Somali Govt announces new offensive against Al Shabaab

The Minister of defense for Somalia's Federal Government, Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman has announced on Sunday a new and final offensive against Al Shabaab. The...

Egypt provides medical aid to Somalia

Egypt's Ambassador to Somalia Waled Ismail said on Sunday that the Egyptian embassy has handed a medical shipment of around two tons to authorities...

Lower House speaker urged to resign amid political crisis

Members of Somalia's Lower House chamber of Parliament have called for the resignation of the Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari as the deadlock over the...

At least 16 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

Sixteen people, including at least five children, drowned on Saturday when the small boat they on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard...

NISA carries out massive security operation outside Mogadishu

Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency soldiers have launched on Sunday morning a massive security operation on the southern outskirts of Mogadishu. The soldiers...

Somali PM visits troops readied for anti-al Shabaab offensive

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire flanked by Police commander-in-chief paid a visit to troops stationed at a military base in northern Mogadishu on...

At least 15 people killed in clashes in central Somalia

Clashes in central Somalia between Somali army, Ethiopian troops, and villagers on one side and al-Shabab militants have left at least 15 people dead,...

Kenyan Police given OK to hold suspects in Nairobi courthouse plot

A court ruled Friday that Kenyan police can continue detaining five people who allegedly planned to attack a Nairobi courthouse so a Muslim cleric...

Somalis among Over 260 undocumented migrants held in Turkey

Turkish security forces arrested 261 undocumented migrants and refugees who were attempting to travel to Europe using illegal routes, security sources said Saturday. In the western province...

Over 200 schools in Wajir face closure after teachers leave

At least 224 primary schools and 42 secondary schools Wajir County are staring at closure following the exit of non-local teachers after an attack...