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U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia
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Mayor of Mogadishu had excellent meeting with Religious leaders and I urged them to take a leading role on preventing and countering violent extremism in Mogadishu and in Somalia
Somaliland Minister of Security Mohamed Abukar Islow warns that a vehicle filled with explosives is in the city and could possibly target the airport. Islow says security forces are hunting a Toyota Noah posing as one of the shuttle buses that transport travellers to Mogadishu's Airport
1,500 prisoners including many who were detained for supporting Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels have been released from jails in Jigjiga, the capital of ethnic Somali region of Ethiopia, Wednesday: regional govt has announced
Syria, South Sudan and Somalia rank highest in Corruption Perceptions Index 2017
U.S. confirms conducting new strike against Al-Shabab in Jilib town area on February 19, killing three militants
Al Shabab claimed killing an US soldier and four Somali National Army (SNA) troops in Bulo Gadud in Lower Juba region
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US Conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia. @USAfricaCommand says no civilians were killed in this strike.
Under car, seat explosion reported in Mogadishu, security officials say the car was parked near the village restaurant, no casualties reported. Somalia
AlShabaab says it had killed American soldier on the outskirts of Kismayo on Tuesday but @USAfricaCommand said they don't have reporting of any U.S. military killed or injured in Somalia.
An American soldier was killed in a gun battle took place outside Kismayo town on Tuesday morning - Andalus radio
Somali navy officer Colonel Abdinasir Hosh sentenced to death by a Mogadishu military court for shooting dead his superior officer General Said Marino on January 18 at the seaport following an argument
Huge explosions followed by gunfire heard near Kismayo town - Media reports
Somalia appoints new commanders for Intel, Police and Custodial Corps. Osman Sheikh Hussein is the new Intel Chief; Gen Bashir Abdi Mohamed appointed as the new Police chief, while Gen Bashir Mohamed Jama "Gobe" returns to his old post as chief of Custodial Corps.
Three Kenyan teachers killed in suspected Al-Shabab attack on a Primary School in Wajir County, Northeast Province: Local media
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Al-Shabab fighter Shuris Adam Dhinbil surrenders to Somali Govt forces in Beled Hawo Town. He defected from Al-Shabab militant camp in Kabis, 20km west of Garbaharey
An AMISOM soldier accidentally killed a member of Danab, Somali special forces, during attack on al Shabaab
Somali special forces seize Mubarak and Awdhegle towns from Al-Shabab following an early morning attack; operation still ongoing; Al-Shabab fighters have retreated towards Toratorow. Reports say troops are accompanied by U.S. military advisers: security sources
SNA Troops backed by US air forces have taken the control of Mubarak and Awdhiigle towns following the withdrawal of Al Shabab militants-local media
Somali forces have recaptured several main villages from Al Shabab militants in Lower Shabelle province on Monday morning
Somali especial forces re-captured Mubaarak, Darusalam and Ugunji areas in south of Mogadishu, following hours of fighting against AlShabaab
U.S. sanctions Mohamed Mire Ali Yusuf of Somalia and his Liibaan Trading and Al Mutafaq Commercial Company for "activities supporting Islamic State in Somalia". U.S. also sanctioned two other people and their companies in alleged support for IS
A religious edict in Somaliland has banned some forms of FGM. Perpetrators will be punished and those undergoing the procedure will be compensated. Neighbourhood committees 'to be established' to oversee implementation.
Senior Somali military commander identified as Farhan Barkhadle has been killed in Mogadishu's Hodan district
Three soldiers + deputy police boss injured in gun-and-bomb attack in Bosaso town
A commercial ship carrying millions of dollars worth of cargo has run aground near Bosaso port in Puntland. The ship was said to have been contracted by Somali merchants who were importing food and supplies from the United Arab Emirates. Somalia
Al Shabab militants have recaptured El-Wak town in Somalia's Gedo province following the withdrawal of Somali national army forces on Friday morning
Reports of fierce fighting bw Somaliland and Puntland forces in Tukaraq town of Sool region. Casualties unknown
A Ugandan national who is said to be a chef has been shot dead inside UNICEF compound in Mogadishu. Attacker is believed to be a former security guard at the compound who was fired from the job, investigators arrived the scene, perpetrator 'escaped': security sources.
AlShabaab claims to have burned an armored vehicle carrying Ethiopian soldiers in explosion in Bardale town