4 August 2021
[email protected]_Farmaajo called for a new round of talks about elections on March 22. Unclear if the call will garner support from the opposition and the two main federal member states to take place. Puntland, Jubaland, opposition leaders & Senate leadership formed a new alliance on March 18
Somalia's Jubaland state criticises reported, new deployment of federal security forces in Gedo region by the federal Govt. The situation of Gedo region is a contentious issue in the national politics as the Federal Govt and Jubaland dispute over who should manage elections there
Somalia should hold elections immediately, @SecBlinken says in a statement
4 month ago
A US surveillance drone crashed while on a reconnaissance mission in the village of Weelaamroow in the Lower Jubba province of Somalia.
Somalia Opposition leader and Presidential candidate accuses Chief of Somalia Military of purging top military commander to let Somali President, Farmajo win the election again
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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 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 verified5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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 Somalia5 month ago
USSOCOM C146A Wolfhound 10-3026 tracking over Somalia
5 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
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