Ministry of defense outlines AMISOM’s exit strategy

The ministry of defense for Somalia's Federal government has announced the exit strategy of the peacekeepers serving under African Union mission in the country. During...

Al-Shabaab launches attack on AU peacekeepers’ base near Mogadishu

Heavily armed Al-Shabab militants have launched an overnight attack against AMISOM military base in the vicinity of Elasha Biyaha, located on the outskirts of...

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital

Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday evening from a compound in Somalia's capital...

Senior US Navy SEAL leaders in Africa suspended over alleged sexual misconduct

The commander and the senior enlisted adviser of a US Navy SEAL Team deployed to Africa have been relieved of their duties and sent...

African Union Pledges to Step up Police Training in Jubbaland

African Union Mission in Somalia has pledged to ramp up training of Jubbaland police, the state’s security ministry said. Recently, 160 police personnel have been...

Medical group says many migrants killed in Libya escape

Over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya and there...

Somali regional lawmakers, soldiers killed in Al-Shabaab ambush

At least five people were killed and several others injured after al-Shabab militants ambushed a military convoy near Balad town, about 30 km north...

Six, including mom and children dead as boat capsizes in River Shabelle

Six people in Lower Shabelle drowned and one person is missing when a boat capsized in River Shabelle on Monday night, residents and rescuers...

Up to 50 Somali, Ethiopian migrants feared dead

Up to 50 Somalis and Ethiopians are feared dead after a smuggler taking dozens of migrants to Yemen forced them back into the Arabian...

Turkish Airlines brings 60 tons of food aid to Somalia

A Turkish Airlines cargo plane carrying over 60 tons of food aid arrived in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Tuesday. The supplementary food aid is for...