Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed

SOMALIA: President Farmajo Declares Country A War Zone, Replaces Chiefs

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has instructed the army to prepare a new offensive against al-Shabab. By Abdi Guled MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia’s new president on...
masked Somali pirate

Somali Pirates Hijack Indian Cargo Ship with 11 Crew Members from Mumbai

Somali pirates have hijacked an Indian cargo ship off the coast of the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, officials there say. One source said the vessel...

SOMALIA: Abducted Journalist Manages to Escape From Abductors

 By Harun Maruf A Somali journalist who was abducted Saturday at gunpoint says he escaped from his kidnappers after the vehicle being used broke down....

Trump’s Directive on Offensive Airstrikes in Somalia Could Fuel Terrorism Recruitment, Experts Warn

By Morgan Winsor U.S. President Donald Trump’s directive this week declaring parts of Somalia a war zone, potentially setting the stage for an escalated military...
Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer Abdirashid Duale with Rt Hon Sajid Javid

Dahabshiil Boss Seeks Support for Drought Stricken African States

Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer Abdirashid Duale wants the international community to continue assisting the poor in Africa who have been hit hard by the...

SOMALIA: Has Al-Shabab Adopted New Approach To Food Aid?

By Moses Rono Somalia's al-Shabab militants have been distributing food to drought-stricken Somalis in what appears to be a bid to win public support. A similar...

SOMALIA: 26 ‘Starve to Death’ in Drought

At least 26 people have died of starvation in Somalia's southern region of Jubaland, the government-owned Radio Mogadishu website has reported. It quoted regional interior...

Car Bomb Kills At Least 5 In Somalia’s Capital

Blast near the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu targeted a security checkpoint with soldiers among the dead. Mogadishu, Somalia - A deadly car bomb blast targeting a...