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 — The Kenyan intelligence service has revealed the names of three Kenyans whom were said to have been involved in a deadly suicide car bomb and gun attack on Nasa-Hablod, a popular hotel located at Km-4 area in Mogadishu on June 25, 2016.
BAIDOA, Somalia — The Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab fighters have launched an ambush attack on an Ethiopian soldiers’ convoy serving with the African Union peace forces in Somalia, said residents and an AMISOM spokesman on Monday.
KISMAYO, Somalia — The Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab Islamic extremists have claimed to have killed at least five foreign soldiers, including an American, in an attack in southern Somalia on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.
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 — The Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic extremists of Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for twin car bombs near Mogadishu international airport on Tuesday morning, killing scores of people, including soldiers.
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.
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.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Kenya has closed its notoriously porous border with neighbouring Somalia, a move aimed at keeping out illegal immigrants from Somalia as well as dangerous Al Shabaab militants.
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 …