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Kenya urged to withdraw KDF forces from Somalia

A civil society lobby has petitioned the High Court to compel the Government withdraw KDF forces from Somalia. I n the case filed on Friday, civil...

Al shabaab says it killed Ethiopian spy agent in Somalia

The militant Islamist group Al-Shabaab said it has killed a man accused of spying for the Ethiopian intelligence agency in central Somalia. According to statement...

Former Al shababa leader surrenders to Southwest state

Former Al shabaab spokesman and deputy leader Sheikh Mukhtar Robow (Abu Mansur) has surrendered himself to the authorities in Hudur town on Sunday morning. Reports said Abu Mansur,...

African Union to train police officers to enhance security in Somalia

African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Friday it will launch a new phase of training exercise for 1,000 newly recruited police officers...

Indian court sentences Somali pirates to seven years in jail

The Mumbai sessions court on Friday convicted 26 Somalian pirates to seven years in prison in connection with a 2011 merchant ship attack case. Initially,...

UN: ISIS continues funding attacks, Al-Qaida is resilient

The ISIS extremist group is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure and falling...

President Farmajo congratulates Uhuru on his re-election

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulated H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as the President of the Republic of​ Kenya for a second...

Qatar condemns suicide attack in Somali capital

The State of Qatar has strongly condemned the suicide bombing on a mosque in central Mogadishu, which killed one soldier. The Foreign Ministry reiterated Qatar’s...

US, Sudan discuss regional security and terrorism

The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF)’s Chief of the General Staff, Emad al-Din Mustafa Adawi and the Deputy Commander of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM),...

U.S. strikes against al-Shabaab

On August 10, the Department of Defense conducted two kinetic strikes against al-Shabaab militants.  The operation occurred near the Banadiir region in southern Somalia. Al-Shabaab...