Huge explosion hits Somali military vehicle near Afgoye town, some 30km south of Mogadishu
Four people killed in Al-Shabaab attack near Mogadishu
Al-Shabab attack on Afgoye: - Militants entered parts of town - 4 people killed, 2 NISA agents 1 Police officer and a shopkeeper who was abducted and executed - 6 soldiers wounded, 5 police officers, 1 NISA agent - 3 vehicles destroyed - Troops eventually repelled attack
Govt forces in Afgoye repulsed heavy Al-Shabab attack on Afgoye town, 30km west of Mogadishu just after midnight; at least three Govt soldiers were killed, 6 others wounded, several vehicles also destroyed, per security sources.
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on seizure of "over 1,000 weapons" from a skiff in international waters, near Yemen, in the Gulf of Aden
The US Navy intercepted and boarded an un-flagged vessel in the Gulf of Aden Tuesday and seized hundreds of small arms, to include AK-47s, according to US officials. The boarding was carried out by the crew of the USS Jason Dunham
Heavy fighting is ongoing after AlShabaab fighters with machine-guns and RPGs attacked army bases in Marka town, some 91km SW of Mogadishu
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A new batch of first year students have reported to the Garissa University. The students, the first group to be admitted since the tragic death of 148 students in an Al Shabaab terror attack in 2015, is the highest the institution has ever recorded.
The US military conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants approximately 40km SW of Mogadishu, Somalia, on August 27, "killing 3 militants," according to @USAfricaCommand. Last reported US strike in Somalia was 22 August
The US military announced the killing of three militants from al-Shabaab in Somalia
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Somalia: ISIS claims targeted assassination a policeman in Mogadishu
Kenya's deputy chief justice Philomena Mwilu was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of corruption, failure to pay tax, and improper dealings with a local bank in receivership, the police and the country's top prosecutor said.
Heavy fighting erupts as armed militias attacked police station in Baladweyne town. The militias attempted to revenge a rickshaw driver, who was killed a soldier on Monday in the town - Residents
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Up to 31 Somali especial forces known as 'DANAB' have finished a high-level course offered by US in Mogadishu.
ISIL group claims to have shot and killed a security officer in Mogadishu
Former Senator Judith Achieng Sijeny: My chief agent was abducted and thrown at the Mandera/Ethiopia border. Police have the records, but he was lucky not to die.
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Somalia President makes a visit of the Mogadishu Stadium which has been an Amisom military camp ahead of an expected hand over. State media @SONNALIVE reports that the government has already been handed over the stadium.
Sudan's head of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) Salah Abdallah Mohamed Saleh, also known as Salah Gosh arrives in Mogadishu. Somalia
A government soldier shot dead a motorcycle driver in Beledweyne, the capital city of Hiiraan region. Hundreds of people called for justice in a protest held in the city after the killing. Somalia
Roadside explosion hits a security vehicle near the former milk factory in Mogadishu, at least two agents killed, two wounded, sources.
AlShabaab claims to have killed 5 soldiers in attack near Baidoa town, saying its fighters seized military camp about 18km away from Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Mogadishu
Somali police foil suicide attack in Mogadishu
Mogadishu police forces discover car with filled with explosives parked outside the national university campus near the Mayor's office; bomb disposal experts at the scene trying to defuse the bomb - official.
Nine Al-Shabaab militants among them two commanders killed by Somali special forces in an operation in Gedo region - official
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Islamic State Claims Killing A Finance Ministry Employee In Bakaara Market Of Mogadishu.
Deaths reported as fierce clash flared up in the coastal town of Kismayo - Residents
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A remote-controlled landmine reportedly injured several Djibouti peacekeepers in Jalalaqsi in central Somalia, AlShabaab claims responsibility.
ONLF to "fully support" new Somali Regional leader Mustafa Omer, expresses "grave concern" of Ethiopian Govt "interfering in the internal Affairs of the Somali peoplein breach of self-rule rights". ONLF calls Fed Govt to "desist from any further violations"-statement
A Djiboutian soldier with AU peacekeeping forces killed and two others injured in roadside bomb explosion in Jalalaqsi town
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AlShabaab in Somalia has detailed a deadly raid on a country's army camp in Barire, some 50km SW of Mogadishu