Somalia and Its Backers Sign Security Pact to Beef up Army

The al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group has lost much of the territory it once controlled in Somalia, including the capital Mogadishu. LONDON – Somalia’s government and...
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SOMALIA: Government Says Regional Al-Shabab Leader Is Killed In Raid

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  Somalia's government says a regional leader of the al-Shabab extremist group has been killed in a raid by Somali forces. The statement...

US Military Member Killed in Somalia, 1st Death Since 1993

By HELENE COOPER and ERIC SCHMITT WASHINGTON — A member of the Navy SEALs was killed on Thursday during a raid in Somalia against the...

YEMEN: UNHCR’s Reputation Lies in Tatters after Mohamed Abdi Affey’s Mismanagement, Says Somali...

Sana'a, Yemen (Somaliland Monitor) A Somali Independent journalist in Yemen warned Tuesday that UNHCR's reputation lies in tatters after Mohamed Abdi Affey's mismanagement amid...

A Somali Journalist Trapped in Yemen Says UNHCR’s Mohamed Abdi Affey Is “Disgraceful to...

Yemen, Sana’a (Somaliland Monitor) A Somali journalist trapped in Yemen said on Saturday that the UNHCR Envoy to Somali Refugees is “disgraceful to Humanity”. The...

US Sending Dozens More Troops To Somalia

By Ryan Browne Washington (CNN)The US is sending "dozens" of additional troops to Somalia to train and equip the Somali National Army and the forces...

The UAE Is Expanding Its Influence in the Horn of Africa by Funding Ports...

By Abdi Latif Dahir The semi-autonomous region of Puntland in northeastern Somalia signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Dubai-owned P&O Ports firm in early...

US Expected to Return 4,000 Somali Migrants to Their Homeland

By   Mohamed Olad Hassan Somalia's U.S. ambassador says his embassy has learned that U.S. immigration agents are planning to deport about 4,000 Somali nationals now...