Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.
Five Filipino sailors – held captive by Somali pirates for more than four years – have arrived in Manila.
Somali pirates have released 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country’s piracy scourge,
Three men in Kansas have been charged with plotting a bomb attack targeting local Somali immigrants.
Somali Islamist group al Shabaab have bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu, killing three, officials said.
A car bomb has exploded near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least 22 soldiers and civilians, officials say.
Al-Shabaab militants have killed ten people in a car bomb attack in Somalia.
Police think a grenade attack in Sweden – which killed an eight-year-old boy – could be linked to a gang-related conflict.
Somalia’s al Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombs in the country’s Puntland region.
The al Shabaab Islamist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly car bomb and gun attack in Mogadishu.
Smoke rises from a hotel in Mogadishu after a car bomber rammed the gates and gunmen stormed the building in the Somali capital.
A Somali military court on Monday jailed 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in a Daallo Airlines plane bound for Djibouti in…
Hassan Ali Dhoore is said to have played a direct role in the deadly attacks on the Mogadishu airport and a hotel in the Somali capital
A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week, was meant to be on a different flight. Daallo
The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency
A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a Somalian passenger jet was caused by a bomb, meant to kill everyone on board, according to the
Three people have died at Mogadishu airport in a suicide bombing just days after an explosion ripped through a Somali airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing.
Video shows what happens when a large hole gets punched in the side of your plane
Somali police say at least 19 people have been killed when al-Shabaab Islamic militants shot up a beach resort near the capital, Mogadishu. Two bombs
Militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a bomb and gun attack in and around beach-side restaurants in the Somalian capital
Al-Shabaab militants claim to have killed 61 Kenyan soldiers in an assault on an African Union military base in south-west Somalia. The Islamist
A car bomb has exploded on a busy street in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least three people and wounding more. The attack has been
Security forces in the Somali capital Mogadishu fought for several hours on Sunday before clearing a hotel of Islamist al Shabaab gunmen. Two bombs
At least a dozen people have been killed at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in an attack by Al-Shabaab Islamic militants. Two car bombs
He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to
A suicide car- bomb attack on the Jazeera Palace Hotel in Mogadishu kills at least 13 people including hotel security guards. Islamist militant group al-Shabaab claims it was responsible.
A US drone attack has killed top Al-Shabaab commanders responsible for the planning and execution of 147 Kenyan university students in April. The
The Islamist group Al Shabaab says its gunmen were behind an overnight attack that killed at least 14 people, mostly quarry workers, at a residential