Security Council maintains partial lifting of arms embargo on Somalia for one year

The Security Council on Tuesday renewed until 15 November 2018 the partial lifting of the arms embargo on Somalia, authorization for maritime interdiction of...

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...

Pakistan Navy rescues Yemeni cargo ship stranded for 10 days

The Pakistan Navy rescued a Yemeni cargo vessel stranded in the Gulf of Aden by taking it to Somalian shores, said a press release...

Puntland forces carry out a security sweep in northern Galkayo

The troops of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland have on Sunday carried out a security operation in the divided Galkayo town in central...

US lawmaker presses Pentagon on reports of civilian massacre in Somalia

A member of the US Congress has urged the Defence Department to launch a new investigation into reports of a civilian massacre carried out...

For Minnesota Somalis, a raw, rising fear of deportation

Mohamed Hussein arrived in Minnesota as an infant more than 20 years ago. On Thursday morning, he was taken from the United States in...

Kenya police raid Islamic school, arresting teachers and holding 100 children

Kenyan police raided an Islamic school on Tuesday, arresting two teachers and taking around 100 children into protective custody in what police described as...

US airstrike kills 13 Al Shabaab fighters in southern Somalia

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants on the morning of Dec. 24, 2017, in...

Minister Yarisow unveils government plans in 2018

The Minister of Information, Eng Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow has announced theĀ Federal government's plans for the new year, 2018. Among the main government tasks ahead...

Somali President heads to Garowe, Puntland capital

Puntland is preparing to welcome President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. Farmajo is scheduled to arrive on Saturday for his first visit to Puntland since he became...