Somalia

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.

Pakistan

Pakistan is left alone by International Community: Gen Asim Bajwa

Pakistan is left alone by International Community in the fight against terrorism. Pakistan has a long history working for peace, whether it was the USSR invasion of Afghanistan, the ‘war on terror’ after 9/11, countering Al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations, according to Asim Bajwa, the Director General Inter Services Public Relations of Pakistan, …

Somalia

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.