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Somali insurgents making own explosives

Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters said, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks. The...

Deadly US air strike in Puntland

A US air strike killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region the US military said days after a previous strike killed...

US conducts air strike against al Shabaab

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The United States military has carried out an air strike against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, killing three. US Africa Command said the air strike...

Somali air strike claims four lives

An air strike near the Somali town Afgoye killed four, a relative said. The United States frequently carries out attacks targeting Islamist militants in the...

Somali protesters killed

Somali security forces shot dead a rickshaw driver and his passenger in the capital and killed another four people protesting the shootings, witnesses and...

Top Islamic State official dies in airstrike

An airstrike killed the deputy leader of the Islamic State group in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, alongside another militant, a local security official said. A...

U.S. carries out air strike against al Shabaab

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In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia's continued efforts to weaken al-Shabaab, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of Jilib, Middle...

US Army admits to civilian deaths in Somali airstrike

US Army Command in Africa admitted it killed two civilians in an airstrike in Somalia in 2018, following an incident review triggered by pressure...

Mogadishu car bomb injures seven

MagSeven people were injured when a car bomb exploded near the police academy in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said, the latest in a...

Somalia returns to regional training

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When military forces from Africa, Europe and the United States conducted the seventh Cutlass Express maritime exercise in 2018, they were joined by the...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...