Aftermath of the VBIED explosion at Bashir Gate, the first checkpoint of the Presidential Palace; SYL Hotel locates on the opposite side of the road at least one govt soldier died in this explosion: sources

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20 September 2018
At least 18 people dead and 20 others injured explosions near Presidential Palace. The AlShabaab claims the responsibility for the bomb attacks in Mogadishu
AlShabaab claims responsibility for the attacks against the Presidential Palace and the Somali intelligence structures.
Somali govt forces appear to have foiled a major Al-Shabab attack on the Presidential Palace, car bomb exploded at the Palace's 1st checkpoint. 1 militant still holed up in a building near Dhagahtur monument, at least 4 militants were involved in the attack: sources
Al Shabab militants claim the responsibility of two large explosions which occured in Mogadishu
6 month ago
EU naval force says Singaporean flagged chemical tanker was attacked off Somali waters, ship security repelled pirates
Aftermath of the VBIED explosion at Bashir Gate, the first checkpoint of the Presidential Palace; SYL Hotel locates on the opposite side of the road at least one govt soldier died in this explosion: sources
Security officials say Al Shabab militants have tried to storm the presidential palace,gun battle ongoing near Sayidka junction
Mogadishu under heavy al-Shabaab attack with inghamasi team trying to storm Presidential Palace and at least 2 VBIEDs.
Heavy gunfire, explosion near the Presidential Palace. A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint allowing another vehicle carrying militants to pass through, vehicle collided with another car outside the Palace, troops engaging militants: security sources
Gunfire and explosion heard in Mogadishu, witnesses saw plume of smoke following the explosion
U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia
Mayor of Mogadishu had excellent meeting with Religious leaders and I urged them to take a leading role on preventing and countering violent extremism in Mogadishu and in Somalia
Somaliland Minister of Security Mohamed Abukar Islow warns that a vehicle filled with explosives is in the city and could possibly target the airport. Islow says security forces are hunting a Toyota Noah posing as one of the shuttle buses that transport travellers to Mogadishu's Airport
7 month ago
1,500 prisoners including many who were detained for supporting Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels have been released from jails in Jigjiga, the capital of ethnic Somali region of Ethiopia, Wednesday: regional govt has announced
Syria, South Sudan and Somalia rank highest in Corruption Perceptions Index 2017
U.S. confirms conducting new strike against Al-Shabab in Jilib town area on February 19, killing three militants
7 month ago
Al Shabab claimed killing an US soldier and four Somali National Army (SNA) troops in Bulo Gadud in Lower Juba region
US Conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia. @USAfricaCommand says no civilians were killed in this strike.
Under car, seat explosion reported in Mogadishu, security officials say the car was parked near the village restaurant, no casualties reported. Somalia
AlShabaab says it had killed American soldier on the outskirts of Kismayo on Tuesday but @USAfricaCommand said they don't have reporting of any U.S. military killed or injured in Somalia.
7 month ago
An American soldier was killed in a gun battle took place outside Kismayo town on Tuesday morning - Andalus radio
Somali navy officer Colonel Abdinasir Hosh sentenced to death by a Mogadishu military court for shooting dead his superior officer General Said Marino on January 18 at the seaport following an argument
Huge explosions followed by gunfire heard near Kismayo town - Media reports
Somalia appoints new commanders for Intel, Police and Custodial Corps. Osman Sheikh Hussein is the new Intel Chief; Gen Bashir Abdi Mohamed appointed as the new Police chief, while Gen Bashir Mohamed Jama "Gobe" returns to his old post as chief of Custodial Corps.
Three Kenyan teachers killed in suspected Al-Shabab attack on a Primary School in Wajir County, Northeast Province: Local media
Al-Shabab fighter Shuris Adam Dhinbil surrenders to Somali Govt forces in Beled Hawo Town. He defected from Al-Shabab militant camp in Kabis, 20km west of Garbaharey
An AMISOM soldier accidentally killed a member of Danab, Somali special forces, during attack on al Shabaab
Somali special forces seize Mubarak and Awdhegle towns from Al-Shabab following an early morning attack; operation still ongoing; Al-Shabab fighters have retreated towards Toratorow. Reports say troops are accompanied by U.S. military advisers: security sources
SNA Troops backed by US air forces have taken the control of Mubarak and Awdhiigle towns following the withdrawal of Al Shabab militants-local media
Somali forces have recaptured several main villages from Al Shabab militants in Lower Shabelle province on Monday morning
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