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September 24, 2020
Suspected extremists abduct 3 non-Muslims in Kenya's north
Officials in Kenya say three non-Muslim bus passengers were abducted by suspected Islamic extremists in Kenya's northern ...
September 19, 2020
Cargo plane crashes at airport in Somalia's capital, 3 hurt
A cargo plane crashed Saturday morning at the international airport in Somalia's capital, and the country's transport ...
September 07, 2020
US soldier hurt, 2 Somali soldiers dead in al-Shabab attack
A U.S. soldier was wounded and two Somali soldiers were killed when an al-Shabab suicide bomber tried to pass a checkpoint ...
August 26, 2020
US says airstrike kills 6 al-Shabab in Somalia after ambush
The United States military says it killed six al-Shabab extremists with an airstrike in Somalia after the al-Qaida-linked ...
August 18, 2020
Somalia executes soldiers convicted for boy’s fatal rape
Two Somalia soldiers were executed Tuesday after being convicted of raping a 10-year-old boy who died from the bleeding, ...
August 17, 2020
Somali police suspend prison warden after deadly riot
The warden of the central prison in Somalia’s capital has been suspended following a recent riot at the facility in which 19 ...
August 16, 2020
Somalia forces end rebel siege of Mogadishu hotel; 15 killed
Somalia's security forces on Sunday ended a nearly five-hour siege by Islamic extremists at a beachside hotel in Somalia's ...
August 08, 2020
At least 8 soldiers dead in blast outside Somali army base
A car bomb exploded at the gates of a military base in Somalia's capital Saturday, killing at least eight soldiers and ...
July 28, 2020
US military says airstrike killed civilian in Somalia
The U.S. military on Tuesday acknowledged killing a civilian and wounding three others with an airstrike in Somalia earlier ...
July 13, 2020
Somalia's army chief survives bombing of his convoy; 1 dead
Somalia’s army chief has survived an assassination attempt when a suicide car bomber targeted his convoy in the Somali ...
July 06, 2020
Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties
Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of Somaliland.
July 05, 2020
Crunch, crunch: Africa's locust outbreak is far from over
The crunch of young locusts comes with nearly every step. The worst outbreak of the voracious insects in Kenya in 70 years ...
July 04, 2020
Explosions rock 2 Somalia cities as 4 killed in Baidoa
Explosions rocked two of Somalia's largest cities on Saturday as officials said a suicide car bomber detonated near the port ...
June 30, 2020
Mortar shells hit after Somalia celebrates reopened stadium
At least three mortar blasts sent sports fans in Somalia ducking for cover Tuesday evening, hours after the Mogadishu Stadium ...
June 29, 2020
Somalia to delay elections by 13 months, says official
Somalia’s election body says it intends to delay the parliamentary and presidential elections scheduled for November by 13 ...
June 23, 2020
Suicide bomber kills 2 at Turkish military base in Somalia
A suicide bomber detonated inside a Turkish military training base in Somalia's capital and killed two people, police said ...
June 12, 2020
Extremist group al-Shabab sets up COVID-19 center in Somalia
The al-Qaida-linked extremist group in Somalia has unveiled a COVID-19 isolation and care facility, a sign that the group is ...
May 24, 2020
Omar describes life as a fearless fighter in new memoir
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has been well-documented.
May 22, 2020
Locusts, COVID-19, flooding pose 'triple threat' in Africa
Locusts, COVID-19 and deadly flooding pose a “triple threat” to millions of people across East Africa, officials warned ...
May 17, 2020
Suicide bomber kills governor in Somalia's Puntland region
A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber driving explosives-laden motorized cycle-taxi killed a regional governor in ...
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