Somali nationals sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment in India

A sessions court in Mumbai on Friday sentenced 60 Somali men to seven-year prison term for a piracy attack on a merchant vessel in...

Galmudug and Puntland form joint committee for Galkayo peace

Puntland and Galmudug have wrapped up peace talks Galkayo town began last Tuesday in Galkayo town, with a joint communique calling to bring a...

U.S. Citizen Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to Al Shabaab

Maalik Alim Jones, 32, a U.S. citizen who resided in Maryland until 2011, pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to al Shabaab,...

Death toll in Baidoa restaurant suicide attack rises to 6

At least six people were killed and three wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a busy restaurant in Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa on...

UN peacekeeping troops to receive new funding from AU after US budget cuts

THE UN Security Council has welcomed a new funding framework for the Blue Helmets in Africa that is designed to make up for a...

AU, UN meet over peace, security situations in Somalia

The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday convened their 11th consultative meeting at the...

Gunmen kill two civilians in separate attacks in Mogadishu

Somali Police officer says unidentified assailants though to be Al shabaab gunmen have shot and killed at least two civilians in the capital, Mogadishu...

US says drone strike in Somalia kills 1 al-Shabab extremist

The U.S. military says it has killed an al-Shabab extremist with a drone strike in Somalia. A brief statement from the U.S. Africa Command says...

Jubbaland parades surrendered Al shabab leader in Bardere

The state minister for Jubbaland's security ministry, Mohamed Abdi Kaliil, along senior state officials have on Thursday displayed in Bardere city an Al shabaab...

A pregnant woman raped, killed in Marka, probe underway

At heavily pregnant Somali woman was reported to have been gang rapped at gunpoint in southern port city of Marka, the regional capital of...