The US Africa Command said it carried out an airstrike that targetted at ISIS-Somalia encampment in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 8, 2019, killing at least 13 militants. The airstrikes which are coordinated with the Federal Government of Somalia are said to degrade violent extremist organizations in Somalia, according to a statement from US […]
Muslim brothers carried out two of the hotel suicide blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, part of a wave of bombings that killed more than 320 people, police sources told AFP Tuesday. The sons of a wealthy Colombo spice trader were among suicide bombers who hit three churches and three luxury hotels, investigators said. […]
At least four people were killed and 5 others were wounded on Wednesday after a car loaded with explosives went off near Waberi police station in Mogadishu, officials said. The Shabab, a militant Somali group affiliated with Alqaeda had previously carried out similar attacks in the capital and continue to be potential threat to Somalia’s […]
The airstrike which was said to have been coordinated with the Federal Government of Somalia's was aimed to weaken al-Shabaab, a Somali militant group that is affiliated with Alqaeda.
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces said Monday they have arrested nine al-Shabab militants during a security operation backed by Somali troops in southern region. The AU mission said the operation, which was carried out on Sunday in near Sabiid Anole town in Lower Shabelle, about 40 km south of Mogadishu, saw al-Shabab […]
Horn Observer (Mogadishu) Somali police seize on Saturday weapons and explosive materials during security operation at Elasha Biyaha south of the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said. In a press briefing by deputy police chief, Gen. Zakiya Hussein said the materials seized by the police include i bombs, mines, materials used for suicide attacks, light and […]
A car loaded with explosives on Thursday targeted the Somali police academy in Mogadishu, only a day after Somali police warned possible militant attack in the Somali capital. Al Shabab, Somali militant group affiliated with Alqaeda claimed the responsibility of the attack, saying that “it targeted a gathering place where police and other security officials […]