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US airstrike in Somalia kills four al-Shabaab extremists, destroys bomb-carrying vehicle

The U.S. has carried out 35 drone strikes in Somalia this year against al-Shabab and a small but growing presence of Islamic State group-linked fighters.

published on : 28th December 2017

Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somalia police academy 

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside the main police academy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday with several people feared dead, police said.

published on : 14th December 2017

Breakaway state of Somaliland votes for new president after two-year delay

Somaliland, which broke away in 1991 from troubled Somalia, went to polls today two years behind schedule, in a bid to prove its democratic credentials and strengthen its case for independence.

published on : 13th November 2017

Security forces kill 81 terrorists in Somalia

Earlier in October, more than 300 people were killed in the massive twin truck bombings in Somalia's capital.

published on : 12th November 2017

US tells Somalia mission staffers to leave over threat

The United States has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu, because of "specific threat information" against them.

published on : 5th November 2017

US tells staffers of Somalia mission to leave over threat 

The United States has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu, because of specific threat information against them.

published on : 4th November 2017

Pope Francis condemns terror attacks around the world

Pope Francis condemned on Wednesday recent terror attacks around the world, including in New York where eight people were killed, saying he was "saddened" by events.

published on : 1st November 2017

Somalia police end night-long siege of hotel, 23 dead

Troops regained control of the Nasa-Hablod hotel on today morning, having killed three attackers and captured two alive.

published on : 29th October 2017

13 dead, more than 16 wounded in Mogadishu hotel blast

A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital today, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 16, while gunfire could be heard inside.

published on : 28th October 2017

Somalia roadside bombing kills six north of Mogadishu

The roadside bombing comes little over a week after a massive truck bombing in Mogadishu killed at least 358 people in the country's worst attack.

published on : 22nd October 2017

Somalia truck bomb death toll now at 358 as 'state of war' planned 

Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose again to 358 and dozens remained missing.

published on : 21st October 2017

Two arrested in connection with Somalia bombing that killed more than 300

Officials in Somalia say two people have been arrested in connection with Saturday's massive truck bombing that killed more than 300.

published on : 18th October 2017

Mogadishu: Death toll goes above 300 in Somalia's deadliest bomb blast as funerals continue

More than 70 critically injured people were airlifted to Turkey for treatment on Monday as international aid began to arrive, officials said.

published on : 16th October 2017

Deadliest single bomb blast in Somalia's capital city Mogadishu: 231 dead, over 275 injured

Somalia's government has yet to release the exact death toll from an explosion many called the most powerful they had ever witnessed in Mogadishu. Officials feared the toll would continue to climb.

published on : 15th October 2017

Blast rocks Somalia’s capital; police say death toll rises to 20

The blast occurred two days after the head of the U.S. Africa Command was in Mogadishu to meet with Somalia's president

published on : 14th October 2017
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