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:
- Fri - Aug 18, 2017: Telecom Ministries of Somalia and Djibouti Agree On Cooperation - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] Djibouti -The ministers of posts and telecommunications of Somalia and Djibouti, H.E. Abdi Ashur Hassan and H.E. Abdi Youssouf Sougueh, have issued a joint statement on a four-day official visit of Somalia minister to Djibouti.
- Fri - Aug 18, 2017: U.S. Says Airstrikes Kill 7 Al-Shabaab Fighters - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[VOA] The U.S. military says seven al-Shabab militants have been killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Somalia.
- Fri - Aug 18, 2017: Jubaland President Expected at Garissa Governor Inauguration - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Nation] Somalia's Jubaland Federal State President Ahmed Madobe is among prominent leaders invited for Garissa governor-elect Ali Korane inauguration slated for Monday.
- Fri - Aug 18, 2017: A Somali National Shot Dead in Washington - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Hussein Hassan, the 46-year-old Muslim refugee from Somalia who was shot dead by police while attacking and trying to behead a uniformed officer Sunday in Kennewick, Washington, had assaulted another cop less than a year before.
- Fri - Aug 18, 2017: WHO Calls for Urgent Support to Combat Measles Outbreak - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] WHO and its health partners urgently need support in response to a measles outbreak in Somalia, according to a press release.