Puntland forces carry out security sweep in Galkayo after blast

The security forces of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland were reported to have carried out an operation in the divided Galkayo town on...

KDF launches fresh air strikes in southern Somalia

Kenyan military fighter jets have launched airstrikes against Al-Shabaab controlled villages in southern Somalia on Friday afternoon. The attack happened near El Wak town in...

Somali minister hails UAE developmental support

Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, today met with Ahmed Isse Awad, the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation...

German military to end role in EU training mission in Somalia

The German military will stop participating in a European Union training mission in Somalia at the end of March, a Foreign Ministry official said...

Cargo plane crashes in southern Somalia, fate of crew unknown

A cargo airplane has crash landed in Somalia in territory controlled by Al Shabaab militants outside Wanlaweyn district in Lower Shabelle region, a government...

Roadside mine blast kills 3 civilians outside Mogadishu

A roadside bomb blast has killed at least three civilians on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Thursday morning. Eyewitnesses said the incident...

EU NAVFOR Officer Receives EU Medal and Commendation

An EU NAVFOR Staff Officer has received his EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Service Medal and a commendation for his contribution to...

Al Shabaab fires mortars at AMISOM base in Lower Shabelle region

Al Shabaab militants were reported to have fired a volley of mortar shells at a military base belonging to the African Union forces in...

Somalia, UN launch initiative to improve lives of IDPs

Somalia and theĀ United NationsĀ on Wednesday launched a major innovation challenge to seek ideas from young Somalis on improving the living conditions of people in...

The AU Mission In Somalia gets a new Force Commander

A new Force Commander of the AU Mission in Somalia assumed office today, following a formal handover ceremony, held at the AMISOM Force Headquarters...