As many as 15 Somali-American men from Minneapolis-St. Paul left home in recent months to enlist with radical groups and join the fighting in Syria, the FBI says. Officials from the community and government say the men may be dealing with a variety of issues, including poverty, peer pressure and identity crises.
MOGADISHU -- Senior international representatives to Somalia on Friday called on warring sides in the north of country to withdraw their forces from the disputed town of Saaxdheer and resolve differences through peaceful means.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Somalia has asked the United Nations' highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya.
Atleast 20 people were killed in the heavy fighting in Sah-Dhere in the region of Sool this morning and a further thirty were injured. This violent incident took place 75km south of Lascanood district, the capital of Sool.
Mogadishu (HOL) - A delegation lead by the Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud left Mogadishu airport today to attend the inauguration of the newly elected Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara tomorrow. President elect Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP)
NIROBI, Kenya — Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh was unharmed in a shooting at the Horn of Africa country's main airport in the capital that left three people wounded, Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said.
The European Union's Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said Sunday she was "appalled" by a new report that migrants had died trying to cross the Mediterranean to get to Italy.
The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes.
NAIROBI, Kenya — A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday.
Nairobi - Militants of the Al Shabaab extremist organisation Friday beheaded a Kenyan driver who was kidnapped at Kiunga near the border with Somalia in the coastal town of Lamu.
The manager of the independent Shabelle radio station in the Somali capital has told the BBC he is in hiding after the authorities took it off air.
The African Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), a peace keeping mission operated by the African Union would be leaving Somalia in 2016, according to the latest assessment by stakeholders.