Al Shabaab confirms death of the Garissa University attack mastermind

Al Shabaab mourns death of Kuno who was killed US airstrike in June 1, 2016.

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Somalia-based, Al Qaeda-affiliated, Islamic group of Al Shabaab has on Friday confirmed the death of Mohamed Kuno in a U.S. airstrike on June 1, 2016 near Kismayo city, some 500 kilometers (310 miles) south …


BREAKING: Several explosions heard in Somali capital

SOMALIA, Mogadishu — Several loud explosions were heard in parts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday evening, eyewitnesses and police said.

Capt Hussein Mohamed, a senior Somali police officer said five mortar shells hit the coastal, conflict-riddled capital of the horn of Africa country.

Mohamed added that some of …


Two lawmakers among 10 killed in hotel attack in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Al Qaeda-affiliated, Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the hotel attack, saying its fighters detonated a car, laden with explosives, at the gate of the Ambassador Hotel on Makka Al Mukarama St in Mogadishu on Wednesday at around 5:45 pm local time.