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The central Somali government said on Wednesday it was taking over a military training program run by the UAE. ... "We ask our UAE friends, not only to stay, but to redouble their efforts in helping Somalia stand on its feet," said the office of the president of Puntland, a territory that sits on the tip of the ... Puntland
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the planner of the September 11 attacks, who Qatar funded with a no-show government job in 1996, was a member of the Brotherhood's youth wing in Kuwait in the 1980s. There are ... The UAE trains and funds the Puntland Police Force's anti-terrorism and anti-piracy programs. US War
President Mohamed has vehemently denied Thursday's reports regarding UAE trainers at Bosaso Airport, describing those reports as 'absurd ones'. Somalia government hinted it could release up to $10 million seized from UAE-registered plane on April 8 in an apparent softening of position towards ... Puntland president
It added that talks were under way between Somali's semiautonomous Puntland region and the UAE to end the dispute. The UAE foreign ministry has not commented on the matter. The news comes just days after Somalia's government seized several bags of money carrying almost $10m from a plane ...
Puntland has long been more stable than the country's volatile south, where al-Shabab has battled the government and African Union forces for the past decade. But in the past year, there have been a string of smaller attacks in Puntland, including tossed grenades and shootings in and around Bossaso. Police Somalia

A leaked document obtained by Garowe Online revealed that collusion between Puntland government partner agencies and the contractor over Conflict of interest has prompted the entire suspension of the road rehabilitation project. The document further indicated that malpractice and corruption are the ... Police Somalia
The situation in Puntland, a largely autonomous region that maintains its own government, is different from conditions in southern and central Somalia, including Mogadishu, where children sometimes are afraid to go school due to frequent attacks by Al-Shabaab, an extremist group linked to Al Qaeda that ... Police Somalia
The current Political Parties did not fully meet all conditions, doubting the possibility of “one person, one vote polls” by 2019 as the five-year term of Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" ends the beginning of next year. President Ali and his government had been blamed for failing to implement ... Police Somalia
Sources revealed to GO that the commander voiced concern over the deteriorating security and the surge in terrorist attacks by Al-Shabaab and ISIL-linked militants during a meeting with Puntland Government officials in Garowe this week. The new Police chief has informed the officials about the need to ... Police Somalia
We, the Puntland Focus Group, would like to inform the Puntland people and Government of Puntland State of Somalia, that we remain extremely concerned about the governance and current situation in the State. It has come to our attention that the President of Puntland State is now entertaining an illegal ... Police Somalia
Boys who were first used by Al-Shabab and then detained by government security forces said that felt doubly trapped and victimized. “I feel afraid and let down,” said a 15-year old whom Al-Shabab abducted and then sent to fight in Puntland in March 2016, only to be captured and sentenced by a military ... Police Somalia
The laboratory, partly funded by Sweden, was launched last year after the Puntland state government enacted a Sexual Offences Act in 2016, which criminalised sexual offences and imposed tough penalties. But technology alone will not solve Somalia's many judicial weaknesses. The DNA sample from ... Police Somalia
These boats equipped with drift nets prohibited in international waters for fishing have been licensed by Puntland government led by President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" to carry out fishing activities off the coast of Puntland. Speaking at a press conference in Garowe city, former Director of Puntland's ... Police Somalia
Meanwhile, the statement urged the current Puntland government in office to come up with a clear contingency plan to respond such maritime disaster. Finally, PUNSAA hailed the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC), efforts on the democratization process and the preparation for “one ... Police Somalia
On several past occasions, Warsame, along with President Ali attended previous meetings between the regional leaders and the Federal government of Somalia held in Mogadishu leading a team tasked with Puntland participation in the talks. Pundits say nepotism and corruption is nothing new in the ... Police Somalia
All of this activity relates to a new port being built by DP World, a company mostly owned by the government of Dubai, part of the United Arab Emirates ... in Mogadishu temporarily seized an Emirati plane carrying some $9.6m in cash, apparently intended for soldiers in Puntland, another autonomous ...

