Al-Shabaab Vows Revenge after US Airstrike Kills Leader

The militant group al-Shabaab has vowed revenge for the killing of its leader in a US airstrike on Somalia and named a successor, Al...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Somalian troops capture key port town from al-Shabab

Somali government troops backed by African Union forces have captured a key stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, local officials say. The regional governor told the BBC...

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...