says an airstrike targeting alShabaab in the vicinity of Bush Madina, Somalia on April 2 killed 3 militants
Somalia's intelligence service appears to designate veteran journalist @HarunMaruf as a national security threat.
Somalia's President Thursday grants pardon to 148 prisoners in an effort to combat of COVID19 pandemic
IED attack in Mogadishu kills three, two of them soldiers
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted 5 airstrikes against alShabaab militants massing & maneuvering near ongoing Somali-led ground op near Janaale, Somalia on March 16-17; US forces were in area when these airstrikes occurred to advise & assist Somali &partner forces
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Suspected Al-Shabaab fighters destroyed CCTV cameras along Mogadishu's Maka al Mukarama street with IEDs. Five CCTV cameras were destroyed by blast from IEDs Thursday morning, residents said there were heavy explosions at about 5am local time & in its wake cameras were destroyed
Japan to provide $7.5 million in emergency aid to three East African countries (Djibouti, Kenya and Somalia) affected by locust infestations that are threatening agricultural production
The Somali govt has announced the closure of schools, universities, and a ban on large gatherings and events for two weeks effective March 18. Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire who made the announcement said the Govt allocated $5m in combatting the COVIDー19
Sool regional Intelligence officer Abdiqani Guhad shot dead at in front of his house in the town of Lasanod. Sources saying the slain was being led an investigation of the assassination of the chief of Sool region Court Hassan Mohamud who was killed in IED blast
Somalia's Ministry of Health confirms first coronavirus case
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Al-Shabab yesterday claimed to have temporarily captured Mahaday town in Middle Shabelle after a large-scale attack on Somali government forces; Insurgents said they killed 2 soldiers including a captain and wounded 2 others while capturing weapons and other military equipment;
Kenya's Mandera County Governor @aliiroba says situation unstable as Jubaland forces still holed up within Mandera town. Roba says public have reported 2 lorries carrying troops loyal to fugitive minister Abdirashid Janan heading to Mandera along B9/A13 Road.
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Last night, on March 05, 2020, the Federal Government of Somalia and US @USAfricaCommand, conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia. The precision airstrike killed one al-Shabaab terrorist
Kenya accuses Somali troops of attacking border town during alleged incursion
SNA kills 8 Al-Shabab militia in a military operation, Hiran region
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted 2 airstrikes today against AlShabaab militants in the vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia , killing 1 terrorist and wounded 2 militants; no civilians assessed injured or killed as a result of the strikes
Kenyan police escorted 30 soldiers loyal to fugitive Minister of Jubaland Abdirashid Janan into Mandera after being overpowered by Somali army in Balad Hawo town. Today's fighting killed 10 people while houses were destroyed - Residents Somalia
Explosion reported in Las'Anod town in Sool region Somalia, initial reports say Top Somaliland court official killed in the explosion
Reports of fierce confrontation b/w federal Govt forces and Jubbaland forces loyal to wanted security Minister Abdirashid Janan. Fighting affected Border Point One and Bulo Amin areas. Somalia previously asked Kenya to handover Janan who is wanted for "serious crimes"
A barrage of Mortar rounds reign down on Mogadishu's fortified Halane compound, which houses Foreign embassies and Western diplomats. At least four shells hit the compound. Casualties remain unknown
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The Somali Govt reported new airstrike conducted in partnership with the US military against Al-Shabaab in Kunyo Barrow town, Friday, killing two militants and destroying one vehicle
A gunfighting between govt forces and pro Ahlusuna Wal Jama'a militias heard in Dhuusamareeb town tonight
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The Federal Government of Somalia calls upon the Government of Kenya to immediately halt its ongoing violations of the Federal Republic of Somalia's sovereignty and encroachment in the border areas between the two countries.
IMF said on Wednesday it had secured sufficient financing to provide $334 million in debt relief to Somalia, a milestone the bank said brought it one step closer to a decision on forgiveness of most of Somalia's $5.3 billion in debt
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Somalia: Several explosions heard in the outskirt of Balad town last night, about 30Km North of Mogadishu, while Somali special forces known as "Danab" conducting operations around Basra village in the road between Balad and Afgoye towns. Casualties not clear
Nairobi-bound bus attacked in Lanfin area, Mandera county by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Wednesday, casualties reported - source
At least 12 people confirmed dead and more than 60 others hospitalized in Somalia's Jalalaqsi town, Hiran region, As cholera breaks out in the city.
Reports indicate that two people were killed and 13 others injured in the grenade attack at a shopping center at Golol intersection near the city of Kismayo
Statement: The United States resumed providing direct security assistance to a non-mentored unit of the Somali National Armed Forces (SNAF) this week in support of counterterrorism operations in Lower Shabelle against al Shabaab
Presidents of Somalia @M_Farmaajo and Somaliland @musebiihi held one-on-one meeting at Ethiopia PM's office on Tuesday afternoon, source tells @voasomali. This is the first time the two men met since they came to office