Somalia: ISIS claims killing a Somali policeman in Mogadishu
Somaliland govt condemns the attack in Addis Ababa and described as 'Act of terror'. MFA stated that Somaliland 'stands with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and its people'
UAE food aid arrives in Kismayo
Somali army radio is reporting that Al-Shabab Cmdr by the name "Aruuriyow" was killed in a joint operation by Somali and US forces in Arare area, north of Sanguni. The radio identifies Aruuriyow as AS Cmdr of Middle and Lower Jubba regions; it doesn't when operation took place.
Sound of loud explosion just heard in Mogadishu's Somali capital
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Somali military claims to have killed 7 AlShabaab fighters in fighting near Kismayo town, saying 5 others soldiers were also injured in the clash. Somalia
Somalia: Isis claims to have destroyed a police vehicle with an IED in Mogadisho: 4 somali policemen were killed and 1 injured.
Two women injured after Somaliland army opened fire in Las Anod, the capital of the Sool region.
Another attack in Somalia today: Isis claims to have killed a Somali finance official in Mogadisho.
A Hawlwadag district official and one of the electoral delegates in last year's Somalia election died in separate attacks by suspected Al-Shabab assassins
Somalia: Isis claims to have killed a Somali policeman in Bosaso.
Puntland regional leader sacks intel and security chiefs. Statement issued by Abdiweli M Gas says duties have been relieved from PIA director Abdirazak Isse Hussein Khaatumi, and PSS chief Abdullahi Aden Mohamed "Abdullahi Ulle"; no reason has been given for the sacking
Two soldiers killed in an attack on military base in Qansaxdhere town. Somalia, Ethiopian forces clashed with AlShabaab - Media reports
Gen. Mohamed Ahmed, the commander of army division 52 forces told local media that the security operations in the past four months done all over the Hiiran Region killed 80 Alshabaan fighters including top officers. Somalia
Somali military claims to have killed at least 80 AlShabaab fighters in an operation near Mokoqori town. There was no word from the group over the claims. Somalia
"They fired about four mortars rounds from the other side of the [Jubba] river, and one of them hit the US soldier," the commander said of the attack that killed US Staff Sgt Alexander Conrad on Friday
Details on the al Shabab attack that killed a US special ops soldier: US/Somalia/Kenya forces were setting up an outpost in an open area due to flooding - possible alShabab had clear view before firing mortars from across the river, Somali unit cmdr tells
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Honoring Army Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Ariz., killed in Somalia Friday by enemy indirect fire. Member of 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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Wreckage of the VBIED which exploded outside the Somali, US, Kenyan military base near Sanguni, a Somali soldier was slightly wounded.
Reports from Sanguni say troops 'foiled' a suicide car bomb. A soldier suspected the VBIED and opened fire forcing it to detonate outside the base, two militants were killed, one soldier wounded, per source. A US soldier was killed 4 wounded in the area on Friday.
update on yesterday's attack in Somalia: "the wounded Americans have been treated and discharged and are currently under the care of the US Embassy Medical Team in Kenya"
One U.S. special operations soldier was killed and four U.S. service members wounded in an "enemy attack" on Friday in Somalia
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U.S. Statement on Situation in Somalia
Joint US-African force attacked by alShabab north of Kismayo Somalia, confirms US military official. Possible casualties.
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Kenya police warned possible Al-Shabab attacks on key locations in Wajir, Mandera and Garissa, say they have deployed resources to confront such attacks.
Somalia: Deadly clash kills 4 soldiers near Baidoa
Three Somali Govt forces died following overnight Al-Shabab attack on Daynuunay military barracks, 20km east of Baidoa; there are reports intermittent exchange of gunfire is still taking place between the sides: Security Source
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In the aftermath of Garissa explosion. Kenya. Somalia
At least 5 Kenyan soldiers killed, 3 others injured after their vehicle was hit by roadside bomb in Liboi, Garissa county, near Somalia border - Media reports. Kenya.
Al-Shabab is sending fake defectors to the Somali defectors program with a plan to kill officials, collect info and threaten genuine defectors. Within the last month alone, two fake defectors killed soldiers and rejoined the group