Calm returns to Toratorow after it fell to Somali, AU forces

A resident says a precarious calm has returned to Toratorow, a small strategic town in Lower Shabelle region in southern, a day after it...

IOM Partners with Americares to Provide Lifesaving Medical Supplies in Somalia

IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, has partnered with AmeriCares to donate more than eight tonnes of medical supplies, for distribution across IOM project...

IED blast hits Somali capital, no casualties

An explosion occurred last night in Mogadishu, the Somali capital amidst tight security measures against Al Shabaab by government special forces "Mogadishu Stabilization unit." The blast...

Al shabaab carries out a massive attack in Kenya

Security forces have repulsed an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants at Special Forces Camp in Kutulo, Wajir County commander Stephen Ngetich has said. Mr Ng’etich...

Somalia says 81 militants killed in airstrikes in southern region

The Somali government said on Saturday that at least 81 Islamist militants were killed in two new security operations in Jilib, in Middle Juba...

High alert as Kenya marks El Adde attack anniversary

Security agencies are on high alert as the country marks the second anniversary of the El Adde attack, which was one of the deadliest...

Fighter jets carry out an airstrike on Al Shabaab base in Somalia

Unknown fighters jets were reported to have carried out an airstrike against Al Shabaab controlled town in Southern Somalia on Tuesday, sources said. The warplanes fired...

Hiran Intelligence chief sacked in a new security shake-up

The commander of the Intelligence department in Hiran region, central Somalia, Abdulkadir Mohamud has been sacked in a new major security shake-up on Friday. The chief...

Two Somali soldiers killed in IED explosion Afgoye district

At least two Somali soldiers were reported to have been killed, and several wounded in a landmine blast in Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle...

Somalia: Al Shabaab overruns military base in Bariire town

Somalia’s al Shabaab fighters attacked a military base outside the capital Mogadishu using car bombs and guns, killing 17 soldiers and taking control of...