Car Bomb Hits Somalia Hospital Killing a Doctor and Nurse

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A bomb hidden in a doctor's car exploded in a hospital parking lot in the Somali capital Wednesday, killing the doctor and a nurse...

Somali pirates freed 11 Sailors that were held captive for 4...

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Nairobi - Eleven sailors mostly from Asia held hostage for almost four years by Somali pirates have been freed and are safe on their...
Al-Shabab is fighting the government to create an Islamic state in Somalia

Somali MP shot dead outside mosque by al-Shabaab

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A Somali MP has been assassinated in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu - the fifth parliamentarian to be killed this year. Aden Madeer was shot when he...
July 27, 2014: In this photo, African Union (AU) peacekeepers stand near a cache of weapons recovered from a garage in Mogadishu, Somalia. (AP)

Somalia seizes 500 guns in new disarmament campaign

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MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia's government has launched a new disarmament campaign that has netted some 500 guns and sparked gun battles in a capital...
A photo posted on Radio Al-Furqaan website shows young children siting at a centre purportedly for disadvantaged youth opened by al-Shabaab in Barawe on June 29th.

Al-Shabaab forcefully abducting children from areas in Somalia

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Al-Shabaab has been forcefully abducting children from areas it controls in Somalia under the guise of providing shelter and education to homeless and neglected...
Uganda Peoples Defense Forces

Uganda Defense Forces dispatched additional soldiers to Somalia

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The Uganda Peoples Defense Forces dispatched additional 1,440 soldiers to serve in Somalia under the African Union Somalia Mission (AMISOM). Henry Abbo deputy army spokesman...
Pirates have earned millions of dollars through hijackings

Somali piracy: ‘Roads better than warships’

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Building roads and harbours in Somalia is a better way of tackling piracy than deploying warships, a study says. Local elites and communities protect pirates...
Traders sell charcoal in Kismayu in May 2013. Al-Shabaab is continuing to finance its operations through charcoal exports from the port of Kismayu

Al-Shabaab still benefitting from Kismayu charcoal exports

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Al-Shabaab is continuing to finance its operations through charcoal exports from the port of Kismayu, the United Nations Environmental Programme says in a new...
Somali soldiers check the wreckage of a car bomb by the main gate outside the presidential palace in Mogadishu on July 9, 2014. [Abdulfitah Hashi Nor/AFP]

Security chiefs sacked after al-Shabaab attacks Villa Somalia

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Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud sacked his police and intelligence chiefs Wednesday (July 9th) after al-Shabaab fighters launched an assault against the presidential palace...

Majority of Somali refugees in Kenya want to stay, say charity...

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Medical charity group Doctors Without Borders on Thursday said that Somali refugees living in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya do not wish to leave...