Mogadishu – Officials from the United Nations Assistance Mission (UNSOM) recently visited Somali capital's Central Prison to assess their current status and to discuss means of providing support to ensure provision of effective correctional service.
The University of Birmingham's announcement of discovering the world's oldest Qur'an has sparked debates amid Muslim researchers in different parts of the world, with Turkish archeologists claiming that Topkapı palace's copy is the most complete, if not the oldest.
How Europe Exports Terrorism: Somalia Terror Bomber Born in Germany
One of Somalia’s only five-star hotels was all-but destroyed at the weekend by a suicide bomber, who has been revealed by Somali security sources as one of an increasing number of European-born Jihadists waging war around the world.
Security Council renews mandate of UN Mission in Somalia
The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until March 30, 2016 to support the political process in the country.
Toll for Somali hotel truck bomb rises to 15, including journalists, sparking escalation fears
The massive truck bomb that killed 15 people, including a Kenyan diplomat, and wrecked Somalia's premier hotel has stunned the capital and raised fears Monday that the Islamic extremist al-Shabab rebels are escalating their violence.