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Mogadishu, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Somali National army (SNA) captured five al-Shabaab militants in an operation south of Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State, officials said Wednesday. Spokesman for the Southwest State Presidency Nuradin Yusuf Abukar said SNA and Southwest ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A convoy of Somali security forces was hit by a landmine in the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu Tuesday but there were no casualties reported so far. A police officer who asked not to be named told Xinhua the convoy drove into the landmine in Mogadishu's Wardhigley ...
At least five Somali Federal government soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, witnesses said. The incident took place at Hanta Dheer area in Deynile district after a remote-controlled landmine ripped through a military vehicle carrying an army officer and his ...
Two weeks after being forcibly evicted from their shelters, thousands of vulnerable families are still living rough in the outskirts of Mogadishu. Somali security forces went in and destroyed 23 camps for internally displaced people, housing more than 4,000 Somalis, on 29 and 30 December last year ...

Mogadishu, Somalia - At least five Somali soldiers were wounded on Sunday morning when their military vehicle hit a landmine in Mogadishu, Garowe Online reports. A witness confirmed to GO that a pick-up truck carrying military personnel was blown up after it was ripped through by a ...
UNICEF and Save The Children on Thursday said 30,000 children were affecred in the recent unannounced forced evictions of families and destruction of informal settlements for Internally Displaced Persons (c) in Mogadishu. The two agencies in a joint statement called for action to help children affected by ...
Mogadishu, 11 January 2018 - The recent unannounced destruction of several informal settlements on the outskirts of Mogadishu, together with the forced evictions of thousands of families living there, are having devastating effects on children, UNICEF and Save The Children said today. More than 4000 ...
MEDIA reports on 9 January stated that an unspecified number of police officers had been wounded when a landmine, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated on Industrial Road in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on an earlier unspecified date, Hiiraan reported. Although no immediate claim of ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The UN children's Fund (UNICEF) and Save The Children said on Thursday that recent unannounced forced evictions of families and destruction of several informal settlements on the outskirts of Somali capital Mogadishu have impacted over 3,000 school children. The two ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Aid agencies operating in Somalia on Tuesday condemned recent forced evictions and large-scale destruction of settlements for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), saying the families are facing heightened risk. Under the umbrella organization, the Somalia NGO ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- A roadside explosion injured two people in Somali capital of Mogadishu's Hodan district early Wednesday in the latest attacks by suspected al-Shabaab militants. police and eye witnesses said the explosion targeted a vehicle carrying Somali security forces around the ...
A bomb explosion was heard Tuesday morning in parts of the Somali capital, Mogadishu which was targeted the government forces, witnesses and police said. A witness, speaking to Radio Shabelle said a military vehicle transporting Somali soldiers came under roadside bomb attack near Shirkole ...
Ulrich Wegener, the architect of Germany's elite anti-terror unit, the GSG-9, and widely known as the "hero of Mogadishu," has died aged 88. Wegener died December 28, German daily Bild said Wednesday. Germany's interior ministry later confirmed the report. The former brigadier general of West ...
Mogadishu, Somalia -- The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed two al-Shabab extremists and destroyed a vehicle carrying explosives, "preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu." The U.S. Africa Command statement says the airstrike occurred early ...
Somali prosecutors have filed charges against five men in connection with the Oct. 14 truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed 512 people -- the ... Four of the accused men are in government custody and appeared before a military tribunal in Mogadishu on Monday, while the fifth defendant is on the run.

