Al-Shabaab militants surrender in southwestern Somalia

Six Al-Shabaab militants on Thursday surrendered to Somali forces following an increasing assault by the militants in southern regions of the country. Al-Shabaab militants and...

Roadside bomb wounds two civilians in Mogadishu

At least two civilians were reported to have been wounded in a roadside bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Thursday morning. The blast...

Somali refugees in Ethiopia face ration cuts, WFP appeals for $27m in aid

Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more...

5 Al-Shabaab militants killed, 7 others arrested in S. Somalia

Five Al-Shabaab militants were killed and seven others arrested in military operations at Basra and Jambalul locations in Middle and Lower Shabelle regions of...

Tropical cyclone kills at least 15 people in northern Somalia

At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over...

Kenyan troops complicit with Al Shabaab charcoal exports says UN

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are complicit in the militant group Al Shabaab’s exports of...

Somalia changes position on millions of cash from UAE

The Federal Republic of Somalia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) share a strong economic, political and cultural bond that dates back several centuries...

Galmudug state warns against illegal roadblocks in its territory

Somalia's Federal Member State of Galmudug has warned the freelance militias against setting up illegal roadblocks in its territory. Omar Moalim Ali, the deputy commissioner of Adado...

Al Shabaab claims killing Intelligence officer near Mogadishu

The militant group Al-Shabab has claimed has claimed it killed a senior Somali Intelligence officer in the outskirts of Mogadishu on Saturday night. The officer identified...

President Abdiweli opens 41st session of Puntland Parliament

The president of Somalia's northeastern Federal state of Puntland, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas has formally opened the 41st session of the region's parliament. In his...