Somali govt media reports U.S. has carried out a new airstrike in Golis mountains, killing a number of Al-Shabaab militants

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14 October 2019
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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
3 month 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.
An explosion reported in a hotel in the city of Kismayo, in southern Somalia
A court in Somaliland has sentenced a freelance journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon to three and half years prison for publishing anti gov thoughts on Facebook.
A car bomb exploded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday morning, causing no casualties
3 month ago
Al-Shabaab stone man to death for rape, execute three others by firing squad in the town of Jamame, on Sunday - per militant sites. The three executed include a woman who was accused of spying for Kenya.
Galkayo police Commander Awil Nur Roble injured in IED explosion planted in his vehicle - reports3 month ago
Galkayo police Commander Awil Nur Roble injured in IED explosion planted in his vehicle - reports
Somalia summed Kenya Amb to Somalia and handed him a protest note to Kenya on "Somaliland" tweet by its Foreign Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau. Somali consider the tweet an affront to Somalia's sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity as well as harmful the relationship.
Jubbaland security minister Abdirashid Hassan Janan arrives in Mogadishu, receives warm welcome by top govt officials. Mr Janan is one of the close friends with President Ahmed Madoobe, sources indicating that the govt wants to woo the minister ahead of Jubbaland election.
USAFRICOM confirms U.S. airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Kunyo-Barrow on Wednesday.
The US military conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants near Jilib, Somalia, Monday, killing one militant according to @USAfricaCommand. This is the 45th reported US airstrike in Somalia of 2019
3 month ago
A Puntland security officer was shot dead by unidentified men armed with pistols in Bosaso town short while ago, the culprits escaped from the scene. Both AS and ISIS fighters are active in the region, however no group has claimed the responsibility.
Somalia: ISIS claims targeted assassination of a Somali Policeman in Mogadishu
Somaliland suspends the operations of two TV channels named Horyaal and Eryal, blaming the interference of the Security forces and the nation. The two TV channels which are based in Somaliland have received a letter from minister for information.
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