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Puntland forces reclaim town from Al-Shabaab

The regional forces in the Puntland region of Somalia have recaptured Af Urur, a strategic town from al Shabaab fighters on Friday, August 17...

Somali soldiers killed in roadside bomb oustide Afgoye

At least six government soldiers were killed, while several others wounded when a roadside blast targeted a military convoy on Wednesday in Somalia's Lower...

Somali military court sentences soldiers to 5 years in jail for theft

A military court in Mogadishu, the country's capital has handed down jail sentences for Somali government soldiers convicted of robbery. Two military soldiers, Abdikarim Muse...

Tension mounts high outside Kismayo city after battle

Reports reaching Radio Shabelle's news desk from Lower Jubba region indicate that a tense of fighting is running high on the outskirts of the...

US military airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 3

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against the al-Shabab group, killing three fighters. The U.S. Africa Command statement says...

56 illegal migrants being held off Aegean coast

At least 56 illegal migrants are being held in the Aegean province of Aydın and the southwestern province of Muğla. The Turkish Coast Guard identified...

Somali forces carry out massive sweep in capital after car bombings

Somali police launched an operation in Mogadishu, the Somali capital after two car bombs struck local government offices in the city, which claimed the...

Former Al shababa leader surrenders to Southwest state

Former Al shabaab spokesman and deputy leader Sheikh Mukhtar Robow (Abu Mansur) has surrendered himself to the authorities in Hudur town on Sunday morning. Reports said Abu Mansur,...

Al shabaab carries out second attack in Kenya within a week

Four people were hacked to death and their houses torched in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants in Kenya’s coastal Lamu county, police said. “The...