7 December 2021
Somali parliament gives unanimous endorsement of the new PM Mohamed Hussein Roble. All 215 MPs present at the session voted to approve the appointment. Mr Roble said he'll prioritise security, elections, economy and delivering services, among several issues listed
At least 12 Shabab militants were killed on Sunday in a military operation in the Lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia
One KDF soldier Killed and two Injured in al Shabaab ambush attack in Lafey in Mandera County
PHOTOS: A Kenyan registered cargo flight has crash landed at the Aden Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu, Somalia. Cause of crash, number of casualties unknown
The new PM of Somalia Mohamed Hussein Roble is new to politics. According to people who known him he is a graduate of Somali National University in civil engineering. Most recently, he was working for the International Labour Organisation office in Nairobi
Unidentified gunmen have killed five Quran teachers reciting the holy Quran in Adale town in the Middle Shabelle region on Thursday. Sheikh Daahir Hassan Ali Dheere; Moalim Mohamoud Canbuure; Moalim Mohamed Hussein Adawe Moalim Mukhtar Abdullahi Elmi Ow Mohamoud Hassan
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Six members of Al-Shabaab movement, including two commanders, were killed in security operations of the Somali army in the south of the country
Somalia: Security forces in Southwest say they shot and killed an Al-Shabaab operative by the name Ibrahim Moallim Abdi "Ibrahim Ganey" who was known in the region. A 2nd militant escaped after troops ambushed them b/w Bardale and Awdinle. Their weapon were seized, per sources
A suicide bomber targeted chairman of Jubbaland chamber of commerce outside a mosque in the port city of Kismayo on Friday. 3 people including a security guard & suicide bomber killed 7 others wounded. Shafi'i Rabi chamber of commerce chairman is also seriously injured
At least two people were killed and more than five wounded after a suicide bomber detonated in front of the Qadim Mosque in Kismayo.
Suicide bomber detonates outside a mosque in Kismayo, there are number of casualties, residents said. Sources say bomber targeted chairman of Jubbaland Chamber of Commerce Shaafi Raabi Kaahin who is seriously injured in the explosion. Mr Kaahi was walking when attacked
7 mortar shells fell on separate neighborhoods of the Somali capital, Mogadishu
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IED blast near a teashop kills two, injuries four in the town of El-Wak, Gedo region on Thursday, local media
Suspected mortar explosions heard in Mogadishu - residents. Some residents reported hearing as many as 11 explosions; no casualties have been recorded so far
Three people have been killed and seven others injured in a suicide bombing outside a Blue Sky restaurant in the northern city of Mogadishu, officials say. The dead include an unidentified baby boy.
Huge blast in Mogadishu near presidential palace
Three dead including a child, seven others were injured after an explosion from suicide bombing in front of Blue Sky cafeteria, central Mogadishu - witnesses
Huge explosion reported near Somalia Presidential palace in Mogadishu. Casualties feared. Details Sketchy
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Somalia @USAfricaCommand has confirmed the alShabab leader killed in August strike was Abdulqadit Commandos
Qasim Ali Noor, Balad district commissioner confirms that al Shabaab has on Tuesday early morning attacked the security checkpoints on the outside of the district. Local residents say that the fighters have entered into neighborhoods. Casualties unknown
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Danab and Jubbaland regional forces have informed the public that all the roads within 5km of Jana Abdalle have been closed as they conduct an operation to clear Al-Shabaab militants from the area. It follows after Monday's VBIED attack on Somali, US outpost in the area
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[email protected] spokesman Colonel Chris Karns tells VOA that one US soldier injured in Al-Shabaab attack in Jana Abdalle area, 60 km northwest of Kismayo, Somalia on Monday. Al Shabaab claims it has killed 4 US soldiers and 16 Somali soldiers trained by the US
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U.S. military service member wounded in Somalia during attack by al-Qaeda linked fighters using a car bomb and mortar fire: statement
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A Somali official: 3 wounded, including an American officer, in a car bomb explosion
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Two members of the Somali special forces were killed in a car explosion in the south of the country
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Massive explosion believed to be a car bomb targets US, Kenyan and Somali troops at Jana Abdalle village about 60km Northwest of the Somali coastal city of Kismayo. Intense small arms fire also reported, casualties feared - Attack is ongoing, per local reports
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Two local journalists named Khadar Awl Ismail and Abdiqani Ahmed Mohamed (Fantastic) have been arrested at Puntland's Court of First Instance for reporting on a case of a woman who was allegedly raped and murdered, media reported. Somalia
Two people were wounded when a planted roadside bomb exploded near Mogadishu's Sayid junction tonight. Somalia
Al-Shabab, unsurprisingly, claimed that recent clashes around Ba'adweyne in Mudug were with government militia and not, as @HarunMaruf reports, with local villagers resistant to the insurgent group's forced recruitment and seizure of weapons1 year ago
Al-Shabab, unsurprisingly, claimed that recent clashes around Ba'adweyne in Mudug were with "government militia" and not, as @HarunMaruf reports, with local villagers resistant to the insurgent group's forced recruitment and seizure of weapons
At least 12 people were killed in a confrontation between al Shabaab and armed villagers near Ba'adweyn village in Mudug region on Friday. AlShabaab claims to have killed and wounded 8 others during the fighting but multiple sources saying that both sides suffered casualties
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