Voluntary Repatriation of Somali Refugees From Yemen – UNHCR

At least 375 refugees, who were hoping to return home to Somalia, supported by UNHCR and IOM through an Assisted Spontaneous Return programme, remain...

Legislators and UN agencies join efforts to eliminate hunger

Regional legislators and experts from UN agencies have called for strong collaboration between governments, the private sector, civil society and legislature in fighting hunger and...

Al Shabaab raids Somali army bases near Kenyan border

Heavily armed Al Shabaab militants have launched an overnight attack on military bases belonging to Somali government forces and their allied KDF troops near...

Work starts on new UAE naval base in Somaliland

Divers Marine Contracting has started construction of a United Arab Emirates naval base in a semi-autonomous region of northern Somalia. The closely held Sharjah-based engineering...

AMISOM trains Somali security forces on engendering women

The African Union Mission in Somalia is facilitating a two-day workshop for members of the Somali National Security Forces, on how to engender women...

Kenyan Shabaab leader flees after fallout

A Kenyan who rose through Al-Shabaab ranks to become the poster boy for the terrorist organisation is on the run after falling out with...

Galmudug State assembly lawmaker killed in Mogadishu

Galmudug state MP Mohamed Abdi Guled was killed in a shooting in Mogadishu after the bodyguards of a Somali Federal mistook his car as a...

Somali Govt troops targeted in IED blast in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia - A roadside bomb explosion in Mogadishu has left at least one Somali soldier dead on Wednesday, witnesses said. The troops were targeted...

Somali PM pays his first visit to Baidoa, receives warm welcome

A high-level delegation led by Somali prime minister, Hassan Ali Kheire on Wednesday arrived in Baidoa, the interim capital of the Southwest state. Southwest state President...

US says Somalia airstrike killed more than 100 Al Shabaab members

U.S. forces on Tuesday conducted an airstrike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab camp, killing more than 100 militants, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said in...