MOGADISHU (HOL) – A suicide car bomb blast followed a major attack by gunmen on an Islamic shrine in central Somalia killed at least 18 people and wounded 20 in central Somalia, officials say Monday, in one of the largest attacks by the Al-Qaeda linked group fighting Somali government and African Union troops in Somalia.
BOSSASO (HOL) – Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Sunday unveiled a $40 million project for a rickety port’s reconstruction plan aimed at benefiting communities in the country’s northeastern part amid a new battle for foreign investment projects
MOGADISHU (HOL) – Heavily armed suspected al-Shabab fighters ambushed Somali troops travelling in the north of the Somali capital on Saturday afternoon, killing 10 soldiers by shooting them and detonating bombs along a major high way, officials said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Istanbul for talks on Friday, according to a statement from the Turkish presidency.
BAIDOA (HOL) – The presidential election for Somalia’s Southwest State has been postponed for the third time, officials said Thursday amid fears of possible disqualifications of certain candidates running for the region’s top seat.