Huge powerful SVBIED explosion near the port area in Mogadishu, in Somalia, followed by sounds of gunfire

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10 August 2020
At least 7 people wounded including security personnel in Mogadishu SVBIED blast
Suspected suicide car bomb explodes near Mogadishu's revenue authority headquarters, opposite the seaport, early reports say. It's reported the vehicle forcefully passed through a checkpoint, security forces fired shots, vehicle exploded resulting casualties, source
Huge powerful SVBIED explosion near the port area in Mogadishu, in Somalia, followed by sounds of gunfire
1 month ago
Al-Shabaab operative Mohamed Abukar Mohamed Dhagole, aka "Aato" has surrendered to govt forces, state media reported. Aato was reportedly a finance officer for the group in Lower Shabelle region
Kenyan military base hit by AlShabaab attack in Kudhaa of Lower Juba region. The militants also carried out mortar attack on KDF base near Kismayo. The casualty remains unclear - Residents told Shabelle Media. Somalia
Fighting has erupted in Dhuusamareeb between two opposing government troops. Residents say they hear heavy exchange fire between the two security forces. Reason of the clash isn't yet known1 month ago
Fighting has erupted in Dhuusamareeb between two opposing government troops. Residents say they hear heavy exchange fire between the two security forces. Reason of the clash isn't yet known
At least one mortar has landed in Mogadishu stadium hours after Somali President Farmaajo officially reopens the stadium. During the mortar shell Horseed was celebrating their victory over MCC FalC1 month ago
At least one mortar has landed in Mogadishu stadium hours after Somali President Farmaajo officially reopens the stadium. During the mortar shell Horseed was celebrating their victory over MCC FalC
Somalia records 16 new cases of coronavirus, taking the total to 2,894
The UN office in Somalia to take legal action against a Mogadishu-based university which is using the UN name and logo - statement
Former Somali intelligence chief, Abdullah Sunbulushi: Qatar's fingerprints are clear on the operations and assassinations in Somalia
One civilian killed along with the bomber after suicide attack outside TurkSom facility. One cadet was slightly injured, not killed as earlier reported
At least 3 people were killed after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside Turkey's military base in Mogadishu
A mine explosion in Mogadishu kills 5 people
Explosions were heard in Mogadishu, Somalia, near the Turkish Maarif Foundation School.
Somalia records 39 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 2,642 cases
IS-Somalia yesterday claimed to have wounded 3 Somali police on foot patrol in Mogadishu's Bakaara Market the day before
Somalia revoked licenses for two Kenya airline companies for allegedly smuggling Khat declared as "medical supplies" into the country, and violating Covid19 restrictions. Sources tell VOA Somali licenses for Buff Air Services and Silverstones Air Services are revoked
Tripoli: Around 200 people from Somalia, Sudan and Egypt are on board the Ras Jadir vessel, including women & children. 4 boats were intercepted during last night by the Libyan coast guard & since this morning 6AM they are waiting disembarkation
Alexandria Man on FBI Most Wanted List Indicted on Terrorism Charges: According to court documents, Liban Haji Mohamed, 34, a naturalized US citizen born in Somalia, allegedly left the United States in July 2012 with the intent to join al-Shabaab in East Africa
Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowment Sheikh Nur Mohamed Hassan has announced that tomorrow (May 23) is Eid in Somalia. The decision followed after 8 people came forward testifying they have sighted the new moon in the vicinities of Mogadishu, Qoryoley and Dolow
UN Security Council members express frustration with stagnation of dialogue between the Somali govt and federal member states. The US urges @M_Farmaajo to hold the national security meeting which brings together federal and regional leaders
Somalia reports 21 new COVID19 cases from Banadir (19) and Puntland (2) - Ministry. There are no new deaths. Total number of cases moves up to 1,594, there are 204 recoveries while death toll stays at 61
2 month ago
Somali state media reports killing senior AlShabab commander in charge of tax in Leego town, Lower Shabelle during a military operation aided by foreign forces
Somalia's Govt under pressure to expel non-AMISOM Ethiopian troops as opposition calls for the removal of the head of AU mission
AFRICOM: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, @AmbFMadeira, has received with great sadness the news of the passing of the Governor of Mudug region of Puntland, Mr. Ahmed Muse Nuur.
A policeman was killed, 3 injured after a roadside explosion targeted a police vehicle in the vicinity of Banadir junction of Mogadishu, early on Wednesday, security sources say. The vehicle belonged to a senior police officer Gen Ali Gaab who was not in the vehicle at the time
2 month ago
Shalan-bood District commissioner Nor Osman tells to the local media that the AMISOM troops fired several mortar shells into civilian neighborhoods after they were being attacked by a roadside bomb last night, he didn't mention the casualties. The district is govt under control
Security officials say the heath of heath department of the Somali Police Forces Ali Hersi Barre known as Ali Gaab has narrowly escaped a roadside bomb that killed one of his bodyguards and one civilian among three wounded in Mogadishu on Wednesday. Somalia
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
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