"UAE has pledged to continue supporting PMPF and assured the Somali Federal Government, Puntland and the International community of its commitment to helping Somalia stand on its feet," a senior PMPF official told GO. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of ...
Phillip Cooper, Project Manager for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under JPLG, congratulated the Puntland government on the frameworks and its work on local governance. "The Puntland Government has demonstrated commitment to putting in place stable local government ...
Puntland government officials could not be reached for comments, but, sources in Bosaso confirmed to GO that three crew members have been rescued and disembarked from the boat with wounds from the fire. The sailors who are said to be Indian nationals were rescued by Puntland Maritime Police Force ...
BOSASO, Puntland - The Security Forces of Somalia's north-eastern Federal Member State Puntland have launched a major security operation in the commercial city of Bosaso on Sunday, Garowe Online reports. Puntland government has deployed armed troops on the streets of Bosaso port city, ...
MAP is concerned on the continued Government's top officials, security escorts including the Puntland President's guards disrespect towards the Journalists' and journalism practice in Puntland, also seen as a continued denial of the citizen's constitutional rights on freedom of expression and other ...
We, Puntland Focus Group after having heard the recent BBC Somali Service Interview with Puntland Government Spokesman, Abdullahi Mohamed Jama, known as [Quran-Je'el] saying the upcoming state's polls in 2019 will be responsible by a Provisional Electoral Commission, Puntland Focus Group ...
Within days after Somaliland took over the Tukarak post, which is only 80km from Garowe (the capital of Puntland), the Puntland government has been amassing its army and other forces in the area with the aim of retaking the checkpoint or even going beyond in areas presently administered by Somaliland.
The laboratory, partly funded by Sweden, was launched last year after the Puntland state government enacted a Sexual Offences Act in 2016, which criminalised sexual offences and imposed tough penalties. But technology alone will not solve Somalia's many judicial weaknesses. The DNA sample from ...
BOSASO, Puntland - An extraordinary rescue efforts began on Friday to unpack a commercial vessel that has run aground off the Bosaso coast early this ... The Puntland government which previously dragged its feet on the rescue participation has afterward announced tax deductions for the commercial ...
GAROWE, Puntland - The Minister of Constitutional Affairs of the Federal Government of Somalia, Abdi Hosh Jibril has been blamed for hijacking the role of constitutional review bodies, Garowe Online reports. In an exclusive interview with GO, Federal MP Mohamed Abdullahi Kamil who is the deputy chair ...
These boats equipped with drift nets prohibited in international waters for fishing have been licensed by Puntland government led by President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" to carry out fishing activities off the coast of Puntland. Speaking at a press conference in Garowe city, former Director of Puntland's ...
Meanwhile, the statement urged the current Puntland government in office to come up with a clear contingency plan to respond such maritime disaster. Finally, PUNSAA hailed the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC), efforts on the democratization process and the preparation for “one ...
He added that the only thing that Puntland government can do now is to set up a rescue committee to deal with the incident and unload the cargo from the boat in collaboration with the foreign experts and public. Meanwhile, the owners of the merchandise estimated 1,500 tons of consignment, including ...
GALKAYO, Somalia — In late 2016, the semiautonomous Puntland region of northeastern Somalia passed a landmark sexual-offenses law to ... me that since the law was not agreed upon by everyone, not everyone would use it — a shocking statement from somebody who is representing our government.
Puntland government hasn't released any statement in regard to the attack against security forces or the causalities behind the Improvised explosive device [IED] explosion. Galgala mountains near Bosaso, Puntland's commercial city was a stronghold area for the militant group Al-Shabaab since 2010, and ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Minister of Agriculture for Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland, Abdinur Elmi Mohamud [Bindhe] died in ... Somali government and Puntland sent sincere condolences to the family and friends over the untimely tragic and sadly loss of the Minister.
This appointment comes amid deteriorating security situation in the region, mainly Bosaso, the commercial city of Puntland due to weak government policy to counter terrorism and lack of salary payments to the security forces. In the past few months, the terrorist groups in Bari region have stepped up attacks ...
