21 June 2021
A vehicle carrying the commander of Somali security forces in Dhusamareb was targeted by a landmine near Eldhere village, 30km from Galmudug capital Dhusamareb.  Local officials said the blast killed the NISA commander in Dhusamareb, Abdirashid Abdi (Qooje), & his bodyguards4 month ago
A vehicle carrying the commander of Somali security forces in Dhusamareb was targeted by a landmine near Eldhere village, 30km from Galmudug capital Dhusamareb. Local officials said the blast killed the NISA commander in Dhusamareb, Abdirashid Abdi (Qooje), & his bodyguards
At least 3 government soldiers wounded in an roadside bomb explosion while guarding Turkish engineers, who are working on road construction project near Mogadishu
Intensive Turkish Air Force flights to Somalia Three Airbus A400M-180 strategic military cargo planes (TuAF: 217, 218, 219) arrived at Mogadishu airport in Somalia Today
One civilian was killed, another injured after IED blast around airport checkpoint near KM4 area in Mogadishu
Explosion from suspected IED planted occurred near Afrik Hotel in K-4 area; one civilian was killed, another injured; ambulances are at the scene, per reports. It was just a week ago when the same hotel was attacked by Al-Shabaab militants killing half a dozen people
Reports of an explosion in Mogadishu
In his speech to the Lower House of parliament @M_Farmaajo argued he made several concessions to the regional leaders; blames foreign interference for lack of implementation of 17 Sept agreement; in going forward called for a return to the implementation of election Sept 17 deal
Desert Locust Situation  FAO, 4 February 2021.  The few swarms that moved to northern Ethiopia continued to Eritrea & reached the Red Sea Coast where they were controlled. Control operations continue in winter breeding areas along the Red Sea4 month ago
Desert Locust Situation FAO, 4 February 2021. The few swarms that moved to northern Ethiopia continued to Eritrea & reached the Red Sea Coast where they were controlled. Control operations continue in winter breeding areas along the Red Sea
4 month ago
New mortar attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Dhusamareb town, the 2nd time this happened this week. These attacks coincide with the presence of the country's leaders in the town to discuss elections
4 month ago
The city of Dhusamareb was hit by a number of mortar shells. A meeting between Somali leaders is underway in the capital of Galmudug state
Reports of an incident in Tabeelaha area b/w Wanlaweyn and Afgoye. Al-Shabaab reportedly attacked charcoal trucks and checkpoints run by locals, resulting casualties, among them elders. The militants could potentially cut off this road unless AMISOM/SNA are deployed, per locals4 month ago
Reports of an incident in Tabeelaha area b/w Wanlaweyn and Afgoye. Al-Shabaab reportedly attacked charcoal trucks and checkpoints run by locals, resulting casualties, among them elders. The militants could potentially cut off this road unless AMISOM/SNA are deployed, per locals
The term of the government has ended, all steps taken towards elections must be based on political agreement, says @HESharifShAhmed speaking to the media in Mogadishu a short while ago. He was flanked by other members from the council of presidential candidates
Al-Shabaab weighs into Somalia elections, says it will issue a report card on @M_Farmaajo. With 5 days until @M_Farmaajo's 4-yr-term ends, the militant group's media wing announced plans to release a documentary series assessing the president's "performance" during his tenure
4 month ago
Djiboutian forces were killed and wounded in a raid by Al-Shabaab fighters on a Djiboutian military base in the city of Jalalqsi, Hiran state, central Somalia
Suspected probing attacks reported in the vicinities of Jowhar town and Haji Ali of Middle Shabelle. Al-Shabaab militants are believed to be behind these attacks. Haji Ali is a village to the north of Adalle town. Somali troops and AU forces from Burundi operate in the region
The 37th PLA Navy fleet, composed of the guided-missile destroyer Changsha, guided-missile frigate Yulin, and comprehensive supply ship Honghu took over the escort mission from the 36th escort task force in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia on Sun4 month ago
The 37th PLA Navy fleet, composed of the guided-missile destroyer Changsha, guided-missile frigate Yulin, and comprehensive supply ship Honghu took over the escort mission from the 36th escort task force in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia on Sun
4 month ago
At least 7 people were killed in this confrontation between government forces and Al-Shabaab in Doonka area on Tuesday. Two charcoal truck drivers are among the victims. Three charcoal trucks have reportedly overturned as they attempted to escape the militants
2 Mandera police officers injured in border shooting
4 month ago
Key Somali leaders are gathering in Dhusamareb for a new round of talks to end political stalemate over elections. @M_Farmaajo, @MohamedHRoble, 5 regional leaders and the governor of Banadir will try to find solution to dispute over electoral committees and the situation of Gedo
4 month ago
Somali security forces say they have conducted an operation outside Dhusamareb town in which three militants were killed and one was captured. The militants are suspected to be behind the firing of mortars into Dhusamareb last night
2 Mandera police officers injured in border shooting
Kenya and Somalia troops exchange gunfire along the border. At least 2 Kenyan military officers reportedly killed/wounded
MP and former security minister @AbdirizakOm says a security alert of a potential Al-Shabaab attack in the next 72 hours was received prior to Sunday's hotel raid by the militant group
The death toll rises to 9 in the Mogadishu attack, which was attributed to Al-Shabaab
Police in #Somalia end hours long siege on Afrik Hotel, four attackers carried out the attack among them a suicide bomber. Five people killed including a war veteran, General Mohamed Nur Galaal. Authorities say Al-Shabaab has been degraded militarily through ground, air attacks
Statement by the Somali govt on the conclusion of security operation against Al-Shabaab militants at AfrikHotel. 5 people were killed including retired army general Mohamed Nur Galal. Security forces shot dead 3 attackers. A 4th militant blew himself up in the initial bombing
Retired army General Mohamed Nur Galaal killed in Al-Shabaab attack on Afrik Hotel - MP. A well known army officer, Gen Galal was briefly appointed Defense Minister under Pres Ali Mahdi's govt in 1991. He also became army commander under Pres Abdulqasim Salad's govt
Somali security sources: 3 people were killed in the attack on a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu
Mogadishu: An official said he heard at least six people were killed, 14 injured in the ongoing attack. This is just one source
Mogadishu: There is an intense barrage of gunfire being heard from inside the Hotel right now
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