Puntland forces detain suspected masterminds of Af-Urur attack

Lieutenant colonel Abdirashid Abdirahin Ismail, a senior Puntland official said the region's security forces have detained several suspects in connection with Friday's blasts in Af...

Somali parliament speaker opens a key meeting in Baidoa

The speaker of the Federal Parliament of Somalia Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari has kicked off a crucial forum in Baidoa city, the interim administrative...

AMISOM regrets the accident involving its vehicle in Mogadishu

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) regrets the unfortunate accident in which one of its convoy vehicles collided with a civilian car at...

AU and UN Special Envoys make an assessment visit to Somalia

The Special Envoys on Funding Consultations for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), made a day’s visit to Mogadishu today, to discuss sustainable...

Somali PM meets with Norwegian foreign minister in Oslo

Somali prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Norwegian foreign minister Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide ahead of the Oslo forum which has kicked off...

Al shabaab earns money from charcoal export business, says official

Colonel Aden Rufle, a senior Somali military commander said the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab is earning considerable money from the charcoal industry. Speaking to Radio Shabelle on...

IGAD meeting kicks off in Kampala

Delegates from South Sudan, the latest entrant into the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), jetted into the country ahead of discussions on the ratification...

US says Somalia airstrike killed more than 100 Al Shabaab members

U.S. forces on Tuesday conducted an airstrike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab camp, killing more than 100 militants, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said in...

Wanted al Shabaab facilitator arrested in Kenya

Francis Macharia Karishu, a suspect believed to be facilitating al Shabaab activities has been arrested. Macharia was arrested on Sunday evening in Kayole and handed over to...

AU confirms ISIS infiltration in countries, including Somalia

Islamic State has come to be known as the most dangerous jihadist groups, after making gains in Syria and Iraq in the recent past. The...