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...

4 Killed in Attack on Kenya Governor Convoy

An attack by suspected Somali gunmen on a convoy of a Kenyan state governor killed three police officers and a regional elder, a regional...
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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...

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....
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China reopens embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia after 23 years

China has officially reopened its embassy in Somalia and accredited a new ambassador to the horn of Africa country recovering from years of conflict. China,...

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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US drone strike kills top Al-Shabaab leader in Somalia

Ahmed Adan said the strike targeted a convoy of Al-Shabaab top leaders near Dinsoor, a town in the southwestern Bay region of Somalia A...

US Drone Strikes Target al-Shabab Leader in Somalia

Al-Shabab’s top leader was in one of two vehicles hit on Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic...
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Over 230 dead in heaviest terrorist attack ever in Somali capital

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (6:00 PM) - A double car bomb explosion has killed over 230 people in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, in what has...

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...
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