Turkish-made rifles to be exported to Somalia

Exports of Turkey’s first indigenous assault rifle, the MPT-76, have already begun, security sources said on Oct. 31. The state-run Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation...

Kenyan Police given OK to hold suspects in Nairobi courthouse plot

A court ruled Friday that Kenyan police can continue detaining five people who allegedly planned to attack a Nairobi courthouse so a Muslim cleric...

PM Khaire, regional leaders arrive in Baidoa for security talks

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire has arrived in Baidoa, the administrative capital of Southwest state. The delegation of the Prime Minister was welcomed at...

Pakistan, Somalia to further strengthen ties at all levels

Pakistan and Somalia have agreed to further strengthen their relations both at bilateral and multilateral levels. The understanding was reached when Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan...

Somali military court sentences militants for role in deadly blast

A court in the Somalia capital Mogadishu has sentenced a man to death for his role in the suicide bomb attacks in October 2017. The...

Somaliland arrests demonstrators, journalists covering rally in Las Anod

Police in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region arrested more than 40 protesters and two journalists at a demonstration in a town whose ownership is disputed...

Southwest State president fires Lower Shabelle governor

Southwest State president Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden has sacked the governor of Lower Shabelle region Ibrahim Aden Ali through a presidential decree. Ali who...

Somali security forces carry out sweep in Beledweyne after killing

Somali security forces have launched an operation in the central town of Beledweyne following the murder of a government soldier on Friday night. The troops...

AMISOM and UN handover new police headquarters to Jubbaland state

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United Nations have handed over a new police headquarters and a vehicle to Jubbaland state to...

Somali government and UN appeal funds to help flood victims

The humanitarian branches of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations today launched an appeal for $80 million to provide immediate...