Al-Shabaab rejects claims of its leader’s death as baseless

Al-Shabaab has on Wednesday released a statement, rejecting claims by Somali military commander who said the group's leader passed away over sickness. The Somalia National...

U.S. court upholds travel ban for Somalia

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a controversial travel ban affecting citizens of Libya and Somalia hoping to enter the U.S. will...

Somali woman accused of being ISIS member arrested in Australia

The identity of a young Adelaide woman, accused of being South Australia's first member of terror group Islamic State (ISIS), can be revealed for...

Three Somali soldiers killed in IED blast in Lower Shabelle region

At least three Somali military soldiers were reported to have been killed and several wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in the country's southern...

Somalia celebrates 58 years of independence

Somalia has marked 58 years of independence as the East African nation is facing a great number of challenges including security and economic crisis. As...

Somali PM meets with Rwandan president in Kigali

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire held talks with Rwandan president Paul Kagame in Kigali on Monday during his one-day visit. The leaders have agreed...

A powerful explosion kills soldiers in southern Somalia

Two soldiers died after the vehicle carrying them ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) on the outskirt of Bal'ad town, about 30 kilometers...

Somaliland president wants for dialogue over northern regions dispute

Somaliland president, Muse Bihi Abdi has on Monday called for peace talks to resolve the escalating dispute with Puntland over the ownership of the...

AMISOM shines the spotlight on Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Somalia

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is taking concrete steps to tackle Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Somalia. The Mission’s gender unit plans to...