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MOGADISHU: 1 Soldier Killed and 2 Others Wounded in a Militant Attack

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) –Fighting took place in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu between Somali government troops and Al-Shabaab militants, local officials have confirmed on Monday. Militants attacked a...

Presidential Guard Commander of Somalia’s Puntland State Killed in Clashes With Clan Militia

GAROWE (Somaliguardian) –The commander of Puntland’s presidential guard unit Osman Omar Mohamed was killed in fierce clashes with clan militia in the Somalia town...

Kenya Airways Suspends Flights to Somalia Amid Dispute Over Khat Ban

NAIROBI (Somaliguardian) –Kenya Airways announced that it would suspend passenger flights to Mogadishu airport, in a move aimed to reduce its operations because of...

China Goes All Out to Win Back Somaliland, Taiwan’s Last African Ally

HARGEISA (Somaliguardian) –Somaliland president Muse Bihi Abdi received Chinese ambassador for the Forum on Africa-China cooperation at the presidential palace in Hargeisa, discussing ways...

9 Fishermen Found Dead Off Somalia Coasts After 17 Fishing Boats Capsize

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – At least 9 people died after 17 fishing boats capsized off the Indian Ocean coast of Ras Kiyamboni in southern Somalia...

Al-Shabaab Militants Overrun an Army Base in Southern Somalia

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) –Islamist militant Al-Shabaab fighters launched an attack on an army base in southern Somalia. Heavily armed fighters of the Al-Qaeda-linked group stormed an...

Somaliland President Rejects Meeting With Chinese Ambassador of Somalia

HARGEISA (Somaliguardian) –Somaliland president Muse Bihi Abdi has rejected meeting with Chinese ambassador of Somalia Qin Jian who has been on an official visit...

Kenyan Military Transport Aircraft Crashes on Landing in Somalia, Killing 1

NAIROBI (Somaliguardian) –A Kenyan military aircraft crashed on landing at Dhobley airport in the Somalia region of the Lower Juba, local officials have confirmed...

Somaliland ‘Astonished’ At the Swift Ouster of Somalia Prime Minister

HARGEISA (Somaliguardian) –Somaliland deputy minister of foreign affairs Liban Yusuf Gahnug said his government astonished at the swift ouster of Somali prime minister Hassan...

Dozens of Somali Youths Freed by Iran Return Home Onboard Turkish Airlines

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) –Dozens of Somali youths held for more than a year in Iranian prisons have been returned home. Turkish Airlines flight carrying the youths...

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