Al Shabaab-linked women deny charges of illegal possession of gun

Two women linked with terrorism have been charged with being in possession of a firearm without a license. The prosecution said Halima Abdullahi, 22, and...

Al-Shabaab seizes crashed surveillance drone in Lower Shabelle,

Al-Shabaab has seized a suspected US surveillance drone after it crashed in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region on Friday, February 2. The unmanned aircraft went down in...

Somali national Khader Ahmed stabbed in West London

THREE men have been charged with murder after a 25-year-old lag was stabbed to death at Wormwood Scrubs prison. It is believed the inmate was...

Puntland forces carry out security sweep in Galkayo after blast

The security forces of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland were reported to have carried out an operation in the divided Galkayo town on...

KDF launches fresh air strikes in southern Somalia

Kenyan military fighter jets have launched airstrikes against Al-Shabaab controlled villages in southern Somalia on Friday afternoon. The attack happened near El Wak town in...

Somali minister hails UAE developmental support

Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, today met with Ahmed Isse Awad, the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation...

German military to end role in EU training mission in Somalia

The German military will stop participating in a European Union training mission in Somalia at the end of March, a Foreign Ministry official said...

Cargo plane crashes in southern Somalia, fate of crew unknown

A cargo airplane has crash landed in Somalia in territory controlled by Al Shabaab militants outside Wanlaweyn district in Lower Shabelle region, a government...

Roadside mine blast kills 3 civilians outside Mogadishu

A roadside bomb blast has killed at least three civilians on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Thursday morning. Eyewitnesses said the incident...

EU NAVFOR Officer Receives EU Medal and Commendation

An EU NAVFOR Staff Officer has received his EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Service Medal and a commendation for his contribution to...