Somali military gears up fight against Al Shabaab

Militant group Al-Shabaab on Saturday retook a town in southern Somalia as joint Somali and African Union forces battled the insurgents in the region,...

Somali President leaves for United Arab Emirates

A high-level delegation led by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has jetted off to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday. Reports from Villa Somalia, the...

Four people wounded in a car accident in central Somalia

At least four passengers were reported to have sustained wounds in a car crash in Mudug region in central Somalia on Sunday, local authorities...

UAE violates UN arm embargo in Somalia

The UAE is violating internationals sanctions on the sale of arms to war-torn countries by supplying Somalia weapons, a UN report has revealed. According to...

President Siilaanyo praises Somalialand’s peaceful Presidential vote

The outgoing President of the Somalia's northern breakaway republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud Siilaanyo has applauded Nov 13 Presidential election as "peaceful and...

Qalbi Dhagah’s rendition was unlawful, says Somali parliament

Months-long investigation into the extradition of a rebel leader to Ethiopia has come to a conclusion, with the parliamentarian inquiry found that incorrect information...

Somaliland’s opposition leader in talks with NEC over election

Somaliland's opposition leader Abdirahman Irro said his party is in talks with Electoral Commission (NEC) over vote-rigging allegation and irregularities. Irro who is Waddani Party...

Four Kenyan Police officers killed in Lamu attack

Al Shabaab has claimed to kill at least four Kenyan Police officers in a fresh attack in the coastal town of Lamu, the latest...

AU, UN envoys assess security in Somalia ahead of troops exit

The United Nations and African Union envoys in Somalia have kicked off security assessment visits across the Horn of Africa nation ahead of the...

Al Shabaab retakes fresh location from Somali Govt forces

The Al Qaeda-linked Somalia-based Al Shabaab militants were reported to have retaken control of a strategic location in the country's southern middle Shabelle region. Residents...