At least two people, including a Somali soldier, were killed Sunday after a roadside bomb has ripped through a military convoy in Mogadishu. A witness, speaking to Radio Shabelle on the phone said the blast which took place near the Ministry of Defense was targeted army convoy ferrying AMISOM forces.
The man was the head of Mogadishu's airport security at the time. The laptop exploded shortly after takeoff and blew a hole in the side of the plane. Only the bomber was killed, bu in the past 18 months, three other computers bombs were found after one partially exploded in a cargo hold. New multi-layered ...
Mogadishu is not an easy place to make safe. Three million people live in its sprawling, scruffy neighbourhoods. Hundreds of thousands have arrived this year alone from rural areas. Most are very poor, fleeing drought and famine. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, and senior officials admit ...
It's been two months since a deadly blast ripped through a busy intersection in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing more than 500 people and injuring over 300. The Oct. 14 truck bombing, the deadliest attack in Somalia's history, turned buildings into heaps of debris and death, and left Somalis across ...
Mogadishu, Somalia -- An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 17 and injured 20 at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, police said. Col. Mohamud Aden said that 20 other officers were wounded by the blast, some of them seriously. The bomber, with ...
A suicide bomber has killed at least 18 police officers during a parade at a training centre in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. At least 15 other people were wounded, officials said. The bomber, disguised as a policeman, blew himself up at the General Kaahiye Police Academy. The militant Islamist group ...
In keeping with the Chelsea name, each avenue between the containers has a London name: like Oxford Street, Regents Street, Carnaby Street and Saville Row. Chelsea Village is certainly more upmarket than the other camps I have seen in the secured airport complex or in Kismayo. It has a ...
She has been receiving medical care at Turkish run Erdogan hospital, formerly Digfeer hospital, in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital. But the local doctors can't perform the specialized reconstruction surgery required because of the severity of the injuries she suffered in the "pelvic area", which has a lot of ...
Mareeg.com-The president of Somali football Federation, Abdqiani Said Arab, made it clear that Somalia is planning to organize its home games in the country in 2018. Speaking at a farewell ceremony held for Jubbaland State team who won the 2017 edition of Somali Inter-State football tournament on ...
A man reacts on the site where a car bomb exploded at the centre of Mogadishu in Somalia on October 14, 2017. PHOTO |MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB ... But a terror attack near her house in Mogadishu terrified her and traumatised her husband, forcing them to come back to Kenya. She says she can never go ...
Mogadishu is not an easy place to make safe. Three million people live in its sprawling, scruffy neighbourhoods. Hundreds of thousands have arrived this year alone from rural areas. Most are very poor, fleeing drought and famine. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, and senior officials admit ...
It's been two months since a deadly blast ripped through a busy intersection in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing more than 500 people and injuring over 300. The Oct. 14 truck bombing, the deadliest attack in Somalia's history, turned buildings into heaps of debris and death, and left Somalis across ...
While applauding the medical service provider for its efforts in providing evacuation and first aid support to victims of the October 14 terror attack in Mogadishu, education Minister Abdirahman Dahir Osman said it was imperative that students get basic knowledge to effectively respond in emergency ...
Mogadishu, Somalia -- An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 17 and injured 20 at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, police said. Col. Mohamud Aden said that 20 other officers were wounded by the blast, some of them seriously. The bomber, with ...
A suicide bomber has killed at least 18 police officers during a parade at a training centre in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. At least 15 other people were wounded, officials said. The bomber, disguised as a policeman, blew himself up at the General Kaahiye Police Academy. The militant Islamist group Al-Shabab has said it ...
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 police officers, officials said. Police spokesman Major Mohamed Hussein said the attacker, with explosives strapped to his body, infiltrated the General Kahiye ...
A Somalia police officer says the death toll has risen to 17 in a suicide bombing at a police academy in the capital Mogadishu. Colonel Mohamud Aden said that at least 20 other police officers were wounded in the attack, some of them seriously. The bomber, disguised as a police officer with hidden ...
A suicide bomber has killed at least 18 police officers during a parade at a training centre in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. At least 15 other people were wounded, officials said. The bomber, disguised as a policeman, blew himself up at the General Kaahiye Police Academy. The militant Islamist group ...
Somali security forces have on Monday seized a car suspected to be filled with explosives in Mogadishu, according to a witness. The troops sealed off around the luxury car "Spacio" was left along the main road near Ex-control Afgoye after a tip-off on the suspicious vehicle was spotted on scene.
A Somali television journalist was killed in a car bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Monday, an editor for the TV station and local authorities said. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow had borrowed the car from a friend, Mohamed Moalim Mustaf, an editor at Kalsan TV, ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - A car bomb has killed a Somali TV journalist in Mogadishu on Monday evening, the latest in series of attacks against the media workers in the country, Garowe Online reports. Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow working for the London-based Kalsan TV sustained severe wounds after an ...
UN Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating (left), greets Somalia's Federal President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmaajo,' during the Somalia Security Conference being held in Mogadishu. UN Photo/Omar Abdisalan ...
Mass burials took place as President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo called for three days of national mourning. Mogadishu, a large city on the east African nation's coast, has endured high levels of violence for years. al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked terror group, has carried out several deadly bombings.
Over 500 killed in #Mogadishu bomb blast. Free State / 1 December 2017, 12:11pm / Abdi Sheikh. Civilians evacuate from the scene of an explosion in KM4 street in the Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia. Picture: Reuters/Feisal Omar/File Photo. Mogadishu - More than 500 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in ...
EUCAP Somalia organized a Maritime Legal Seminar for Somalia's Attorney General Office (AGO)'s personnel in Mogadishu from November 27-29. This is the eighth Maritime Legal Seminar organized by the Mission, and the 6th in 2017 alone. Ten participants, including three women, attended the seminar ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - Somalia and Qatar governments have signed on Tuesday a multi-million agreement on the financing of Qatar-aided projects in the East African nation, Garowe Online reports. The development projects deal with a total funding of 200 million U.S. dollars were signed in Mogadishu, ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - The security forces of Somalia's Federal government have conducted an overnight operation in parts of northern Mogadishu, Garowe Online reports. Somali police officials said they are holding suspects linked to the al-Shabaab militant group and seized explosives during the ...
Speaker of the National Assembly of Djibouti, Hon. Mohamed Ali Houmed on Thursday arrived in Mogadishu where he was warmly welcomed by Somali government officials. Lower House Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari accompanied by members of the two houses and other government officials ...
U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against Al-Shabab Friday night, killing several militants outside Mogadishu, according to U.S. and Somali ...
US citizens working in Mogadishu including several Somali Americans have left the Somalia capital after the US mission in Somalia issued a ...
On the morning of March 15th, 2017, Aamiina Hassan* arrived at a Concern emergency nutrition clinic in the suburbs of Somalia's capital city, Mogadishu. She came with her was five-year-old daughter Yasmiin, who was emaciated and distraught, weighing just 27lbs. Their story was similar to many -- a ...
Lengthy talks between the Federal government of Somalia and the regional administrations in Mogadishu have been concluded with final joint ...
Nairobi - The United States' diplomatic mission in Somalia has directed all non-essential staff to leave the capital Mogadishu, saying it had ...


 

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