomaaliya  oo Al-Shabaab qarax gaari kula beegsatay Afgooye. [Sawirka]

Al Shabab suicide bomber hits Somalia military convoy in Afgoye

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) A suicide car bomber hit a military convoy outside Mogadishu on Tuesday, Reuters news agency reported, citing police officials. The attack occurred in Afgoye, an agricultural district about 30 km northwest of Mogadishu, according to Reuters report. There were fatalities but the exact number is not yet clear, the report added. According to pro-Al-Shabab media, the militant said[Read More…]

by May 22, 2018 0 comments English News
Madaxweyne Cabdiweli ayaa shir guddoominayay kulanka deg deg ah ee golaha wasiiradda Puntland . [Xigashada Sawirka: Xafiiska Warfaafinta Madaxtooyada]

Puntland is preparing for long war: Cabinet

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland government said it is preparing for a long war to defend its people and regions. In a statement issued on Saturday, Puntland has urged its people to be prepared for the protection of the dignity of Puntland people and the liberation of the Somaliland-held territory. The announcement came after Puntland cabinet held an emergency meeting in Garowe[Read More…]

by May 19, 2018 0 comments English News
Dagaal culus oo u dhaxeeya Puntland iyo Somaliland oo ka bilaabmay meel u dhow deegaanka Tukaraq. [Sawirka[

Heavy fighting between Puntland and Somaliland erupts near Tukaraq

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Heavy fighting broke out near Tukaraq village between Puntland and Somaliland, an official said. Speaking to reporters in Garowe on Tuesday, Puntland Information Minister Abdi Hersi Ali accused Somaliland of attacking its forces in the outskirts of Tukaraq village in Sool region. He added that Somaliland forces was defeated and pushed back. The wounded soldiers of both sides were[Read More…]

by May 15, 2018 0 comments English News
Ciidamada Puntland iyo Somaliland oo madaafiic isku weydaarsaday meel u dhow Tukaraq. [Sawirka]

Puntland and Somaliland exchange mortar fire near Tukaraq

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) The forces of Puntland and Somaliland have exchanged mortar fire on Monday morning near Tukaraq village of Sool region, a Puntland military source, who requested anonymity, told Puntland Mirror. Firstly, Somaliland fired mortar shells after Puntland forces made advance on the area. Puntland military source said they have fired back. However, the situation on the ground is calm,[Read More…]

by May 14, 2018 0 comments English News
Madaxweynaha Puntland Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali. [Sawirka]

President Abdiweli appoints Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland President has appointed Dahir Haji Khalif as Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation after former minister Abdinur Elmi Mohamoud died in Mogadishu in January this year. In a statement issued by Puntland presidential palace on Saturday, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali also nominated Abdirahman Salaad Mohamoud as deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources. Earlier this month, seven officials in the[Read More…]

by May 12, 2018 0 comments English News
Farmajo’s Dangerous Gamble to Depose President Ahmed Madoobe

Farmajo’s Dangerous Gamble to Depose President Ahmed Madoobe

A piece in Kenya’s Daily Nation in September 2014, Nicholas Kay, then the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, observed the strong evidences for Federalism in Somalia. He wrote, “They [Somalis] have determined that stability depends not on turning the clock back to the Somalia that existed before the state collapsed in 1991, but rather on building an[Read More…]

UNWORTHY MAYORS FOR THE CITY OF PEACE, GAROWE

UNWORTHY MAYORS FOR THE CITY OF PEACE, GAROWE

On 4th of April 2018, president Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gas of Puntland disbanded Garowe district council with a presidential decree, citing bickering, infighting, irreconcilable differences and deadlock among district council representatives and the mayor.  Although Puntland citizens are weary of the way district councils are dissolved by presidential decree, they concur that the work of district councils are so often[Read More…]

by May 6, 2018 1 comment English News
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