Burundi Send additional Peacekeeping forces to Somalia

A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the...

Soldiers defected from Somaliland surrender to Puntland authorities

An estimated 160 soldiers have defected from the northern breakaway republic of Somaliland amid tension in Tukaraq town in Sool region. Sources said the forces...

Al Shabaab militants execute four men accused of espionage

Somalia’s Islamist al Shabaab insurgency shot four men accused of spying on Monday in a public execution which underscored the insurgents’ control of swathes...

Somalia: Nearly 15 ministers quit from HirShabelle administration

JOWHAR, Somalia - Thirteen ministers have reigned from HirShabelle state administration on Sunday, sparking a new political turmoil in the newly established federal state. The...

Southwest forces carry out security sweep in Baidoa, nab suspects

A minister says Southwest regional forces have carried out an operation in the southern strategic city of Baidoa on Tuesday to deter possible Al...

Ahlu Sunna accuses Galmudug of raiding its strongholds

The authorities of the self-declared administration of Ahlu Sunna in central Somalia have blamed Galmudug state of launching raids on its strongholds in Galgadud...

Legislators and UN agencies join efforts to eliminate hunger

Regional legislators and experts from UN agencies have called for strong collaboration between governments, the private sector, civil society and legislature in fighting hunger and...

Somali govt welcomes Robow’s defection [Statement]

Somali Federal government has welcomed the defection of Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali "Abu Mansur" from Al Shabaab. In a statement, the government said it is...

Somali cabinet sacks Police and Intelligence chiefs after deadly attack

Somalia's cabinet Ministers have sacked the Police and Intelligence chiefs, Abdikahim Dahir Sa'ed and Mohamed Ali "Sanbalolshe" on Sunday following deadly attacks in Mogadishu. Eng...

Somali pirates in Seychelles to complete jail terms back home

Somali prisoners serving various jail terms in Seychelles will be released December to serve the rest of their terms in Somali prisons, Foreign Affairs...