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Somali army clashes with militants near the capital

Somali army clashes with militants near the capital

Somali forces on Monday night killed two al-Shabab extremists during a confrontation in the southern region of Middle Shabelle, officials said on Tuesday.
A police officer who declined to be named told Xinhua that the…

Al-Shabaab recaptures town in Gedo Kenyan military retreat

Al-Shabaab recaptures town in Gedo Kenyan military retreat

Heavily armed fighters from Al-Shabaab were reported to have retaken full control of a small town in Gedo region, southwest of Somalia, residents said Tuesday.
The militants in fighting vehicles rolled into Busar, loc…

Fighter jets carry out an airstrike in southern Somalia

Fighter jets carry out an airstrike in southern Somalia

Residents in Somalia’s southern Lower Shabelle region say unknown fighter jets have bombed an airstrike in a small village called Adow-Dibille.
Reports indicated that the warplanes targeted a convoy reportedly c…

Al-Shabaab attacks Bal’ad town, Middle Shabelle region

Al-Shabaab attacks Bal’ad town, Middle Shabelle region

Members of the hardline al Shabaab Islamist rebel group parade through the streets of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, January 1, 2010. Somalia’s hardline Islamist rebel group al Shabaab said on Friday it was ready to send reinforcement to al Qaeda in Yeme…

Calm return to Somalia town following deadly clan clashes

Calm return to Somalia town following deadly clan clashes

At least thirty people were killed at clans militia clash between two groups in Burdere location.
Burdere is the location within Adale where the clash took the course.
Clan clashes were reported yesterday in Middle Sh…

DP World invests $12m to improve operations at Berbera port

DP World invests $12m to improve operations at Berbera port

DP World Berbera has announced it has invested $12 million to improve operations at the Port of Berbera in Somaliland.
The Dubai-based port operator said it has commissioned the first mobile harbour cranes (MHCs) so t…

AMISOM holds memorial service for Christine Alalo

AMISOM holds memorial service for Christine Alalo

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday held an inter-denominational memorial service in honour of Ugandan police commissioner, Christine Alalo.
The service to celebrate life of Alalo was held at AMI…

Somali Govt denies accusations that it failed to pay armed forces

Somali Govt denies accusations that it failed to pay armed forces

The Somali government has denied accusations that is has not provided salary and remuneration for its armed forces for the past months.
The move came after some section of Somali media reported that contingents of the…

Iranian Navy sends 61st flotilla to Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

Iranian Navy sends 61st flotilla to Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

The navy chief added that the fleet, which consists of Sabalan destroyer and a logistic warship named Bandar Abbas, set off on Saturday for the international waters to safeguard maritime routes used by Iranian vessels…

Inter-clan battle erupts in southern Somalia

Inter-clan battle erupts in southern Somalia

At least 7 dead and 17 injured after Clan clashes on Sunday morning reported in Middle Shabelle at locations that come under Adale district.
Local radios report that the clashes were instigated by clan militias f…

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