UAE violates UN arm embargo in Somalia

The UAE is violating internationals sanctions on the sale of arms to war-torn countries by supplying Somalia weapons, a UN report has revealed. According to...

Al Shabaab launches attack on army bases in Afgoye

Militants belonging to Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab have launched a daring overnight raid against Somali military barracks in Afgoye district, about 30Km northwest of...

Galmudug, Ahlu Sunna sign Power Sharing Deal in Mogadishu

The leaders of Galmudug and Ahlu Sunna have for the 1st time signed on Wednesday a comprehensive power-sharing agreement to pave the way for...

Two people including Govt soldiers shot dead in Mogadishu

At least two people, among them a Somali government soldier was shot dead in separate incidents in Mogadishu on Saturday night. A witness said gunmen...

US boosts aid for war famines by $575 million

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United States said Thursday it will spend another $575 million dollars to help the millions facing starvation...

AMISOM convoy targeted in IED blast in Mogadishu

A roadside bomb has ripped through a military convoy carrying African Union forces in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, witnesses said. One armoured personnel carrier was...

Top Police official seriously wounded in Bossaso gun attack

A senior Puntland Police officer was seriously wounded in a gun attack in the northeastern port city of Bossaso on Tuesday night by armed men. Abdirahman...

U.S. Citizen Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to Al Shabaab

Maalik Alim Jones, 32, a U.S. citizen who resided in Maryland until 2011, pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to al Shabaab,...

UN holds AMISOM to account over child casualties

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) was responsible for killing or maiming 42 children last year, the United Nations secretary-general said in a...

Somali National Security Forces get training on gender and human rights

The British Embassy in Mogadishu in coordination with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) trained 32 Somali security sector personnel on gender equality...