Terror Watch

AU Special Representative to Somalia condemns terrorist attack in Kismayo

0 Visits: 113 | Saturday July 13, 2019 - 14:23:42
Mogadishu, 13 July 2019 - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, strongly condemns the terrorist attack on a hotel in Kismayo, southern Somalia, in which dozens of innocent people were killed and wounded.

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Two prominent TV journalists among killed in hotel attack in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 137 | Friday July 12, 2019 - 22:56:22
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 12 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is saddened to learn the tragic death of Mohamed Omar Sahal (aka Ga'ma Dhere), SBC TV correspondent based in Kismayo and Hodan Naleyeh, TV journalist and founder of Integration TV – both among killed in Kismayo hotel attack…

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Somalia executes three Shabab fighters found guilty in Hotel attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 141 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 09:34:18
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) Somalia military court on Wednesday morning executed three Shabab fighters who the military court found guilty in carrying out Hotel Nasa-Hablood attack in Mogadishu two years ago, officials said.

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Car bomb kills at least 5 in Somali capital, 31 injured

0 Visits: 84 | Wednesday May 15, 2019 - 20:43:56
At least five people were killed and 31 others were injured after a car loaded with explosives rammed Somali government district offices in Mogadishu on Tuesday, medical and security officials said

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11 killed in car bomb attack in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 214 | Thursday March 28, 2019 - 16:23:45
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 11 people were killed and several others were wounded after car fitted with explosive devices exploded outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, officials.

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Breaking: Twin Explosions and gunfire heard in Somalia's Capital

0 Visits: 202 | Saturday March 23, 2019 - 12:50:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali militant group Al Shabab, which is affiliated to Alqaeda has on Saturday morning attacked building which houses the ministry of labor, killing at least 5 people including deputy minister of labor and wounding dozens witnesses and officials said.

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Market blast kills 8 in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 237 | Thursday March 14, 2019 - 08:22:19
Baidoa (Horn Observer) At least eight people have been killed after a bomb exploded at a busy livestock market in a village in southwestern Somalia's Bay region, local media reports.

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US kills 8 militants in a self-defense airstrike in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 150 | Wednesday March 13, 2019 - 06:35:59
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least militants were killed on Monday after US forces in Somalia carried out what they termed as "self-defense airstrike" in the vicinity of Dara Salaam in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, the latest in a series of airstrikes against the Somali militants officials…

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car bomb attack in Somalia's capital kills 5

0 Visits: 212 | Thursday March 07, 2019 - 20:52:58
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least five people were 5 killed and 9 others were wounded on Thursday after car filled explosive devices exploded a restaurant in Mogadishu, near presidential palace, officials and witnesses said.

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US condemns Somalia terror attack

0 Visits: 272 | Saturday March 02, 2019 - 14:33:51
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The United States on Saturday said it condemned in the strongest terms on the February 28 terrorist attack in Mogadishu that killed at least 30 people and wounded scores, a statement from the US mission to Somalia said.

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Somalia: AU Special Representative condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 194 | Saturday March 02, 2019 - 11:37:04
' Mogadishu, - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, strongly condemns the terrorist attack in the Somali capital yesterday. 

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Scores killed in a hotel attack in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 265 | Thursday February 28, 2019 - 23:30:54
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Scores of people were killed and dozen of others injured after a suicide car bombing targeted a Mogadishu hotel destroyed buildings in the Somali capital's busiest street, police said.

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Gunmen kill at least 9 street cleaners near Somalia's Capital

0 Visits: 237 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 23:53:54
At least nine people were shot dead and unknown number of others injured after gunmen believed to be members from the Shabab opened fire on street cleaners on the outskirt of Somali capital, Mogadishu on Monday, media reports.

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'Civilian' deaths reported from 4 U.S. airstrikes in southern Somalia - reports

0 Visits: 200 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 21:33:04
The U.S military and their Somali counterparts conducted four new airstrikes in Lower Shabelle region, southern Somalia on Saturday killing at least two, local media reported.

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Somali MP is killed in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 280 | Saturday February 23, 2019 - 21:48:07
Al-Shabaab, an militant group affiliated to Alqaeda claimed responsibility for the killing of Somali lawmaker Osman Elmi Boqore who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu's Karan district on Saturday. The MP was inspecting his house which was under construction, when he was assassinated.

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12 militants killed in 2 airstrikes in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 200 | Wednesday February 13, 2019 - 19:38:45
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 12 militants were killed on Monday after Somali and US troops conducted two airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab in the vicinity of Janaale, Lower Shebelle Region, Somalia, on February 11, 2019, officials said.

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Al-Shabab assassinates senior Somali police officer in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 218 | Tuesday February 12, 2019 - 16:10:37
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Somali militant group affiliated with Alqaeda on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior police officer in Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

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US strikes kill 15 Al Shabab militants in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region - US military

0 Visits: 239 | Saturday February 09, 2019 - 07:57:02
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 15 Al-Shabab militants were killed in two separate airstrikes in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region on February 6 and 7 respectively, US military reports said.

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US conducts 2 airstrikes in southern Somalia

0 Visits: 227 | Thursday February 07, 2019 - 08:24:23
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) U.S. Africa Command said in a statement on Tuesday that it conducted two airstrikes in separate engagements, the latest in a series of airstrikes against the Somali militant groups.

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab hired killer of P&O port manager dies in hospital

0 Visits: 239 | Wednesday February 06, 2019 - 22:55:56
One of two gunmen believed to be hired by al-Shabaab terror group to assassinate Paul Anthony Formosa, head of P&O Bossaso port manager has died in hospital on Tuesday, local security official said as cited by Horn Globe News

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