Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed concluded a two day state visit in Kenya, president Uhuru Kenyatta and the PM agreed to pursue peace in Somalia.
Several people injured in suspected mortar attacks in Mogadishu's Ali Kamin area: residents
Kenyan president says 9 soldiers killed in Somalia explosion
Death toll from Thursday's Suspected Al-Shabab attack in northeastern Kenya has risen to three, at least three others are injured two of them seriously. The victims are identified to be quarry workers in an area called Shimbir Fatima close to the border with Somalia.
German nurse working for ICRC kidnapped in Mogadishu
Red Cross says female staffer abducted in Somalia's capital; police say she is German.
Heavy Police and Security presence at a building used by foreign aid workers in Mogadishu. Tryng to verify unconfirmed reports of "kidnap".
The Somali government declared the situation in flood affected areas in Hirshabelle as a national disaster. Somali leaders have appealed for assistance. Hundreds of thousands of people fled their homes amid fear of possible outbreak of diseases.
Former Defense Minister Mohamed Mursal has been elected as new Speaker of Somalia's Parliament.
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Turkish Red Crescent to launch humanitarian aid mission to help tens of thousands of people affected by floods in Baladweyne town, about 335km away from Mogadishu.
AlShabaab says it killed 3 Ugandan soldiers after bomb explosion hit AMISOM with US troops' convoys near Barawe town, about 180km south of Mogadishu
SOMaliLAND: Hargeisa court sentences popular Somali tradional elder Boqor (king) Burmadow to five years in jail for participating an inuaguration cermony in Puntland
Shabaab Claims 8 Attacks in One-Week on SNA and AMISOM Forces
Somalia's defence minister steps down to contest speaker seat @Goobjoognews reports
Somali military officials say they've "detained" number of soldiers who attacked, tried to remove military items from military training centre formerly run by the UAE; it comes three days after Govt took-over the facility from UAE officials
Deaths feared as UAE-trained soldiers and other forces clashed over a dispute of looting weapons from Gordon base in Mogadishu - Radio Shabelle reports
Members of UAE-trained Somali forces exchange gunfire with another unit from the national army after a "dispute" in the formerly UAE-run centre: Sources
Heavy bursts of gunfire heard near UAE military training base in Mogadishu
A Govt soldier and a civilian were killed after militants hurled hand grenades at a newly erected security checkpoint in Hamar Jadid neighbourhood of Mogadishu tonight, residents. Somalia
Somali Finance Minister @DrBeileh say Govt "deeply worried" about violations into its territorial integrity and says other countries are taking advantage of the country's weakness
Leader of the main Somaliland opposition party Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi Irro describes Berbera port and military base agreements with UAE as "illegal" accusing Pres @musebiihi of "lying" to the public about the agreement.
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Four soldiers killed and scores injured in ambush attack by AlShabaab near Balcad town, some 31km north of Mogadishu - Witness
At least four Govt soldiers killed some injured in Wednesday's Al-Shabab ambush near the town of Bal'ad, local sources
Several Govt soldiers killed in new Al-Shabab ambush near Bal'ad town, witness. Militants have reportedly hit a military vehicle with an RPG leading to gunfight. Attack took place just outside the village of Il-baq about 40km north Mogadishu
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Deaths feared as AlShebab fighters attacked on KDF and Jubaland forces' bases in Qoqani area, some 70Km from the border – Radio Andlus
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Qatar donates 30 buses, two cranes to Mogadishu regional authority, officials
Sources close to the Al Jazeera: UAE closes Sheikh Zayed Hospital in Mogadishu
Major security alert reported at Halane camp in Mogadishu housed by foreign diplomats. Security force presence and restrictions on movement may be put in place at short notice – Media reports
Somali FM @MinisterMOFA tells that talks between the leaders of UAE and Somalia are underway to resolve recent diplomatic spat; he says there is no third party involved in mediation between the two countries
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Somali president @M_Farmaajo has arrived in Saudi to attend Arab League summit in Riyadh