African Union to train police officers to enhance security in Somalia

African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Friday it will launch a new phase of training exercise for 1,000 newly recruited police officers...

Egypt says ready to help Somalia build state institutions

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said that Egypt is ready to provide Somalia with all possible support to help it build its state institutions. Sisi's comments...

Foreign warplanes carry out Airstrike in northeastern Somalia

Unidentified warplanes have carried out an airstrike on a coastal town in Bari region, located in Somalia's northeastern state of Puntland, officials said. Confirming the...

UN refugee agency chief praises UAE’s aid efforts in Somalia

The head of the UN refugee agency in the UAE has paid tribute to the country’s humanitarian relief efforts since its formation in 1971. Toby...

Four beheaded in Kenya in suspected al-Shabab attack: Police

A Kenyan police official says at least four people have been beheaded by suspected al-Shabab extremists based in neighboring Somalia. Larry Kieng, the police chief...

Galmudug and Puntland form joint committee for Galkayo peace

Puntland and Galmudug have wrapped up peace talks Galkayo town began last Tuesday in Galkayo town, with a joint communique calling to bring a...

A foreign firm arbitrates between Somali Federal states and UAE

According to a leaked letter released by Galmudug Presidency, and obtained by Shabelle Media Network, President, Ahmed Dualle Gelle "Haaf" wrote to Thomas B....

Al shabaab militants seize key town in central Somalia

Al shabaab militants were reported to have retaken a key town in central Somalia on Sunday following a deadly attack which killed at least...

Puntland forces capture weapons-laden boat from Yemen

Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland seized a boat loaded with weapons from Yemen in Saturday’s early hours, the regional maritime police chief said. Puntland authorities...

Somali President jets off to Saudi Arabia on two-day State visit

Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has flown to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday amid deepening rift between Somali Federal states and his Federal government over...