Reports that ISIS has captured its first town in Somalia

Reports have emerged that ISIS have captured Qandala port in the country's northern Puntland region. The town of just under 20,000 people lays on the...

Al-Shabab attack restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia

Al-Jazeera has reported that Al-Shabab fighters have attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu with a car bomb before entering into a gunfight...
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UN reports over 600,000 displaced in Ethiopia

The United Nations have claimed that since Ethiopia's devastating floods in March that ended the worst drought in decades, over 600,000 people have been...

2 Suicide Car Bombs Near UN Offices Kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu,...
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’Significant’ casualties in Eritrea-Ethiopia border battle: Ethiopia

Troops from Ethiopia and arch-rival Eritrea have fought a heavy border battle, the Ethiopian government said Monday, reporting a "significant" number of casualties, with...

Turkey opens embassy in Somalia

A Turkish embassy has just opened in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, just two days after al-Shabab terrorists attacked a hotel in the city and killing...
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Somalia, Kuwait agree to increase military cooperation

Horseed Media has reported that a Somali military delegation has arrived in Kuwait to boost cooperation between the two countries. Somalia’s defense minister of Defense...

SouthFront: ISIS, al-Qaeda kept alive in the African continent through drug...

Not long ago, Boko Haram (Nigeria) and al-Shabab (Somalia) declared their allegiance to the Islamic State. While these terrorist organizations are not geographically linked...

US drone strike kills 150+ Islamist fighters in Somalia training camp...

A drone strike conducted by the US military in Somalia has killed over 150 fighters from the Islamist group Al-Shabaab, a Pentagon spokesman said....

UPDATED: Al-Shabaab continues to target civilians in double blast in Mogadishu

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for the Somali Youth League hotel (SYL) attack, where a large VBIED was detonated at the gate of a park at...