Two Canadian women have been jailed in Somaliland for the past three months. They were working to help women who face gender-based persecution - and were then arrested.

Map. History of Somalia conflict

26 May 2019
Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. target al-Shabaab near Jilib, Middle Juba
Puntland state President, H.E Said Abdullahi Deni who is on a visit to UAE held meeting with Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce officials on Wednesday.
1 month ago
Two Canadian women have been jailed in Somaliland for the past three months. They were working to help women who face gender-based persecution - and were then arrested.
In Somalia: Senior police officer survives bombing in Mogadishu
Under car seat explosion heard in the vicinity of Shaqalaha junction in Mogadishu-Somalia.
John Bolton:Looking forward to meeting with Somali Prime Minister Khayre tomorrow. Lots to discuss, including Somalia's economic and security reform efforts as well as strengthening our commitment to combat terrorism in in the Horn of Africa.
Somali Police Seize Explosives And IED-Making Materials In Mogadishu – Strategic Intelligence Service
At least 7 people killed in a clan militia clashes in Lower Shabelle region
1 month ago
ISIS claims umpteenth targeted assassination of a Somali policemen in Bosaso city
Somalia: IS claims an IED attack against "a vehicle of intelligence & the assassination" of a policeman in the Mogadishu capital
Somalia special forces arrested the Imam of Abu Hureyra Mosque in Bakara Market.
Mogadishu official 'suspended' after he apparently gave journalists access to the site of Thursday's car bombing near the police academy. Reports say Ismail Mukhtar, Commissioner of Hamar Jajab district has been suspended. No word from Mayor yet.
A review directed by Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, the head of @USAfricaCommand has determined that an April 1 2018 airstrike killed two civilians in Somalia, it is the first time the US Military has acknowledged civilian deaths as part of its air campaign in Somalia.
1 month ago
Jubbaland security forces captured the village of Malaylay which is close to Bulagadud, located about 30 KM north of Kismayo in lower Jubbaland region on Friday morning, sources indicating that there is no casualties.
UNSC has issued a new resolution condemning the prevailing humanitarian crisis, human rights violations in Somalia, expressing concerns on implementation of the national security architecture and calls on @TheVillaSomalia to bring culprits behind Baidoba massacres to account
At least one killed, six injured after Somali troops opened fire on civilian bus heading to Mogadishu
Somali govt Tuesday vowed to retake regions held by the al-Shabab fighters across the country. Security operation begun on Monday and so far the Somali National Army (SNA) has captured four regions in Lower Shabelle, southern Somalia According to the ministry of information.
Somali forces captured Sabiid village (40km SW of Mogadishu) from Al-Shabaab just few hours ago. The soldiers stumbled upon a tanker truck filled with explosives. Early assessment indicates it's one of the largest bombs ever made by AS. Mogadishu was the likely target of this bomb.
Video Aftermath of today's attack: At least 18 killed by a car bomb near a hotel and restaurants in Mogadishu.
ISIS officially claims killing 3 Somali soldiers with an IED in Afgoye area
Somali medical sources: 11 dead and 16 wounded when a car bomb exploded in the capital Mogadishu
Reuters: 8 killed in car bomb explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu
Radio Shabelle director @Aboukar_Sky has survived an assassination attempt on his life after being fired by a guard at Yardmeli hospital in Mogadishu.
Multiple casualties reported after car bomb explosion hits outside a restaurant near Hotel Weheliye in Mogadishu
Explosion occurred outside a restaurant near Hotel Weheliye on Hawlwadag side. A witness saw several injured victims.
Suspected car bomb in the vicinity of Dabka junction, Mogadishu - this is the fifth explosion in the capital since Saturday. Last night the commander of Mogadishu police forces have narrowly escaped an explosion targetibg his convoy.
Explosion reported in Mogadishu, shattering windows in far away buildings - witness.
Explosion just heard in Mogadishu.
At least one person was killed two injured in a blast in Mogadishu - ambulances services. The explosion occurred close to the busy K-4 junction.
An explosion from a vehicle near K-4 junction, Mogadishu. The car was traveling on Maka Al-Mukarama Road but its ultimate target is not yet known. There are fatalities. Most of the victims were civilians traveling on a minibus.
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