CIA wants to expand drone strikes in Somalia

The CIA is pushing for expanded powers to carry out covert drone strikes in Afghanistan and other active war zones, a proposal that the...

Mohamed Abdi Waare elected as new President of HirShabelle

The lawmakers of HirShabelle state have elected Dr Mohamed Abdi Waare as the new President of the administration following an election held on Saturday...

HirShabelle State Parliament votes for new President

The lawmakers of Somalia's southern Federal State of HirShabelle are voting for new President on Saturday, Sep 16th, 2017, to replace ousted leader Ali...

Australia boosts foreign aid for Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan

AUSTRALIA has substantially boosted its financial commitment to tackling the looming famine in Yemen and Africa, approving another $30 million in foreign aid. Foreign Minister...

Al-Shabab Fighters Briefly Seize El Wak town After Dawn Attack

Heavily armed Al shabaab militants have briefly retaken the control of El Wak town near Somali border with Kenya following a dawn attack on...

U.S. congratulates Somalia On Int’l Day of Democracy

As the world marks the International Day of Democracy on September 15, the United States congratulates the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) for its...

Jubbaland President visits Beled Hawo following Al shabaab raid

The President of Somalia's southern semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland, Axmed Madobe has held talks with traditional elders and local officials in Beled Hawo town...

East Africa bloc decries increased terror attacks in Somalia

East Africa bloc said Friday it was dismayed by the recent wave of terror attacks in Somalia by Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, which has...

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...