Al-Shabaab Vows Revenge after US Airstrike Kills Leader

The militant group al-Shabaab has vowed revenge for the killing of its leader in a US airstrike on Somalia and named a successor, Al...

Al-Shabab attack restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia

Al-Jazeera has reported that Al-Shabab fighters have attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu with a car bomb before entering into a gunfight...

Massive explosion reported near Presidential Palace in Somali capital

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (6:10 PM) - Social media users in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu report that a massive explosion has taken place near the...

Suicide car bomber and gunmen attack Liido Beach restaurant

A suicide bomber in a car laden with explosives rammed the gates of a popular Liido Sea Food restaurant at Liido beach in Mogadishu the capital...

American jets launch rare air raid on ISIS targets in Somalia

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (9:00 A.M.) – On Friday, the United States Air Force conducted two sorties against jihadist insurgents in northeastern Somalia upon the request...

Three Somali troops defect to Al-Shabaab in rural Galguduud

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (7:40 P.M.) – Amid an ongoing jihadist insurgency in central Somalia, Al-Shabaab announced that three soldiers of the Somali Armed Forces had...

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...

Somalia received $50 million from Saudi Arabia to cut ties with...

The Saudi regime pledged $50 million (U.S.) to the Somalian government in order to have them cut all diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic...

’Significant’ casualties in Eritrea-Ethiopia border battle: Ethiopia

Troops from Ethiopia and arch-rival Eritrea have fought a heavy border battle, the Ethiopian government said Monday, reporting a "significant" number of casualties, with...

2 Suicide Car Bombs Near UN Offices Kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu,...