U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab on Saturday, Nov. 11 at approximately 4:30 p.m. local...

Assembly of global aid body concludes in Turkey

The seven-day summit of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) concluded in Turkey's Mediterranean resort city Antalya on Saturday. Around...

Jubbaland arrests attack plotters in Luuq town, near Kenyan border

The security forces of Somalia's southern semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland said they have captured attack plotters in Luuq town located near Kenyan border. Mohamed Hussein...

Somaliland warns Puntland of interference in its election

Somaliland's Kulmiye Presidential Candidate Muse Bihi Abdi has sent a threatening message to Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland. Bihi speaking at a joint press...

US asks Amisom troops to stay on in Somalia, pledges support

The UN directive for a phased withdrawal of African peacekeepers from Somalia next month has been opposed by the US, which believes the timing...

U.S. and Somali Strikes on Shabab Said to Kill Nearly 100 Militants

Nearly 100 members of the Shabab, the Qaeda-linked insurgent group in Somalia, were killed in separate strikes this week, according to Somali and American...

Somalia says 81 militants killed in airstrikes in southern region

The Somali government said on Saturday that at least 81 Islamist militants were killed in two new security operations in Jilib, in Middle Juba...

US drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several’ al-Shabaab militants

A drone strike in Somalia carried out by the United States military Friday has killed “several" al-Shabaab militants. The U.S. Africa Command said in a...

Djibouti plans to deploy additional troops in Somalia

Djibouti is planning to send troops to Somalia following federal government's plea for support to fight against Alshabaab. The Red Sea state's chief of the...

Peace established in Oromia-Somali regional states common boundary

Peace has largely been established in the border areas of Oromia and Somali regional states, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday. Heavy clashes...