22 September 2021
Huge explosion reported between Halane camp and General Dhegabadan military academy in Mogadishu's Wadajir district. AlShabaab claims responsibility, says it targeted a gathering of Somalia army, killed 11 soldiers, injured 16 others. No comment from SNA so far
Reports of an explosion targeting a teashop in Mogadishu's southern Wadajir district; casualties have been reported
Somalia's premier meets with some opposition leaders in Mogadishu, discussing on the case of Ikaran Tahlil and how to bring the culprits to justice. This comes as president @M_Farmaajo appointed a national commission to investigate Ikran's death
GDP growth in 2021 projected at 2.4% as Somalia economy rebounds from last year's "triple shock" - the COVID19, flooding, and locust infestation, World Bank reports. In 2020 the economy contracted by 0.4%, less than the 1.5% contraction projected at the onset of global pandemic
1 week ago
Heavy fighting reported in Lower Juba region after Al-Shabab attack targeted Jubaland military camp in Abdalla-Birole on Kismayo outskirts. The regional forces repelled the ambush attack, killing and arresting several militants, per local officials in Somalia
Heavy clashes between Al Shabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported near Abdalla Biroole village, about 55Km southwest of Kismayo town, the capital of Somalia's Jubaland state this morning. Details sketchy1 week ago
Heavy clashes between Al Shabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported near Abdalla Biroole village, about 55Km southwest of Kismayo town, the capital of Somalia's Jubaland state this morning. Details sketchy
People flock Garissa Referral Hospital Mortuary to identify 14 bodies retrieved from River Tana
Somalia President, in statement posted on Social media, appoints 5-member commission to investigate the case of the dead young spy agent, Ikran Tahlil. Somali Prime Minister previously sent the case to Military court
Somalia government media reimposed blackout on president @M_Farmaajo as they have not published his statement on appointing a commission of inquiry into Ikran Tahlil. State media covered Farmajo's meeting with UN delegation on Sunday but the gag appears to have resumed today
1 week ago
Al-Shabaab fighters bombard with mortars a military base of the Burundian forces in the city of Mahadaye in the central state of Shabelle in southern Somalia, inflicting them with loss of life and equipment.
Pro Farmaajo troops occupied NISA headquarters
Statement PM Roble responds to the outgoing president @M_Farmaajo's decree2 week ago
Statement PM Roble responds to the outgoing president @M_Farmaajo's decree
Somali PM meets with his newly appointed spy chief Bashir Gobe on Monday, amid a growing political crisis in Mogadishu.  Somalia has now two intelligence chiefs.  Bashir Gobe from Somali PM.  Fahad Yasin from president @M_Farmaajo2 week ago
Somali PM meets with his newly appointed spy chief Bashir Gobe on Monday, amid a growing political crisis in Mogadishu. Somalia has now two intelligence chiefs. Bashir Gobe from Somali PM. Fahad Yasin from president @M_Farmaajo
Somalia's Jubaland state becomes the first region to support Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble's decision to suspend the Intel chief. Jubaland condemned President @M_Farmaajo's irresponsible move to undermine the decision of the PM2 week ago
Somalia's Jubaland state becomes the first region to support Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble's decision to suspend the Intel chief. Jubaland condemned President @M_Farmaajo's "irresponsible" move to "undermine" the decision of the PM
Intel chief Fahad Yasin appeals to President @M_Farmaajo to hold a national security meeting as the deadline given by Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble to give full account on the killing of Ikran Tahlil Farah looms. The appeal was made in this letter, per two sources
Fierce clashes erupt in Jazeera area in the outskirt of Mogadishu. Reports say fighting is between Turkish trained Haram'ad forces & Pro-govt Ma'awisley militia's. Heavy weaponry can be heard. Casualties feared - Residents
Al-Shabaab reoccupy Ba'adweyne and Amaara towns in the central Galmudug state after government and regional forces withdrew. Somali forces engaged weeks of operations and lost military officers in capturing these towns
Federal MP Abdirizak Mohamed [Jindi] blames @M_Farmaajo for plotting revolt in Beledweyne by mutinous forces called themselves 'Hiran Salvation army' who took over all Govt offices this week. He added the move was aimed to bar Gudlawe from visiting the city in central Somalia
Chinese Air Force Xian Y-20A (basically a Chinese C-17A/Il-76 equivalent) heading SW over Oman and Somalia this morning, en route to a destination in Africa1 month ago
Chinese Air Force Xian Y-20A (basically a Chinese C-17A/Il-76 equivalent) heading SW over Oman and Somalia this morning, en route to a destination in Africa
Scenes in yesterday's large protests in Mogadishu by distraught relatives alongside concerned citizens who protested & sought justice for the deceased victims of AMISOM's atrocities in Golweyn in which 7 civilians were murdered and their bodies torched
Abducted Soldier Yet To Be Rescued: A family in Chebukaka village, Trans Nzoia County is pleading with President Uhuru Kenyatta to help secure their kin's release. The KDF soldier was abducted by Al Shabaab during the El-Adde attack in 2016
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town1 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town
Garasbaaley commissioner AFRAH succumbed with his injuries after he was attacked with IEDs in Garasbaley.   May this year former commissioner GARYARE was killed on IED.  On 19 January this year former deputy commissioner for security of Garasbaaleey was killed1 month ago
Garasbaaley commissioner AFRAH succumbed with his injuries after he was attacked with IEDs in Garasbaley. May this year former commissioner GARYARE was killed on IED. On 19 January this year former deputy commissioner for security of Garasbaaleey was killed
Egypt's FM discussed on Tuesday ways to boost relations with Somalia during a meeting with Somali PM, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said. In their meeting in Cairo, the two top officials also discussed the latest developments in the region
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab1 month ago
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab
1 month ago
Heavy clashes between AlShabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported in the outskirt of Bacaadweyne town in Somalia's Mudug region. Locals say the clashes take place in the area of Qaycad village
UN report says most attacks in Somalia perpetrated by Al-Shabaab, primarily hit-and- run attacks, IEDs, use of person-borne IEDs mainly in Mogadishu, Lower Shabelle & Middle Shabelle. activity by pro-Da'esh elements continued to be reported in Bari Region of Puntland
1 month ago
Al-Shabab attack on AMISOM military base in Hudur Somalia
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has said its forces killed seven Alshabab militants and injured several others in a counter-offensive in Lower Shabelle region
Bodies of seven people executed by AU troops on Tuesday have been brought to a hospital in Mogadishu. This father says AMISOM soldiers intentionally fired bullets on the head of these people and then detonated their bodies with an IED1 month ago
Bodies of seven people executed by AU troops on Tuesday have been brought to a hospital in Mogadishu. This father says AMISOM soldiers intentionally fired bullets on the head of these people and then detonated their bodies with an IED
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