Mogadishu, Somalia (HOL) - Somali troops alongside AMISOM are on the brink of retaking the town of Jalalaqsi in Hiiraan region in central Somalia, army commander said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia: (AP) - Somali security forces said Sunday they had killed at least four Shabab militants, ending a coordinated car bomb and gun attack against the national intelligence headquarters and a detention facility in the capital Mogadishu.
MOGADISHU -- Senior international representatives to Somalia on Friday called on warring sides in the north of country to withdraw their forces from the disputed town of Saaxdheer and resolve differences through peaceful means.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Somalia has asked the United Nations' highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya.
Atleast 20 people were killed in the heavy fighting in Sah-Dhere in the region of Sool this morning and a further thirty were injured. This violent incident took place 75km south of Lascanood district, the capital of Sool.
Mogadishu (HOL) - A delegation lead by the Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud left Mogadishu airport today to attend the inauguration of the newly elected Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara tomorrow. President elect Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP)
NIROBI, Kenya — Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh was unharmed in a shooting at the Horn of Africa country's main airport in the capital that left three people wounded, Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said.
The European Union's Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said Sunday she was "appalled" by a new report that migrants had died trying to cross the Mediterranean to get to Italy.
The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes.
NAIROBI, Kenya — A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday.
Nairobi - Militants of the Al Shabaab extremist organisation Friday beheaded a Kenyan driver who was kidnapped at Kiunga near the border with Somalia in the coastal town of Lamu.