East Africa bloc decries increased terror attacks in Somalia

East Africa bloc said Friday it was dismayed by the recent wave of terror attacks in Somalia by Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, which has...

Somali PM inspects security conditions in Mogadishu

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire went to several districts in Mogadishu on Saturday night in a "surprise tour" to inspect security conditions in...

Galmudug blames local politicians for fueling tension

The minister of information for Somalia's central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug, Mohamud Osman “Masagawaa” has accused local politicians of fuelling tension in the region. Speaking at...

East African leaders call on UN Security Council to extend AMISOM mandate

Somalia and the African Union Commission (AUC) have commended President Yoweri Museveni’s decision to deploy troops in Somalia 10 years ago when everyone else...

Kenya prevented Major Al Shabaab Attacks, Says Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday praised Kenya Defence Force's strategies in fighting Al-Shabaab, saying they had borne fruit because the terror gang had failed...

Somali leaders wrap up National Security Conference in Baidoa

The leaders of the Federal government and regional states of Somalia have released a final communique at the end of a two-day high-level conference...

Unknown Gunmen kill a youth in Galkayo, central Somalia

Unidentified assailants have shot and killed a a youth in the conflict-riddled central city of Galkayo, the regional capital of Mudug province on Monday night. The youth,...

AMISOM and UN handover new police headquarters to Jubbaland state

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United Nations have handed over a new police headquarters and a vehicle to Jubbaland state to...

Nauru refugees from Somalia rejected by US

All refugees from Iran and Somalia on Nauru, who had appointments this week with US officials, have been rejected for resettlement in America, an...

Puntland, Somaliland troops clash near Tukaraq town

Armed forces from Puntland and Somaliland clashed near Tukaraq village in Sool region on Sunday morning, an army source said. “Clash between Puntland and Somaliland...