A veteran Somali journalist was seriously wounded in a car bomb attack in Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The African Union (AU) has warned Burundi against moves to jeopardise peace efforts after an international arrest warrant was issued for ex-leader Pierre Buyoya and 16 other officials.
OHANNESBURG – In the final days of his presidency, George H.W. Bush committed the U.S. military to a mission many would later regret, ordering more than 20,000 troops into Somalia to "save thousands of innocents from death."
MOGADISHU -- Somali security forces on Thursday arrested al-Shabab militant, a key suspect behind the bombing of Sahafi hotel in Mogadishu on Nov. 9 that left at least 50 people dead, officials said.
The complaint alleges that Daniel Dorian Knowlen watched as his 14-year-old dumped the skinned carcasses from their pickup on the cars parked outside a YMCA.
The attempted car ramming of two men outside a Los Angeles synagogue Friday -- allegedly by a Somali immigrant -- is being treated as a potential hate crime as federal officials work to establish a motive in the attack.
The US military says it has killed three al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in central Somalia as it continues to attack a new base of operations for the al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
Seven civilians were killed and five were wounded in a new car bomb at a busy market in Mogadishu. The explosion occurred after security forces stopped a suspicious vehicle at the market in the south of the city.
Fighters of armed group storm religious centre in Galkayo city, killing controversial scholar and 14 others.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Somalia was hit by two violent attacks Monday, one killing an Islamic cleric and 17 of his followers for playing music and a second killing at least six people in a car bomb blast in the capital, Mogadishu, police said.