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...

President Farmajo congratulates Muse Bihi on his election

The president of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has congratulated the new president-elect of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi on his election. In...

Somali army repels Al Shabaab after attack in Qoryoley district

Somali government forces have remained in control of Qoryoley town in Lower Shabelle region after al Shabaab militants stormed an army base there on...

Somaliland elects Muse Bihi as the new President

The Electoral commision of Somaliland (NEC) has announced that Muse Bihi Abdi, a candidate from the ruling Kulmiye party as the new President of...

Canada attempts to deport illegal Somali immigrants

Canada's attempts to send up to 1,000 foreigners who are here illegally back to their home countries are being stymied by nations refusing to...

China contributes US$2 million to humanitarian response in Somalia

As the devastating drought in Somalia shows no sign of ending, UNICEF’s lifesaving work for women and children has received a boost from the...

Kenyan Soldiers don’t smuggle charcoal in Somalia – KDF

The Kenya Defense Forces yesterday disputed allegations its soldiers are involved in charcoal smuggling in Somalia. The charcoal trade generates major income for al Shabaab. KDF...

UAE, Somalia discuss increasing cooperation in fighting terrorism

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Monday discussed with visiting Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo ways to boost bilateral...

Kenyan defense forces arrest 30 Somalis on the border

Kenyan defense forces (KDF) were reported to have detained at least 30 Somali nationals during an operation on the border on Monday. The people arrested...

Somaliland Opposition leader accuses Waddani party

The chairman and Presidential candidate of Somaliland's UCID party Feysal Ali Warabe has accused rival political party Waddani of sabotaging Nov 13 election. Speaking to...