Somali National appears before court in Australia over terror plot

Police have been watching Melbourne man Ali Khalif Shire Ali for a long time. They pounced on Monday, arresting the 20-year-old in a Werribee shopping...

Houthi media: Ali Abdullah Saleh killed in Sanaa

Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in Sanaa, the radio station of the Houthi-controlled interior ministry said. Footage circulating on social media on...

Beled Hawo residents clash with KDF soldiers over border wall

A stand-off ensued between residents of Bulahawo town in Somalia and the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers over the Kenya-Somalia border. The residents are angry...

Kenya police raid Islamic school, arresting teachers and holding 100 children

Kenyan police raided an Islamic school on Tuesday, arresting two teachers and taking around 100 children into protective custody in what police described as...

U.S. support to Somalia continues to make a positive impact

A delegation of leaders from the U.S. attended the Somalia Security Conference on December 4th to discuss international support of the Federal Government of...

Somalia arrests 42 soldiers for raiding senator’s home

A total of 42 soldiers were arrested Saturday for raiding the home of a senator who claimed that it was done by troops “trained...

Turkey Gives Weapons to Somali Soldiers

Somali State Minister for Defense Mohamed Ali Haga has confirmed to VOA Somali for the first time that the Turkish government has recently supplied...

UN to launch 2018 humanitarian response plan for Somalia

The United Nations agencies working in Somalia will next week launch the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan which outlines the humanitarian situation and priorities for...

123 undocumented migrants rescued off Libyan coast

A total of 123 migrants including 22 children were rescued off Libya’s northwestern coast Tuesday evening, according to the country’s coast guard. The migrants, from...

UNICEF employee shot dead in Mogadishu

A gunman has shot and killed a foreign aid worker in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Friday, authorities, and witnesses said. A Ugandan national working...