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US lawmaker presses Pentagon on reports of civilian massacre in Somalia

A member of the US Congress has urged the Defence Department to launch a new investigation into reports of a civilian massacre carried out...

UAE disbands training mission in Somalia

The UAE has decided to disband its military training programme in Somalia which started in 2014 to build the capabilities of the Somali army. The...

Jubbaland Forces Clash With Al Shabaab Near Kismayo City

The troops of Somalia’s southern Federal member state of Jubbaland were reported to have clashed with the Al-Qaeda-linked militants near the port city of...

Kenya signals Somalia troops withdrawal with budget cut

Kenya is demanding more compensation this year from the United Nations (UN) for its troops fighting Al-Shabaab in Somalia as it signaled to start...

Somalia mulls integration of pro-gov’t militia into security force

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Friday it has kicked off a two-day training on biometric registration for Somalia government staff to...

Troops step up efforts to counter IED attacks on convoys

Following increased Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks Amisom troops are being trained on how to detect the device that recently claimed lives of seven...

Ethiopia Says Somaliland Displaced Thousands of Oromo People

Ethiopia accused a semi-autonomous territory in neighboring Somalia of illegally displacing more than 3,000 long-term Oromo residents in the wake of clashes on the...

Mogadishu mayor meets with Somali community in UAE

The Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region, Eng Omar Osman Yarisow and a delegation he is leading are in the United Arab Emirates...

Jubbaland leader visits troops on front line near Kismayo

The leader of Jubbaland State, Ahmed Madobe has elated troops on the front line in newly captured areas near the port city of Kismayo amid...

Farmajo meets with Parliament speaker amid political tension

The President of Somalia's Federal Government, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met with the speaker of the Lower House chamber of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari in...