18 July 2024
USCENTCOM Seizes Iranian Advanced Conventional Weapons Bound for Houthis. On 11 January 2024, while conducting a flag verification, U.S. CENTCOM Navy forces conducted a night-time seizure of a dhow conducting illegal transport of advanced lethal aid from Iran to resupply Houthi forces in Yemen
At least three people were killed when a lone suicide bomber blew himself up at a cafe shop near the municipal government HQs in Mogadishu. No group says it has carried out Tuesday's explosion, but such attacks are often claimed by Al Shabab
6 month ago
US Central Command confirms the loss of 2 Marines off the coast of Somalia
SPA Agency: Saudi Arabia affirms its great concern for the unity of the Federal Republic of Somalia and its sovereignty over its entire territory
IGAD chairperson, and Djiboutian leader calls for an urgent IGAD summit on Ethiopia-Somalia tensions, and ongoing SudanCrisis on 18 January. The summit will take place on the sidelines of the #NAMSummitUg2024
Egypt Foreign Minister arrives in Asmara  in “Emergency Meeting”. The latest in the diplomatic crisis in the Horn Africa after Ethio-Somaliland deal6 month ago
Egypt Foreign Minister arrives in Asmara in “Emergency Meeting”. The latest in the diplomatic crisis in the Horn Africa after Ethio-Somaliland deal
A UN helicopter carrying military supplies has reportedly landed in an al Shabab-controlled area after taking off from Baladweyne town. Initial reports say Al Shabab group has seized the helicopter and four crew members onboard
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud meets with Somali army chief Brigadier General Ibrahim Sheikh Muhyadin, the commanders of the Navy, Air Force, and the Deputy Commander of the Somali Land Forces at the Ministry of Defense in Mogadishu on Wednesday.State-owned…
Somalia president concludes visit to Asmara. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and President Isaias Afwerki held extensive and profound talks on bilateral, regional and international issues, according to a statement by Eritrea Ministry of Information. “The two leaders agreed to work vigorously, through bilateral and complementary cooperation and within the framework of a wider regional complementarity, with patience and constructive spirit while refraining from a re-active posture to various provocative agendas.”6 month ago
Somalia president concludes visit to Asmara. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and President Isaias Afwerki held extensive and profound talks on bilateral, regional and international issues, according to a statement by Eritrea Ministry of Information. “The two leaders agreed to work vigorously, through bilateral and complementary cooperation and within the framework of a wider regional complementarity, with patience and constructive spirit while refraining from a re-active posture to various provocative agendas.”
6 month ago
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi invited Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to Cairo, Villa Somalia said
The Chief of Staff of Somaliland's army meets the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces to discuss military cooperation
6 month ago
Reuters, from Ambrei Maritime Security Company: Armed men board a cargo ship as it sails southeast of Eil, Somalia.
6 month ago
Egypt’s President @AlsisiOfficial received phone calls from Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Greece's PM @kmitsotakis on Wednesday
Arab league give statement siding with Somalia sovereignty and condemning Ethiopian government
Regional body IGAD calls on Ethiopia and Somalia to de-escalate, find amicable solution.IGAD makes no reference or criticism of the Somaliland-Ethiopia deal
“The European Union would like to remind the importance of respecting the unity, the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of the Federal Republic of Somalia. This is key for the peace and stability of the entire Horn of Africa region,” - statement
Diplomatic firestorm triggered by New Year Ethiopia-Somaliland deal still raging. Somali MPs meet in emergency session. PM Hamza Barre appeals for calm, unity, reiterates "we shall defend our land". Reports Mogadishu recalling its ambo from Addis
Somali government: The Ethiopian agreement with "Somaliland" is rejected as it threatens peace and stability
Today, 20 December 2023, ATMIS, handed over Qorillow Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Hirshabelle State to @SNAForce (SNA)
7 month ago
Senior al-Shabaab commander involved in organising attacks targeted by U.S. drone - Somali government says. The targeted militant has not been identified but @SONNALIVE reported the operation took place in the Middle Jubba region, Sunday
7 month ago
United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations has received a report from authorities the boarded vessel is adrift in position 1158N 06120E, approximately 700nm east of Bosaso, Somalia. At present all crew are reported as safe. Further updates to follow.
7 month ago
United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations has received a report of a distress call heard over VHF of a vessel being boarded by unknown persons in the vicinity of 1203N 06120E, approximately 700nm east of Bossaso, Somalia. Authorities investigating.
Police in Mogadishu have arrested three women who filmed themselves torturing a man they had invited into a house in the Waberi district this week
7 month ago
Turkey has issued an international arrest warrant for the son of Somalia's president, after he allegedly ran over a motorcycle courier, who later died. A police report said Mohammed Hassan Cheikh Mohamud collided with the courier in broad daylight in Istanbul.Police…
Somalia, Ethiopia ink new defense agreement
Police in Mogadishu say two suspected al-Shabaab would-be-attackers were killed tonight by the explosives they were transporting in a tuktuk; a third suspect was apprehended.
Pentagon initially assesses the five individuals detained by the USS Mason in aftermath of attempted hijacking of M/V Central Park are Somali
8 month ago
Ethiopian troops have fired four mortar rounds in eastern Bardale town, with reports indicating that the shelling was targeting Al Shabab-held areas. The bombardment sent a wave of shock among locals
According to State media, the govt troops “neutralised” a lone suicide bomber who tried to enter the base. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for the attack. The group also claimed the explosion killed seven soldiers and injured 26: Suspected suicide bombing reported outside the 77 military barracks on Mogadishu’s Industrial Road, early Monday - reports
Russian Aviation Agency: Protesters removed from Dagestan Airport and a decision to close it until November 6