Somali, AU forces seize strategic town from Al shabaab

Somalia National Army (SNA) backed by the African Union peacekeeping mission (AMISOM) on Saturday captured several strategic locations in Lower Shabelle region, officials said. Deputy...

At least three civilians killed in Buuhoodle fighting

At least three civilians have been killed, several wounded fighting erupted between two group within Khatumo state forces in Buuhoodle town on Saturday, residents...

Children in conflict zones vulnerable to killing, rape: UN report

Children are particularly vulnerable in the conflicts raging around the globe, according to a draft UN report that specifically pointed the finger of blame...

US, UK strengthen AMISOM intel-gathering capabilities

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops are making strides in improving their intelligence-gathering capabilities in the fight against violent extremist organizations like al-Shabaab...

Al shabaab carries out second attack in Kenya within a week

Four people were hacked to death and their houses torched in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants in Kenya’s coastal Lamu county, police said. “The...

Al-Shabab attacks African Union base in central Somalia

Al shabaab militants were reported to have launched an attack against base manned by Djibouti peacekeepers, serving with the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)...

Kenya says Police killed most wanted Al shabaab commander

Anti-terror police have shot dead wanted terrorist Hussein Said Omar in Bamburi, Mombasa. He was one of the Al Shabaab militantsbehind the Mpeketoni attack...

Ethiopia PM: Poverty at heart of instability in the region

Hailemariam Desalegn, the Ethiopian Prime Minister has identified poverty as the main underlying factor of instability in the Horn of Africa region. He added that...

3 killed, several houses torched by Al Shabaab in Kenya

Three people have been killed and several houses torched by suspected Al Shabaab militia in new attacks at Maleli, Lamu County. This follows a series...

US says airstrikes kill 7 Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. military says it has killed seven al-Shabab fighters in a series of airstrikes in Somalia as the Trump administration steps...