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Somali forces hit Al Shabab base in Lower Shabelle

MOGADISHU—The US forces and Somali commandos hit at an Al-shabaab base at the lower Shabelle region. The region is believed to be one of... More

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes with 157 aboard

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed on way from Addis Ababa to the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the airline said in a statement. "We hereby confirm... More

Government forces close main roads in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU—The main roads in central Mogadishu were this morning closed by Somali government forces. This closure comes as body of the late constitutional minister, Mr... More

Two minors molested in Sanaag region, Puntland in fresh case

Two fresh rape cases have been reported in Badhan town in Sanaag region, Puntland with one case involving a 5-year old girl by a... More

UN-AU joint team in Somalia for review ahead of 2019 AMISOM deadline

MOGADISHU—Teams from the United Nation and the African Union have started assessment of the AMISOM forces in Somalia since 2007 when they came. Led by... More

Body of unidentified man found in scene of last week blast attack

MOGADISHU—The body of unidentified man was this morning found in Mogadishu’s Makka Al Mukarram road. Locals traders said the man was a constant figure in the... More

Museveni: Soldiers with intention to commit human rights abuse should be in Somalia

KAMPALA—The President of Uganda is once again on the spot after he deceived Somalia as a country where rogue soldiers can “slap and harass... More

Somali leaders eulogies late minister as committed servant

MOGADISHU—Condolence message is pouring in from Somali leaders led by the president and his prime minister, and cabinet members following the death of the... More

Gunman kills clan elder in Bosaso mosque

An armed assailant has just killed a man in a mosque in Bosaso,Puntland. Bashir Musa Konte, a clan elder, was killed while awaiting the Friday... More

Al Shabab claims responsibility for car bomb that killed 4

Al Shabab militant group Al Shabab has claimed responsibility for the mid morning attack in Central Mogadishu. In a statement later on Thursday, the group... More

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Three killed in blast, two aid workers shot dead in Somali capital

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