Saturday's bombing is the latest of several violent acts in Somalia during the past week
UNHCR delivers evacuees, including 65 children, to safety in Rome on Thursday
Northern Virginia court finds former Somali colonel responsible for torture, orders him to pay $500,000 to his victim
Somali-American lawmaker says recent harsh criticism of her is the 'product of hate and ignorance'
Demonstrators also protest road closures that hinder the city's movement
Witnesses say the blast occurred outside front door of a restaurant along Maka Al-Mukarama road, Mogadishu's busiest street
Witnesses say attack began when suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden car at front gate of compound that houses two government ministries
Restaurant is frequented by government soldiers who control one of the security checkpoints for the presidential palace, located about half a kilometer away from the blast scene
The sentences, in a country where sexual violence is widespread and if anyone is punished, it's often the victim, may be a sign of change.
The death toll from Thursday's twin car bombs in the city has climbed to more than 30 people, according to admission records from three hospitals
Witnesses say suspected al-Shabab militants gunned down Osman Ilmi Boqorre north of Mogadishu
Military operations are part of transition plan that includes, among other things, a conditions-based AMISOM troop withdrawal
Somalia's defense minister said al-Shabab cannot be defeated through war alone
Militants briefly take over military base before counteroffensive takes it back
Saed Abdullahi Deni, until recently Somalia’s planning minister, faces task of containing al-Shabab and IS militants in semi-autonomous region
Supporters thrilled their new House representative will be able to stand up for Muslim values, share them with American public
Somalia says 'decision came after the highest UN diplomat in Somalia violated the agency's standards and the international diplomatic norms'
'The men have been in prison for the last five months. They were part of an assassination unit,' a Somali military commander tells VOA's Somali Service on Tuesday
Fighting in South Western Somalia started after al-Shabab militants tried to overrun a military base
A statement read Friday by an al-Shabab spokesman said the offensive, code named Disease Eradication, is aimed at getting rid of IS-related militants in Somalia