16 June 2021
Humanitarian leaders and former U.S. diplomats say Kenya proposal could exacerbate the dire humanitarian situation in Somalia and put millions at grave risk
[email protected]: "while in Somalia, Townsend met with the US units responsible for training the Danab," a light infantry force seen as critical to combating the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab. Background on US efforts to train Danab
Gen. Stephen Townsend, the new commander of @USAfricaCommand, visited Somalia August 7 and "met with the Prime Minister of Somalia, the US Ambassador to Somalia, Donald Yamamoto, and senior Somali military leadership in Mogadishu," according to @USAfricaCommand
[email protected]: "Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale met today with Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre in Mogadishu, Somalia. The Under Secretary reaffirmed America's commitment to assist Somalia with political reform, economic development andstabilization efforts"
A state funeral has been held in Mogadishu for the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu Eng Abdirahman Omar Osman Yariisow who played a major role in politics. He has has died of wounds sustained in a suicide attack claimed by al Shabaab inside his office last month
ISIS claims targeted assassination of a Somali Police officer in Mogadishu yesterday
Mogadishu mayor and Banadir governor Abdirahman Omar Eng Yariisow who was among those wounded in attack on his office in Mogadishu on last month has on Thursday succumbed to his injuries in a hospital in Doha, Qatar, his family confirms
Security forces in Mogadishu arrested two female journalists while they were attending a meeeting at Peace garden in the capital
Two Somali origin men who arrived in United States as refugees arrested in Arizona for trying to provide material support to ISIS
Three civilians and two govt tax collectors were wounded in hand grenade blast in Afgoye district on Monday
Burundi's military says six of its soldiers killed, 3 others injured in Somalia attack while two other soldiers were also missing
US AFRICOM says it has carried out an airstrike in Golis mountainous region of Somalia against ISIS1 year ago
US AFRICOM says it has carried out an airstrike in Golis mountainous region of Somalia against ISIS
1 year ago
Somali govt media reports U.S. has carried out a new airstrike in Golis mountains, killing a number of Al-Shabaab militants
Qatar's air force airlifted mayor of Mogadishu and 10 other officials for medical treatment in Doha after being injured in a suicide bomb attack claimed by AlShabaab in Mogadishu
Minister of Information Abdi Xayir Mareye confirmed 6 people including 2 district commissioners and 3 regional directors killed, while 6 others lead by the Mayor Yarisow and District commoners were injured and currently ongoing treatments in the hospitals
Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman injured in explosion in his office, he is being evacuated to a hospital, officials. Early reports indicate an explosion occurred inside the HQs of Mogadishu
A suicide explosion reported at Mogadishu municipality HQ and followed by heavy gunfire ongoing. Many feared dead - Witness
Somali media: a suicide bombing in the capital Mogadishu and exchange of fire following it
17 dead and 28 wounded by a car bomb in Mogadishu
At least 17 killed nearly 30 others injured in Mogadishu car bomb blast, per medical sources. The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for the attack
Local sources say at least 13 people killed and several others injured in car bomb attack at check point near an Hotel towards Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu
A major explosion was reported in Mogadishu, followed by gunfire. The target would be a security checkpoint leading to the airport The operating mode resembles that used by Boko Haram (to be confirmed)
Somalia: IS claims the responsibility of killing a police officer in Bakara Market, the Mogadishu's largest Market
1 year ago
Al Shabaab media claims killing and injuring 20 Ethiopian soldiers in Halgan disctrict Hiran region
Somali government: the death toll of the attack on a hotel in the city of Kismayo south of the country rises to 26 dead and 56 injured
Sustained gunfire heard from Hotel As-Asey in Kismayo a short while ago where Al-Shabaab militants are holed up; about 4 militants are thought to be involved in the attack. #KismayoAttack
Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh among those killed in an attack on a hotel in Somalia.
The death of Farid Jama, Hodan Nalayeh's husband has been confirmed by Jubbaland regional officials. Jama was a former minister of commerce and industries of Jubbaland regional administration - official
A car bomb attack on a hotel in Somalia killed at least seven people, including aid workers, local political leaders and journalists.
Senator Ahmed Haashi was killed in a suicide bombing attack at a hotel in Kismayo.
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