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Blasts, Gunfire rock Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu

A Somali police official says two car bomb blasts have rocked the capital, Mogadishu, followed by sustained gunfire. Three people have been killed. Capt. Mohamed...

AU troops still needed in Somalia: envoy

African Union troops are still needed in Somalia until 2021 to help flush out Al-Shabaab militants and speed up stabilization, an AU envoy has...

Somali troops clash with Al Shabaab in Lower Shabelle region

Somali government forces engaged in a deadly gunfight with the Al Qaeda-linked militant group Al Shabaab in the southern Lower Shabelle region on Friday,...

A Somali Soccer official killed in Mogadishu

A popular Somali soccer official was shot to death Thursday evening near his home in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Ali Abdulkadir Farah, the deputy commissioner of...

President Farmajo meets with Turkish deputy PM in Mogadishu

Somali president H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has received the visiting Turkish deputy PM Hakan Çavuşoğlu and his delegation at his office in the Villa Somalia...

Turkish deputy PM arrives in Somalia Capital

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu has arrived in Mogadishu on Thursday on an official visit to Somalia. Somali deputy PM Mahdi Mohamed Guled, Foreign...

Ethiopia’s Somali state pardons 1,500 detainees

Ethiopia's Somali regional state said Thursday it has pardoned 1,500 detainees as part of efforts to help reconciliation and create national consensus. In a statement...

Detained Somali Children Face Abuse, says HRW report

Somali authorities are unlawfully detaining and at times prosecuting in military courts children with alleged ties to the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab, Human Rights...

Gunman kills two Somali civilians in Mogadishu

A Police officer says a gunman has shot and killed two civilians in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Wednesday night, the latest in series...

Al Shabaab launches ambush on Somali, AU troops near Afgoye

Heavily armed militants from the Al Qaeda-linked militant group Al-Shabaab have launched an ambush attack on a military convoy carrying Somali and African Union...