U.S. announces the opening of its first permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia since 1991

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13 December 2018
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
Somalie Puntland the HSM claims the attack of a police station at Bosasso2 week ago
#Somalie #Puntland the #HSM claims the attack of a police station at #Bosasso
2 week ago
@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
2 week ago
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.
2 week ago
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
2 week ago
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.
2 week ago
Deadly air-strike killed 15 AlShabaab fighters in south Somalia
2 week ago
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
Somalia's SW state electoral commission has delayed the region's leadership elections until December 5, 2018. It's the 2nd time to be delayed.3 week ago
Somalia's SW state electoral commission has delayed the region's leadership elections until December 5, 2018. It's the 2nd time to be delayed.
US military says it carried out 2 new air strikes killed six AlShabaab fighters near Harardhere town. It's the 5th air strike in 3 days in the same region killing a total of 50 AlShabaab militants.
US Africa Command: U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Quy Cad, Somalia on November 20. "We currently assess this airstrike killed seven militants".
Local media saying that Somali security forces have rescued Sonja Nientiet, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff and German nurse, who was abducted in the Mogadishu on May 2nd 2018. She had been held captive in a secret location in Galgudud region.
Two people were shot dead by gunmen in Bakara, the biggest market in Mogadishu.
3 week ago
US forces conducted 2 airstrikes near Debatscile, Somalia targeting al-Shabaab militants on Monday. [email protected] assessed the first strike killed 27 militants and the 2nd killed 10 militants. These were the 30th and 31st US airstrikes in Somalia in 2018
Somali MP Dahir Amin Jesow survives bomb explosion after an IED device fitted to his car exploded near Maka hotel in Mogadishu
Reports of explosion near Maka Al Mukarama hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab claims killing and injuring 4 Somali government militia in Yayali area and several Ethipian troops near Bardali3 week ago
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab claims killing and injuring 4 Somali government militia in Yayali area and several Ethipian troops near Bardali
Kenyan security agency says four Al-Shabaab militants have been killed in an operation carried out between Lamu and Garissa towns.
Al-Shabaab's Andalus radio station in Jilib town hit in airstrike, Somali Govt radio has reported. The station didn't specify when the strike took place. Jilib is an Al-Shabaab stronghold in southern Somalia.
At least one person killed another injured in an IED explosion outside Mogadishu, Sunday, witnesses. Reports say the deceased victim is a government soldier the injured person is a civilian.
Multiple casualties reported following bomb explosion near Somali capital Mogadishu
3 week ago
Russia to recognize Somaliland in exchange for a port there
Islamic State warns Shabaab of impending battle in Somalia3 week ago
Islamic State warns Shabaab of impending battle in Somalia
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