Grenade blasts rock Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

Suspected Al Shabaab militants have carried out double grenade explosions in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday night. The first attack took place in Suuqa Holaha...

Somali forces kill Al-Shabaab militants in southern region

Several Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Tuesday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army and the militant group near Baidoa town, southwest Somalia, officials...

Those captured Tukaraq were SNM militiamen, says Puntland Minister

Puntland Information Minister Abdi Hersi Ali has accused Somaliland of supporting Al-Shabab militant, he said in a press conference in Bosaso Tuesday. “I know that...

Al Shabaab attacks military bases near Baidoa town

Heavily armed Al Shabaab militants have launched a daring attack on several Somali military bases near Baidoa city, the interim seat of Southwest State on...

Roadside bomb Hits Somali Police Vehicle in Mogadishu

Several soldiers were wounded after a roadside bomb hit a Police vehicle carrying an official at Florence junction in Mogadishu's Wardhigley district, witnesses said. Reports...

Lamu residents propose security measures to curb terrorism on roads and border areas

Lamu residents want KDF soldiers and not police to escort passenger buses to curb al-Shabaab attacks on the Lamu Garsen road. The officers are well-equipped...

Al Shabaab denounces ex-spokesman as apostate who could be killed

Al Shabaab militants, who have carried out frequent bombings in the capital, Mogadishu, said a former leader who defected to the government side was...

Mogadishu mayor arrives in Dhusamareb ahead of President’s visit

Thabit Abdi Mohamed, the mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir region has on Monday arrived in the central town of Dhusamareb ahead of...

Al Shabaab militants occupy deserted police station in Lamu

Heavily armed militants occupied Ishakani Police Station in Lamu and hoisted an Islamist flag there for several hours yesterday before withdrawing. The incident comes less...

Somalia: Al-Shabab Demanding Children

The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia’s Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination...