24 October 2021
Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a [ASWJ] fighters vacate Mataban town in Hiran as Galmudug state reportedly preparing an offensive against Guri'el in Galgadud, central Somalia after receiving troops from Mogadishu1 week ago
Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a [ASWJ] fighters vacate Mataban town in Hiran as Galmudug state reportedly preparing an offensive against Guri'el in Galgadud, central Somalia after receiving troops from Mogadishu
Ahead of the @CIJ_ICJ verdict on maritime case b/w Kenya and Somalia on Oct 12, Kenya says the "judgement will be the culmination of a flawed judicial process". Kenya alleges "bias" and "unsuitability" at ICJ to resolve the case. ICJ ruled it has authority to adjudicate the case
Kenya has just announced it will not abide by ICJ ruling on maritime dispute with Somalia
2 week ago
The Somali army @SNAForce reported new airstrikes targeting Al-Shabaab near the town of Garbaharey in Gedo region, Thursday. SNA says four militants camps were destroyed. Strike was conducted in collaboration with Somalia's int'l security partners. No word from @USAfricaCommand
Two Somali regional lawmakers injured in grenade attack
At least 3 people dead after fierce clashes between two groups within Somali govt forces erupted in Somalia capital, Mogadishu. Reports say the fighting came due to dispute regarding unpaid restaurant receipt
Somali authorities in Puntland say as many as 1,800 people expelled from LasAnod town by Somaliland have arrived the region within the last two nights. 1,112 have reached in Galkayo, and about 700 in Xarfo. Officials said local support and welcoming has been mobilised
Two elders in LasAnod including the chairman of a local committee on Sool security affairs Ismail Elmi Mohamed have denied knowledge of the plans to expel southern communities by Somaliland. Mohamed tells VOA he has not been informed. It's unacceptable, he said
The presidents of Somalia @M_Farmaajo, @MBuhari of Nigeria and Senegal's @Macky_Sall among African leaders to attend the inauguration of the new Ethiopia Govt and swearing in of @AbiyAhmedAli as PM for 5-years on Monday following the June election victory by his Prosperity Party
IS-Somalia militants claim to have assassinated a policeman with a pistol in Yaqshid, Mogadishu:
3 week ago
Two explosions reported in Baidoa and Bardere towns on Sunday afternoon. The first blast which was a roadside explosion took place near a restaurant in Baidoa,killing one person,injuring three others. The other one in Bardere,no casualties reported
Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble has condemned security tensions in parts of Galmudug State and described regrettable. The PM sent his condolences the families of those killed in the clashes
Sufi militias have taken control of a main town in Galmudug state after govt forces "vacated". Source says at least one officer switched sides, paving the way for ASWJ militias to re-enter the town without confrontation
ASWJ Suffi militia take control of the strategic town of Guri'el in central Somalia after yesterday's deadly fighting against Somali govt troops. Govt forces regrouping in Dhusamareb town. Galmudug
Stand-off is developing in Guri-El town after ASWJ militias reached the northern outskirts of the town. Govt forces reportedly are still in the town
Situation in Bohol area is calm on Friday after Thursday's clashes b/w federal govt forces and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama militias. Unspecified number of combatants from both sides were killed. ASWJ militias captured two military vehicles and a water tanker, source3 week ago
Situation in Bohol area is calm on Friday after Thursday's clashes b/w federal govt forces and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama militias. Unspecified number of combatants from both sides were killed. ASWJ militias captured two military vehicles and a water tanker, source
3 week ago
Reports of standoff between federal government forces and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a Sufi militias in the vicinity of Bohol village, about 35km north of Dhusamareb town. Recent reports from the area suggested ASWJ militias may be planning to regroup
3 week ago
Voting is underway in 3 regions in Ethiopia including the Somali state. Mustafa Omer, leader of Somali region is voting in Dhagahbur. The elections were delayed for registration irregularities. Opposition parties including the ONLF boycott the election
President Ahmed Madobe says Jubaland stands by PM Roble to hold free and fair elections in Somalia, highlights the importance of respecting the May 27 electoral deal that faced challenges due to ongoing political crisis3 week ago
President Ahmed Madobe says Jubaland stands by PM Roble to hold free and fair elections in Somalia, highlights the importance of respecting the May 27 electoral deal that faced challenges due to ongoing political crisis
AlShabaab claims the killing of three soldiers and wounding 17 others including officials in an explosion at a café shop in Somalia's coastal town of Kismayo last night
3 week ago
Fighting between Somali forces and Al-Shabaab militants took place in the Hudur district, the capital of Bakol region - military. The gunfight came after Al-Shabaab militants attacked an army base in Hudur on Tuesday, sparking a fierce clash. Somalia
Bomb attack at a restaurant in Kismayo port town kills three civilians, injuries unspecified number of others - reports
Somalia PM @MohamedHRoble to unveil first public oxygen plant this week. Purchased by Hormuud Foundation from Turkey, the plant will produce 1,000 cylinders of oxygen per week, filling need for oxygen at hospitals as the country battles Covid-19 - statement
Al Shabab group claims to have killed 15 Kenyan soldiers after a roadside explosion has destroyed an armored vehicle between Kayunga and Shangani areas in Lamu town. No word from Kenyan authorities over the claims
7 dead and 8 wounded in a car bomb explosion near a security point south of the Somali capital
Witnesses reported an explosion from a car bomb near a checkpoint leading to the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu. The explosion hit a number vehicles moving towards the checkpoint. Multiple casualties have been reported
Heavy explosion reported in El-Gab vicinity of Mogadishu close to the checkpoint of the Presidential Palace, resident
Somalia: IS has claimed it's Somalia branch targeted and killed two Somali policemen in Yaqshed area of Mogadishu, on Friday
Somalia military court sentences two foreign jihadists to 15 years jail term each for fighting for a terrorist group, Al-Shabaab. The duo, Darren Anthony Byrness from Britain and Ahmed Mustaqim bin Abdulhamid from Malaysia denied supporting a terror troop
Convoy of nearly 100 Ethiopian military vehicles just spotted passing through the town of Feerfeer in the Somali regional state (Ogaden) and in route to Hiiraan province in mainland Somalia. Reason behind latest troop movement remains unclear - Sources
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