Nearly 20k Ethiopian troops enter Somalia as Addis Ababa plans to recognize Somaliland 

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Nearly 20,000 Ethiopian troops have entered Somalia over the past days, triggering concerns as Addis Ababa plans to recognize the break-away...

AU endorses new post-ATMIS peacekeeping mission in Somalia 

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - The African Union Peace and Security Council on Friday endorsed the establishment of a new African Union-led peacekeeping mission in Somalia...

Ethiopia deploys thousands of fresh troops to Somalia ahead of ATMIS exit 

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Thousands of fresh Ethiopian troops crossed over the border into Somalia over the past days as the African Union Transition Mission...

Exclusive: Somalia asks peacekeepers to slow withdrawal, fears Islamist resurgence 

Somalia's government is seeking to slow the withdrawal of African peacekeepers and warning of a potential security vacuum, documents seen by Reuters show, with...

Ringleader of pirates behind hijacking of Bangladeshi ship arrested in Somalia 

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Authorities in northeastern Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland have said they arrested the alleged ringleader of the pirates behind the hijacking...

Somalia, Djibouti leaders discuss ‘strengthening cooperation’ 

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - In a meeting held on Wednesday, Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the leader of neighboring Djibouti Ismail Omar Ghuelleh discussed...

Gunfight between clan militias erupts in south Somalia’s Qoryoley town 

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Fighting between clan militias erupted in south Somalia’s Qoryoley town, some 95 kilometers south of the capital Mogadishu, Caasimada Online news...

Loved Ones Search For Missing As Hajj Death Toll Passes 900 

Friends and family searched for missing hajj pilgrims on Wednesday as the death toll at the annual rituals, which were carried out in scorching...

Somalia rubbishes claim by US officials that Al-Shabaab has reversed SNA gains 

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s National Security Advisor Hussein Sheikh Ali on Tuesday said claims by US defense officials that the militant group Al-Shabaab reversed...

Somalia’s president to dismiss army chief after battlefield setbacks

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is planning to dismiss the current chief of the army Ibrahim Sheikh Muhidin after battlefield setbacks...

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