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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

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Mogadishu before end of 2019

Somalia’s capital Mogadishu is among the new destinations Qatar Airways is targeting. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, announced seven upcoming... More

Farmajo-Uhuru Nairobi meeting ended with no deal—diplomat

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somalia counterpart President Abdullahi Farmajo talks in Nairobi ended with no deal, The Business Daily quoted unnamed diplomate who... More

Will Abiy Ahmed broker deal between Kenya and Somalia over maritime dispute?

NAIROBI—The Prime Minister of Ethiopia has reportedly brokered a deal that saw relations between Kenya and Somalia returning to normalcy following weeks of higtened... 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

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

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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

UN envoy threatens to reject outcome of Jubbaland’s poll

The United Nations envoy to Somalia, James Swan, has urged the Jubbaland electoral commission to comply with the requirements of the international community which... More