World Bulletin/News Desk
The group, which monitors compliance with the embargoes on the delivery of weapons and military equipment to Somalia and Eritrea, also investigates any seaport operations in Somalia that could generate revenue for the militant group known as Al-Shabaab that controls some Somali territory.
In March, the CoUncil partially lifted the weapons ban for one year to boost the Somalian government’s capacity to protect areas recovered from Al-Shabaab and defend against fresh attempts by such groups to destabilize the coUntry.
The resolution indicated that the arms embargo would not apply to arms or equipment sold or supplied solely for the development of the government’s security forces, but it kept its restrictions in place on heavy weapons, such as surface-to-air missiles.
The 15-member CoUncil also expressed its concern at reports of continuing violations of the charcoal ban by member states and stressed that it is willing to take action against those which violate the ban.
It also reiterates that a charcoal export ban applies to all charcoal from Somalia, whether or not it originated in the coUntry, and requested AMISOM to support and assist Somali authorities in preventing the export of charcoal from the coUntry.
No official charges have been levied at the detained youths thus far
Jordan says ready to release Rishawi if ISIL freed its captured pilot
The incident threatens to derail upcoming peace talks in Algiers over the future of northern Mali.
Israeli PM Netanyahu cut short his visit to Sderot and was headed to the Defense Ministry headquarters in Tel Aviv.
The assault, which eyewitnesses said left the Gheith shrieking from his bruises, appeared to be unprovoked, according to eyewitnesses.
Malaysian bombmaker sought in raid in which 44 police commandos died not even in area at time, says rebel spokesman.
It is said that in the years since the 2006 Second Lebanon War "strange looking" buildings began appearing across the security fence some 450 meters away.
Egypt objects to Qatar, Turkey presence at AU meet on Libya and have boycotted the international conference organised by the AU
The explosion had taken place at a mountainous road near Al-Bayda city, the residents said
"Strengthening our understanding of eastern Europe has been a top priority of the foreign minister," said one fm official.
China Daily says police conducted search operations in Kashgar city 'against factors disturbing the region's people.'
Nils Horner, Swedish Radio and held dual British-Swedish nationality, was shot dead in the capital's diplomatic quarter in last March.
Official tells local media that Tokyo formally requested King Abdullah II consider releasing convicted terrorist in exchange for ISIL hostages.
Al-Qaeda's influence on the Sunni population and Iran's influence on Houthis put contraints on the U.S. counterterrorism strategy in Yemen.