“The Ministry of Civil Aviation and Airports commends the dedicated collaboration between the Puntland Government, the Federal Government of Somalia and our international partners including UN members such as the UN Migration Agency for ensuring successful re-operationalization of Garowe Airport ...
Earlier this week, there were reports of clashes between security forces in the Sool region, part of a disputed area claimed by both 'Somaliland' and Puntland, located on the north-eastern tip of the Horn of Africa. In their meeting, Mr. Keating and Mr. Bihi Abdi discussed the new government's priorities, ...
This has angered the authorities in Hargeisa which considers such acts as a provocation on the part of both Puntland and Farmajo govemernt. However, I firmly believe that neither the government of Puntland nor Farmjo government has the appetite and the desire to pick fight with Somaliland for the time ...
The town which lies on the border between Sool and Sanaag regions has been the customs office and headquarters for the Puntland government since the conquest of Las Anod city by Somaliland forces in 2007. The Somali Senator expressed concern about the fresh armed conflict at Tukaraq area this ...
MOGADISHU, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Somali government on Wednesday called on Somaliland and Puntland regional states to stop escalating tension in the northern Sool region. The government said in a statement that it is committed to continuing reconciliation among the fighting sides in the region and ...
The Puntland government blamed the self-declared republic of Somaliland for launching an offensive on its territory to disrupt the historic visit of Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to the region. In a statement released by the state Presidency on Monday, January 8, Puntland has vowed to ...
The President indicated that Monday's attack was a "naked intervention" in Puntland's border, saying his government will not tolerate to the deeply provocative act aimed at threatening to the long-existing peace and stability in the region. Ali has, on the other hand, accused Somaliland of supporting ...
"These heavy prison sentences are yet further evidence of the Somaliland government's slow strangulation of media freedom," said CPJ Deputy Executive ... Kalsan TV, and Ahmed works as a correspondent for the Puntland-based Somali Broadcasting Corporation (SBC), a non-governmental media group, ...
GAROWE (Horn Observer) Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo who has been on official visit to the federal state of Puntland has on Monday cut the ... Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo thanked Puntland government and its people for the democracy they have achieved and ...
Mogadishu, Somalia, 7 January 2018 -- The Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia, in partnership with WHO and UNICEF, has today concluded a five-day national measles campaign, targeting 1 million children aged 6 months to 10 years in Puntland, and 4.2 million across the country.
Puntland government officials did not comment on the reported mortar attack. Al Shabaab said it has intensified its terror attacks and assassinations in Bari region since the start of the new year, 2018. The group claimed responsibility for the latest killings in Bosaso port city. The Al Qaeda-linked Extremists ...
GAROWE, Puntland - The Office of Puntland Human Rights Defender has released its second annual report on the violent crimes from 2016 to 2017, with blame on government and Law Enforcement Agencies, Garowe Online reports. The report was released during an event held at the Puntland ...
Upon the establishment of the PHA agency, Puntland government assigned the fund allocated for the agency from the taxation of all vehicles, car accessories and spare parts imported at Bosaso Port. The fund is collected by the Ministry of Finance on behalf of the agency which is used to rehabilitee ...
On the other hand, Farole suggested Somali Region in Ethiopia to help halt bloodshed and mediate between the warring clans in collaboration with the government of Puntland and relevant elders. Finally, the Senator called for a reconciliation meeting in Garowe city with the aim to bring a lasting peace in ...
BOSASO, Puntland - A powerful landmine explosion has killed two security officials in Somalia's northwestern semi-autonomous region of Puntland on Wednesday, Dec 20, Garowe Online reports. An army officer at the scene, who asked not to be named, told GO that a bomb planted on the side of the road ...
GAROWE, Puntland - The Vice President of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland Abdihakim Abdullahi Hajji Omar Amey has ... A two-week campaign to end the violence against women and girls has been launched across Somalia last month amid efforts by the government to tackle ...


 

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