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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Troops within Somali National Army clash in Mogadishu

The UAE trained Somali Soldiers engaged in a heavy gunfight with National Intelligence and Security Agency forces in a busy junction in Mogadishu on...

Somali Government plans to reduce famine threat

The United Nations is warning humanitarian assistance will remain vital to millions over the next six months. Somalis have been particularly vulnerable to food shortages...

UN calls for greater support for AU Mission in Somalia

A senior United Nations official has called for greater support for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and warned that lack of funding...

Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somali Foreign Ministers arrive in Djibouti

Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somali Foreign Affairs Ministers, Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, Osman Saleh and Ahmed Isse Awad, respectively, traveled to Djibouti to advance dialogue between...

Traffic accident leaves at least one in Mogadishu

At least one person was confirmed dead in a traffic accident in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Sunday morning. The accident occurred in Wardhigley district after two autorickshaws...

Somali special forces launch anti-al shabaab operation near Kismayo

The US-trained special forces, known as Danab were reported to have begun an operation aimed at wiping out Al-Shabaab from the entire areas located...

Egypt airlifts 20 wounded as Mogadishu toll jumps to 512

An aircraft has airlifted 20 people who have been seriously wounded on Oct 14 deadly truck bombing in Mogadishu to Cairo for medical treatment. The...

16 killed in heavy fighting in Somalia

Fierce clashes between Somali regional forces of Jubaland and al-Shabab fighters erupted on Monday in Gedo region of southern Somalia, killing at least 16...

Somali regional administration bans auto-rickshaw imports

Somalia's Federal State of Southwest has issued a ban on the importation of new auto-rickshaws in its interim administrative capital of Baidoa city. Speaking to the...

Two Mombasa men arrested headed to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab

Police are holding two men believed to be Al-Shabaab recruiters who were trying to sneak out of the country to join Al-Shabaab in Somalia. The...