17 June 2021
The Mayor of Mogadishu, confirms that his administration will re-open the closed roads in the Somali capital. On Thursday night, Omar Filish appointed a seven-member committee to assess and work on the re-opening of the roads. Most of the roads have been remain closure
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Reports from Badhan indicating that Puntland security forces arrest Abdirahman Ahmed Somaliland's deputy governor of Badhan region.
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At least 5 people, including African Union peacekeeping mission forces in Somalia (AMISOM), were killed and several others wounded when a double roadside blasts targeted AMISOM convoy in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region on Sunday, local media reported
Bomb explosion heard in Mogadishu
Sec. Esper gave AFRICOM's Gen. Townsend 90 days to assess the next drawdown of ~300 US troops from Africa per pool producer @Elizabeth_McLau
Somalia: Former director of Hirshabelle presidency office defects to AlShabaab
Security forces intercepted a car bomb heading to Mogadishu, a militant driving a car bomb tried to speedy through the junction of Ex-control Afgooye but the vehicle exploded after security forces fired on it, several casualties reported. Somalia
At least 3 people killed in suicide explosion in Mogadishu
Director of the Somali military hospital Khadija Iman and her driver were injured in a roadside bomb in Taleh of Hodon district in Mogadishu.
Former MP and faction leader Omar Mohamud Mohamed appointed as Mayor of Mogadishu; he replaces late Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman "Eng Yarisow" who died on August 1 following a fatal injury from Al-Shabaab attack - statement
Jubaland regional MPs re-elected Ahmed Mohamed Islaam known as Ahmed Madoobe as president of regional. Mr Madoobe obtained 56 votes out of 74 votes, three candidates were competing for the top job of the region and they accepted the result
U.S., Federal Government of Somalia target al-Shabaab with airstrike
Ethiopian plane carrying unspecified passengers "turned away" from Kismayo airport, sources. Kismayo Airport is controlled by Jubbaland regional forces supported by Kenya troops
The election of Jubaland speaker of parliament is under way in Kismayo today as Jubbaland and AMISOM Police have jointly tied the security
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A heavy fighting between al Shabaab and govt troops broke out in Deynuunay district some 18 KM north of Baidoa on Saturday morning after the militants ambush an army base. The militants claim that they took over the district but there is no independent confirmation
Deyniile district official survives a roadside bomb, sources indicating that three civilians were wounded near Hanta-dheer in Mogadishu's Deyniile district on Saturday
Somali youth movement claims responsibility for a double bombing targeting a military base in southern Somalia
The parallel Jubaland Assembly selected by the opposition candidates have been sworn in today in Kismayo and they about to elect chairs of the Jubaland Parliament
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
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