26 September 2021
Two militants were killed after an IED they were setting up apparently detonated prematurely in Barire town, some 60km west of Mogadishu
Somalia's ministry of health calls for calm as public concerns heighten after Ebola virus spread to East Africa, first in Uganda: "There's nothing to be afraid of Ebola outbreak in the country".
Death toll from Mogadishu explosions climb to 11 people, with 30 others injured. Turkey and UN slams bombing claimed by AlShabaab in Somalia
Somalia police forces chief Bashir Abdi Mohamed Goobe confirms the death of 9 people including govt officials in Today's coordinated attacks on two heavily fortified security checkpoints in Mogadishu, AlShabaab says it killed more than 31 people mostly govt soldiers.
Police give update on casualties from Mogadishu: Commander of the Police General Bashir Abdi Mohamed says 9 people were killed 25 injured in two SVBIEDs with both suicide bombers killed. The suspect arrested by police was an accomplice in 2nd SVBIED (not the driver) per Cmdr.
AlShabaab claims resp of today's twin car bomb attacks in Mogadishu, Saying the have targeted 2 heavily fortified security checkpoints leading to the sensitive locations like Adan Adde Airport and Somali parliament building, without giving number of casualties
A bomb hits a vechicle with 11 Kenyan police near the border with Somalia, killing several of them: police spokesman
Slain police commander of Hiran region Major Mohamed Maow Halane was killed near Beledweyne town by other security forces on Tuesday. Sources accuse militias loyal to ousted Hiran governor Yusuf Dabaged of being behind the killing.
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Puntland forces have re-taken the control of Af-Urur village in Galgala Mountains of Puntland on Tuesday morning from Al-Shabaab .
Somalia Puntland: IS claims to have shot a police officer in Bosasso2 year ago
Somalia Puntland: IS claims to have shot a police officer in Bosasso
Police in Mogadishu have arrested Goobjoog TV journalist, Ali Adan Mumin after summoning him at the CID Headquarters in Mogadishu this morning.
Because of the maritime dispute with Somalia, Kenyan authorities have profiled certain Kenyan Somali CLANS for retribution and sanctions like deportations to 3rd countries, confiscation of passports, revocation of citizenship, seizure of bank accounts and properties etc.
Reports of an explosion in the vicinity of Lido in Abdulaziz district, Mogadishu on Monday evening - @voasomali reports. Early reports say the explosion was from a car bomb. Police say no one has been hurt.
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Three al-Shabaab members killed in a US air strike in Somalia.
Ethiopia "regrets" for posting "wrong and unacceptable image" of the map of Africa on its Foreign Ministry website. The map showed Somalia as part of Ethiopia. "Upon becoming aware of the matter, we have immediately removed it from our Website".
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike near Baled Amin, in the Lower Shabelle region, Somalia, against al-Shabaab militants on May 22, 2019.2 year ago
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike near Baled Amin, in the Lower Shabelle region, Somalia, against al-Shabaab militants on May 22, 2019.
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The US military conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia militants in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on Wednesday, killing 2 militants according to @USAfricaCommand. This is the 5th US airstrike against ISIS-Somalia since April 14
Former Somalia foreign minister Hussein Elaabe faahiye among 14 people killed in Today's AlShabaab car bomb attack in Mogadishu, He worked with the govt for several years and he was a veteran politician.
At least 5 people were confirmed dead following a suicide car bombing in Mogadishu. According to a local radio station, a female military officer and her bodyguards are among the dead. A Somali MP identified as Shabeel has received minor injury.
There are fatalities following suicide car bomb explosion near a checkpoint in central Mogadishu. A Somali MP is among the wounded. The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility.
A car bomb targeted a security barrier in the Somali capital Mogadishu
Suspected car bomb explosion near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Mogadishu, source. Early reports suggest it may have been attempting to target a security checkpoint.
Three siblings, students injured following a shooting in Mogadishu
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At least 7 Jubbaland troops and 8 fighters of al Shabaab were being killed in confrontation at Maykarebey and limay village which are located near Garbaharey district of Gedo, Furthermore, Officials said they have destroyed al Shabaab army base at a village, 19km from Garbaharey.
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Two aid workers kidnapped by AlShabaab near Dollow town of Somalia
Mogadishu: students from high schools protested the cancellation of exams due to leak and illegal circulation of exam papers. The Govt said exams will be retaken at the end of the month.
A car loaded with explosives targeted the Wardhigley district Head Quarter, it was busy time, sources said. There are casualties, but undefined number. Source told @somali_online that district secretary, Ali Adan is among the injures. A destruction can be seen. Somalia
Early signs indicate a suicide bomber drive a VBIED into Wardhiigley district headquarters, there are casualties.
Plume of white smoke can be seen rise over the sky of Mogadishu after the explosion, Initial reports say the explosion targeted Wardhigley district HQ.
Bomb attack at Warta Nabada district HQs bordering presidential palace in Mogadishu. Police confirm casualties
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