Author Archives: Booska Meesha

UN envoy expected in Riyadh as calm returns to Yemen’s Hodeida

November 26, 2018   Fighting had intensified in early November as coalition-backed loyalist forces attempted to enter Hodeida While the loyalist advance on Hodeida has largely stalled, minor clashes have continued UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths (C) had attended a meeting with the President of the Houthi Revolutionary Committee, in the capital Sanaa, on Nov. 24, 2018. (File/AFP/Mohammed Huwais) ...

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UAE pardons, releases British academic convicted of spying

November 26, 2018   FILE – In this undated family photo, showing Matthew Hedges with his wife Daniela Tejada. The United Arab Emirates has pardoned British academic researcher Matthew Hedges who was arrested May 5, 2018, at Dubai Airport and subsequently convicted and sentenced to life in prison for alleged espionage. DANIELA TEJADA – ASSOCIATED PRESS   By JON GAMBRELL ...

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Qarax Gaari Oo Ka Dhacay Degmada Wadajir

26/11/2018   Muqdisho – Qaraxan oo loo adeegsaday Gaari laga soo buuxiyay walxaha qarxa ayaa duhurnimadii maanta ka dhacay degmada Wadajir ee G/Banaadir. Gaariga qarxay ayaa la sheegay in la dhigay Suuq ku yaalla xaafada Kaawo Godey oo xilligaasi ay ku sugnaayeen dad badan oo Rayid ah. Ugu yaraan illaa 8 Qof ayaa ku dhintay qaraxaasi, halka ay ku dhaawacmeen ...

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UAE claims British academic Matthew Hedges confessed to being a spy

November 26, 2018   Matthew Hedges, 31, was detained at Dubai Airport on 5 May, accused of spying in the UAE   British academic Matthew Hedges is a member of MI6 and was spying on military systems, the UAE claims. The claims comes after the wife of the PhD student told Sky News she was “hopeful” a plea for clemency ...

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Iran quake injures more than 600, but no deaths reported

November 26, 2018   Iran’s state news agency said two earthquakes measuring 5.2 and 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Sarpol-e Zahab on Monday (Nov 26) morning. Photo: USGS   DUBAI (Reuters) – A 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Iran’s western border with Iraq injured more than 600 people, most suffering minor wounds, state television said on Monday (Nov 26), but no ...

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Al Shabaab gunmen kill cleric, nine others at religious center in Somalia: police

November 26, 2018   Residents stand near the Somalian national flag at a round-about in Galkayo. File photo Image: REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo   By Abdi Sheikh   MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Al Shabaab gunmen and a suicide car bomber struck a religious center in central Somalia on Monday, killing a cleric and at least nine of his followers, a police officer ...

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Madaxweynaha Hirshabeelle iyo wafdi uu hoggaaminayo oo gaaray magaalada Baladweyne

26-11-2018   Muqdisho (SONNA) – Madaxweynaha Maamulka Hirshabeelle Mudane Maxamed Cabdi Waare iyo wafdi uu hoggaaminayo ayaa maanta gaaray magaalada Baladweyne ee xarunta Gobolka Hiiraan. Wafdiga madaxweynaha ayaa magaalada Baladweyne waxaa si diiran ugu soo dhoweeyay Madaxda Maamulka Gobolka Hiiraan iyo dad shacab ah. Magaalada Baladweyne ee xarunta Gobolka Hiiraan waxaa horay u gaaray wafdi uu hoggaaminayo abaanduulaha Ciidamada Xoogga ...

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Wararkii ugu dambeeyay weerarkii lagu qaaday Gaalkacyo iyo xarunta wadaad caan ahaa

26/11/2018   Gaalkacyo – Warar dheeraad ah ayaa ka soo baxaya weerar isugu jiray qaraxyo iyo mid toos ah oo saaka waaberigii hore lagu qaaday xarun uu Koofurta magaalada Gaalkacyo ka degenaa Wadaad muran badan ka dhex dhaliyay bulshada, kaasoo lagu magacaabi jiray Sheekh C/weli Cali Cilmi Yare. Qaraxyo ismiidaamin ah oo loo adeegsaday gaari ayaa lagu weeraray xarunta wadaadka, ...

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In South Sudan, a new approach in ending child soldiers’ use

November 25, 2018   In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a young child soldier sits on the ground at a release ceremony, where he and others laid down their weapons and traded in their uniforms to return to “normal life”, in Yambio, South Sudan. (SAM MEDNICK / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO)   By SAM MEDNICK   JUBA, ...

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Shan kamid ah Musharaxiinta Madaxweynaha Koonfur Galbeed oo u tanaasulay Abuu Mansuur

25/11/2018   Baydhabo – Shan kamid ah Musharaxiinta Madaxweynaha maamulka Koonfur Galbeed Soomaaliya oo galabta kulan ku yeeshay magaalada Baydhabo ayey ku shaaciyeen in ay isaga hareen doorashada Madaxweynaha Koonfur Galbeed. Musharaxiintan ka haray doorashada Madaxweynaha Koonfur Galbeed ayaa sheegay in dowlada Federaalka Soomaaliya ay faragalin ku heyso doorashada la filayo in dhawaan ka dhacdo magaalada Baydhabo. Waxa ay sidoo ...

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