Gulf Times - Somalia
Somalia's energy and water ministry, sign pact with QC

Somalia's energy and water ministry, sign pact with QC

Qatar Charity (QC) signed a co-operation and partnership agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources in Mogadishu, Somalia to continue its efforts for the benefit of those affected ...

Qatar is Somalia's reliable ally, says PM's adviser

Qatar is Somalia's reliable ally, says PM's adviser

Somali Prime Minister's Senior Adviser for Peace and Reconciliation Dr Abdurahman Abdullahi Baadiyow said that Qatar is the main reliable ally of Somalia.

Somalia declares locusts a 'national emergency': agriculture ministry

Somalia declares locusts a 'national emergency': agriculture ministry

Somalia on Sunday declared a locust infestation sweeping the Horn of Africa to be a national emergency, as insects devastate food supplies in one of the poorest and most vulnerable regions in the world.

Car bomb attack wounds Turkish contractors, police near Somali capital

Car bomb attack wounds Turkish contractors, police near Somali capital

Somali insurgents linked to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a car bombing on Saturday that wounded at least 15 people in Afgoye, northwest of the capital Mogadishu.

Al Shabaab attack Kenya base used by Kenyan, US forces

Al Shabaab attack Kenya base used by Kenyan, US forces

Somalia's al Shabaab militant group attacked on Sunday a military base in Kenya used by both US and Kenyan forces and published pictures of masked gunmen standing next to an aircraft in flames.

Armed assailants kill three in Kenya's Lamu county

Armed assailants kill three in Kenya's Lamu county

Armed assailants on Thursday killed three people and injured two others in Kenya's Lamu county, a coastal region near the border with Somalia, police said.

Qatar sends aid to Somalia; flies injured to Doha for treatment

Qatar sends aid to Somalia; flies injured to Doha for treatment

On the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a Qatari Air Force plane carrying medical aid arrived Monday in Somalia to support those who were injured

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

A Turkish military plane on Sunday evacuated 16 gravely wounded victims of a devastating bombing that killed 79 people and overwhelmed local health services, in the latest attack on a city dogged by insecurity.

Truck bomb kills at least 90 in Mogadishu

Truck bomb kills at least 90 in Mogadishu

At least 90 people were killed when a bomb-laden truck exploded at a busy checkpoint in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, an international organisation

Somalia thanks Qatar for civil aviation aid

Somalia thanks Qatar for civil aviation aid

Qatar has provided Somalia with computers, printers and radio devices as a gift from Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority to its Somali counterpart.

Somali militants claim responsibility for attack outside Somali hotel

Somali militants claim responsibility for attack outside Somali hotel

Somali militant group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack outside a hotel in the town of Galkayo

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Following the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar has sent more aid to the people affected by floods in Somalia.