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Somali Affairs

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

Al Shabab seize towns vacated by Kenyan forces

MOGADISHU---The militant group Al Shabab has released photos showing deserted barracks. The photos come barely three days after the Kenya Defense Forces left Fafahdun... 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

Harsh court sentence deter rapist, restores hope in Somalia’s rape victims

GAROWE---A court in Somalia’s regional administration of Puntland State sentenced five young men to death on Saturday in an unprecedented verdict. The court sentenced five... More

Kenya’s Uhuru and Ehiopia PM in Asmara to deepen regional relations

ASMARA---Three Horn of African leaders are meeting in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea to discuss regional interest and security. The Asmara meeting comes at the... More

U.S. condemns deadly attacks in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU – The United States has condemned the deadly terrorist attacks in Mogadishu and praised the members of the Somali National Army and other... More

Somalia’s Presidential palace attacked

MOGADISHU—Several mortal shells were fired to Villa Somalia, which houses the president, the prime minister and other key figures in the Somali government, eyewitnesses... More

Somali regional court sentences five to death

Garowe—A court in Somalia's regional administration of Puntland State sentenced five young men to death, officials said on Saturday. The young men were accused of... More

Military barricade main roads in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU—Most of major roads within Mogadishu city remains barricaded a day after two attacks killed more than 20 people on Thursday evening. A spot check... More

Somali war: A continuing result of United States foreign policy

Pentagon bombing operations against the Horn of Africa state of Somalia have killed numerous people over the last several weeks under the guise of... More