27 January 2022
Heavily armed AlShabaab fighters have been reported to briefly seize the control of Bal'ad town about 30Km North of Mogadishu this morning, Locals were surprised to see militants in the city after clashes with SNA troops. Officials said Bal'ad is now on govt hands
Somali forces repel Al Shabab militants after seizing Bal'ad this morning, a town 30 km from Mogadishu Three Al Shabab fighters were killed and two soldiers on this attack. The attack comes at a time of turmoil over the conduct of elections in Somalia
The US embassy in Somalia urges officials to de-escalate the escalation after suspending the duties of the Prime Minister
PM @MohamedHRoble says "outrageous" decision by @M_Farmaajo to "suspend" him and "failed attempt to militarily takeover" his office is a violation of the constitution and the country's laws. The PM says @M_Farmaajo will solely shoulder responsibility of the consequences
Roble's office calls Farmajo "ex president", terms his actions to take over PM office using force unconstitutional
Reuters, quoting a Somali official: Security forces were tasked with preventing the Somali prime minister's access to his office
1 month ago
Reuters, quoting a Somali official: The suspension of the powers of the Somali prime minister by the president is an "incorrect coup"
Unusual movement of troops in Mogadishu this morning. Reports say security forces seal off the PM's office located within the Presidential palace as political tension between the PM and the President escalates
Somalia President @M_Farmaajo says he is "suspending" Prime Minuster @MohamedHRoble from work over alleged corruption and misuse of public land
Reports of overnight Al-Shabaab attack in Tabta village, Lower Juba region. Early reports say as many as five people may have been killed including soldiers and minors. The attack was reportedly carried out by about 15 militants targeting 3 separate houses
Bomb squad needed to be called out in Bosaso town to remove unexploded ordinances from this week's fighting1 month ago
Bomb squad needed to be called out in Bosaso town to remove unexploded ordinances from this week's fighting
Citing breach of immigration protocols, Somali officials closed a Mogadishu airport terminal used by UN & @amisomsomalia. Officials alleged terminal was used by non-UN/AMISOM travellers, UN flights landed with o permission, UN contractors exploit to smuggle uncontrolled commodities
SAIID SIDOW, a port employee in Gara'ad port in Mudug loses his five children to mortar shelling in  fighting between government forces in Bosaso, Puntland1 month ago
SAIID SIDOW, a port employee in Gara'ad port in Mudug loses his five children to mortar shelling in fighting between government forces in Bosaso, Puntland
Video from Bosaso as some of the troops in the frontline are reportedly being separated1 month ago
Video from Bosaso as some of the troops in the frontline are reportedly being separated
1 month ago
Bosaso is calm today with no reports of clashes. There is an unofficial ceasefire in place and elders and Puntland religious leaders are mediating between the warring sides - residents. Medics say 10+ people lost their lives and dozens sustained wounds in Tuesday's heavy fight
UNSC extends AMISOM stay in Somalia for three months
1 month ago
At least 10 people were killed in Tuesday's clashes in Bosaso between Puntland regional forces and the anti-terror unit, PSF
At least five people - 2 civilians and 3 soldiers -have wounded in an armed skirmish broke out in Bosaso town. Many residents started fleeing.  There has been a brewing tension between Puntland leadership and PSF director who refused his dismissal1 month ago
At least five people - 2 civilians and 3 soldiers -have wounded in an armed skirmish broke out in Bosaso town. Many residents started fleeing. There has been a brewing tension between Puntland leadership and PSF director who refused his dismissal
1 month ago
Heavy confrontation reported in Bosaso between Puntland forces and PSF, a regional anti-terror unit previously supported by the United States. There has been exchange of small arms and machine guns
1 month ago
PM @MohamedHRoble arrives in Baidoa, Southwest, following the dismissal of 7 members of the electoral disputes resolution committee. The federal election committee annulled election results of two seats in Southwest as reports of alleged "rigged" election process gather momentum
Reports of a roadside explosion in Horseed neighbourhood of Jowhar town a short while ago. The explosion reportedly targeted a pickup truck belonging to Lower Shabelle Governor Ahmed Meyre Majaraan who was not in the vehicle at the time. No casualties reported as of now
Sources reported the killing of 3 retired military personnel in the vicinity of Hiilweyne military facility by Al-Shabaab attackers, Friday.  Reports say the victims were living in the facility for a long time. A unit from the 3rd division were reportedly moved from base on Wed1 month ago
Sources reported the killing of 3 retired military personnel in the vicinity of Hiilweyne military facility by Al-Shabaab attackers, Friday. Reports say the victims were living in the facility for a long time. A unit from the 3rd division were reportedly moved from base on Wed
A heavy artillery bombardment has been reported area of Awdheegle town in Somalia's L/Shabelle region this morning. Locals said it looks like that AlShabaab fighters are shelling mortars to the SNA bases in the town
Somali Govt troops conducting an operation in Raysqodey, east of Garbaharey town after locals reported unusual movement of Al-Shabaab fighters. Other areas of interest near Garbaharey include Tuulo Barwaaqo and Kabis villages where militant activities were reported in the past1 month ago
Somali Govt troops conducting an operation in Raysqodey, east of Garbaharey town after locals reported unusual movement of Al-Shabaab fighters. Other areas of interest near Garbaharey include Tuulo Barwaaqo and Kabis villages where militant activities were reported in the past
Al-Shabab seizes control of El-dhere, a key village 30Km away from Dhusamareb, Galmudug capital in central Somalia, 2nd territory gained by the group in a week.  The militants reportedly set fire to the police station, administrative offices & raised its flag at a camp for SNA1 month ago
Al-Shabab seizes control of El-dhere, a key village 30Km away from Dhusamareb, Galmudug capital in central Somalia, 2nd territory gained by the group in a week. The militants reportedly set fire to the police station, administrative offices & raised its flag at a camp for SNA
A military plane carrying 200 Somali troops trained in Eritrea lands at Mogadishu airport. Thousands of Somali youth had been recruited by Somalia govt for jobs in Qatar but secretly sent to Eritrea for military training, some of them reportedly died in Tigray war
Hearing reports Al-Shabaab fighters have left the town as Govt troops mobilise in Guriel to head to the area. Before leaving, the militants reportedly destroyed the town's police station by detonating explosives
Photos posted online by the local residents show AlShabaab fighters inside Mataban district in Hiiraan region, central Somalia, after militants sized the town this morning1 month ago
Photos posted online by the local residents show AlShabaab fighters inside Mataban district in Hiiraan region, central Somalia, after militants sized the town this morning
1 month ago
AlShabaab fighters take control of the strategic district of Mataban in central Somalia. Residents reporting to have seen heavily armed AS militants inside the town and nearby villages. No comment from Somali govt so far
UN voted unanimously to allow international naval forces to continue using all necessary means to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia for next 3 months
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