18 May 2021
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At least three soldiers wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Elasha Biyaha near the capital, Mogadishu
Somalia presidential candidates extended their meeting in Mogadishu to a 4th day as they expanded consultations on taking unified position on elections. The candidates chose @HESharifShAhmed as Chair, @HusseinHalane as Secretary and Ridwan H Mohamed as Spokesman. Photo @DalsanFM
Ethiopia Amb to Somalia Jamaludin Omar denies withdrawing troops from Somalia. He also denies Tigray soldiers in Somalia were targeted but admits putting in place "safety guards" to avoid a repeat of incident that reportedly happened to Northern Command
Ethiopia: PM Security Advisor Gedu briefs President of Somalia on operation in Tigray
Ethiopia National Security Adviser Gedu Andargacho met w pres Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo in Mogadishu. Ethiopia Amb Jamaludin Omar posted that, "President Farmajo confided to Ato. Gedu his solidarity and support to the ongoing law enforcement operation
Speaking at the UNSC, @MohamedHRoble reiterated commitment to hold "fair, free & timely elections". Roble said he already appointed a task force to draft a roadmap for 1P1V election in 2024/25. He promised to revisit the disputed sexual offences bill and engage the parliament
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Casualties reported after an explosion from roadside IED hit a military vehicle in Yaaqbariweyne area, Lower Shabelle region, Monday
2 simultaneous roadside bombs hit US-trained Somali troops near the American base at Balidogle airfield, 110 km northwest of Mogadishu. AShabaab claimed responsibility saying it killed 12 soldiers, destroyed 2 military vehicles. No comment from Somalia army yet
Governor of Karkaar region on Monday confirms that eight Yemeni fishermen have died, while 9 other people including the DC of Hafun district have also wounded as a result of the tropical storm named GATI and rains that hit Hafun district in Puntland5 month ago
Governor of Karkaar region on Monday confirms that eight Yemeni fishermen have died, while 9 other people including the DC of Hafun district have also wounded as a result of the tropical storm named GATI and rains that hit Hafun district in Puntland
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"The roughly 700 troops stationed in Somalia would move to bases in Kenya and Djibouti and travel to Somalia to conduct shorter counterterrorism missions, primarily against al-Shabaab, a jihadist group allied with al Qaeda
Cyclone Gati, the equivalent of a Cat 3 hurricane, made landfall in North East Somalia today. Here's how it looked from @eumetsat's Meteosat.  Gati was a monster, and in a region where such storms are rare. A dangerous situation for those living there, hope they were prepared5 month ago
Cyclone Gati, the equivalent of a Cat 3 hurricane, made landfall in North East Somalia today. Here's how it looked from @eumetsat's Meteosat. Gati was a monster, and in a region where such storms are rare. A dangerous situation for those living there, hope they were prepared
14 opposition presidential candidates issue communique in Mogadishu, call for removal of intelligence operatives, civil servants and supporters of Prez Farmajo from electoral committees
Tropical Cyclone Gati (03A) has rapidly intensified from a weak tropical storm to 100-knots (Major Hurricane intensity) just east of the northern Somalia coast.  It will make landfall shortly5 month ago
Tropical Cyclone Gati (03A) has rapidly intensified from a weak tropical storm to 100-knots (Major Hurricane intensity) just east of the northern Somalia coast. It will make landfall shortly
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One person killed, two wounded in a roadside bomb targets Puntland troops in Galkacyo
Somaliland's Berbera Airport has longest runway in Africa (over 4kms). It has just been upgraded and modernised6 month ago
Somaliland's Berbera Airport has longest runway in Africa (over 4kms). It has just been upgraded and modernised
An attack targeting a military convoy of African peacekeepers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
The death toll from the suicide bombing of a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 6
At least five people were killed, several others injured following a suicide bombing explosion in Mogadishu - police tell VOA
Casualties reported after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near the police training academy in Mogadishu's Hamar Jajab district
People were killed and wounded in a suicide bombing that targeted a popular restaurant in Mogadishu
Suspected AlShabaab bomber blew himself up at gathering of police officers at General Kahiye academy in Mogadishu's Hamar-Jajab distirct. Casualties reported - Witnesses
Scores of casualties reported as ambulance and police rush to the scene of the suicide bomber where a lone suicide bomber blew himself up in a popular restaurant in Hamar Jajab neighbourhood Mogadishu
Police in Mogadishu has reported an explosion at a restaurant near the police academy, casualties not yet known
Huge blast has occurred a short while ago near Somalia,s Police Academy in Hamarjajajb neighborhood in Mogadishu
AlShabaab rejects its members arrested in Ethiopia while planing attacks. It's baseless claim by Abiy's government to divert world attention from the crisis in Ethiopia. We're not part of the ethnic conflict there, The group's military spox says6 month ago
AlShabaab rejects its members arrested in Ethiopia while planing attacks. "It's baseless claim by Abiy's government to divert world attention from the crisis in Ethiopia. We're not part of the ethnic conflict there", The group's military spox says
A Somali minister survived an assassination attempt and 3 of his bodyguards were killed in Kismayo
VIDEO: Somalia is facing a fresh desert locust invasion, the latest in a string of invasions in the last year. This comes as United Nations agencies warn that the east African nation is one of 16 states that are "at high risk of rising levels of acute hunger"
Two Somali Govt soldiers confirmed dead and at least 9 others hurt after a roadside bomb ripped through a military vehicle they were traveling in just outside Galmudug capital, Dhusamareb on Tuesday morning6 month ago
Two Somali Govt soldiers confirmed dead and at least 9 others hurt after a roadside bomb ripped through a military vehicle they were traveling in just outside Galmudug capital, Dhusamareb on Tuesday morning
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Al Shabab has claimed it fighters killed a US soldier and four Somali forces in a raid took place last night in Gandarshe,outside Mogadishu. No comment from @USAfricaCommand and Somali government so far
Prominent businessman shot dead in Kismayo, reports say. Abdullahi Abdisalam Ahmed from the Amal money transfer services waa shot and killed by a gunman who escaped the scene according to reports
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