Somalia on Sunday marked the first anniversary of al-Shabab's deadliest attack, a truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people. It was one of the world's deadliest attacks since 9/11 and the worst extremist attack ever in Africa.
A suicide bomber detonated in the middle of a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and a grenade struck a hotel nearby, leaving at least 11 people dead and more than 10 wounded, authorities said Saturday.
UNITED NATIONS - Criminal networks are using Iran as a transit point for illicit Somali charcoal exports that earn Islamist militants al Shabaab millions of dollars annually in tax, U.N. sanctions monitors said in a report seen by Reuters.
Britain has cautioned against premature withdrawal of African Union troops from Somalia, saying such a move could be detrimental to the stability of the Horn of African nation.
October 2018 marks seven years since the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) crossed the border into Southern Somalia on October 16, 2011 in pursuit of the al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab group, which had kidnapped foreign tourists and aid workers inside Kenya.
Is there a campaign to remove Somali Muslims from eastern Ethiopia, by any means necessary?
A huge consignment of charcoal originating from Somalia has arrived at the Iraqi port of Umm Qasr, a Somali official at the United Nations told the VOA’s Somali service on Monday.
MORE than 10 000 children have been killed while thousands have been forcibly recruited into the ranks of government and rebel forces in war torn countries over the past year.
A suicide bomber drove a car into a Western military convoy in Mogadishu on Monday, killing two people and injuring four.
Even though Somalia has made “huge strides” in political and economic transformation, the country continues to grapple with terrorism, the nation’s Foreign Minister told world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.