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Kenyan court allows police to detain al Shabaab suspects for 30 days

The Anti Terrorism Police Unit was on Wednesday permitted by the court to detain two terror suspects for 30 days to conclude investigations. The two...

Ellison wants probe of abuse claims from Somali deportation flight

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on Thursday called for investigations into reports that federal immigration agents have mistreated 92 Somalis who were shackled for 2...

Kenyan Security forces seize contraband goods from Somalia

North Eastern regional commissioner Mohamed Birik has cautioned businessmen and transporters against engaging in illicit trade. Birik said the government will not entertain anyone who...

Somali parliament to elect new speaker on 30th April, says poll body

The voting of Somalia’s parliament speaker will take place on April 30, the organizing committee of the election said in a statement on Sunday. Several...

Gunmen murder school teacher in Somali capital

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a Somali school teacher in the capital, Mogadishu on Saturday night, the latest in a string of such assassinations...

Somali government and UN appeal funds to help flood victims

The humanitarian branches of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations today launched an appeal for $80 million to provide immediate...

Al Shabaab ambushes Hiran governor’s convoy near Beledweyne

Somalia National Army (SNA) on Friday killed 11 Al-Shabaab militants and injured several others in a fierce fighting in a town in Hiraan region...

Edmonton’s Somali community releases statement on terror attack

Edmonton’s Somali community released a statement condemning the alleged terror attack Saturday night. “We feel that it is important to respond in a unified voice...

EU reaffirms support to security and stability in Somalia

An informal ministerial meeting was held in Brussels Friday between the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini,  together with the EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid...

Bomb on KDF convoy near Mandera kills 2 Kenyan soldiers, injures 3

At least two KDF soldiers were killed on Monday when their Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) triggered off a roadside bomb explosion in Damasa Lafey...