Somalia begins child rights bill drafting process

Somalia and the UN children's fund (UNICEF) on Thursday launched the drafting process of its Child Rights Bill as part of its efforts to...

US military steps up Somalia drone strikes

The US military has quietly upped the tempo of its operations in Somalia, conducting a growing number of drone strikes against Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab...

Assailants murder prominent elder outside a mosque in Mogadishu

Suspected Al Shabaab assailants have gunned down a prominent Somali elder in the capital, Mogadishu on Thursday, the latest in string of killings in...

Somali PM vows to flush out Al Shabaab from while country

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has vowed to root out Al Shabaab from its remaining positions in the south and central Somalia in...

Greek police block migrants’ march to border with Macedonia

Police blocked some 200 migrants and asylum-seekers Wednesday from leaving a city in northern Greece for the Macedonian border in hopes of traveling on...

Suspected pirate vessels in Gulf of Aden dispersed by Chinese navy

A destroyer from the 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce successfully dispersed a number of suspected pirate vessels aiming for two container ships, reports China...

UN urges KDF to stop Somalia charcoal export

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday urged the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) to implement a ban on charcoal exports which earns Al-Shabaab at...

Somali Minister quits, 2nd in less than two months

Somalia’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Dr. Maryan Qasim Ahmed suddenly resigned on Wednesday, citing personal circumstances. The minister announced her resignation during...

East African bloc calls for sustaining peace in warring Somalia regions

Africa's regional bloc IGAD on Tuesday called on the international community to sustain and build peace between Somalia's rival regional states of Puntland and...

U.S. conducts further airstrikes against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at approximately 6 p.m. local...