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...

US says airstrike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab militants

The United States military says it has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, killing three “terrorists.” The U.S. Africa Command statement says...

IOM Partners with Americares to Provide Lifesaving Medical Supplies in Somalia

IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, has partnered with AmeriCares to donate more than eight tonnes of medical supplies, for distribution across IOM project...

East Africa: All Is Set for Somalia to Join EAC Fraternity

The Republic of Somalia is in the line-up for becoming the 7th member of the East African Community (EAC). The prospect will be on...

Al-Shabaab claims killing 8 Somali soldiers in roadside attack

The Al Qaeda-linked militant group Al Shabaab has claimed to have killed at least 8 Somali soldiers in a remote-controlled landmine blast in Lower...

New NISA chief formally takes office

The new NISA chief Hussein Mohamed Hussein has formally taken the oath of office during a well-organized handover ceremony in Mogadishu Wednesday. Top security commanders,...

U.S. military denies Al-Shabaab killed its soldier in Somalia

The United States military confirmed Tuesday no American soldier was killed or injured in southern Somalia as claimed by the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The...

Somali man discussed killing the Queen found guilty of trying to join ISIL

A delivery driver who discussed attacks on the Queen and Tottenham Hotspur fans has been found guilty of attempting to join the Islamic State...