Al Jazeera journalist Hamza Mohamed detained in Somalia

Al Jazeera journalist Hamza Mohamed has been detained by Somali security agents in the capital Mogadishu. Mohamed, a British national, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon...

President Mohamud condemns Brussels terror attacks

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, condemned the Daesh-perpetrated attacks in Brussels today. “We join the world in condemning...

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Somalia is asking Russia to help equip its armed forces to fight terrorism in the Horn of Africa nation, where Islamic militant group al-Shabab...

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UPDATE: Somalia: A cargo plane has crash-landed Afgooye

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Al-Shabab fighters killed by SNA in AMISOM ambush

Three al-Shabab fighters were killed on Wednesday by the Somali National Army (SNA) with support from the African Union troops in the country (AMISOM). The...

10 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

Somali military officials said that at least 10 Al-Shabaab militants were killed in the Bay region of the country. Abdullahi Sheikh Ahmed, a senior military...

Somalia: Combat against Alshabab conference opens in Mogadishu

A conference which is given the name combat against Alshabab has on Saturday officially opened in the Somali capital Mogadishu. This conference will be going...

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MINA: Representatives of Pakistan, Egypt, Iran, India and other countries have begun the painful task of identifying their nationals among 717 pilgrims who died...

Erdogan defends Saudi handling of Haj amid blame game

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to Saudi Arabia’s defense on Friday amid a blame game after a stampede at the Haj pilgrimage...

Somalia: Somali Pirates Holding Five Kenyans, 39 Seafarers for Ransom, UN Chief Says.

By Kevin J. Kelley Pirate gangs in Somalia are believed to be holding five Kenyans for ransom, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a...

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 28th EXTRA-ORDINARY SESSION OF THE IGAD HEADS OF STATE ON SOMALIA

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Pentagon: US airstrikes kill ISIS head in Libya, al Qaeda senior official in Somalia

The Pentagon confirmed Monday that U.S. airstrikes last month killed the head of the Islamic State in Libya. Abu Nabil was targeted in a Nov....

Car blast targets Somalia presidential palace

Casualties reported after "suicide attack" hit compound of presidential palace in capital Mogadishu A car bomb has exploded near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital...

It is proving impossible to hold a fully democratic election in Somalia

One man, no vote HOW do you hold an election without registering voters? That is the question confronting Somali politicians—as well as hordes of diplomats,...
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