Al-Shabaab executes 4, including soldiers in Jilib town

The Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab militants have publicly executed at least four men, including three soldiers, reportedly captured alive during a recent attack near Kismayo city. The...

Somali prime minister names new ministers

Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire has named six new ministers among them ministers, deputy ministers and state ministers, the Information Minister announced the decision...

Ethiopia vows to restore law and order to restive eastern region

The Ethiopian Ministry of Defense warned on Saturday it will take measures to restore law and order to Ethiopia Somali regional state located in...

Tension brews as Ethiopian troops and tanks roll into Jigjiga town

A tension has been brewing in Jigjiga, the administrative capital of the Somali regional state in Ethiopia after the Federal military took over the...

EU shipowners welcome extension of anti-Somalia piracy Operation

The European shipowners are pleased with the European Council’s decision of 30 July to extend the mandate of EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta until...

Premature exit of AU troops from Somalia could harm security gains

UK State Secretary for Defence Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson has lauded the progress made on the security front in Somalia but cautioned that the...

Djibouti rejects court ruling over port row with Dubai

The Djibouti presidency on Friday refused to recognize a London court ruling which found the Horn of Africa nation wrongly seized a major port...

U.S. Conducts Airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants approximately 74 miles northwest of Mogadishu, Somalia, on...

Somalia Military court hands jail sentence to ISIL militants

The first degree of Somalia's Military court in Mogadishu on Thursday sentenced two men to 15 years to imprisonment for joining the Islamic State...

U.S. plans to minimize its military operation in Africa

The US military is weighing significantly drawing down the number of US Special Operations Forces in Africa despite senior military officials warning that the...