26 September 2021
A mine explosion in Mogadishu kills 5 people
Explosions were heard in Mogadishu, Somalia, near the Turkish Maarif Foundation School.
Somalia records 39 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 2,642 cases
IS-Somalia yesterday claimed to have wounded 3 Somali police on foot patrol in Mogadishu's Bakaara Market the day before
Somalia revoked licenses for two Kenya airline companies for allegedly smuggling Khat declared as "medical supplies" into the country, and violating Covid19 restrictions. Sources tell VOA Somali licenses for Buff Air Services and Silverstones Air Services are revoked
Tripoli: Around 200 people from Somalia, Sudan and Egypt are on board the Ras Jadir vessel, including women & children. 4 boats were intercepted during last night by the Libyan coast guard & since this morning 6AM they are waiting disembarkation
Alexandria Man on FBI Most Wanted List Indicted on Terrorism Charges: According to court documents, Liban Haji Mohamed, 34, a naturalized US citizen born in Somalia, allegedly left the United States in July 2012 with the intent to join al-Shabaab in East Africa
Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowment Sheikh Nur Mohamed Hassan has announced that tomorrow (May 23) is Eid in Somalia. The decision followed after 8 people came forward testifying they have sighted the new moon in the vicinities of Mogadishu, Qoryoley and Dolow
UN Security Council members express frustration with stagnation of dialogue between the Somali govt and federal member states. The US urges @M_Farmaajo to hold the national security meeting which brings together federal and regional leaders
Somalia reports 21 new COVID19 cases from Banadir (19) and Puntland (2) - Ministry. There are no new deaths. Total number of cases moves up to 1,594, there are 204 recoveries while death toll stays at 61
1 year ago
Somali state media reports killing senior AlShabab commander in charge of tax in Leego town, Lower Shabelle during a military operation aided by foreign forces
Somalia's Govt under pressure to expel non-AMISOM Ethiopian troops as opposition calls for the removal of the head of AU mission
AFRICOM: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, @AmbFMadeira, has received with great sadness the news of the passing of the Governor of Mudug region of Puntland, Mr. Ahmed Muse Nuur.
A policeman was killed, 3 injured after a roadside explosion targeted a police vehicle in the vicinity of Banadir junction of Mogadishu, early on Wednesday, security sources say. The vehicle belonged to a senior police officer Gen Ali Gaab who was not in the vehicle at the time
1 year ago
Shalan-bood District commissioner Nor Osman tells to the local media that the AMISOM troops fired several mortar shells into civilian neighborhoods after they were being attacked by a roadside bomb last night, he didn't mention the casualties. The district is govt under control
Security officials say the heath of heath department of the Somali Police Forces Ali Hersi Barre known as Ali Gaab has narrowly escaped a roadside bomb that killed one of his bodyguards and one civilian among three wounded in Mogadishu on Wednesday. Somalia
At least six people including children and women wounded in a drone strike carried out by US military in Kunya Barow town of Somalia. But the US military says 2 AlShabaab militants killed in the bombing.
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted an airstrike targeting alShabaab militants in vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia, on May 17 killing two militants
US AFRICOM reports new airstrike against al-Shabaab in Qunyo Barrow. Somalia
Somaliland Ministry of Health confirms 18 new COVID19 cases and one more death, bringing the total cases of the country to 121 positive and 9 Deaths
Reports of new air strike against Al-Shabaab militants in the area of Kunyo Barrow, Lower Shabelle region, late Sunday. If confirmed, this would be the first strike by the US since the start of the Ramadan
Somalia's Deputy PM Mahdi Mohamed says government has ungraciously turned down Kenya's efforts toward delay in maritime case; points to a long-standing pressure by Uhuru's administration to settle dispute outside of court and excuse on COVID19 economic devastation
Somalia reports 65 new cases, 1 death. For the first time, most new cases come from outside Mogadishu with 24 cases in Southwest, 14 in Somaliland, 13 each in Banadir and Puntland, and 1 case in Jubaland. Total confirmed cases 1,284, recoveries 135, deaths 53 - Ministry
Somali military officials say a senior al Shabaab officer for Qoryoley district whose name is Abdi Muhsin Abu Bakar and five fighters were being killed in an operation conducted by the SNA on between Janale and Qoryoley in lower Shabeelle region in the last hours
Somalia Covid19 cases jump to 1,219 after 49 new cases were reported. No new deaths were reported for the second as the death toll stays at 52. Benadir reported 26 cases, South West 9, Puntland 8, Somaliland 6; and overall there are 130 recoveries - @MoH_Somalia
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An Ethiopian Zu anti-aircraft missile brought down the Kenyan plane that crashed in the town of Bardale last week. The incident began with the incoming plane aborting a landing attempt because an Ethiopian military vehicle was on the runway, officials say
Somalia has officially opened bidding for oil blocks, according to @MohamudHilaal. The govt put up 7 blocks for bidding in the first licensing round, in a process that will last until March 2020. The 7 blocks locate in Galmudug, Hirshabelle, Southwest and Jubbaland
IS-Somalia claimed the assassination of a police officer and wounding a second in Elasha Biyaha using automatic weapons outside Mogadishu
Reports of gunfire in the vicinity of Kawo Godey, Dharkaynlay district, South Mogadishu
Al-Shabab yesterday claimed to have used an IED to destroy an "American-trained" Danab commando forces tanker truck, killing the driver, near War Mahan in the Lower Shabelle region
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