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Jowhar.com-Somali News Leader

Somali forces and African peacekeeping troops AMISOM captured Jalalaqsi district at Hiiraan region of the central of Somalia Al-Shabab fled as well as the allied forces came the closely to the district. ...

Somalia’s government has offered an amnesty to fighters of Islamist group al-Shabab, amid uncertainty over whether its leader survived a US air strike. ...

Somali intelligence agency have detained Dalsan radio director Hassan Ali Gesey and staff manager Abukar Moheydin Hashara today. ...

Two years ago Somalia’s current members of parliament and the president were nominated through a corrupt process. Somalis willingly ignored the scandal ridden affair and accepted the emerging dispensation hoping that a decent leader would emerge who would have the wisdom and courage to lead the nation out of the failures of the previous twenty-five years. ...

African Union (AU) states announced the idea after Nairobi talks on a problem highlighted on Tuesday by capture of a town in north-eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram militants. Fighting killed scores of people, according to security forces, and sent at least 5,000 fleeing. ...

NAIROBI (Reuters) – African leaders proposed on Tuesday creating a special fund to combat Islamist militant groups growing in strength from Kenya to Nigeria. ...

Mogadishu, Somalia – A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted senior leaders of Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it’s not clear if the leader of the Islamic militant group was wounded or killed, a Somali official said Tuesday. ...

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Islamist rebels blew up a car bomb on Sunday at a national-intelligence site in Somalia’s capital where suspected militants are held, and gunmen then attacked the site, officials and the rebel group said. ...

Mogadishu (AFP) – African Union forces claimed to have liberated a former Shebab stronghold in Somalia on Saturday as part of a joint offensive with government troops aimed at capturing key ports from the Islamist fighters. ...