The Islamic State claimed an assassination of a tax official in Afgooye in southern Somalia today.
Huge explosions and bursts of gun shots heard after AlShabaab fighters ambushed Ethiopian armored personnel carrier near Huduer town. Heavy fighting is ongoing
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AU (Ethiopian) military tank seen in one of the streets of Baidoa. Situation has reportedly been generally calm during the past hour but still tense.
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Disturbance continued in Baidoa for 2nd day, journos, witnesses say. Some roads are still blocked with rocks, burning tires. A regional MP was shot dead earlier today. The Speaker has called for calm following detention of Mukhtar Robow; the Fed Govt has defended move to arrest him
Southwest regional MP shot dead in Baidoa, reports.
Bolton says its time for African countries to do more to take the lead against militants on the continent
A plane carrying Mukhar Roobow takes off from Baidoa town.
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Ethiopian forces in Baidoa arrest former Alshabab deputy leader Mukhtar Robow and presidential candidate of south west regional state in raid Somalia
Mukhtar Robow Farmer Al-shabab No.2 arrested in Baidoa, reports claiming that fight between his loyalties and Government soldiers ins going on. he is South West state Presidential candidate
ISIS claims targeted assassination of a Somali intelligence member in Afgooye town
At least 3 soldiers killed, 2 others injured in roadside bomb attack on a pickup vehicle near Mogadishu. The attack claimed by AlShabaab.
Six Al-Shabaab militants killed, one captured during an operation in Basra village, near Bal'ad town last night - according to @HSNQ_NISA
Reports saying that five Jubaland troops, killed clashes with AlShabaab in Harertur which is located near Balad-Hawo town in Gedo region.
Heavy fighting is ongoing after AlShabaab fighters carried out an ambush attack on armored vehicles with Somali military forces in Dhanane area near Mogadishu
US. forces conducted "a self-defense airstrike" killing 4 al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Awdheegle, Somalia Tuesday according to @USAfricaCommand. AFRICOM: "The US airstrike was conducted against militants after US and partner forces came under attack"
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U.S. announces the opening of its first permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia since 1991
Reports of explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu
Two Salam Bank staff members were shot dead by gunmen at Daru-salam area in Mogadishu. The killers fled – Witness
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#Somalie #Puntland the #HSM claims the attack of a police station at #Bosasso
@USAfricaCommand says three more al-Shabaab militants in Somalia killed in an airstrike Tuesday.
Somali military court has sentenced an Al-Shabaab operative to 15 years in jail for impersonation and being a member of an outlawed group. Ali Mohamed Abdullahi was apprehended by security forces back in May in Mogadishu.
8 dead and 10 wounded in a car bomb explosion in the market south of the Somali capital Mogadishu
At least 3 people were killed after car bomb exploded in front of shops in Somalia's capital Mogadishu - Reuters
Explosion reported at a Khat market in Wadajir district, southern Mogadishu.
Head of AlShabab Bay and Bakol regions, Moalim Jinow, shot dead by one of his bodyguard over a killing linked to the execution of a local man
A popular cleric Abdiweli Ali Elmi yare,his brother Yahye Ali Elmi yare and his wife along with 11 bodyguards were killed in today's attack on his compound in Galkacyo town. the siege is over,two attackers killed,one apprehended- Sources said.
Deadly air-strike killed 15 AlShabaab fighters in south Somalia
Somalia: Deadly explosion hits café in Baidoa
Up to 10 Govt soldiers killed in new Al-Shabaab ambush north of Bal'ad town, Middle Shabelle region, Saturday - @voasomali reports. Witnesses told VOA the soldiers were travelling on two minibuses, returning from Jowhar town when ambushed with IED, gunfire by militants.
U.S. drone strikes in Somalia over past 3 days have killed 50 al-Shabab fighters: U.S. Africa Command