It’s been 13 years since al-Shabaab was formed as a resistance group against the federal government of Somalia and the AU peacekeeping troops of AMISOM. Long before the rise of al-Shabaab, Somalia has suffered the plight of civil wars, clan-based
A new report from the Norwegian Refugee Council reveals that 320,000 people in Somalia fled their homes to escape conflict in 2018.
The World Bank has approved $80 million in grants for Somalia to fund public finance reforms – the organisation’s first disbursement to the conflict-ridden country in 30 years.
The Somali government has retaken control of the country’s airspace for the first time in more than two decades.
In February 2007, the United Nations approved the proposed mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The peacekeeping mission was tasked with supporting the government with national security operations, training the country’s army, assisting in the delivery of
The United States military confirmed on Monday that it carried out a drone strike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia.
Somalia’s president promised “no mercy” against militant group Al-Shabaab on Thursday night, following an attack on a military base in the Puntland region that killed at least 38 people.
Somali’s government is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo placed on the country in 1992 as it aims to defeat militant extremist group Al-Shabaab.
Somalia says it has killed one of Al-Shabaab’s regional leaders and three other members of the extremist group in a raid.
The Kenyan army says it has killed 52 Al-Shabaab fighters during an attack on one of the group’s camps in Somalia.