Security Ministry spokesman resigns after Mogadishu bombing

The spokesman of Somalia's Internal security, Ahmed Mohamud has announced his resignation two days after a truck bomb has killed at least 300 people...

Suspected US drone carries out an airstrike on Al Shabaab base

A suspected US drone has carried out an air raid on Al Shabaab stronghold in Southern Somalia on Monday night, the latest in a...

Somali PM Hassan Ali Khayre to visit Turkey

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre is set to visit Turkey on Wednesday and meet Somalis who are being treated there after being wounded...

Puntland forces carry out anti-al Shabaab operation in Sanaag

The troops of the Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland backed by American soldiers have carried out a joint operation in Sanaag region. Puntland Security...

Eritrea ‘support’ for Al-Shabaab unprovable, U.N. experts want sanctions lifted

Eritrea’s alleged support for Somalia-based insurgent group Al-Shabaab cannot be proved according to a report by a United Nations team of experts. The 60-page Report...

Kenya Police place a bounty on Al Shabaab suspect

Police have put a Sh2 million prize on information leading to the arrest of "key al Shabaab operative" Ali Zira. He is believed to have...

President Siilaanyo praises Somalialand’s peaceful Presidential vote

The outgoing President of the Somalia's northern breakaway republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud Siilaanyo has applauded Nov 13 Presidential election as "peaceful and...

EU navy offers appreciation for Seychelles’ role in piracy fight

The support of Seychelles is crucial in deterring future pirate attacks in the region, said a top official of the European Union Naval Force(EU NAVFOR)...

AFRICOM: Somalia’s new leaders are best hope to end the nation’s dysfunction

Somalia’s new government offers the country its best chance for “lasting peace in over a generation,” and the U.S. military will continue to build...

AU appeals for warring factions in central Somalia to embrace peace

The African Union top envoy in Somalia on Friday appealed to warring factions in central part of the Horn of Africa nation to pursue...