28 January 2022
Somalia: The body of late President Ali Mahdi Mohamed is expected to arrive at Mogadishu airport within the hour. Ali Mahdi will be buried in Towfiq neighbourhood of Mogadishu after a state funeral. He died on Wednesday after being hospitalised with Covid-19 in Nairobi, Kenya
10 month ago
@USAfricaCommand says there was NO airstrike by US forces during Monday's operation vs alShabaab in in Ballow and Jambalul villages in Somalia
[email protected] envoy to Somalia James Swan condemns the mortar attack on the Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu
Incoming mortar fire causes damage to prefabs, vehicles in Halane camp, footage shows. No casualties reported so far. The Al-Shabaab militant claimed responsibility
Heavy explosions said to be mortar attacks have been reported near Aden Adde international airport in Mogadishu. Reports say several mortars landed inside Somalia's heavily fortified Halane military, camp which housing AU, UN offices in the city
Reports of indirect fire on Halane, the AMISOM base camp in Mogadishu. Five to six impacts were reported; casualties not yet known
10 month ago
Somali army radio is reporting an operation by the government forces, supported by an airstrike, in Ballow and Jambalul villages, between Afgoye and Bal'ad towns, Monday. Radio says 25 militants were killed, 15 injured in the operation
10 month ago
Al-Shabaab media published purported audio of one of their leaders Mahad Karate threatening further attacks on prisons to free militant inmates, following Thursday's attack on Bosaso prison. Puntland said some prisoners were recaptured and vowed to prepare operation to degrade AS
Video shows devastation after deadly car bomb in Mogadishu tonight
At least 20 dead, 30 others injured in a car bomb outside Lul Yemeni restaurant in Mogadishu, according to @AaminAmbulance. A suicide bomber attacked the same hotel in early August last year
Somalia: Confirmation: An initial assessment would show 20 dead and 30 injured in a suicide bombing targeting a restaurant in central Mogadishu
Scene of tonight's massive explosion near Mogadishu Central prison. Witnesses say suspected car bomb targets Luul Yemeni restaurant. Casualties reported. No group claims responsibility yet
10 month ago
Al-Shabaab claims releasing 400 terrorist inmates from Bosaso prison in Puntland during a coordinated midnight attack. At least 7 police officers killed in the attack, according police
Leader of Puntland Said Deni arrives in Bosaso wearing military uniform following last night's prison raid by Al-Shabaab. Authorities said some prisoners may have escaped during firefight, but AS claimed releasing up to 400 inmates including AS members, a claim not yet verified10 month ago
Leader of Puntland Said Deni arrives in Bosaso wearing military uniform following last night's prison raid by Al-Shabaab. Authorities said some prisoners may have escaped during firefight, but AS claimed releasing up to 400 inmates including AS members, a claim not yet verified
10 month ago
Latest following Al-Shabaab prison raid in Puntland: -Militants used complex attack -Sources told local reporters militants entered the prison -AS claims releasing 400 inmates, but no independent corroboration yet. -Puntland says some inmates may have escaped, some re-arrested
10 month ago
Somalia: Al Shabab said its fighters released detainees from the prison during the attack in Bosaso in the Bari region of Puntland. There would be victims
11 month ago
Al-Shabab attack on AMISOM & SNA military base locations in Hudur Somalia
Delayed opposition rally will take place on Saturday March 6, Somali officials have announced following a meeting between @MohamedHRoble and main presidential candidates. A six-member organising committee from the federal government and opposition has been appointed
Somali PM to meet with opposition leaders for the 2nd time in 5 days. Last Thursday's deal eased tensions after the govt expressed regret over recent violence, promised to allow right to protest in return for the opposition to delay their planned rally for up to 10 days
USSOCOM C146A Wolfhound 10-3026 tracking over Somalia11 month ago
USSOCOM C146A Wolfhound 10-3026 tracking over Somalia
11 month ago
An attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a military base of the Ethiopian forces in the city of Helgen, Hiran state, central Somalia
At least two bodyguards of General Abas Amin Ali, the deputy chief of SNA were killed in a landmine attack that occurred near Hamar boarding school in Mogadishu's Hodan district on Sunday morning. No group claimed the responsibility for the attack
There are casualties following IED explosion in Mogadishu. According to a source, the IED appeared to have targeted a senior military officer's convoy heading towards the Ministry of Defense. The officer has survived but some of the soldiers with him got hurt, per source
Bomb targets vehicles carrying military personnel in Somali capital Mogadishu
Reports of an explosion from suspected IED in Hodan district, near the former embassy building of Turkey, Mogadishu
Witnesses in Mogadishu say security forces have intercepted a vehicle suspected to be filled with explosives at the airport road; public have been told to avoid the area. (Footage of the suspected vehicle taken by a witness)
Villa Somalia has reported that @M_Farmaajo also welcomed the truce reached over upcoming opposition really and last week's violence. This deal only covers recent events in Mogadishu, differences between the sides over election management still remains unresolved, per observers
Tomorrow's planned opposition rally "postponed" after the federal government officially expressed regret over last week's violence in Mogadishu and agreed appointment of a committee to investigate the incident. The new rally will take place in 10 days
Somalia FM Mohamed Abdirizak says he tested positive for Covid-19, and has quarantined for 8 days, state media. @MinisterMOFA expressed opposition to holding a rally in Mogadishu in light of recent spike of Covid cases. Opposition leaders say they plan to hold a rally on Feb 26
The police thwarted a suicide attack on a shopping mall in central Mogadishu
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