A lawmaker and his driver have been killed after a powerful car bomb exploded outside prime minister's office in Somali capital city of Mogadishu, security sources say.
Wed Dec 4, 2013 3:36PM
Somali parliament has passed a vote of no-confidence on Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon, following months of dispute between the country’s premier and president.
Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:24PM
Al-Shabab militants have targeted a police station run by the African Union force in Somali town of Beledweyne, killing at least 10 people.
Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:26AM
Some 300 people are feared dead in north-eastern Somali region of Putland following a fierce storm and days of heavy floods in the region, the local government says.
Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:48PM
The UN Security Council has approved an extra 4,400 troops to join the African force deployed in Somalia to fight anti-government militants there.
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:31PM
At least two people have been killed in an attack carried out by a US assassination drone in southern Somalia, an al-Shabab militant and a senior US military official have said.
Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:19AM
Some unknown armed men have critically wounded a Somali television journalist in the country’s capital Mogadishu, police has announced.
Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:53AM
At least 13 people have been killed in a bomb explosion outside a restaurant in the town of Baladweyne in central Somalia, a local politician says.
Sun Oct 6, 2013 1:1AM
A team of US Navy SEALs has carried out a strike on a coastal town in southern Somalia against al-Shabab, the group behind last month’s mall attack in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
Sat Oct 5, 2013 8:6AM
Foreign special forces in Somalia have carried out a pre-dawn attack against an al-Shabab base in a town in the south of the country.
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:54PM
The Somali prime minister has vowed to “finish” al-Shabab, which carried out a lethal attack against a shopping mall in Kenya.
Sat Sep 7, 2013 12:51PM
Twin explosions have rocked the Somali capital, Mogadishu, leaving at least 18 people dead and several others injured, security sources say.
Wed Sep 4, 2013 2:27AM
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned about the situation in Somalia, saying the African country may slide back into being a failed state.
Tue Sep 3, 2013 11:37AM
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed has escaped unscathed from the ambush carried out by militants in the country, reports say.
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:29PM
A Swedish politician, who was shot recently by unknown gunmen in an attack which killed two people in Somali capital Mogadishu, says the assailants tried to abduct her.
Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:29AM
Somalia says it has detained three people in connection with an attack in Somali capital Mogadishu, in which a Swedish politician was injured and two other men were killed.
Wed Aug 21, 2013 5:40PM
Unknown gunmen have opened fire at a vehicle in Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least two men and injuring a Swedish politician.
Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:17PM
The Somali government has expressed deep concern over the alleged rape of a Somali woman by a number of African Union (AU) soldiers in a camp in Mogadishu, Press TV reports.
Fri Aug 9, 2013 1:14PM
At least four people have been killed and two others injured after a cargo plane belonging to Ethiopian military crash-landed at an airport in Somalia.
Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:53PM
A powerful bomb explosion has rocked a building housing Turkish Embassy staff in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, leaving at least two people dead and several others injured, security sources say.
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:20PM
At least two people have been killed in a powerful explosion and the ensuing gunfire near the heavily-fortified Mogadishu International Airport, Somali security officials say.
Tue Jul 9, 2013 9:39AM
A car bomb has exploded in a market in the center of the Somali capital Mogadishu, with reports of gunfire having been heard following the blast.
Sun Jun 30, 2013 1:40AM
Dozens of people have been killed in gun battles between rival militias fighting for control of the Somali port city of Kismayo.
Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:46PM
At least five people have been killed in gun battles between rival militias fighting for control of the Somali port city of Kismayo.
Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:58PM
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned a deadly attack on the main UN compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:0PM
At least 15 people have been killed in an attack on the main UN compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:24AM
Gunmen have attacked an office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, reports say.
Sun Jun 9, 2013 2:2AM
Eighteen people have been killed in gun battles between rival militias fighting for control of the Somali port city of Kismayo.
Mon Jun 3, 2013 3:12PM
More than 20 people have lost their lives and thousands of others displaced in Somalia’s southeastern town of Jowhar after a river inundated its banks in Middle Shabelle region, Press TV reports.
Sat Jun 1, 2013 10:28PM
A surveillance drone has crashed in the semi-autonomous Puntland region of Somalia, according to Puntland Ports and Anti-piracy Minister Saeed Mohamed Rage.
Tue May 28, 2013 5:56PM
An unmanned aerial vehicle reportedly belonging to the United States has crashed in the Lower Shabelle region in the south of Somalia.
Sun May 5, 2013 8:17AM
Nearly a dozen people have died and five others have been injured in a car bomb attack carried out in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, local officials say.
Wed May 1, 2013 4:38AM
The United Nations has announced plans to relocate some 80,000 displaced Somalis living in the war-torn capital Mogadishu, Press TV reports.
Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:24PM
A new report indicates that over a quarter of million people - half of them under five - lost their lives during the 2011 famine in Somalia.
Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:14PM
Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a Somalia journalist in the capital Mogadishu in the latest of a string of fatal attacks targeting members of media in the country.
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:50AM
The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the terror attacks that killed 34 people in Somalia's capital city, Mogadishu.
Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:10PM
As many as 34 people have been killed and many more injured after several blasts rocked Somalia's capital city, Mogadishu.
Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:11AM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recognized Somalia’s new government after a 22-year break in relations with the war-torn country.
Tue Apr 2, 2013 8:55PM
A bomb explosion has targeted the headquarters of Dahabshiil bank in Mogadishu, ripping through Somalia's leading money transfer agency.
Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:52PM
Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a female radio journalist in Somalia in the latest of a string of fatal attacks targeting members of media in the lawless Horn of Africa nation.
Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:8PM
At least ten people have been killed and seven others injured in a massive car bomb in Somalia's capital city, Mogadishu, Press TV reports.
Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:41PM
Somalia’s al-Shabab fighters have taken full control of the southern town of Hudur after Ethiopian troops vacated the town, residents say.
Fri Mar 1, 2013 3:19PM
At least two people have been killed and several wounded in two massive explosions that targeted a restaurant on the popular beachfront of Somalia's capital city, Mogadishu.
Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:34PM
African Union (AU) troops along with Somali government forces have taken control of the town of Burhakaba, a former stronghold of al-Shabab fighters.
Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:44PM
At least two people have been killed and two others injured in a car bomb explosion in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, police officials say.
Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:45AM
The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has set plans to feed 1.6 million people in Somalia, who are in a dire need of food, Press TV reports.
Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:28AM
A car bomb attack in Somalia’s central region of Galkayo has claimed the lives of at least five people, including the attacker, police say.
Sat Feb 2, 2013 2:4AM
The Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) say they have killed dozens of al-Shabab militants in an airstrike on the militia’s logistical base in southern Somalia.
Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:25AM
At least six people, including security forces, have been killed and several others wounded in a bomb explosion outside the Somali prime minister's office in Mogadishu, officials say.
Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:20AM
Unknown gunmen have shot dead a journalist in Somalia in the latest of a string of fatal attacks targeting members of media in the lawless Horn of Africa nation, Press TV reports.