WHO seeks $5 million for health response operations in Somalia

The UN health agency said Sunday it is suffering a funding gap of 5 million U.S. dollars required to maintain its first line health...

UN welcomes signing of power sharing deal in central Somalia

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating, has welcomed the signing of power-sharing deal between Galmudug administration and moderate Islamic...

The Emir of Qatar meets President of Somalia

Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. The meeting was held...

Somali Ex-Minister Abdirahman Abdishakur Released from jail

A court in Mogadishu has released without charge a former minister and fierce critic of the government Abdirahman Abdishakur who spent days in jail...

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...

KDF kills 5 al Shabaab militants, recovers assorted weapons

Kenya Defence Forces on Sunday killed five al Shabaab militants and recovered assorted weapons in Garissa, near Kenya-Somalia border. The militants had on Friday attacked...

Kenya likely to compensate Somalia over oil exploration on disputed sea area

Kenya could be forced to compensate Somalia for oil exploration on a disputed sea area if the neighbouring country wins a case being adjudicated...

UN agency says 110,000 Somali refugees repatriated in 3 years

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntarily repatriated 110,913 Somali refugees from six countries since the return exercise begun in December 2014. The...

International partners welcome creation of a unified Galmudug state

The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti, Ethiopia, Italy, Kenya, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom...

Secret U.S. military mission led to deaths of Somali schoolchildren

U.S. Special Forces and Somali troops killed five people, some of whom were children, during a raid last week on a school run by the...