Kenya says 1 killed as suspected al-Shabab attack convoy

Kenyan officials said Saturday a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a convoy...

Five government soldiers injured in Mogadishu blast

At least five Somali Federal government soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, witnesses said. The incident took place...

President Farmajo arrives in Galkayo on first leg of Galmudug tour

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and a high-level delegation he was leading have arrived in Galkayo, the regional capital of Mudug on Saturday. President Farmajo...

UN Envoy For Somalia Calls For Calm And Dialogue Following Clashes

The top United Nations envoy for Somalia has called for calm and dialogue amid reports of clashes between security forces from ‘Somaliland’ and neighbouring...

KDF employs change of tack after El Adde attack

El Adde attack on January 15, 2016, on the Kenya Defence Force (KDF) bases in Somalia by Al Shabaab insurgents, has prompted a reorganisation...

Another Somalian fishing boat captured in Maldivian territory

Maldivian Coast Guard has stopped another Somalian fishing boat inside the Maldivian economic territory. The Coast Guard stopped a vessel named "Chatpatana 55" about 76.5...

Somali security forces carry out sweep in Beledweyne after killing

Somali security forces have launched an operation in the central town of Beledweyne following the murder of a government soldier on Friday night. The troops...

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...

Turkey, Somalia sign economic partnership pact

Turkey and Somalia on Friday signed a pact to boost their strategic economic partnership. “We wish to deepen relations with Somalia. Turkey’s investment in Somalia...

UN agency says 110,000 Somali refugees repatriated in 3 years

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntarily repatriated 110,913 Somali refugees from six countries since the return exercise begun in December 2014. The...