Somalia says it’s ready to take over security responsibility from AU

The Somali government has told a joint team from the U.N. and AU that it remains committed to taking over security responsibility as the...

Kenya seeks Russia’s help to recognize Al-Shabab as ‘Global Threat’

Kenyan Authorities hope that Russia will use its diplomatic influence to assist in recognizing the Al-Shabab terrorist group, operating in East Africa, as a...

IOM helps Somali migrants stranded in Libya to return home

IOM, the International Organization for Migration, in collaboration with the Libyan and Somali Governments and with support from the European Union, facilitated the voluntary...

Al-Shabaab attacks Somali military bases outside Baidoa town

Heavily armed Al-Shabaab militants have launched a daring overnight attack on Somali military barracks in Daynunay, situated some 30Km east of Baidoa city, residents said. The...

8 Kenyan police killed by bomb blast near Somalia border

Eight Kenyan police officials were killed in the eastern part of the country on Sunday after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device planted...

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...

AU troops’ convoy targeted in landmine explosion in Somalia

A witness says a powerful landmine explosion struck a military convoy carrying African Union peacekeepers in Southern Somalia on Tuesday night. The attack took place...

AFRICOM denies reports of carrying out air raid in Somalia

The United States Africa Command has denies reports by local media indicating that U.S military carried out an airstrike in southern Somalia, targeting...

Somalis among 450 undocumented migrants held across Turkey

A total of 450 undocumented migrants were held across Turkey on Thursday, according to security sources. In the northwestern province of Edirne, 102 migrants were...

Somali Prime Minister to pay his first visit to Puntland states

Somali prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire is expected to pay his first visit to Puntland, a Federal member State in northeastern Somalia, sources at...