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20 million face war-linked famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria: United Nations

20 million face war-linked famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria: United Nations

According to the UN`s humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, only $2.5 billion have so far been paid up by donors to tackle the crisis, out of a total of $4.9 billion urgently needed.

Mumbai court sends 16 Somali pirates to 7 years in prison

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 14,000 on each of them, while directing the government to deport them to Somalia after they serve their prison terms.

Al-Shabaab commander Killed in Somalia: US

Al-Shabaab commander Killed in Somalia: US

Ali Jabal was responsible for leading Al-Shabaab forces in the Mogadishu and Banadiir regions in planning and executing attacks.

India and Somalia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons

India and Somalia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Yusuf Garaad Omar, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Intl Coopn of Somalia.

US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

The US Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

In a court filing, the administration asked the justices to overturn Thursday's decision by a US district judge in Hawaii, which limited the scope of the administration's temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.

 

Suspected Islamist militants attack Kenya village, behead nine men

Suspected Islamist militants beheaded nine men in an overnight attack on a village in the Kenyan coastal district of Lamu, police said, days after Somali militants killed three policemen in an attack on a nearby village. 

Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect

Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect

The Supreme Court exempted from the ban travelers and refugees with a "bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the United States. 

US six-country travel ban takes effect with few exceptions for relatives

The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will allow exceptions for people with "close family relationships" in the US.

Donald Trump travel ban to take partial effect

The court said that Trump could only ban travelers from the targeted countries "who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.

Donald Trump travel ban: What comes next?

The court ruled that the president's executive order targeting citizens from six mainly Muslim countries could go into partial effect.

Bomb blast kills eight including four children on Kenya-Somalia border

Eight people, including four children returning to school after Eid celebrations, were killed Tuesday by a roadside bomb in eastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, police said.

At least 31 civilians killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

Police say nearly 40 people were wounded in the assault that began when a car bomb exploded outside the Pizza House restaurant in Mogadishu.
 

Mogadishu restaurant siege ends, 19 civilians killed

After an 11-hour-long battle, Somalian security forces have finally ended the siege at a Mogadishu restaurant early Thursday.

Kenya foils terror attack planned by Somali militants

Kenya has faced a constant security challenge from across the border ever since it sent its troops into Somalia in late 2011, to help defeat the al Shabaab militants and restore order.

US forces conduct strike against Somalia`s Al-Shabaab: Pentagon

The Pentagon said the operation occurred at approximately 0600 GMT "in coordination with regional partners as a direct response to Al-Shabaab actions.

Somalia's president vows revenge on al Shabaab after deadly attack

Somalia`s president said late Thursday night the country`s army was in "hot pursuit" of Islamist group al Shabaab fighters after the insurgents` assault on a military base in the Puntland region that left at least 38 people dead. 

Armed Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia, over 60 people killed

Armed Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia, over 60 people killed

More than 60 people have reportedly been killed in Somalia after heavily armed Al-Shabab fighters stormed a military base in the country's semiautonomous state of Puntland, local media reports said.

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to reinstate its travel ban on citizens from 6 Muslim-majority countries

Suspended by US courts, Trump in his executive order had banned visa issuance to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

South Korea says contact resumed with vessel off Somalia, crew safe

This month has seen a new rash of attacks, with two ships captured and a third rescued by Indian and Chinese forces.