MOGADISHU, Somalia — Fighters with the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab group have launched a massive mortar and gun attack on military bases belonging to the UN-mandated African Union peacekeeping forces in Somalia known as (AMISOM) in Qoryooley district in Lower Shabelle region, military officials and a rebel spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia – Unites States of America said Monday its military has carried out “self-defense” airstrikes in southern Somalia, targeting Al Shabaab hideouts near the southern port city of Kismayo.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The death toll from a devastating Al Shabaab truck bomb in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has risen to 25 after several of the wounded victims succumbed to their injuries, security and medical officials said on Tuesday.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Al Qaeda-affiliated extremist group Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for twin suicide Car bombings in the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Mogadishu on Sunday.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Two large explosions were just heard outside Mogadishu airport, targeting the biggest African Union troops in Somalia (AMISOM), on Tuesday morning, witnesses said.
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 …
The Somali National Army (SNA), along with African Union peacekeepers pushed the Islamic Islamists, Al Shabaab, out of Toratorow in the Lower Shabelle region on Thursday, a strategic move for the Somali government.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic militants of Al Shabaab executed four elders on Saturday on the charges of spying for the Somali government military and African Union peacekeepers in middle Shabelle region.