Daily Archives: January 5, 2019

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia’s decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist group defector-turned-political candidate.

The council issued a statement Saturday, a day after a closed-door discussion about …

Pentagon Denies Scaling Back Operations in Somalia

The U.S. Defense Department is denying a media report the U.S. is planning to reduce its operations in Somalia.

Pentagon spokeswoman Navy Commander Candice Tresch told VOA Friday: There have been no recent policy changes regarding U.S. operations in Somalia. …

In-depth: Anguish for Harari as Oromo claim rights

When a group of Oromo carrying sticks and machetes entered his hotel construction site in Harar in October, Sabit Abdurahim drew his gun, pointed it upwards, and threatened to fire in the air.

City police arrived and held him for …

In-depth: Anguish for Harari as Oromo claim rights

When a group of Oromo carrying sticks and machetes entered his hotel construction site in Harar in October, Sabit Abdurahim drew his gun, pointed it upwards, and threatened to fire in the air.

City police arrived and held him for …