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Somali parliament under attack by Shebab rebels

Somalia's Shebab rebels launched a major attack on the national parliament Saturday, setting off a car bomb and penetrating the building with suicide commandos, police and witnesses said. A huge car bomb went off outside the gates of the parliament……

Fistfight in Somali parliament over speaker election

Fistfights erupted in Somalia’s parliament late Wednesday as lawmakers elected a new speaker in a move condemned by the troubled nation’s president as “null and void”. Several supporters of Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan — sacked as speaker in a controversial move last month by 280 MPs — were injured in…