Somalian troops capture key port town from al-Shabab

Somali government troops backed by African Union forces have captured a key stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, local officials say. The regional governor told the BBC...

UN: Al-Shabaab still a threat in Somalia

According to a United Nations report, the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group still poses a significant threat to Somalia. "Contrary to prevailing narratives of successful counter-insurgency...
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Video: Tens of thousands of South Sudanese suffering from famine receive...

Tens of thousands of people received emergency food supplies from the UN's World Food Programme, in Thonyor, Leer County, as seen in footage released...

China reopens embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia after 23 years

China has officially reopened its embassy in Somalia and accredited a new ambassador to the horn of Africa country recovering from years of conflict. China,...
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Somali elections marred by corruption and fraud

Corruption and voter intimidation have engulfed the ongoing parliamentary elections in Somalia, the auditor general told the BBC. Bribes of between $1,000 - $5,000 have...

Al-Shabaab assassinates Somali intelligence chief in Mogadishu

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (0:20 P.M.) – This morning, the media wing of the hardline jihadist group Al-Shabaab claimed its fighters had assassinated a prominent intelligence...
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7 ISIS militants killed in Somalia

Somali government forces have neutralized seven militants belonging to ISIS in Somalia's semi-autonomous northern Puntland region on Saturday. The Somali forces have begun an offensive towards...

Zimbabwe president Mugabe under house arrest, First Lady left country

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:30 PM) - Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been detained in his home by troops of the Zimbabwean National Army...
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Reports of 20 killed in terrorist attack in Mogadishu

A suicide car bomb that exploded near parliament building in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu has killed at least 20 people according to Somali news...

Somalia, Kuwait agree to increase military cooperation

Horseed Media has reported that a Somali military delegation has arrived in Kuwait to boost cooperation between the two countries. Somalia’s defense minister of Defense...
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