Somalia’s Shebab stone woman to death for polyandry

MOGADISHU: A Somali woman has been stoned to death in an Islamist Somali woman has been stoned to death-controlled part of the country for...
Paris is said to hold Godane responsible for the capture of two French intelligence agents in Somalia in 2009. (Photo courtesy of The Telegraph)

Report: France aided Somalia al-Shabaab leader assassination

French intelligence services assisted Washington in the operation that killed the commander of Somalia’s Shabaab militant group earlier this month, local media reported Saturday. “France...
The AU has some 22,000 troops battling al-Shabab militants in Somalia

Somalia car bomb suicide attack ‘kills 12’

A suicide car bomber has killed 12 people in an attack aimed at African Union (AU) troops in Somalia, an official has said. A car...

Somalia: Islamic militants planning retaliation attacks

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia's government has credible intelligence that Islamic militants are planning attacks following the death of their leader in a U.S. air...
In this Dec. 8, 2008 file photo, armed al-shabab fighters on pickup trucks prepare to travel into the city, just outside Mogadishu, in Somalia.

US strike targets leader of Somali extremist group

Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) — U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying...
Radio Shabelle has long had a fractious relationship with the government

Somali radio closure: Shabelle manager ‘in hiding’

The manager of the independent Shabelle radio station in the Somali capital has told the BBC he is in hiding after the authorities took...

Somalia: The new National Security law for Mogadishu

Mogadishu - Security and Public diplomacy news. The new Somali cabinet meeting that was attended by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli...
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

MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia's government has launched a new disarmament campaign that has netted some 500 guns and sparked gun battles in a capital...
The UN has warned that Somalia is facing a severe hunger crisis amid the continuing conflict [Reuters]

Al-Shabab attack AU base in Somalia

Fighting between al-Shabab and government and African Union (AU) troops in the central Hiran region has left 18 people dead on both sides, the...

Somali cabinet introduces bill to curb illicit small arms trade

The Somali cabinet on Thursday (August 7th) introduced a bill designed to curb illicit small arms trade in the country, Somalia's Radio Bar-Kulan reported. The...