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Heavy fighting erupts in Tukaraq in the disputed Sool region

Clashes between Military forces of Puntland state and the breakaway Somaliland erupted on Tuesday morning in Sool region. The fighting which is reported to be ongoing...

Southwest leader denies that regional states cut off ties with central govt

The president of Somalia's southern regional administration, Southwest, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden has vehemently denies reports that the Federal states cut off ties with...

Speaker Jawari says he will not resign, denies social media reports

The embattled speaker of Somalia's Lower House chamber of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari has vehemently denied reports on the social media, saying he wants...

Kenya disputes UN claim that KDF killed 40 Somali civilians

The Kenyan government is disputing allegations in a new United Nations report that its forces were responsible for 40 civilian deaths in Somalia during...

Somali troops take over town after Al-Shabaab retreat

Somalia’s Federal Government forces took over a town in Hiran region on Wednesday morning after Al-Shabaab militants withdrew from the area. The Somali army backed...

Somali Prime minister leaves for Brussels

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire and a high-level delegation he was leading on Tuesday flew to Brussels to attend a conference on Somalia’s...

Unidentified fighter jets carry out airstrike in southern Somalia

Unknown warplanes were reported to have carried out an airstrike in southern Somalia, targeting a vehicle purportedly ferrying three Al Shabaab militants. The jets fired several...

China vows to support Somalia’s peace, reconstruction

Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qian Jian on Wednesday said China will strongly support the Horn of Africa nation's peace and reconstruction process as part...

Al-Shabaab briefly seizes town outside Baidoa city

At least eight soldiers have been in Al-Shabaab dawn attack on a military base in Gofgadud Burey village in Bay region. Heavily Al-Shabaab fighters have...

US Africa commander meets with Somali president

U.S. Marine Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), met with senior government officials during a visit to Somalia on Nov. 27,...