Somali Jihadist Killed in Syria fighting alongside ISIL

A leading Somaliland politician says his son, who joined the Islamic State militant group five years ago, was killed in Syria. Faysal Ali Warabe, leader...

U.S., Ethiopia discuss war on Al Shabaab

Ethiopia is a critical partner and is the current chair of Igad, leading high-level discussions on South Sudan. Ethiopia contributes troops to peacekeeping operations...

Authorities intensify search for Shabaab attackers in Lamu

The operation to hunt down suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists who killed a woman and injured five police officers at Nyongoro along the Lamu-Mombasa road on...

Kenya says 1 killed as suspected al-Shabab attack convoy

Kenyan officials said Saturday a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a convoy...

Five government soldiers injured in Mogadishu blast

At least five Somali Federal government soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, witnesses said. The incident took place...

President Farmajo arrives in Galkayo on first leg of Galmudug tour

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and a high-level delegation he was leading have arrived in Galkayo, the regional capital of Mudug on Saturday. President Farmajo...

UN Envoy For Somalia Calls For Calm And Dialogue Following Clashes

The top United Nations envoy for Somalia has called for calm and dialogue amid reports of clashes between security forces from ‘Somaliland’ and neighbouring...

KDF employs change of tack after El Adde attack

El Adde attack on January 15, 2016, on the Kenya Defence Force (KDF) bases in Somalia by Al Shabaab insurgents, has prompted a reorganisation...

Another Somalian fishing boat captured in Maldivian territory

Maldivian Coast Guard has stopped another Somalian fishing boat inside the Maldivian economic territory. The Coast Guard stopped a vessel named "Chatpatana 55" about 76.5...

Somali security forces carry out sweep in Beledweyne after killing

Somali security forces have launched an operation in the central town of Beledweyne following the murder of a government soldier on Friday night. The troops...