Tension as Somali forces close in on Al Shabaab stronghold

A tense of a fight was reported near the southern port town of Kismayo as Somali National Army forces and African Union troops move...

Five Al-Shabaab militants arrested in southwest Somalia

Somali National Army (SNA) captured five Al-Shabaab militants in an operation south of Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State, officials said Wednesday. A...

UN agencies appeal for 864 mln USD to reach 3.9 mln Somalis

UN agencies working in Somalia on Wednesday launched a humanitarian appeal, seeking 864 million U.S. dollars to reach 3.9 million people with urgent life-saving...

Eleven officers recognized for their United Nations service in Somalia

Eleven international military officers serving with the United Nations in Somalia were recognized at a medal ceremony today for their service in the Horn...

​Kazakhstan, AU agree to provide humanitarian aid to Somalia

ASTANA. KAZINFORM On Tuesday the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Ethiopia - Permanent Representative to the African Union H.E. Mr. Yerlik Ali...

123 undocumented migrants rescued off Libyan coast

A total of 123 migrants including 22 children were rescued off Libya’s northwestern coast Tuesday evening, according to the country’s coast guard. The migrants, from...

President Farmajo in Dhusamareb Town for peace trip

Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has been warmly welcomed on Tuesday to Dhusamareb town, along with Galmudug State leader Ahmed Dualle Geelle Haaf. President Farmaajo...

Tension remains high in Garbaharey district

A tense of battle was reporting mounting in Garbaharey district, the regional capital of Gedo province in southwestern Somalia. A resident told Radio Shabelle that...

Grenade blasts rock Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

Suspected Al Shabaab militants have carried out double grenade explosions in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday night. The first attack took place in Suuqa Holaha...

Somali forces kill Al-Shabaab militants in southern region

Several Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Tuesday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army and the militant group near Baidoa town, southwest Somalia, officials...