UNFPA sounds the alarm on drought-induced crisis facing women and girls in Somalia, appeals...

Close to two million women of reproductive age are at risk in Somalia as the country copes with one of the worst droughts in...

President Hassan Sheikh appoints two advisors

MOGADISHU - The President of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has issued a decree appointing his new Constitutional and Federal Affairs Advisers. 1. Dr....

Change of guard as new Nigerian Formed Police Unit commander takes charge

MOGADISHU - The Nigeria Formed Police Unit (NFPU), serving under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), has had a change of guard with...

Blast kills at least 10 soldiers in southern Somalia

MOGADISHU - A convoy of military carrying Col Saney Abdulle was targeted by a landmine blast between Jowhar and Balad. Up to 10 soldiers...

Al-Shabaab clashes with local militia in central Somalia

BELEDWEYNE - Heavy fighting broke out between Al-Shabaab militants and local militia in the Hiran region, central Somalia, officials said.   The battle came after the...

Somalia, UN discuss security, humanitarian and state-building

MOGADISHU - The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Abshir Omar Jama, received in Mogadishu the Deputy Special Representative of the...

The army chief calls on troops to continue offensive on Al-Shabaab

BELEDWEYNE - The Minister of Defense Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur and the Chief of the Somali National Army, General Odowaa Yusuf call for the...

Most wanted terror suspect surrenders to Kenyan police

A terror suspect who the  Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) listed as the most wanted has surrendered. Robert Gathogo Ngunjiri also known as Abdurahman Hija...

AU military base in Somalia comes under Al-Shabab attack

JOWHAR (SMN) - Al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday morning launched an attack on a Burundian military base under ATMIS in El Baraf area of ​​the...

Somali PM asks people to remain in doors ahead of lockdown

MOGADISHU - The Prime Minister of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble has sent a message to the people of Mogadishu about the lockdown of...

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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...

Sawirro: Madaxweyne Xasan Sheekh oo guddoomiyay shirka dalalka safka hore

MUQDISHO (SMN) - Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Xasan Sheekh Maxamuud ayaa guddoomiyey shir afar-geesood ah oo ay wada qaateen madaxda, Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Kenya...

Ra’iisul wasaare Xamza oo la kulmay Guddiga Dhismaha Dekedda Garacad

MUQDISHO (SMN) - Ra’iisul Wasaaraha Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Mudane Xamse Cabdi Barre ayaa maanta xafiiskiisa ku qaabilay Guddiga Dhismaha Dekedda Garacad ee Gobolka Mudug.   Guddiga...