Al-Shabaab assassinates Somali intelligence chief in Mogadishu

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (0:20 P.M.) – This morning, the media wing of the hardline jihadist group Al-Shabaab claimed its fighters had assassinated a prominent intelligence...

North Korea says US missile strikes on Syria are ‘unforgiveable’

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:25 P.M.) - North Korea said on Saturday that the U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian airfield on Friday were "an unforgivable...

VIDEO: At least 6 killed in suicide attack on Mogadishu checkpoint

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:34 A.M.) - At least six people were killed, with dozens of others injured, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle...

Video: Tens of thousands of South Sudanese suffering from famine receive...

Tens of thousands of people received emergency food supplies from the UN's World Food Programme, in Thonyor, Leer County, as seen in footage released...

China to Trump: One-China Policy is non-negotiable

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has stressed that its “One-China” policy is not negotiable and called on US President-elect Donald Trump to acknowledge the “high...

7 ISIS militants killed in Somalia

Somali government forces have neutralized seven militants belonging to ISIS in Somalia's semi-autonomous northern Puntland region on Saturday. The Somali forces have begun an offensive towards...

Somali elections marred by corruption and fraud

Corruption and voter intimidation have engulfed the ongoing parliamentary elections in Somalia, the auditor general told the BBC. Bribes of between $1,000 - $5,000 have...

Reports of 20 killed in terrorist attack in Mogadishu

A suicide car bomb that exploded near parliament building in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu has killed at least 20 people according to Somali news...

UN: Al-Shabaab still a threat in Somalia

According to a United Nations report, the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group still poses a significant threat to Somalia. "Contrary to prevailing narratives of successful counter-insurgency...

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...