German military to end role in EU training mission in Somalia

The German military will stop participating in a European Union training mission in Somalia at the end of March, a Foreign Ministry official said...

Cargo plane crashes in southern Somalia, fate of crew unknown

A cargo airplane has crash landed in Somalia in territory controlled by Al Shabaab militants outside Wanlaweyn district in Lower Shabelle region, a government...

Roadside mine blast kills 3 civilians outside Mogadishu

A roadside bomb blast has killed at least three civilians on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Thursday morning. Eyewitnesses said the incident...

EU NAVFOR Officer Receives EU Medal and Commendation

An EU NAVFOR Staff Officer has received his EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Service Medal and a commendation for his contribution to...

Al Shabaab fires mortars at AMISOM base in Lower Shabelle region

Al Shabaab militants were reported to have fired a volley of mortar shells at a military base belonging to the African Union forces in...

Somalia, UN launch initiative to improve lives of IDPs

Somalia and the United Nations on Wednesday launched a major innovation challenge to seek ideas from young Somalis on improving the living conditions of people in...

The AU Mission In Somalia gets a new Force Commander

A new Force Commander of the AU Mission in Somalia assumed office today, following a formal handover ceremony, held at the AMISOM Force Headquarters...

Al Shabaab says seized surveillance drone in Somalia

Somali rebel group al-Shabab says it has seized an armed drone after it crashed in Somalia's southern Lower Jubba region on Tuesday. The unmarked drone,...

Labor Minister Meets with Somali Endowments’ Minister

Minister of Labor and Social Development Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghafis, who is also the Chairman of the board of directors of the General Authority...

PM optimistic about overcoming recurring droughts in Somalia

One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to collective and unprecedented humanitarian action, and...