17 August 2022
Heavy explosion reported in Jowhar, regional capital of Hirshabelle. The explosion targeted Hotel Nur-dob, causing massive damage. There are casualties as a result of the explosion, reports said. Jowhar lies 90km north of Mogadishu
Somali TV: Dead and wounded in a car bomb explosion targeting a hotel in Jowhar, Hirshabelle State, central Somalia
The presidents of Somalia @HassanSMohamud and Eritrea Isaias Afwerki have agreed a memorandum of understanding including enhancing Defense and security cooperation, strength political and diplomatic cooperation, and promote relations between the two people1 month ago
The presidents of Somalia @HassanSMohamud and Eritrea Isaias Afwerki have agreed a memorandum of understanding including enhancing Defense and security cooperation, strength political and diplomatic cooperation, and promote relations between the two people
Somalia President @HassanSMohamud visited the Somali Army Brigade trained in Eritrea where he witnessed a parade and congratulated them for completing their military training. The President, accompanied by his Eritrean host H.E Isaias Afwerki, also toured sites of development projects in Eritrea1 month ago
Somalia President @HassanSMohamud visited the Somali Army Brigade trained in Eritrea where he witnessed a parade and congratulated them for completing their military training. The President, accompanied by his Eritrean host H.E Isaias Afwerki, also toured sites of development projects in Eritrea
Heavy fighting broke out west of Beledweyne city in central Somalia after armed clan militias known as Ma'wisley stormed Al-Shabab base, prompting an hours-long gunfight that caused casualties - Hiran regional official1 month ago
Heavy fighting broke out west of Beledweyne city in central Somalia after armed clan militias known as Ma'wisley stormed Al-Shabab base, prompting an hours-long gunfight that caused casualties - Hiran regional official
Islamic States Militants in-Somalia (Abna ul Kalipha) has claimed an IED attack targeting a police patrol, an indicator they've just joined the fray. The group, in a statement by IS-Media gives a BDA claiming to have wounded 2 police men along the Mogadishu-Afgooye road
Somaliland releases two journalists who have been arrested mid April while covering a prison disturbance
Somalia President @HassanSMohamud said he has tested positive for Covid-19. In a Facebook post, president Hassan said he is feeling healthy and will continue to discharge his work for the nation and the people
Somalia's Galmudug State says 70 Alshabab insurgents including three foreigners were killed in Bahdo town in Galgadud region after a botched attack on the town on Friday
Puntland president Deni meets US ambassador to Somalia Larry André in Mogadishu today, discuss the current security and drought situation. Recently, US redeployed hundreds of its troops to Somalia to help in the fight against Al-Shabab, a clear sign of its support for new Govt
12 Alshabab militants were killed in operation conducted by Somali National Army near Qabdho village under Mataban district of Hiiraan region in the past 24 hours. During the operation the Army destroyed Alshabab base where they used to extort money from the local people2 month ago
12 Alshabab militants were killed in operation conducted by Somali National Army near Qabdho village under Mataban district of Hiiraan region in the past 24 hours. During the operation the Army destroyed Alshabab base where they used to extort money from the local people
Somali National Army SNA forces successfully defuse a roadside bomb in Deynunay village, Baidoa town2 month ago
Somali National Army SNA forces successfully defuse a roadside bomb in Deynunay village, Baidoa town
More Al-Shabaab pictures of the Burundian military base in El-Baraf2 month ago
More Al-Shabaab pictures of the Burundian military base in El-Baraf
IS-Somalia claims it attacked a police checkpoint with a hand grenade in Heliwa, Mogadishu, wounding 1
Somali government soldiers backed by U.S. Forces on Friday conducted an airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants near Berhani, under Kismayo killing 5 insurgents. This is even as SNA killed 10 militants. The Ministry adds that no civilians were injured or killed in the operation
New US special envoy for the Horn of Africa announced
Somalia's prime minister suspended the foreign minister on Tuesday, citing the alleged authorisation of a ship exporting charcoal to Oman in violation of international sanctions
Mogadishu residents cited two fighter jets cruising at low altitudes and shooting flares, a rare and night fly over the city. US Prez @JoeBiden has recently approved a plan to redeploy troops to Somalia as AlShabab escalates offensive attacks
The White House: The redeployment of US forces in Somalia aims to counter the threats posed by Al-Shabaab
3 month ago
"While there's risk, it's manageable," says @PressSec of the decision by @POTUS to redeploy US troops to Somalia
@POTUS approves request to "reestablish a small, persistent US military presence in Somalia" a senior administration official confirms to reporters
Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud elected president of Somalia
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud garners 110 votes to win second round of Somalia's Presidential election. Beats incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (83), Saed Abdullahi Deni (68) and Hassan Ali Khaire (63). Mohamud and Farmaajo progress into a third round
Somalia's capital Mogadishu is under lockdown, and people remain indoors after the Somali police force command announced a 33 hour curfew on Saturday. A spot check by Dalsan TV established deserted streets ahead of the Presidential election which is set to be held today
A bomb blast hits a restaurant frequented by Somali military soldiers in Wadajir district of Mogadishu
President @M_Farmaajo has registered his candidacy with the election committee
Two Al-Shabaab fighters dressed in military uniforms surrender themselves to the authorities in Bardere, Gedo region after defecting from the militant group to live in peace, they said. Somalia3 month ago
Two Al-Shabaab fighters dressed in military uniforms surrender themselves to the authorities in Bardere, Gedo region after defecting from the militant group to live in peace, they said. Somalia
Cargo ship runs aground on Port of Bosaaso3 month ago
Cargo ship runs aground on Port of Bosaaso
3 month ago
Burundi military, whose forces were hit in the El-Baraf attack yesterday claim: 30 soldiers killed, 22 injured (some seriously) and 11 are missing, probably abducted by AlShabaab during the attack
3 month ago
Reports of at least 25 killed and more than 20 seriously injured in the El-Baraf military base attack in the Middle Shabelle region. Casualties likely to increase
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