COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Parliamentary Government
Current President: Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Population: 12,316,895 (2014)
Land Size: 637,657 sq km (246,201 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Sun - Apr 22, 2018: Magistrate Orders Arrest of Two ATPU Officers for Frustrating Court - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] A court has issued a warrant of arrest against two anti-terror police officers for failing to appear to testify in a case where four women are accused of being members of Al-Shabaab militia.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Somaliland Arrests King Bur Madow for Attending Elder's Crowning in Puntland - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] The security forces of the northern breakaway region of Somaliland have detained a leading Somali traditional elder in the state's capital, Hargeisa city on Thursday.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Somaliland President Urged to Resign On Treason Charges - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] The leader of Somaliland's opposition party Abdirahman Irro has called on the state's President Muse Bihi to immediately step down on treason charges.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Somali Troops Launch Military Operation Near Jowhar - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Somali national army [SNA] has launched an operation aimed at rooting out Al Shabaab presence in the areas between Bal'ad and Jowhar towns in Middle Shabelle region.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: AMISOM and Partners Agree On Measures to Tackle Effectively the Threat of IEDs - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] A two-day conference on Improvised Explosive devices (IEDs), ended yesterday in Mogadishu, with a call to partners to help Somalia develop a capacity to tackle the potent threat.