@USAfricaCommand says it conducted an airstrike targeting alShabaab militants in vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia, on May 17 killing two militants

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1 June 2020
At least six people including children and women wounded in a drone strike carried out by US military in Kunya Barow town of Somalia. But the US military says 2 AlShabaab militants killed in the bombing.
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted an airstrike targeting alShabaab militants in vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia, on May 17 killing two militants
US AFRICOM reports new airstrike against al-Shabaab in Qunyo Barrow. Somalia
Somaliland Ministry of Health confirms 18 new COVID19 cases and one more death, bringing the total cases of the country to 121 positive and 9 Deaths
Reports of new air strike against Al-Shabaab militants in the area of Kunyo Barrow, Lower Shabelle region, late Sunday. If confirmed, this would be the first strike by the US since the start of the Ramadan
Somalia's Deputy PM Mahdi Mohamed says government has ungraciously turned down Kenya's efforts toward delay in maritime case; points to a long-standing pressure by Uhuru's administration to settle dispute outside of court and excuse on COVID19 economic devastation
Somalia reports 65 new cases, 1 death. For the first time, most new cases come from outside Mogadishu with 24 cases in Southwest, 14 in Somaliland, 13 each in Banadir and Puntland, and 1 case in Jubaland. Total confirmed cases 1,284, recoveries 135, deaths 53 - Ministry
Somali military officials say a senior al Shabaab officer for Qoryoley district whose name is Abdi Muhsin Abu Bakar and five fighters were being killed in an operation conducted by the SNA on between Janale and Qoryoley in lower Shabeelle region in the last hours
Somalia Covid19 cases jump to 1,219 after 49 new cases were reported. No new deaths were reported for the second as the death toll stays at 52. Benadir reported 26 cases, South West 9, Puntland 8, Somaliland 6; and overall there are 130 recoveries - @MoH_Somalia
2 week ago
An Ethiopian Zu anti-aircraft missile brought down the Kenyan plane that crashed in the town of Bardale last week. The incident began with the incoming plane aborting a landing attempt because an Ethiopian military vehicle was on the runway, officials say
Somalia has officially opened bidding for oil blocks, according to @MohamudHilaal. The govt put up 7 blocks for bidding in the first licensing round, in a process that will last until March 2020. The 7 blocks locate in Galmudug, Hirshabelle, Southwest and Jubbaland
IS-Somalia claimed the assassination of a police officer and wounding a second in Elasha Biyaha using automatic weapons outside Mogadishu
Reports of gunfire in the vicinity of Kawo Godey, Dharkaynlay district, South Mogadishu
Al-Shabab yesterday claimed to have used an IED to destroy an "American-trained" Danab commando forces tanker truck, killing the driver, near War Mahan in the Lower Shabelle region
SNA forces seized boats they suspect were being used by Al-Shabaab militants to cross Shabelle river in Jannaale, Awdhegle, and Degwarir areas. The operation was conducted this morning
A new Pentagon report on civilian casualties says the Defense Department assesses that approximately 132 civilians were killed and 91 civilians were injured during 2019 as a result of U.S. military operations in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia
Somalia says investigation is underway into an accident involving a Kenyan owned cargo aircraft over the country's airspace. The Embraer 120 aircraft owned by @africanexpress_ was on a humanitarian mission in Bardale. All six crew members and passengers confirmed dead3 week ago
Somalia says investigation is underway into an "accident" involving a Kenyan owned cargo aircraft over the country's airspace. The Embraer 120 aircraft owned by @africanexpress_ was on a humanitarian mission in Bardale. All six crew members and passengers confirmed dead
A Journalist Said Yusuf Ali a TV reporter working for Kalsan TV a Somali privately owned & London based TV was stabbed to death this evening 'May 4th in Mogadishu Aafter he left work.
Latest pictures from Bardale plane incident4 week ago
Latest pictures from Bardale plane incident
6 died. Plane was reportedly shot down over Bardere   [Image courtesy @Moha_Abdii]4 week ago
6 died. Plane was reportedly shot down over Bardere [Image courtesy @Moha_Abdii]
4 week ago
All six people onboard have died after a plane crashed near Bardale airport in Southwest region of Somalia. Regional transportation minister Hassan Hussein tells VOA that the cause of the plane crash is being investigated
All six people onboard have died after a small cargo plane carrying medical supplies 'crashed' near Bardale airport in Southwest region of Somalia. Cause of the crash is being investigated.  (Photo  @Emergenza24)4 week ago
All six people onboard have died after a small cargo plane carrying medical supplies 'crashed' near Bardale airport in Southwest region of Somalia. Cause of the crash is being investigated. (Photo @Emergenza24)
4 week ago
Cargo plane carrying medical materials crashes in southwestern Somalia
Somalia's Health Ministry reports 34 new cases and 3 deaths from COVID19 with 61 recoveries. The total cases climbed to 756. Deaths at 35
2 mortars hit Mogadishu's Eng Yarisow stadium on Monday. Several ministerial officials were exercising at the time of the incident
Somali regional forces in Afmadow town repulse overnight Al-Shabaab attack on their military base, no casualties reported - security source
An A-400M military plane carrying supplies including stretchers, beds, and quilt covers from Turkey arrives in Mogadishu on Monday, 3rd medical supply donated by Ankara to Somalia to help fight COVIDー19
Somali authorities stepped up intimidation of journalists as the country faces Covid-19. Since mid-April authorities arbitrarily detained 3 journalists, accused 2 of various crimes, and prohibited a local radio station from broadcasting in a local dialect
The Desert Locust situation remains extremely serious in the Horn of Africa, where a new generation of swarms are starting to lay eggs, which coincides with the current planting season.1 month ago
The Desert Locust situation remains extremely serious in the Horn of Africa, where a new generation of swarms are starting to lay eggs, which coincides with the current planting season.
48 new cases and two deaths from Covid_19 have been recorded in Somalia. Total number of cards is 528, nationwide death toll is at 28, according to the @MoH_Somalia
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