The government of Ethiopia has announced plans to resolve ongoing boundary dispute between Oromia and Somali regional states.
Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.
A Somali police officer says four people are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant in Baidoa town in southwestern Somalia.
More than 10 soldiers died on Sunday and several others were wounded when Al-Qaeda-aligned Shabaab militants stormed a base in southern Somalia, security sources said.
Kenyan officials say two people have been killed and three badly wounded in separate attacks in coastal Lamu County. They blame suspected al-Shabaab extremists from neighboring Somalia.
10 men and boys, all civilians have been killed in a joint U.S.-Somali raid in Bariire, announced by Somali government officials on Thursday.
Seven Burundian peacekeepers serving with the African Union have been killed in an ambush in Somalia by al-Shabab.
Al-Shabaab militants on Friday attacked a village in Lamu, Kenya killing at least three persons and torching houses, according to local media the Nation.
A former Somali insurgent leader, Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur, has defected to the government, a military official said on Sunday, severing ties with Islamist group al Shabaab.
Roughly 50 teenage Somali and Ethiopian migrants were "deliberately drowned" early on Wednesday by a smuggler who forced 120 passengers into the sea off Yemen's coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.