Nairobi, Kenya - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has registered its biggest victory in Somalia yet, with the surrender of more than 200 Islamist insurgents of Al Shabaab, following disagreements within the group's ranks that led to the factional killing of eight of its fighters, AMISOM said in a statement Sunday.
Somalia’s victorious U-17 football squad have warmly been received at Mogadishu airport by high profile sporting officials and football fans in what was described as the ‘biggest ever welcome ceremony’ for a Somali national team in more than 20 years.
Gunmen have shot dead a member of Somalia’s new parliament in an attack in the capital Mogadishu.
MOGADISHU, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers walked into a restaurant in central Mogadishu and killed at least 15 people on Thursday, police said, highlighting the security challenges facing the country's new president.
MOGADISHU (AFP) — A suicide bomber killed at least eight people and severely wounded several more Thursday in a restaurant in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, witnesses said.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Hundreds of Somali al Shabaab militants poured into the southern port city of Kismayo on Wednesday raising fears of a bloody showdown with African Union soldiers for control of the rebels' last bastion, residents said.