Vote Counting Under Way in Somaliland Presidential Election

Vote counting is underway in Somaliland after the breakaway republic held its presidential election. Three candidates are competing to replace President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, who...

Gunmen kill former electoral delegate outside Mogadishu

Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a traditional elder on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday evening, witnesses and Police said. Mohamed...

Ethiopian troops cross into Somalia to fight Al-Shabaab

Hundreds of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia, reportedly to assist a Somali government offensive against al-Shabab militants. Residents in the border town of...

AU, UN meet over peace, security situations in Somalia

The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday convened their 11th consultative meeting at the...

Somali parliament speaker urged again to resign amid political stand-off

A Members of Somalia’s Lower House chamber of Parliament called for the resignation of the Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari as the deadlock over the...

Suspected US drone carries out an airstrike near Awdhegle town

A suspected unmanned US aircraft carried out an airstrike in Lower Shabelle region of Southern Somalia on Tuesday, the first raid in the beginning...

Bomb blast kills one, wounds two in Somali capital

At least one person was confirmed dead in a premature explosion in a house in Mogadishu's Kaaraan district on Wednesday night, Police and residents...

Somali Intelligence agent killed in Mogadishu

Armed assailants tought to be Al-Shabaab members were reported to have assisinated a Somali Intellegnce agent in Mogadishu, the country's capital city on Monday...

Somalia Signs Jeddah Amendment on Illicit Maritime Activity

Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries...

UN, AU mull future humanitarian operations in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia and the UN have launched a joint report that will help guide future humanitarian operations as the Horn...