New US ambassador to Somalia touches down in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU - The U.S. Embassy in Mogadishu is pleased to announce the arrival of Ambassador Larry E. André, Jr.  Ambassador André is a...

Somali military court hands down a sentence against a soldier

MOGADISHU - The military court in Galmudug has today convened to hear and decide on the case of Abdirahman Abdullahi Ahmed Tohow (Tagane)...

Heavy fighting erupts in central Somalia

ABUDWAK - The reports from the Abudwak district in the Galgadud region in central Somalia confirm that heavy fighting broke out in the...

Somalia reverses decision to recognize ONLF as terrorist organization

MOGADISHU - The Somali government in an extraordinary meeting today approved the reversal of the cabinet's decision to declare the ONLF a terrorist...

Somali army kills Al-Shabab militants in central region

MOGADISHU - Somali National Army (SNA)'s special forces, Gorgor, killed six al-Shabab militants and foiled a car bomb attack at a military base in...

New MPs elected to Lower House in Jubaland

KISMAYO - A new member of Somalia's parliament has been elected in the port city of Kismayo. His seat, HOP114, was contested by two...

Somali army conducts anti-al-Shabaab offensive near Guriel

MOGADISHU - The Somali National Army (SNA) has this morning carried out a planned operation on the outskirts of the town of Guriel in...

Jubaland restarts election for Lower House seats

KISMAYO - Jubbaland today has begun holding elections for seats in the Somali Parliament. The election for the six seats took place in Kismayo,...

Kenya denies recognising Somaliland as an independent state

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo has revealed Somaliland is yet to submit an application to Kenya for recognition as an independent state,...

Police release video, seek identity of man amid investigation in Columbus mosque leader’s death

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Investigators have released a new video Friday in hopes to identify a man seen driving the van that a Columbus mosque...

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A bomb hits a restaurant in Somalia

MOGADISHU - Additional details are available from the casualties caused by an explosion on the outskirts of the Balad district in the Middle...

A bomb explosion heard in Somali capital

MOGADISHU - A witness in the Howlwadag district of the Banadir region confirmed that a bomb has exploded at a police station in...