Somalia news

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The size and methods of the latest truck bombing in Mogadishu show how international and Somali government efforts to stop the killings are failing, partly because intelligence gathering to counter such attacks is so disjointed, security sources say. 

More than 300 people were killed in the bomb ...

Former England football captain Rio Ferdinand confirmed on Tuesday that he will train to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.

The 38-year-old former Manchester United star, who retired from football in May 2015, is taking part in online betting firm Betfair's “Defender to Contender” proj ...

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The United States condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that killed and injured hundreds in Mogadishu on October 14.

We extend our‎ deepest condolences to all Somalis, especially those who lost friends and family in the attacks. We further wish for a quick recovery for all those ...

HARGEISA, Somaliland - Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland has inaugurated its first museum to preserve the history of its self-declared independence in 1991.

The Saryan Museum built in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa was founded by Saed Shukri Hussein, one of the liberation fighters of the autonomous region, loc ...