Somalia: Suicide attack by Al-Shabaab kills 6 in Mogadishu

A female suicide bomber detonated herself in the office of the Mogadishu’s mayor, killing six officials and badly wounding Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman, local media reported on Wednesday. “Sabah Abdullahi Mohamed, the commissioner of Abdulaziz district and her Waberi district Read More …

Islamists claim double attack in Somali capital Mogadishu

A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left eight people dead, the director of an ambulance service said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility. Another 16 people were wounded, some of them seriously, Dr. Abdiqadir Aden Read More …

Somalia’s senior government official killed in latest IED explosion

A senior Somali government official was on Friday killed after a remote-controlled explosive device exploded in Somalia. In the incident that happened just a few kilometres from the Kenya-Somalia border, the explosive device instantly killed the Deputy District Commissioner of Read More …

CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general visits Kenya

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited the Kenyan capital of Nairobi April 2-3, 2019, as part of a familiarization tour of the CJTF-HOA combined joint operations area. Read More …

Somali army gets hold of an al-Shabaab explosive mind

Somali security forces said Saturday they are interrogating a senior al-Shabab commander in charge of explosive devices after the arrest in an operation conducted in the restive Mogadishu city on Friday evening. The ministry of information said the National Security Read More …