Al Shabaab attacks Somali military base in Lower Shabelle region

Al Shabaab fighters have launched a daring overnight against Somali army barracks in the southern Lower Shabelle region last night. The local residents in Bula-Mareer town...

Somali Ex-Minister Abdirahman Abdishakur Released from jail

A court in Mogadishu has released without charge a former minister and fierce critic of the government Abdirahman Abdishakur who spent days in jail...

US airstrike kills 13 Al Shabaab fighters in southern Somalia

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants on the morning of Dec. 24, 2017, in...

Somali troops storm the house of Senator Abdi Qeybdid in Mogadishu

Somali government forces have stormed the residence of Abdi Hassan Awale known as (Abdi Qeybdid) in Mogadishu on Saturday. Sources said the house of Abdi...

Gunmen kill two civilians in Mogadishu

Unidentified assailants have shot and killed two civilians in the capital, Mogadishu on Friday night, the latest in a string of assassinations in the...

UN agency says 110,000 Somali refugees repatriated in 3 years

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntarily repatriated 110,913 Somali refugees from six countries since the return exercise begun in December 2014. The...

Al Shabaab attacks military bases near Baidoa town

Heavily armed Al Shabaab militants have launched a daring attack on several Somali military bases near Baidoa city, the interim seat of Southwest State on...

AMISOM chief cautions Ugandan peacekeepers in Somalia

AMISOM Police chief of staff, Rex Dundun, has cautioned the Uganda Police contingent in Somalia not to taint their names in the course of...

3 killed, several houses torched by Al Shabaab in Kenya

Three people have been killed and several houses torched by suspected Al Shabaab militia in new attacks at Maleli, Lamu County. This follows a series...

Uganda courts accused of targeting Muslims

A Ugandan court this week jailed four members of a Muslim sect for life on terrorism charges, a judgment denounced by some as the...