ISIOLO, KENYA — The Al-Shabab militants who have long battled for control of Somalia also have recruited thousands of young people in Kenya, leaving many families bereft.
MOGADISHU (HOL)----After decades of war in the horn of Africa nation, Somalia’s government has unveiled a new Population Estimation Survey data, paving the way for an official 2016 census in a country where militants still control large swathes in Somalia.
MOGADISHU -- Islamist militants Al-Shabaab seized the control of a strategic town in the southern Somali region of lower Shabelle on Sunday night after government forces vacated the town, witnesses and residents said on Monday.
MOGADISHU (HOL)----Somalia's security agencies have completed their murder investigations into the killing of a Somali MP in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu on Saturday, officials told HOL Sunday.
MOGADISHU - Fighting in south Somalia between al Shabaab militants and government forces killed at least 24 people, while a rebel attack in the capital killed three Transport Ministry workers and a lawmaker, officials and the group said on Saturday.
MOGADISHU -- Locally-owned Premier Bank launched banking services on Thursday in Somali capital Mogadishu, becoming the second operating commercial bank in the war-torn Horn of African country.
When she graduates from the Kennedy School, Fadumo Dayib plans to run for president of Somalia
We need your help. That’s the message from Somalia’s former prime minister as he tours the U.S. to meet with Somali diaspora communities.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN envoy to Somalia warned Tuesday that al-Shabab militants are expected to do everything they can to derail elections next year and urged military forces to prepare to respond to any sign the Islamist group is benefiting from its links to extremist groups in nearby Yemen.
MOGADISHU — The Somali police force has banned its officers from drugging themselves with a popular local stimulant while on duty, police chief Mohamed Hassan Haamud announced Monday.
MOGADISHU (HOL) ----The Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia said their fighters seized a suspected US drone which has crashed in a rebel-held area in southern Somalia on Sunday.
This past week, at a pre-trial hearing for five young Somali-Americans accused of attempting to join the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), U.S. District Court Judge Michael Davis announced that he would consider moving the men from prison to a halfway house while they awaited trial