Al Shabaab militants occupy deserted police station in Lamu

Heavily armed militants occupied Ishakani Police Station in Lamu and hoisted an Islamist flag there for several hours yesterday before withdrawing. The incident comes less...

Somalia: Al-Shabab Demanding Children

The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia’s Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination...

High alert as Kenya marks El Adde attack anniversary

Security agencies are on high alert as the country marks the second anniversary of the El Adde attack, which was one of the deadliest...

Tension rises near Jowhar town

A tense of fighting was reported mounting in rural areas near Jowhar the regional capital of Middle Shabelle province. The tension came after inter-clan clashes...

Gunmen kill a civilian outside a mosque in Afgoye

Unidentified Gunmen have shot and killed a civilian outside a mosque in the southern town of Afgoye in Lower Shabelle region on Sunday evening,...

Somali Jihadist Killed in Syria fighting alongside ISIL

A leading Somaliland politician says his son, who joined the Islamic State militant group five years ago, was killed in Syria. Faysal Ali Warabe, leader...

U.S., Ethiopia discuss war on Al Shabaab

Ethiopia is a critical partner and is the current chair of Igad, leading high-level discussions on South Sudan. Ethiopia contributes troops to peacekeeping operations...

Authorities intensify search for Shabaab attackers in Lamu

The operation to hunt down suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists who killed a woman and injured five police officers at Nyongoro along the Lamu-Mombasa road on...

Kenya says 1 killed as suspected al-Shabab attack convoy

Kenyan officials said Saturday a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a convoy...

Five government soldiers injured in Mogadishu blast

At least five Somali Federal government soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, witnesses said. The incident took place...