At least 7 civilians killed by airstrike in Southern Somalia

At least seven members of the same family were reported to have been killed in an airstrike by unidentified foreign warplanes in southern Somalia...

UNHCR increased its Drought Response assistance in Somalia

67,000 Individuals provided with assistance in July 53,150 individuals were provided with drinking water through trucked water delivery, borehole rehabilitation and water kiosks(25,950 in...

Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia

Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates. The soldiers, from Gothenburg, will be...

A Somali National shot dead in Washington, USA

Hussein Hassan, the 46-year-old Muslim refugee from Somalia who was shot dead by police while attacking and trying to behead a uniformed officer Sunday...

WHO calls for urgent support to combat measles outbreak in Somalia

WHO and its health partners urgently need support in response to a measles outbreak in Somalia, according to a press release. They are currently working...

Former Somali Foreign Minister dies in US at age 79

Former Somali's longtime-serving minister of foreign affairs, Abdirahman Jama Barre has passed away in US at the age of 79, his family has confirmed...

Somalia urges more Al-Shabaab fighters to surrender

The Somali government has called on more Al-Shabaab fighters to renounce extremism and pursue the peace process. The ministry of information, culture and tourism said...

U.S. Commends Somali Govt Efforts to Promote al-Shabaab Defections

The United States commends the efforts of the Federal Government of Somalia to facilitate the defections of former and current al-Shabaab members. The United States...

Ugandan Chief of Defence Forces visits Somalia

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) General David Muhoozi arrived in Somalia Tuesday on an official visit. His...

Turkish Airlines brings 60 tons of food aid to Somalia

A Turkish Airlines cargo plane carrying over 60 tons of food aid arrived in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Tuesday. The supplementary food aid is for...