Mogadishu

32 children rescued from 'terrorist school'

MOGADISHU- Somali authorities said troops stormed a school run by al Shabaab on Thursday night and rescued 32 children who had been taken as recruits …

Terrorism

Somali general shot dead in capital Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A Somali general was shot in the head and killed in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday and a colonel who was his deputy has been arrested for the murder, senior army sources said.<p>The killing of Marine general Saiid Aden Yusuf in what was apparently an internal dispute is a …

World News

Somali fisherwoman breaks boundaries in Mogadishu

Riyan Abukar Ali is determined to succeed as a fisherwoman in Somalia, in a trade dominated by men.<p>She used be a tuk-tuk driver, but took to the seas off the coast of the capital Mogadishu when the social pressures of being a woman in her previous job became too much.<p><i>Video journalists: Alinur</i> …

Thousands of families displaced after troops destroy aid camps in Somalia

Author: ARAB NEWSTue, 2018-01-16 16:16ID: 1516098056858538800Thousands in Somalia have been left with no shelter on the outskirts of Mogadishu two …

Africa

Rights group: Al Shabab forcibly recruits children

“We are taking them for Jihad,” al Shabab militants reportedly told teachers at a school in Somalia. The rights group Human Rights Watch has …

Africa

Somali PM fires three ministers amid insurgency

Somalia's newly appointed Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre, also spelt Khaire, talks on the phone in Mogadishu. Photo: AFP / STRINGER<p>MOGADISHU - …

News (South Africa)

US Airstrike in Somalia Destroys Vehicle Carrying Explosives

Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) -- The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed two al-Shabab extremists and destroyed a …

Business

U.S. says air strike kills two militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday it had killed two militants in Somalia in an air strike targeting al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked Islamist group that is fighting to topple the U.N.-backed government.<p>The military's Africa Command said the strike took place around 50 …

World News

U.S. says air strike kills two militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday it had killed two militants in Somalia in an air strike targeting al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked Islamist group that is fighting to topple the U.N.-backed government.

Al-Shabaab

US strike targets vehicle bomb in Somalia

The strike against Al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab militants occurred early January 2 about 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of the capital.<p>It killed …

News (South Africa)

U.S. says 2 terrorists killed, vehicle bomb destroyed in strike

Military say latest strike killed al-Shabab extremists, prevented bomb "being used against the people in Mogadishu"

Terrorism

18 Somali policemen killed by suicide bomber

File: 'Some of the police were already in lines, and others were gathering, when the man in a police uniform entered and blew himself up,' said a …

Terrorism

News24.com | Suicide bomber kills 10 at Somali police academy, police say

An Islamic extremist suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people at a police academy in Somalia's capital, police say.

Terrorism

At Least 13 Dead in Suicide Bombing in Somalia

<b>Mogadishu:</b> A suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at …

Terrorism

Somalia suicide bomber kills police at Mogadishu academy

<b>A suicide bomber has killed at least 18 police officers during a parade at a training centre in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.</b><p>At least 15 other people were wounded, officials said.<p>The bomber, disguised as a policeman, blew himself up at the General Kaahiye Police Academy.<p>The militant Islamist group …

Terrorism

Somalia suicide bomber kills at least 18 at police academy in Mogadishu

A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman has blown himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, killing at least 18 …

Terrorism

Suicide bomber attacks police academy in Mogadishu

A suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least 13 …

Terrorism

Suicide bomber attacks police academy, kills 13 in Somalia

File: Thirteen police officers were killed when a suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a police training camp in Mogadishu on …

Terrorism

Somali journalist killed in front of children

File: A Somali television journalist was killed by a car bomb in front of his children, relatives said, the fifth murder of a journalist in the …

News (South Africa)

Death Toll for October Attack Rises to 512

[VOA] The death toll in a truck bombing in Somalia in October now stands at 512, according to the committee investigating the tragedy. The toll had …

Terrorism

Death toll rises to 512 in Oct. 14 Mogadishu truck bombing

Death toll rises to 512 in Oct. 14 Mogadishu truck bombing<p>Suicide car bomb exploded in front of Safari Hotel in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia on …

Terrorism

Final death toll in Somalia’s worst attack is 512 people

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The final death toll in October’s massive truck bombing in Somalia’s capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked …

Terrorism

Death Toll in Somalia's Worst Attack Rises to 512

MOGADISHU, Somalia—The death toll in October’s massive truck bombing in Somalia’s capital has reached 512 people, according to the committee tasked with looking into the country’s worst-ever attack.<p>The committee’s report, obtained by the Associated Press, said another 312 people were wounded in the …

World News

Final death toll in Somalia's worst attack is 512 people

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The final death toll in October's massive truck bombing in Somalia's capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked with looking into the country's worst-ever attack.<p>The committee's report, obtained by The Associated Press, says another 312 people were wounded in …

Terrorism

Mogadishu's iHub offers an optimistic, innovative, hi-tech future for Somalia

There are aspects of Somalia that never make the headlines. A tech savvy Somalia. driven by a global diaspora returningr home, bringing innovative …

Africa

Final death toll from huge Somalia truck blast reaches 512

More than 500 people were killed in a huge truck blast in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu, officials have ruled.<p>The final toll from the October …

Terrorism

Somalia truck bombing: Final death toll exceeds 500

The final death toll in October's massive truck bombing in Somalia's capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked with looking into the …

Terrorism

Final death toll for October truck blast in Somalia hits 512

The final death toll in October's massive truck bombing in Somalia's capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked with looking into the …

News (Ireland)

Final death toll in October Somalia attack at 512 people

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The final death toll in October's massive truck bombing in Somalia's capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked …

Terrorism

Final death toll in October bombing in Somalia rises to 512 — deadliest attack in country’s history

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—The final death toll in October’s massive truck bombing in Somalia’s capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked with …

Terrorism