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.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The controversial two-year term extension for Somalia’s president evaporated on Saturday after intense public ... Somalia’s leader also for the first time publicly expressed condolences to those who died or were displaced during the clashes in Mogadishu.
Somalia’s leader also for the first time publicly expressed his condolences to those who died or were displaced during the clashes in Mogadishu... Somalia lawmakers raise their hands to endorse a direct election, during a parliamentary session, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, May 1, 2021.
Somalia's government on Wednesday urged people who had fled violence in the capital to return home, as tensions eased after the president called for elections and renewed dialogue with his political rivals ...The UN, among others, expressed alarm that Somalia's poorly-paid security forces appeared to be fragmenting along the political and clan lines.
Somalia’s foreign backers had been appealing for restraint ...The UN, among others, expressed alarm that Somalia’s poorly-paid security forces appeared to be fragmenting along the political and clan lines ... Rather, they’re focusing on each other,” ICG senior analyst for Somalia, Omar Mahmood, told AFP.
In a statement, acting humanitarian coordinator for Somalia Cesar Arroyo expressed concern over the deteriorating security situation in Mogadishu... Somalia’s leader also urged a return to election negotiations through the implementation of the pact that put in place a roadmap for holding elections.
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - Heavily armed Somali opposition fighters held positions in parts of the capital of Mogadishu Monday, a day after clashes with government troops erupted over the president's bid to extend his mandate, in the country's worst political violence in years.
Gunfire erupted in Somalia’s capital between soldiers loyal to the government and others as tensions spiked over PresidentMohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s extended stay in power ... Somalia's homeland security minister, Hassan Hundubey Jimale, expressed condolences to all victims but didn't say how many people had been killed or wounded. .
MOGADISHU, Somalia... Somalia's homeland security minister, Hassan Hundubey Jimale, expressed condolences to all victims but didn't say how many people had been killed or wounded ... "Tonight's unacceptable violence is instigated and led by forces that want to send Somalia back to its dark past," the federal government said in a statement.