Somalia (/səˈmɑːliə, soʊ-, -ljə/so-MAH-lee-ə; Somali:Soomaaliya; Arabic:الصومالaṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali:Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Arabic:جمهورية الصومال الفدراليةJumhūrīyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Fidirālīyah), is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on the continent's mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. Climatically, hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.
Somalia has a population of around 10.8 million. Around 85% of its residents are ethnic Somalis, who have historically inhabited the northern part of the country. Ethnic minorities are largely concentrated in the southern regions. The official languages of Somalia are Somali and Arabic, both of which belong to the Afroasiatic family. Most people in the country are Muslim, with the majority being Sunni.
Wanderson de Paula Sabino (Portuguese pronunciation:[ˈvɐ̃deʁsõ dʒi ˈpawlɐ sɐˈbinu]) ([sɔˈmaʎɐ], born June 22, 1977 in Nova Venécia), nicknamed Somália, is a Brazilianstriker. He currently plays for America.
On 27 April 2009, the right wingback Carlinhos and the forward terminated their contract with Náutico after their bad performances in this first part of the season.
US forces have conducted a successful counterterrorism operation in Somalia, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said on Thursday, promising to provide details later ... military conducted a successful counterterrorism operation in Somalia.
Somalia’s government-led forces appear to have conducted important operations recently that have pushed back Al-Shabab, the extremist group that has terrorized Somalia for a decade ...There is now hope that Al-Shabab may be defeated and that Somalia could emerge from decades of civil conflict.
Thirteen-year-old Ugbad Khalif was visiting her grandmother in Somalia last month when violence erupted on the streets of the town where she was staying ... Many Somali Americans maintain connections to Somalia, which has benefited significantly from funds sent home by the diaspora ... While Somalia — nothing.
Controversial social media influencer was arrested for alleged human trafficking and formation of an organised crime group. Social media influencer AndrewTate (C) and his brother Tristan Tate are escorted by ...Somalia’s fight against Al Shabaab, the group who must not be named.
9 (Xinhua) -- Somali security forces backed by international partners killed 61 al-Shabab fighters in an overnight joint operation carried out in the Hawadle area in central Somalia Sunday night, a government official confirmed Monday ...Special ReportsPhotosVideoCorrectionsContact Us Media.
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 04th January, 2023) At least 15 people were killed in two simultaneous suicide car bomb attacks in the Hiran region of central Somalia, Somalian media reported on Wednesday.
The two decades between 2003 and 2022 were “especially deadly decades for those in the service of the right to inform”, said the Paris-based media rights campaigners ... They are followed by Mexico (125 killed), the Philippines (107), Pakistan (93), Afghanistan (81) and Somalia (78).
Friends of the social media influencer said she had been injecting drugs for a long time ...Police have registered an increase in substance abuse in Mogadishu and elsewhere in Somalia, including among women ... Fathi Mohamed Ahmed is the chief editor of BilanMedia, an all-female news outfit in Somalia.You may also be interested in..
A joint statement by the Somali Journalists Syndicate, the Somali MediaAssociation and Somalia Mechanism for Safety of the Journalists condemned the raid and demanded the journalists’ immediate release ... We all refused," the secretary-general of the Somali Media Association, Mohamed Osman Makaran, told the AP.
Abdullahi Ali Anod, Somalia's defense ministry spokesman, said at a media briefing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that the government forces faced minimal resistance from al-Shabab when they recaptured the town ...Special ReportsPhotosVideoCorrectionsContact Us Media.