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Iranian Warship Repels Somali Pirate Attack in Gulf of Aden

TEHRAN (Somaliguardian) – An Iranian warship has repelled an attack by Somali pirates, who were trying to hijack two Iranian oil tankers in the...

Ex-Somalia PM’s Advisor Says ‘Traumatized’ After Son Arrested on Suspicion of British MP’s Murder

LONDON (Somaliguardian) - The man arrested by UK police on suspicion of murder of British MP David Amess has been identified as the son...

Al-Shabaab Militants Attack Base in Northeastern Somalia’s Puntland State

GAROWE (Somaliguardian) – A base housing troops came under a heavy attack near the coastal town of Bosaso in Somalia’s northeastern semi-autonomous region of...

District Official in Somalia’s Capital Injures Three Civilians in Shooting Attack

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – A district official in Somalia’s capital injured three civilians in a shooting attack in Kahda district, west of Mogadishu on Friday. The...

Somali Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder of British MP in ‘Terrorist Incident’

LONDON (Somaliguardian) – A Somali man was arrested for stabbing British MP David Amess to death in an Essex church on Friday after lunging...

At Least 16 Dead After Explosions Hit Mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

At least 16 people were killed and 32 wounded when explosions hit a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Friday, a...

Biden Meets with Kenya’s President Amid Conflict in Ethiopia

US President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a major new Covid vaccine donation for Africa and promised greater commitment to the continent as he...

Residents Flee As Somalia’s Army Advances Towards Town Held by Ahlu Sunna Group

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Residents have fled their homes as government troops and Galmudug regional forces close in on the town of Guriel in central...

Somalia Security Agencies Warn Threat of Imminent Al-Shabaab Attacks in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Somalia’s security agencies say they have received a credible intelligence that the Al-Qaeda-aligned militant group Al-Shabaab is planning suicide car bomb...

Turkey Expands Armed Drone Sales to Ethiopia and Morocco

Turkey has expanded its exports of armed drones by negotiating sales deals with Morocco and Ethiopia after their successful use in international conflicts, according...

US calls on Somalia’s President, PM to Solve Dispute

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and his prime minister need to the resolve their differences immediately, the United States Bureau of...

Gunfire in Beirut as Hezbollah Supporters Protest Against Blast Investigator

Heavy gunfire was heard in Beirut on Thursday near an area where supporters of the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah and its allies were gathering...

Ten Villagers Killed in Mosque Attack in Nigerien Village

Suspected jihadists killed 10 villagers in an attack on a mosque earlier this week in western Niger’s Tillaberi region, local sources said on Wednesday....

Fresh Fighting in Ethiopia’s Afar as Army Mounts Offensive

Fighting has resumed in northern Ethiopia's Afar region after a month-long lull, humanitarian and rebel sources told AFP Wednesday, as the government appeared to...

No clear path for unfreezing Afghan funds, Qatar foreign minister says

There is no clear path for unfreezing Afghan government funds, Qatar's foreign minister told a conference on Wednesday, highlighting the economic challenges Afghanistan faces...

Intelligence Officer Among 12 Killed in Militant Attack in Somalia’s Capital

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – At least 12 soldiers were killed and more than 10 others wounded after militants ambushed their convoy on the outskirts of...

Somalia’s President Says Kenya Did Whatever It Took to ‘Isolate US Politically’

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Tuesday said Kenya did whatever it took to “isolate us politically” to pressure his government...

At least 14 Soldiers Killed in IED Attack in Kenya’s Lamu County, Militants Claim

NAIROBI (Somaliguardian) - At least 14 KDF soldiers were killed and a number of others wounded after a vehicle they had been traveling ran...