The United Nations has said more than 700 children have died in malnourishment centers in Somalia this year. Several parts of the country could experience famine from October to December due to extreme drought.
Ahmed Hassan Hirei says his brother, Ibrahim Hirei, was killed in a US airstrike in Somalia. Now, he wants answers.
An increase in US counterterrorism operations in Somalia brings unintended humanitarian and security consequences on the ground.
The terrorist group al-Shabab has conscripted children throughout its decade-long insurgency in Somalia, but it escalated its campaign of forcibly recruiting child soldiers in mid-2017.
One Minnesota man was in Mogadishu for a job interview. Another was about to meet members of his family. Then Somalia's deadliest terrorist attack happened.
Rescuers have worked to pull bodies from the rubble after a truck bomb exploded outside Safari Hotel on a busy road junction in Mogadishu, leveling buildings and leaving many vehicles in flames.
A truck bomb exploded outside a hotel at a busy junction in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, causing widespread devastation that left at least 20 dead, with the toll likely to rise.
Female auto mechanics are a rarity in Somalia. But this young woman's love for cars led her to break the stereotypes.
The attack began at around 8 p.m. (1700 GMT) on Wednesday evening with a suicide car bombing at the Posh Treats restaurant and club, after which gunmen stormed inside the nearby Pizza House restaurant. The Syrian national is believed to have been a chef at Pizza House.
A longtime Africa correspondent looks behind the headlines in Somalia and talks about his new memoir.