Somali political leaders to wrap up key forum in Mogadishu

The leaders of Somalia's Federal government and regional states are expected to wrap up a two-day high-level conference in Mogadishu, with focus on national...

Justice eludes rape victims in Somalia’s Puntland: campaigners

Women and girls in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland who accuse police, army and marines of raping them are not receiving justice, campaigners said...

A Somali military official shot dead in Mogadishu

A senior Somal military officer was assassinated in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Wednesday morning, the fourth killing in the city in less than...

Somali judge is elected President of International Court of Justice

Congratulatory messages from Somali and other parts of the world are being shared on social media following the election of Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf...

Al Shabaab attacks main Police Station in Bosaso, 5 injured

Al Shabaab said it has launched a large overnight attack on the main Police Station in the northeastern port city of Bosaso, the regional...

Gunmen kill 3 people, including soldiers in Somali capital

Unknown gunmen have killed at least three people, among them government soldiers in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Tuesday evening. The incident took place in...

Somali forces clash with Al-Shabaab militants in central Somalia

At least two people were killed on Tuesday in clashes between the Somalia National Army (SNA) and suspected al-Shabaab militants in Jalalaqsi town in...

Somali President opens a security meeting in Mogadishu

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahii Farmajo has on Tuesday opened a national security forum in Mogadishu, the capital of the Horn of Africa. The leaders of...

Al shabaab earns money from charcoal export business, says official

Colonel Aden Rufle, a senior Somali military commander said the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab is earning considerable money from the charcoal industry. Speaking to Radio Shabelle on...

One million displaced in Ethiopia ethnic fighting: UN

Clashes between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups forced around one million people to leave their homes, according to a UN report seen by AFP. Fighting...