Ten killed in fighting between regional neighbours in Somalia

At least 10 people have been killed in fighting between forces in the Somali semi-autonomous regions of Puntland and Galmudug, medical sources and witnesses said Sunday.

Somalia releases Al Jazeera reporters arrested for "one-sided story"

Al Jazeera journalists arrested in Somalia on suspicion of researching for a "one-sided story" in support of radical Islamists were released on Thursday after two days under arrest, the National...

Nineteen killed in fighting between army and al-Shabaab in Somalia

At least 19 people were killed Tuesday in fierce fighting between Somali and African Union forces and al-Shabaab militants, officials and witnesses said.

Al-Shabaab militants kill six in north-eastern Kenya

Kenyan security personnel are in hot pursuit of al-Shabaab militants who killed six people in Kenya's north-east early Thursday, government spokesman Eric Kiraithe said.

Car bomb kills three people outside Mogadishu restaurant

A car bomb blew up outside a restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing three people and wounding seven others, a senior police officer told dpa on Saturday.

Somalia requests explanation from US about airstrike

Somalia on Thursday requested an explanation from the United States on an airstrike which it said had killed 22 people in the centre of the country.

Alleged US airstrike kills 22 in Somalia

Regional officials in Somalia said Wednesday that 22 members of local security forces died in a friendly-fire airstrike by US warplanes on a village in central Somalia.

Army recaptures village from Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia

Soldiers have recaptured a village controlled by Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, killing at least eight militants, local government officials and witnesses said Sunday....

Suicide car bomber kills commander, six soldiers in Somali capital

A senior Somali commander and six other soldiers died Sunday after a suicide car bomber rammed his car into their military convoy as it travelled through the capital,...

Suicide car bomber kills 26 near Somali presidential palace

A suicide car bomber targeted a hotel near the Somali presidential palace, officials and witnesses said Tuesday.

Militants attack seaside restaurant in Mogadishu, killing at least 6

Islamist militants rammed an explosives-laden car into a beachside restaurant in Mogadishu before moving inside the building and opening fire, killing at least six people, officials and witnesses...

Sixteen killed in fighting between army and Islamists in Somalia

Sixteen people have been killed when Somali and African Union troops clashed with al-Shabaab Islamists in south-western Somalia, officials said Tuesday.

Twin suicide car bombings kill 18 in Somalia

Twin suicide car bombings killed at least 15 people, including the two attackers, in northern Somalia on Sunday, officials and witnesses said.

13 killed, 20 wounded in attack on police headquarters in Mogadishu

Al-Shabaab suicide bombers and gunmen targeted the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters in Mogadishu on Sunday, leaving 13 dead, a Somali minister confirmed.

Former politician one of bombers in Somalia double suicide attack

A former member of Somalia's parliament was one of two suicide bombers behind a recent attack on international troops near Mogadishu's international airport, Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab...