Somali Pres @M_Farmaajo to fly to Afgoye town [Lower Shabelle region], and almost 35 KM from Mogadishu where a day before attacked by AlShabaab forces. Security on tightened as special forces with dogs were deployed main roads in the city to secure the safety of the President

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15 August 2018
A Somali police soldier shot dead by gunmen while sitting at tea-shop in Mogadishu. One of the killers was shot and injured by security forces, but escaped with injuries - Media reports
Somali Pres @M_Farmaajo to fly to Afgoye town [Lower Shabelle region], and almost 35 KM from Mogadishu where a day before attacked by AlShabaab forces. Security on tightened as special forces with dogs were deployed main roads in the city to secure the safety of the President
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), has intensified plans to enhance twenty of its Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), over the next six months, to bolster military operations
AlShabaab says fired mortar rounds at an aircraft carrying supply for AU peacekeepers near the ancient port city of Barawe, killing 3 soldiers, a claim that local official has denied.
Somalia, Eritrea agree to establish diplomatic ties: statement
President @M_Farmaajo meets with ONLF Admiral Mohamed Omar Osman in Asmara, Eritrea. Formerly, Admiral Osman was commander of the Somali navy and a member of the ruling revolutionary socialist party of Mohamed Siyad Barre. (Photo courtesy of @TheVillaSomalia)2 week ago
President @M_Farmaajo meets with ONLF Admiral Mohamed Omar Osman in Asmara, Eritrea. Formerly, Admiral Osman was commander of the Somali navy and a member of the ruling revolutionary socialist party of Mohamed Siyad Barre. (Photo courtesy of @TheVillaSomalia)
Somali leader heads to Eritrea in possible diplomatic thaw, 'ready to write a new chapter.'
President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to visit Eritrea tomorrow, Eritrea Minister of Information announces it. The Minister @hawelti says President Isaias Afwerki has invited Mr Farmajo to visit Asmara
A Somali TV cameraman was shot and killed in Mogadishu late Thursday. Relatives of Abdirazak Qasim Iman told local media that a Govt soldier shot and killed the cameraman after an argument over a motorbike the victim was riding. There has been no response from Govt yet.
A Somali official accused of stealing public funds has been arrested, per state media. A Director at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Dahir Mohamed Nur is accused of stealing $84,000 in public funds. Nur is Director of IDP resettlement program.
3 week ago
Isis claims to have killed and wounded 14 Somali Army soldiers with an IED in Shabili al-Sufla region.
Local media report airstrikes near Qalimow village about 60km north of Mogadishu late Tuesday. Villagers told media that several missiles targeted Al-Shabab vehicles
Al-Shabab releases photos purportedly showing their militias in the Somali military camp in Sanguni town following Monday's morning raid. In one photo three militants got their picture taken at Sanguni's sphere monument where three Govt soldiers posed for a photo previously3 week ago
Al-Shabab releases photos purportedly showing their militias in the Somali military camp in Sanguni town following Monday's morning raid. In one photo three militants got their picture taken at Sanguni's sphere monument where three Govt soldiers posed for a photo previously
3 week ago
Somalia's deputy minister of information Aden Isak Ali says 87 Shabab militants were killed in today's attack-state media radio reports
3 week ago
State media reports that nearly 100 Al Shabab militants were killed in an attack on SNA base in Bar Sanguni on Monday morning
ISIS claims second targeted assassination in one day. A policeman has been killed in Mogadishu
IS claims the shooting of an "intelligence officer" at the Sinai intersection at #Mogadishu
3 week ago
Al-Shabab abduct two local officials in Gedo region, security sources say. The two men, chiefs of Adaley and Shaatulow villages outside Luq town were abducted from their homes on Wednesday night according to Security officials.
Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for today's explosions in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
Somali security forces shot dead at least 2 militants wearing military uniform. The militants detonated 2 car bombs as they attempted to get past a checkpoint manned by security forces. A security official says militants were trying to penetrate the Presidential Palace
Video captures moment of the explosion from suspected car bombing in Mogadishu. A 2nd explosion was reported although it's not yet clear whether the 2nd explosion was caused by a car bomb or grenade. Troops at the Peace Garden appear to have "fought off" attackers.
Two large blasts followed by heavy gunfire have been heard around @TheVillaSomalia and Syl hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. the target of the attack is not clear yet
The sound of gunfire in central Mogadishu following an explosion; area of the attack is in the vicinity of Peace Garden and SYL Hotel. (Video by @saxafi111)
Two explosions near the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu amid intense gunfire
A suicide explosion has targeted a popular hotel SYL which locates near @TheVillaSomalia's main gate
Large explosion rocks Mogadishu
1 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have killed 3 Kenyan police soldiers in an ambush attack on Hamey police station in Garissa
At least 2 civilians were killed 4 others injured after Somali and AMISOM troops opened fire in Huriwaa district of Mogadishu today, residents say. An IED explosion targeting AU military vehicle occurred prior to the shooting; two more smaller explosion also reported in Huriwaa.
1 month ago
Reports of new suspected U.S. airstrike reported near Jawaari village, Middle Jubba region last night. Pro-Al-Shabab media say no one was hurt but other sources say as many as 8 militants were killed
Somaliland Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowment Hassan Moallim Hussein fired. He was only appointed to the position less than two months ago
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