Saudi Arabia and Qatar engaged in a diplomatic war last year when the former imposed an embargo on the latter, attempting to cut its ties with the outside. In addition to the existing confrontations between the two Gulf countries, now the two countries are locked in another power struggle.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Former MP Omar Mohamud Mohamed Filish has been appointed as the new mayor of Mogadishu and Banaadir Regional Governor to replace immediate former office holder Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow who died early this month following a terror attack in his office.
Somali forces backed by a local militia group known as Ma'awisley killed 11 al-Shabab extremists and injured 15 others in Jowhar town in Somalia's southern region of Middle Shabelle on Tuesday, military official said on Wednesday.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia’s mobile money platform EVC crashed Tuesday cutting off millions of Somalis from the country’s electronic money pipeline which holds over a billion dollars monthly.
KISMAYO (HOL) - The battle for Jubbaland presidency Monday afternoon took a whole new twist when Ethiopian and Jubbaland forces backed by Kenyan troops almost clashed at Kismayu Airport in what could be seen as a last ditch attempt by the Federal Government to wrest control of Kismayu through Ethiopian might.