Africa

Man convicted of Mogadishu attack executed on bombing anniversary

One year ago, a massive bomb blast tore through the centre of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing more than 500 people and injuring hundreds more.

Africa

Somalia: Double suicide bombing kills 16 in Baidoa

50 others were wounded after two men blew themselves up in a restaurant and a hotel in the town.

Somalia: Double suicide bombing in Baidoa kills civilians

Africa

UAE violating Somalia arms embargo: Report

Abu Dhabi also accused of building an army base in Somaliland, according to an unpublished UN report seen by Al Jazeera.

Somalia

US air raid in Somalia kills 18 al-Shabab fighters

Deadly drone attack carried out after US and local forces on the ground came under attack.

US air raid in Somalia kills 18 al-Shabab fighters

Refugees

Telling the stories of Somalia's lost warriors

From refugee to storyteller, a Danish Somali filmmaker challenges stereotypes about young Somalis - one film at a time.

Africa

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Restoration of diplomatic relations among Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia signals an end to region's conflict.

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Somalia

Suicide blast targets government offices in Mogadishu

At least six killed after vehicle filled with explosives detonated at the Hodan district offices in Somali capital.

The Far Right

A Somali super mum in Sweden

Life in the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby seen through the eyes of a mother fighting to improve life for its residents.

Witness

Lost Warrior: Leaving al-Shabab

Will a young man deported from the UK to Somalia be able to reunite with his son and leave his troubled past behind him?

This is Europe

The Mothers of Rinkeby: Last Night in Sweden

A group of Somali super mums patrols the streets of Stockholm's infamous Rinkeby neighbourhood to prevent crime.

Somalia

Deadly suicide blast hits offices, school in Mogadishu

At least six killed as car bomb attack strikes government office building, causing nearby school to collapse.

Kenya

Roadside bomb kills five soldiers in Kenya's Lamu

Blast destroys army vehicle in the coastal Lamu county, 100km from Somali border, leaving ten others wounded.

Kenya: Roadside bomb kills five soldiers in Lamu county

Opinion

War and literature in Mogadishu

The Mogadishu Book Fair is a reminder that even in the upheaval and uncertainty of war, life persists.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Africa

Soldiers killed in al-Shabab military base attack near Mogadishu

A suicide car bomb explodes near the gate of a military base in Afgoye before of president's visit to the town.

Soldiers killed in al-Shabab military base attack near Mogadishu

Africa

Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations

The move comes weeks after Eritrea and Ethiopia signed an historic peace deal, establishing relations between the two.

Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations