Somali, AU forces carry out joint operation in Hudur town

Somali government forces, along with African Union peacekeepers (AMISOM), have launched a joint security operation in the southern town of Hudur on Friday. The local...

Puntland President returns to Bosaso after Hajj and UAE visit

Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali returned to Bosaso port town on Friday after spending a month in Saudi Arabia, for Hajj - the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. Ali was welcomed...

Kenya to double fight against Al shabaab militants

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has refuted claims that the attacks and killings experienced in Lamu County are politically instigated. Addressing journalists at the...

US issues travel alert on Kenya over Al shabaab threat

The US State Department has issued a travel alert, warning of possible violence linked to October 17 repeat presidential election. The new notice comes less...

UAE fund to contribute $89m to Somalia growth

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has announced a contribution of AED330 million ($89.8 million) to implement development projects and programmes in key sectors...

Nearly 50 people Killed in Ethiopia’s Oromia, Somali Regions

At least 48 people have been killed in clashes across Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions following clashes between rival ethnic Somali and Oromo forces,...

Al shabaab parades alleged SNA commander in central Somalia

Al Shabaab militants were reported to have paraded alleged Somali military commander in Galgadud region on Thursday. A statement carried out by pro-al shabaab online...

Mogadishu is safer, but larger security situation volatile, says UN envoy

Further in his briefing, Mr. Keating noted security improvements in the capital, Mogadishu, but added that the Al-Shabaab terrorist groups continues remains a potent...

Al Shabaab raids Somali and AU military bases in central Somalia

Armed militants with the Al Qaeda-linked Al shabaab were reported to have launched a daring raid on several military outposts in central Somalia on...

UAE Ambassador meets with Somalia’s Foreign Minister

Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, has met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdusalam Omer. During the meeting the...