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Eritrea reportedly training secret Somali force

The Federal Government of Somalia transported 200 young men from the Aden Ade International Airport in Mogadishu to Eritrea yesterday morning. The information received by... More

AMISOM commander heads to Somalia’s Kismayo amid political tensions

AMISOM Force Commander General Youssouf is expected to travel to Kismayo to try ti resolve the political tensions over the Jubbaland elections in recent... More

Somali premier, Qatari foreign minister discuss ties, projects

The prime minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mr Hassan Ali Kheyre and Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdul-Rahman Al Thani held discussions... More

Puntland deputy leader rejects poll body appointed by state’s president

Puntland regional state's vice-president Ahmed Elmi Osman (Ahmed Karaash) has rejected the Puntland election commission appointed by the state's president Said Abdullahi Deni as... More

Somali forces conduct security operation in central region

Somali army commandos known as DANAB early on Sunday conducted security operations in Mudug region of north-central Somalia. The forces raided specific target areas and... More

Did Farmajo renounce his U.S. Citizenship voluntarily?

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, announced he relinquished his U.S. citizenship on August 1, 2019.  Farmajo was elected President on February 8,... More

Somalia’s Jubbaland election: A battle between federalists and centrists

The Somali federal member state of Jubbaland, a state that hosts most of the Somali clans in its regions, will hold elections in the... More

Central Somalia state in crisis amid row with moderate Islamist group

Galmudug state was established on 14 August 2006 as local administration in Mudug. However, 11 clans in Mudug and Galgadud regions agreed to unite... More

Mogadishu terror attack: Who was Shawaqar Ibrahim Abdalla?

On Saturday, a regular working day in Somalia, members of the militant group Al-Shabaab stormed in a government building that hosts two ministries of... More

Somalia’s Galmudug Region postpones elections

DHUSAMAREB, SOMALIA — Galmadug postponed elections that were supposed to be held at the end of this year. The leadership of the region declared... More

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrives in Somalia for State visit

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrived in Somalia on Saturday for an official visit in which he will hold talks with... More

As AMISOM leaves Somalia next year, will Kenyan forces vacate Jubbaland?

On October 16, 2011, two battalions of the Kenyan army, numbering 2,400 troops, crossed the border into southern Somalia. While the ostensible catalyst for the... More

Somali teen constructs a fighter jet

ADADO—A young man from Adado City in central Somalia has constructed a small fighter jet and displayed it in the city on Sunday. The... More