AMISOM Force Commander visits Kenyan troops in Jubbaland

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Force Commander Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh last Tuesday concluded a three-day visit to Kenyan troops serving...

UAE violates UN arm embargo in Somalia

The UAE is violating internationals sanctions on the sale of arms to war-torn countries by supplying Somalia weapons, a UN report has revealed. According to...

IED blast hits Somali capital, no casualties

An explosion occurred last night in Mogadishu, the Somali capital amidst tight security measures against Al Shabaab by government special forces "Mogadishu Stabilization unit." The blast...

U.S. raid kills top ISIL commander in Somalia, says Minister

A Somali Minister says a U.S. airstrike killed a top Islamic State commander in northeastern Somalia on Monday. The Minister of Information for the Federal government...

President Farmajo says his Govt is committed to rebuilding SNA

The President of the Federal Government of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo” convened the Somalia Security Conference in Mogadishu with representatives of the...

Two people including Govt soldiers shot dead in Mogadishu

At least two people, among them a Somali government soldier was shot dead in separate incidents in Mogadishu on Saturday night. A witness said gunmen...

Somali Immigrants On Deportation Flight Say They Were abused

A lawsuit against federal immigration authorities over the failed attempt to deport 92 Somali men and women says the immigrants were shackled to their...

Women in the Senate pick Shukri elected as new chair-lady

The women senators in Somalia's Upper House Chamber of Federal Parliament have picked Shukri Aden Mohamed as the new chair-lady for a caucus they...

Uganda completes first withdrawal of troops from Somalia

The Ugandan military said on Saturday it had completed the first withdrawal of 281 peacekeepers as part of the condition-based drawdown of its over...

Lack of funds threatens supply of relief food in East Africa, says WFP

Shortage of funds threatens to jeopardise the World Food Programme (WFP) operations in East Africa, the UN agency has said. And, if it does not...