Kenya threatens to pull troops out of Somalia

Kenya threatens to pull troops out of Somalia

Kenya may withdraw its troops from Somalia if the international community does not plug funding gaps for the operation, President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned. At a meeting with envoy ...

In Somalia, UN pushes for on time election

In Somalia, UN pushes for on time election

A UN Security Council delegation visited Somalia Thursday to insist August elections proceed as planned, warning that political wrangling could derail a process intended to signal ...

Somali Militant Group Al-Shabab’s Staying Power

Somali Militant Group Al-Shabab’s Staying Power

The period from 2013 until the present day can be considered the second insurgency phase in Al-Shabab’s history. It does in many ways resemble the period from 2007–2008, when Al-Sh ...

Finland tells Somali refugees to return to Somalia

Finland tells Somali refugees to return to Somalia

Finland tightened restrictions on giving residence permits to asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia on Tuesday, saying it was now largely safe for them to return to the ...

US drone strikes target Al-Shabaab fighters after assist mission turned in to battle in West of Mogadishu

US drone strikes target Al-Shabaab fighters after assist mission turned in to battle in West of Mogadishu

U.S. Special Operations called in an airstrike on Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia Thursday when a mission to help Ugandan forces the American troops were accompanying turned into a ...

Kenya drawing up timetable to close refugee camp for Somalis

Kenya drawing up timetable to close refugee camp for Somalis

NAIROBI - Somalis because of security concerns, the interior minister said on Wednesday, after the United Nations urged the East African nation to reconsider such a move. The East ...

Seven people including Police officers killed in Mogadishu bomb attack

Seven people including Police officers killed in Mogadishu bomb attack

Mogadishu - Islamic jihadists killed three police officers in a bomb and gun attack on a police station in the Somali capital on Monday, city authorities said. A suicide car bomber ...

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