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A popular hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has been attacked, officials say. The African Union mission to Somalia, AMISOM, confirmed to Al Jazeera that there had been an explosion and gunfire at the Makka al-Maukarama hotel on Friday. Police told Reuters news agency that government officials were trapped inside the hotel. Officers speaking to the news agency blamed...

Uganda said Thursday it was boosting security over threats by Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militants, hours after the US embassy in Kampala warned its citizens of a possible imminent terror attack. ...

Sources have confirmed to Radio Dalsan that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has officially requested the Somali government to use its airspace and territorial waters to carry out operations against Houthi rebels in Yemen. ...

 Foreword :  I have many aspirations for my country, one of them being the rebirth of strong united federal Somalia where the inalienable human rights of its citizens are protected. ...

The US embassy in Uganda has warned that Westerners – including Americans – may be targeted for terrorist attacks in the capital Kampala. ...

MOGADISHU (Africapen) —As the diplomatic row between Sweden and Saudi Arabia deepens after the Swedish foreign minister criticized Saudi Arabia’s record of human and women’s rights, Somalia’s government has issued a surprise statement, siding with the Saudi government and criticized the Swedish government. ...

The Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia condemns the remarks made by the Swedish Foreign Minister regarding issues pertaining to the internal affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ...

The authority of Mogadishu Local Government has today finished 4 days training on Local Economic Development Training for the members of Mogadishu LED Forum established recently in Mogadishu. ...

In Somalia nature and years of conflict have conspired to restrict the people’s access to water, the very essence of life. To ease their suffering, the ICRC endeavours to provide water to detainees and civilians affected by conflict, and to improve their sanitation facilities. ...

MANDERA, Kenya, March 23 (Xinhua) — Kenya plans to kick off construction of a wall along its border with Somalia as a security measure to help thwart off cross-border incursions by Al-Shabaab militants. ...