Release Somali asylum seekers detained in raids, rights group urges

Thai authorities should release 35 Pakistani and Somali asylum seekers arrested in recent raids, a rights group said Monday, slamming arrests that swept up...

Southwest MPs expected to lodge motion against President

The lawmakers of Southwest State Parliment say they are planning to table a no-confidence motion against the region's President, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden. Dubad Dhaqane,...

Somali Govt troops targeted in IED blast in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia - A roadside bomb explosion in Mogadishu has left at least one Somali soldier dead on Wednesday, witnesses said. The troops were targeted...

Puntland forces carry out anti-al Shabaab operation in Sanaag

The troops of the Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland backed by American soldiers have carried out a joint operation in Sanaag region. Puntland Security...

Egypt airlifts 20 wounded as Mogadishu toll jumps to 512

An aircraft has airlifted 20 people who have been seriously wounded on Oct 14 deadly truck bombing in Mogadishu to Cairo for medical treatment. The...

Somalia remains a volatile state with challenges for peacekeepers

The commander of Uganda’s contingent deployed under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig. Kayanja Muhanga, has said Somalia remains a volatile state...

A suicide bomber kills 4 in a Police training Academy in Mogadishu

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside the main police academy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday morning. Witnesses said the attack took place during...

Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia

Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates. The soldiers, from Gothenburg, will be...

Gunmen kill civilian in drive-by shooting in Mogadishu

Unknown gunmen have killed a civilian man in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning, the latest in series of targeted assassinations in the capital of the...

UN pledges to work closely with Somalis to rebuild country

The United Nations staff in Somalia marked the UN Day in Mogadishu on Tuesday with a pledge to continue their support for Somalis in...