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...

AMISOM Force Commander visits Kenyan troops in Jubbaland

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Force Commander Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh last Tuesday concluded a three-day visit to Kenyan troops serving...

Kenya Police place a bounty on Al Shabaab suspect

Police have put a Sh2 million prize on information leading to the arrest of "key al Shabaab operative" Ali Zira. He is believed to have...

Al Shabaab retakes small town in Middle Shabelle region

The Al Qaeda-affiliated Somalia-based Al Shabaab militants have wrested full control of a key town located in the country's southern Middle Shabelle region last...

Somali President call for united front against Al Shabaab

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has called a united front against Al Shabaab militants following Oct 14 truck blast in Mogadishu that left more...

Kenyan security officers pursue Al-Shabaab after border attack

Kenyan security officers have launched a manhunt for Al-Shabaab militants who on Monday attacked and burnt two police vehicles escorting a commuter bus in...