22 September 2021
Chinese Air Force Xian Y-20A (basically a Chinese C-17A/Il-76 equivalent) heading SW over Oman and Somalia this morning, en route to a destination in Africa1 month ago
Chinese Air Force Xian Y-20A (basically a Chinese C-17A/Il-76 equivalent) heading SW over Oman and Somalia this morning, en route to a destination in Africa
Scenes in yesterday's large protests in Mogadishu by distraught relatives alongside concerned citizens who protested & sought justice for the deceased victims of AMISOM's atrocities in Golweyn in which 7 civilians were murdered and their bodies torched
Abducted Soldier Yet To Be Rescued: A family in Chebukaka village, Trans Nzoia County is pleading with President Uhuru Kenyatta to help secure their kin's release. The KDF soldier was abducted by Al Shabaab during the El-Adde attack in 2016
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town1 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town
Garasbaaley commissioner AFRAH succumbed with his injuries after he was attacked with IEDs in Garasbaley.   May this year former commissioner GARYARE was killed on IED.  On 19 January this year former deputy commissioner for security of Garasbaaleey was killed1 month ago
Garasbaaley commissioner AFRAH succumbed with his injuries after he was attacked with IEDs in Garasbaley. May this year former commissioner GARYARE was killed on IED. On 19 January this year former deputy commissioner for security of Garasbaaleey was killed
Egypt's FM discussed on Tuesday ways to boost relations with Somalia during a meeting with Somali PM, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said. In their meeting in Cairo, the two top officials also discussed the latest developments in the region
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab1 month ago
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab
1 month ago
Heavy clashes between AlShabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported in the outskirt of Bacaadweyne town in Somalia's Mudug region. Locals say the clashes take place in the area of Qaycad village
UN report says most attacks in Somalia perpetrated by Al-Shabaab, primarily hit-and- run attacks, IEDs, use of person-borne IEDs mainly in Mogadishu, Lower Shabelle & Middle Shabelle. activity by pro-Da'esh elements continued to be reported in Bari Region of Puntland
1 month ago
Al-Shabab attack on AMISOM military base in Hudur Somalia
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has said its forces killed seven Alshabab militants and injured several others in a counter-offensive in Lower Shabelle region
Bodies of seven people executed by AU troops on Tuesday have been brought to a hospital in Mogadishu. This father says AMISOM soldiers intentionally fired bullets on the head of these people and then detonated their bodies with an IED1 month ago
Bodies of seven people executed by AU troops on Tuesday have been brought to a hospital in Mogadishu. This father says AMISOM soldiers intentionally fired bullets on the head of these people and then detonated their bodies with an IED
1 month ago
8 civilians killed in roadside explosion in Ba'adweyne town area, Galmudug state, central Somalia
At least two soldiers were killed on Sunday when Ethiopian troops - from Amhara and Tigray regions - exchanged gunfire in Bardhere town.  Earlier this year, around 200 to 300 ethnic Tigrayan soldiers in Somalia were also disarmed1 month ago
At least two soldiers were killed on Sunday when Ethiopian troops - from Amhara and Tigray regions - exchanged gunfire in Bardhere town. Earlier this year, around 200 to 300 ethnic Tigrayan soldiers in Somalia were also disarmed
Kenya's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Rachel Oumamu has just landed in Mogadishu and was welcomed by her counterpart Mohamed Abdul Razak. She will hold meetings with Prime Minister and President
The commander of Somalia's infantry forces, Gen Bihi escaped unhurt when IED blast targeted his convoy in the vicinity of Qay'ad, a town in Mudug captured from Al-Shabab last week.  SNA officials and soldiers reportedly killed/wounded in the attack at Shabellow area1 month ago
The commander of Somalia's infantry forces, Gen Bihi escaped unhurt when IED blast targeted his convoy in the vicinity of Qay'ad, a town in Mudug captured from Al-Shabab last week. SNA officials and soldiers reportedly killed/wounded in the attack at Shabellow area
1 month ago
Somali army has taken over several bases from Alshabab, including parts of Harardhere town from al-Shabab control, following an operation in Mudug region
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Heavy fighting ongoing in Deynunay, 18-Kms from Baidoa after Al-Shabab militants attacked a Somali military base. This comes as Somalia kicked off a long-delayed election
Somali military officials on military operations in Galmudug state1 month ago
Somali military officials on military operations in Galmudug state
The Somali National Army (SNA) on Monday morning captured some key areas in Qaycad, in Mudug region, after heavy fighting against the militant group of alShabab, officials said1 month ago
The Somali National Army (SNA) on Monday morning captured some key areas in Qaycad, in Mudug region, after heavy fighting against the militant group of alShabab, officials said
Ayan Aden Abdullahi is the 2nd female Senator elected from Southwest. She defeats Farhiya Nur Aden 79 to 8 votes. Ayan, from Luq town told Southwest parliament she studied in Somalia & in Bangladesh and sometimes volunteered. She was born in 1991, at the start of civil strife
The Somali government confirms 3rd airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Mudug region in as many days; says Sunday's strike is a blow to the heart of Al-Shabaab1 month ago
The Somali government confirms 3rd airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Mudug region in as many days; says Sunday's strike is a "blow" to the heart of Al-Shabaab
Four football players killed in southwest Somalia by bomb blast in their bus, police say
In Kismayo, a grenade was hurled at a vehicle, damaging the rear glass but didn't explode, causing no casualties
Kismayo bus explosion was caused by an IED planted in the vehicle, not suicide bomber, per reports. The bus was heading to a stadium where Jubaland leader @PresidentMadobe was expected to attend. So far, there is no conclusive evidence if he was the target
@USAfricaCommand on visits by Gen Stephen Townsend to Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia & Djibouti  Included mtgs with Kenyan military leaders on regional security & mtgs in Mogadishu & Djibouti with @CJTFHOA leaders, troops1 month ago
@USAfricaCommand on visits by Gen Stephen Townsend to Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia & Djibouti Included mtgs with Kenyan military leaders on regional security & mtgs in Mogadishu & Djibouti with @CJTFHOA leaders, troops
Dead and wounded in an explosion targeting a car carrying players of a local football club in southern Somalia
Deadly explosion hits a minibus carrying football team in Kismayo, about 500km south of Mogadishu
2 month ago
US @AFRICOM carried out another airstrike in Somalia Friday, the 2nd under the Biden admin after about a 6-month hiatus from the airstrike battle there against al-Qaida affiliate alShabab & ISIS. Friday's strike targeted al-Shabab in vicinity of Qeycad, Galmudug
Somalia's Galmudug says 60 AlShabab militants were killed in an airstrike followed by an operation carried out by the country's special forces near Qayacad and Hararidhere in Mudug region. Read more point_right Somalia
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