Africa

External actors urged to stop meddling in Somalia's affairs

AU and EU are urging an end to external interference in Somalia's internal affairs by non-African actors.

External actors urged to stop meddling in Somalia's affairs

Somalia

Flooding after cyclone Sagar kills 15 in Somalia

Tens of thousands of people are affected by flooding as details of the destruction slowly emerge.

Cyclone Sagar: At least 15 people killed in Somalia

Africa

Youth artists risk everything for music and peace in Mogadishu

Al-Shabab attacks have long left Somalia's youth trapped indoors in a claustrophobic boredom, but a rare music concert is bringing some relief and is a sign that things may be changing.

Africa

Fears persist as Mogadishu dares to rebuild itself

Six months after the country's deadliest bombing, life is slowly returning to normal in Somalia's capital city, but uncertainty remains.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

The Cut: Exploring FGM

Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?

Africa

Somali troops take over UAE-run military base in Mogadishu

The order by the Somali Defence Ministry to end military cooperation coincides with the closure of a UAE-funded hospital and the seizure of $10m from UAE diplomats at Mogadishu airport two weeks ago.

Politics

Somalia warns Dubai Ports World against violating its sovereignty

State-owned port operator should rethink its deal with breakaway region and work with the government, says Somali FM.

Somalia warns Dubai Ports World against violating its sovereignty

Inside Story

What's triggering tension between Somalia and the UAE?

The United Arab Emirates is ending a military training programme in Somalia and closing a hospital it ran in Mogadishu.

Somalia

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free.

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Somalia

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia's Puntland

Somali officials at Bosaso airport insisted that 'heavy bags' be checked, resulting in hours-long row, local media say.

Somalia

Blast at Somalia stadium kills five football fans

Explosion during friendly match in the town of Barawe also wounded 10 others, government official says.

Blast at Somalia stadium kills five football fans

Somalia

Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train soldiers

Somalia said it seized several bags of money containing $9.6m in cash from a plane arriving from the UAE.

Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train soldiers

United Arab Emirates

UAE condemns Somalia over seizing cash 'sent to army'

Somalia said on Sunday it had seized almost $10m from a Royal Jet aeroplane that arrived at Mogadishu airport.

UAE condemns Somalia over seizing cash 'sent to army'

Middle East

Somalia seizes $9.6m from UAE plane in Mogadishu

The money, found in three unmarked bags, was seized from a Royal Jet airlines carrier at Mogadishu airport.

Somalia seizes $9.6m from UAE plane in Mogadishu

Somalia

African Union: 30 al-Shabab fighters killed in Somalia attack

African Union claim comes after armed group said it killed 59 AU soldiers in an attack on a base in southern Somalia.

African Union: 30 al-Shabab fighters killed in Somalia attack