US and Somalia Sign Bilateral Agreement on Paris Club Debt

Today U.S. Ambassador Yamamoto and Somali Minister of Finance Beileh met in Mogadishu and signed a bilateral agreement to reduce and restructure debt owed...

Somalia’s new PM takes office, pledges to fight women abuses

The newly-appointed prime minister of Somalia Mohamed Hussein Roble has taken the office from the acting and deputy PM Mahdi Mohamed Guled Khadar on...

Somali, Kenyan troops exchange gunfire in border firefight

Somali and Kenyan troops engaged in a minutes-long firefight on Saturday at the two countries’ shared border, local officials and witnesses said after the...

Somali parliament passes election agreement

Somalia both houses of the Federal Parliament on Saturday jointly approved the recent election agreement, stipulating the next national voting to be conducted in an...

At least 16 al-Shabaab members killed, 40 kids freed

At least 16 al-Shabaab members were killed and 40 captive children rescued in a military operation in southwestern Somalia, officials said on Saturday. The operation...

Somalia’s new PM given green light to form new government

Mohamed Hussein Roble, the new PM who has a double Somali and Swedish citizens gained momentum after winning the vote of confidence in parliament...

International community unhappy about Somalia’s new election deal

International partners* take note of the agreement announced by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) President and the five Federal Member State (FMS) Presidents...

KDF soldier, five alshabaab militants killed in Mandera ambush

Kenya Defence Forces troops on Monday killed five Shabaab militants after they ambushed a military convoy. The ambush happened in Lafey, Mandera County near the...

Former PM meets with Galmudug leader in Mogadishu

Following his ouster last July as PM, Hassan Ali Khaire kept silent on public talk as the country enters a new political situation with...

UN says funding constraints may reverse humanitarian gains in Somalia

The UN humanitarian agency on Tuesday called for increased funding to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to millions of Somalis in need. The UN Office for...

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