Roadside Blast kills a district official, bodyguard in Mogadishu

A roadside bomb has killed a local district official in Mogadishu on Thursday, the latest assassination targeting Somali government officials and security personnel in...

Somali special forces launch anti-al shabaab operation near Kismayo

The US-trained special forces, known as Danab were reported to have begun an operation aimed at wiping out Al-Shabaab from the entire areas located...

Al-Shabaab attacks Somali military bases outside Baidoa town

Heavily armed Al-Shabaab militants have launched a daring overnight attack on Somali military barracks in Daynunay, situated some 30Km east of Baidoa city, residents said. The...

Somali PM in Djibouti for talks with President Gelleh

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire has arrived in Djibouti on Wednesday and is scheduled to hold talks with the President Ismail Omar Gelleh...

AMISOM lauded for effective implementation of community projects in Somalia

A visiting delegation from the African Union (AU) headquarters left Somalia today, after a three-day assessment tour of AU funded community projects in the...

Suspected al-Shabaab kill 5 Kenyan soldiers in Liboi

At least five General Service Unit (GSU) officers have been killed by suspected al-Shabaab in Liboi, Garissa County. Three other officers were left in critical...

HirShabelle MPs worried about rising Jowhar-Bal’ad road insecurity

The lawmakers of Somalia's the southern Federal Member State of HirShabelle have expressed concern over the growing insecurity in the main road linking Jowhar...

Somali leaders wrap up National Security Conference in Baidoa

The leaders of the Federal government and regional states of Somalia have released a final communique at the end of a two-day high-level conference...

Somalia’s stability is threatened by rivalry between Gulf states: Crisis Group

The International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned that the ongoing geopolitical fight between the Gulf states of Qatar and United Arab Emirates (UAE) is...

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...