France aided Somalia Shebab leader assassination

Paris , (HargeisaPress) — French intelligence services assisted Washington in the operation that killed the commander of Somalia's Shebab militant group earlier this month,...

Somali Islamists bomb two convoys, killing at least 12

MOGADISHU,(HargeisaPress) — Somalia's Islamist rebel group bombed African peacekeepers and government vehicles on Monday in twin attacks that left at least 12 civilians dead,...

Somalia removes security chief, warns of al Shabaab retaliation

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia replaced its national security director on Sunday and put its army on alert for retaliation after the Islamist militant group...

Somalia’s al Shabaab name new leader after U.S. strike, warn of revenge

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab confirmed on Saturday that its leader Ahmed Godane had been killed in a U.S....

Al-Shabab’s Finances: The Militant Group Gets Funding From Local Businesses, Sources Abroad

A complex finance network that includes everything from fake charities to kidnapping has supported the East African militant group al-Shabab's activities over the past few...

Somalia accuses Norwegian oil explorer DNO of destabilising country

Norwegian oil company DNO and other small explorers are destabilising Somalia, the African country's petroleum ministry said on Wednesday, warning it may lodge complaints...

African Leaders Meet to Discuss Ways of Combatting Insurgencies

African leaders meet in Kenya today to discuss ways of boosting domestic efforts and international support to combat insurgencies that have killed thousands of...

Al-Shabaab leader’s fate unclear after suspected U.S. drone strike

Mogadishu, Somalia -- A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted senior leaders of Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the...

Chinese premier meets Djibouti’s prime minister on ties

NANJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Djibouti's Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed at the closing ceremony of the second Summer Youth Olympic...

Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north Somalia

HARGEISA,(HargeisaPress) —  At least nine people were killed in fighting on Thursday between rival areas in Somalia's usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting...

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