AU confirms ISIS infiltration in countries, including Somalia

Islamic State has come to be known as the most dangerous jihadist groups, after making gains in Syria and Iraq in the recent past. The...

Al-Shabaab attacks separate military bases in Lower Shabelle region

The Al Qaeda-allied Al-Shabaab militants have launched well-organized overnight attacks on several Somali military bases in the country's southern volatile Lower Shabelle region. The first attack...

Puntland parliamentarian shot dead in Galkayo, central Somalia

Suspected al-Shabaab gunmen killed a member of parliament in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland state late Wednesday, officials said. Mohamud Ali, a police officer in Galkayo town,...

Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire names new ministers

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheire on Wednesday night appointed new ministers after several ministers and assistants resigned from their posts for various reasons. The...

Heavy fighting between Puntland and Somaliland erupts in Tukaraq

A heavy fighting between Puntland and Somaliland regional forces has erupted on Thursday morning in Tukarak area of Sool region, military sources confirmed to...

Somali alien charged with illegal gun, bullet possession and forgery

A citizen of Somalia living in Mombasa has been charged with illegal gun and ammunition possession. Ahmed Abdiweli Dahir (pictured), was charged yesterday before Senior...

Canadian freed from Ethiopia wants review

A Canadian who says he was unfairly imprisoned in Ethiopia in abysmal conditions for more than a decade wants an independent review of Ottawa's...

Suspected US jets carry out airstrike in southern Somalia

Suspected American fighter jets were reported to have carried out an overnight airstrike in Lower Shabelle region, targeting Al-Shabaab bases, residents said. The strike happened...

Somaliland detains five for making fake passports

Somaliland authorities have on Tuesday raided several buildings in the state capital, Hargeisa and arrested five people accused of issuing fake Somali passports. The suspects...

A suicide car bomber targets Somali army convoy in Afgoye

A suicide car bomber from Somalia's Islamist group al-Shabab hit a military convoy outside Mogadishu Tuesday, causing an unknown number of deaths. The attack targeting...