Kenyan president lands in Somalia for security summit

MOGADISHU - Kenyan President William Ruto arrived in Mogadishu on Wednesday ahead of the opening of the frontline-state summit which aimed to focus...

Mortars land near Somali presidential palace in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU - FOUR mortars exploded near the Somali presidential palace in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning as the country holds a crucial summit against Al-Shabaab.   The...

Djibouti president Ismail Omar Guelleh arrives in Somalia

MOGADISHU (SMN) - Djibouti president Ismail Omar Guelleh arrived in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning.   He received a warm welcome from his Somali counterpart Hassan Sheikh...

At least 7, including children killed in Somalia airstrike – official

BELEDWEYNE (SMN) - At least seven civilians, including children, died in a new airstrike in central Somalia amid a ground military offensive by the Somali...

Somalia’s Minister of Environment arrives in Finland for a 4-day work visit

FINLAND - The Minister of the Environment and Climate Change of the Federal Republic of Somalia Khadija Mohamed Almakhzoumi visits Finland on 31 January–3...

Senior ATMIS officials visit Bal’ad Forward Operating Base (FOB)

BAL'AD- A high-level delegation from the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) led by Acting Force Commander Brig. Gen. Peter Omola, has visited...

Somali FM receives a delegation from OIC in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (SMN) – The minister of foreign affairs of Somalia Abshir Omar Jama has received at his office in Mogadishu a delegation from...

Somalia suspends flights for crucial anti-Al-Shabab forum

MOGADISHU (SMN) - Somalia has suspended all flights both local and international to and from Mogadishu on Tuesday.   The government said the flight suspension was made...

Somali army kills 13 Al-Shabaab in Hiraan operation

BELEDWEYNE (SMN) - At least 13 Al-Shabaab members were killed in a fresh military operation in central Somalia on Monday night, an official said.   Speaking...

Somalia, Djibouti discuss fight against Al-Shabaab and ISIS

MOGADISHU - The Minister of Defense of the Federal Government of Somalia Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur (Jama) held a meeting with his Djibouti counterpart...

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Khadiijo Almakhzoumi oo la kulantay Wasiirka Arrimaha Dibadda Finland

MUQDISHO (SMN) - Wasiirka Wasaaradda Deegaanka iyo isbadalka Cimillada XFS Marwo Khadiijo Maxamed Almakhzoumi oo safar shaqo ku joogta dalka Finland ayaa Maanta la...

Somali, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia leaders wrap up meeting

MOGADISHU - The leaders of Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti, and Ethiopia have wrapped up an hours-long meeting in Mogadishu on Wednesday under heavy security measures.   The...