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Sudan general declares state of emergency,dissolves gov’t

KHARTOUM (SONNA):The head of Sudan’s ruling military council, Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan, declared a state of emergency and dissolved the transitional sovereign council and govern...

Bashir Abdi wins 40th Rotterdam Marathon in European record

THE HAGUE (SONNA):Somali-born Belgian athlete Bashir Abdi claimed the victory in the 40th edition of the Rotterdam Marathon in a new European record of two hours three minutes and ...

Somali drama wins Pan-African film festival grand prize

OUAGADOUGOU- Somalia's entry "The Gravedigger's Wife" by Finish-Somali writer-director Khadar Ayderus Ahmed won the prestigious Stallion of Yennenga grand prize for best film at th...

Nigerian army says 24 Islamist insurgents killed

MAIDUGURI:-Nigerian troops killed 24 suspected Islamist insurgents in two attacks in the northeast and recovered some weapons, the army said on Tuesday. Boko Haram and its offshoo...

Azerbaijan, Somalia discuss bilateral cooperation agenda

Within the framework of a high-level meeting dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement in Belgrade, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with Minist...

Three detained in Egypt after Covid-19 vaccines found dumped

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the arrest of three people after thousands of unused Covid-19 vaccines were found dumped along a water channel. An inventory found nearly 5,000 m...

Iraqis vote for new parliament amid tight securit

BAGHDAD: Iraq closed its airspace and land border crossings on Sunday as voters headed to the polls to elect a parliament that many hope will deliver much needed reforms after deca...

Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan kills at least 20

QUETTA, Pakistan — A powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest Pakistan early Thursday, killing at least 20 people and injuring mor...

Somali President, Ethiopian Ethiopian Prime Minister hold talks on enhancing bil...

Addis Ababa(SONNA)-President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed on Tuesday held talks on on enhancing bilateral cooperation towards regional secur...

COVID-19 deaths eclipse 700,000 in US as delta variant rages

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 700,000 late Friday — a number greater than the population of Boston. The last 100,000 deaths occurred during a time when vaccines — whic...

Olaf Scholz German centre-left narrowly wins election

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have narrowly won the country's federal elections, beating the party of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to prelimina...

Riyadh International Book Fair to feature 120 cultural events

Riyadh (SONNA):particularly rich and diverse cultural program will characterize the Riyadh International Book Fair, the Literature, Publishing and Translation Commission announced ...