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Month: February 2021

Arabic Press Release

شركة بيفوند تعلن عن شراكة مع المنطقة الحرة في أم القوين، مع ترتيب إعداد الخدمة للتجارة الإلكترونية في يوم واحد

تشتمل الخدمة الشاملة كليًا على بوابة دفع كاملة وإعداد نظام عام للتجارة الإلكترونية، الذي يشكل جزءًا من طريقة وقفة التسوق الواحدة لحلول الشركات الصغيرة والمتوسطة عبر الإنترنت. دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 28 شباط/فبراير 2021 / بي آر نيوزواير/ — تعمل شركة بيفوند بنشاط لمساعدة الشركات الصغيرة والمتوسطة على التكيف مع ديناميكيات السوق بعد جائحة كوفيد […]


First Person: Yemen ‘cannot even afford to worry about the coronavirus’

In Yemen, whose people are living through a long-running, brutal war, which has led to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, COVID-19 is far from being a top priority, says the top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) official in the Arabian Peninsula…


Somalia: Deputy army chief survived assassination attempt; two bodyguards killed, another injured

MOGADISHU, Two Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers were killed and another injured in a roadside blast in the capital city Mogadishu on Sunday, the police said. A police officer said the two bodyguards of SNA deputy chief were killed following…


Landmine blast kills 2 SNA soldiers in Mogadishu

Mogadishu(SONNA)-At least two soldiers from Somali National Army were on Sunday morning killed and  injured others including civilians after a landmine blast hit into SNA convoy near KM-4 Junction in the capital Mogadishu, SONNA reported. The blast also destroyed properties…


Somali PM holds virtual meeting with International Partners

Mogadishu(SONNA)- Prime Minister of  the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E Mohamed Hussein Roble on Sunday held a virtual meeting with representatives from International Community, SONNA reported. The virtual meeting aimed at resuming the dialogue between FGS and FMS regarding the…

Press Release

XJTLU Expert: Lessons learned from China’s war on poverty

SUZHOU, China, Feb. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In 2016, China officially pledged that by the end of 2020, it would raise its remaining 832 counties out of extreme poverty – a target reached last November. Last Thursday, China’s President Xi Jinping hailed the achievement as a “complete victory” at a ceremony in Beijing to honour […]


Somalia Issues First License to Mobile Money Service

Somali officials on Saturday issued the country’s first license to a mobile money service, bringing regulation to the widely used digital payment process for the first time. The Central Bank of Somalia awarded the license to the country’s largest telecommunications…

Domestic Affairs

Somalia’s opposition cancels controversial rally after PM Roble intervenes

MOGADISHU, Somalia’s opposition politicians cancelled a planned rally in Mogadishu after Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble conceded some of their demands. The rally, which had been planned despite a ban on public gatherings to control the spread of Covid-19, was…


AMISOM and Somalia Security Forces attack Al-Shabaab bases in Lower Shabelle region

Mogadishu— In Joint offensive operations last week, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops and Somalia Security Forces (SSF) attacked several locations used as hideouts by the armed militant group, Al-Shabaab, in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia. On…


UN Security Council imposes sanctions on 3 Al Shabaab members

The United Nations Security Council has added three al-Shabaab leaders to its sanctions list. Al-Shabaab leaders sanctioned by the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee are Abukar Ali Adan, Maalim Ayman and Mahad Karatay. Abukar Ali Aden is al-Shabaab’s deputy leader,…