21 June 2021
US Army: "The withdrawal of US troops from Somalia is complete."
At least four govt soldiers were killed seven others injured after Al-Shabaab ambushed a convoy escorting the Governor of Lower Shabelle and military officials
Tension high in Mandera over presence of Al-Shabaab militants . Governor Roba accuses security forces of inaction Roba says schools have been closed due to attacks by the militants Roba: More than 50 percent of roads are run by Al-shabaab
Explosion occurred at Ceelgaabta area of Hamarweyne, it was caused by an IED planted on the side of the road, it targeted a vehicle, identity of the occupants and any casualties not yet known
A fierce battle between Al Shabaab militants and Kenyan security officers in Wako Dadacha, Banisa, Mandera County leaves 1 civilian dead, another wounded. Governor Ali Roba said last week that 50% of Northern Kenya is under Al-Shabaab control5 month ago
A fierce battle between Al Shabaab militants and Kenyan security officers in Wako Dadacha, Banisa, Mandera County leaves 1 civilian dead, another wounded. Governor Ali Roba said last week that 50% of Northern Kenya is under Al-Shabaab control
Based on earlier media reports, almost all the 700 US troops are supposed to complete leaving Somalia by the end of today with most of them going to neighbouring countries. US airstrikes on Al-Shabaab continue. So far this year, US conducted 3 airstrikes targeting AS
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Somali MP @mahadsalad is calling for support for Galmudug against Al-Shabaab, says militant group increased attacks in several areas, destroying wells and villages. In the latest attack, AS fighters attacked El Dhere, 20km west of Dhusamareb overnight
5 month ago
Kenya: Mandera bus passengers survive suspected Shabaab attack
U.S. military conducted one airstrike in the vicinity of Al-Shabab-held Buulo Fulaay, Bay region, southern Somalia Jan. 13, 2021. [email protected] says Initial assessments indicate the strike killed one Al-Shabaab personnel and destroyed one compound
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At least two people were wounded when unidentified men hurled hand grenades at voter registration centre in Las-Anod on Tuesday afternoon. Neither Somaliland nor Puntland has yet commented on the incident
Members of Int'l Community urge Somali stakeholders to resolve election impasse. There can be no re-opening of the 17 Sept Agreement or the creation of an alternative or parallel process.The international partners reiterate that any threat or use of violence is not acceptable5 month ago
Members of Int'l Community urge Somali stakeholders to resolve election impasse. "There can be no re-opening of the 17 Sept Agreement or the creation of an alternative or parallel process.The international partners reiterate that any threat or use of violence is not acceptable"
5 month ago
Al-Shabaab fighters raid two military bases for the Kenyan forces in the towns of Quqani and Hozangu in the state of Juba, southern Somalia
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Al-Shabab claims attacks on SNA & AMISOM military base locations in Lower Shabelle Somalia
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The US military conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of Saaxa Weyne, Somalia, Thursday. @USAfricaCommand says its "initial assessments indicate the strike killed five al-Shabaab members including the targeted al-Shabaab leaders"
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The US military reported killing 5 Al-Shabaab members in airstrike in Saaha-Weyne area, Bay region, Jan 7. Targeted members include known Al-Shabaab leaders. One is suspected of being involved in a previous attack against US and Somali forces, statement
Somalia: Police said tonight's explosion in Mogadishu was a roadside bomb targeting 1 vehicle carrying a government official on 21 October Street near the Afisyoni Air Force compound, near of the airport
The explosion from suspected remote-controlled device occurred in Waberi district, in the area of 21 Oct school. Still waiting updates on any casualties
Somalia: Loud explosion reportedly followed by gunfire reported in Somali capital Mogadishu
Somali govt bans entry of armed guards in Mogadishu's international airport. Only the President, Prime Minister, Leader of the Senate and Speaker of Lower House will be allowed to take armed guards into the airport. Govt says effort is aimed at improving security of the airport
U.S. AFRICOM (@USAfricaCommand) released drone video of New Year's Day airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab
Three people were killed, six injured following two IED explosions in Bal'ad town, Sunday. Soldiers are among the victims, per reports
5 month ago
Al-Shabaab fighters raid a military base for the Kenyan forces in the towns of Hozongo and Tabto in the Juba state, southern Somalia
Pro-Al-Shabaab media publish purported photos of the aftermath of an airstrike on pro-Al-Shabaab radio station, Al-Furqaan, in Kunyo Barrow town, January 1, 2021
Somalia's al Shabaab says behind Turkish company attack, four dead
Two Turkish nationals among four people killed in a suicide bombing outside Somali capital Mogadishu claimed by the Al-Shabaab militant group, acc to officials. Turkey says 14 others have been wounded, including three
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An explosion targeting a Turkish company in Mogadishu kills 2 and injures 11, including 4 Turks
U.S. military launched two airstrikes New Year's Day to destroy compounds in southern Somalia used by al-Qaeda linked Shabab fighters: Africa Command
3 dead and 10 injured in an attack in the southern suburbs of the Somali capital, Mogadishu
Four missiles hit Al-Furqan Radio in Kunya-barrow, all staff is safe, per the station statement. The target was not Andalus radio
Hearing there are casualties as a result of suicide bombing targeting workers at Afgoye road construction project which is funded by Qatar, implemented by a Turkish firm. There are different accounts on whether the bomber used a VBIED, motorcycle or was wearing a a suicide vest
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