Al Shabaab launches deadly car bomb attack on Somali army base

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Heavily armed fighters from the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab have launched a coordinated assault on a military base in the town of Laanta-Buuro, which is situated in the Lower Shabelle region of Southern Somalia, military personnel and residents said.


Al-Shabaab child soldiers sentenced to death in Somalia

Al Shabaab Child soldiers who surrendered in Puntland in March, 2016. (Photo: Puntland State TV)

GAROWE, Somalia — A regional military court in Garowe town, northeast of Somalia has sentenced 43 Al Shabaab child soldiers to death penalty on Saturday for taking part in a seaborne attack on Puntland state in March, 2016.