Twelve Policemen Killed in Islamist Attack in Kenya

At least 12 Kenyan police officers were killed and several were wounded today in an attack by militias of the Islamist group Al Shabab...

UNSC urges ‘comprehensive response’ to piracy off Somali coast

Condemning the acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations Security Council today called for a...

UK provides shelter kits for 140,000 Somalis displaced by drought

Emergency shelter kits, funded by the UK government, have started to arrive at ports in Somalia. These 20,000 kits will provide shelter for 140,000 droughts...

AMISOM to begin troop withdrawal from Somalia next December

The African Union says it has begun its withdrawal from Somalia and will cut 1,000 troops by the end of this year as security...

Kenyan police officer missing after suspected Al-Shabaab attack

A Kenyan police officer is missing after suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked and burnt two police vehicles escorting a commuter bus in Mandera country on...

AMISOM Launches Attack Against Al-Shabab in Somalia

AMISOM troops have launched a massive operation to flush out Al-Shabaab militants in Lower Shabelle region and secure main supply routes in the area. According...

U.S. finds four Minnesotans from Somalia used false IDs to gain citizenship

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday sought to revoke the citizenship of four Minnesotans from Somalia who are accused of defrauding the Diversity Immigrant...

Qatar Prime Minister meets Somalia’s Minister of Internal Security

Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani with Minister of Internal Security of the Federal Republic...

Al Shabaab militants execute four men accused of espionage

Somalia’s Islamist al Shabaab insurgency shot four men accused of spying on Monday in a public execution which underscored the insurgents’ control of swathes...

5 Al-Shabaab militants killed, 7 others arrested in S. Somalia

Five Al-Shabaab militants were killed and seven others arrested in military operations at Basra and Jambalul locations in Middle and Lower Shabelle regions of...