City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp review – stories that need to be heard
Guled was a slight boy, orphaned in his teens and living on his wits in Mogadishu, a city reduced to ruins by years of interminable war. He lived with his sister and a swelling group of other orphans, fleeing from their home when mortars came too close.
Somali recaptures key port of Merka from Al-Shabaab
Somali government troops backed by African Union peacekeepers on Sunday recaptured the key port of Merka from al-Shabaab insurgents, just one day after the Islamists swept into the city, the army and residents said.
Airport Staff, Airline Employees Detained Over Somali Plane Blast
Somali authorities have detained at least five people for questioning about a midflight explosion aboard a passenger plane this week that killed one person and wounded two others, Somali intelligence sources said Saturday.
Twitter Reports Progress in Shutting Down ISIS Accounts
Twitter's pledge to eradicate terrorist-related accounts on its site has made great strides since the social media company devoted more resources to reviewing flagged reports and following through with suspending accounts, the company said Friday.
Somalia beach attack: Survivor tells of ordeal at hands of al-Shabab
The Jan 21 attack by al-Shabab on a popular beachside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has now claimed more than 40 lives. Many of the victims died from their injuries in the days following the attack.