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24 February, 2018 1:43 AM Two car bombs explode in Somali capital and kill 18 people

MOGADISHU: Twin car bombs exploded in Somalia`s capital on Friday, killing 18 people and wounding 20 others, the city`s ambulance service said, and Islamist militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. Shooting broke out near the president`s residence at the time of the blasts, police and ambulance services said. "So far we carried 46

9 September, 2017 3:13 AM US airstrike kills Al-Shabaab terrorist in Somalia

Mogadishu: The United States said its military carried out an airstrike that killed one terrorist in Somalia, media reports said. The US Africa Command (Africom) said on Friday that the Thursday afternoon precision airstrike occurred near Barawe, Somalia, about 270 km southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. Africom said the attack was coordinated with the Somali 45

3 September, 2017 8:56 AM Al Shabaab says kills 26 soldiers in attack on base near Kismayu

Al Shabaab said it killed 26 Somali soldiers early on Sunday when the militants attacked a military base in a village near the port city of Kismayu.  Nairobi: Al Shabaab said it killed 26 Somali soldiers early on Sunday when the militants attacked a military base in a village near the port city of Kismayu. Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab`s military spokesman 113

4 August, 2017 6:13 PM Al-Shabaab Commander Killed in Somalia: US

Ali Jabal was responsible for leading Al-Shabaab forces in the Mogadishu and Banadiir regions in planning and executing attacks. Mogadishu: The US on Friday said Al-Shabaab militant Ali Mohamed Hussein alias Ali Jabal was killed in drone strikes by American and Somalia forces in southern region. The US Africa Command (Africom) said it conducted the operation 42

11 June, 2017 2:45 PM US forces conduct strike against Somalia`s Al-Shabaab: Pentagon

The Pentagon said the operation occurred at approximately 0600 GMT "in coordination with regional partners as a direct response to Al-Shabaab actions. Columbia: US forces carried out a strike Sunday against Somalia`s Al-Shabaab, an Al-Qaeda linked group, approximately 185 miles (300 kilometers) southwest of Mogadishu, according to the Pentagon. The Pentagon 79

9 June, 2017 8:07 AM Somalia's president vows revenge on al Shabaab after deadly attack

Somalia`s president said late Thursday night the country`s army was in "hot pursuit" of Islamist group al Shabaab fighters after the insurgents` assault on a military base in the Puntland region that left at least 38 people dead.  Mogadishu: Somalia`s president said late Thursday night the country`s army was in "hot pursuit" of Islamist group al Shabaab 56

19 February, 2017 5:29 PM Somalia: Suicide bomb in Mogadishu's market kills 39, injures 50

A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president. The car was driven by a suicide bomber, said Ahmed Abdulle Afrax, the mayor of Wadajir district where the bombing happened. "We carried 39 dead bodies and there were many others injured 137

25 January, 2017 10:53 AM 7 Killed In Car Bomb Attack In Somalia's Capital Mogadishu

Mogadishu, Somalia: At least seven people were killed after two car bombs exploded outside a popular Mogadishu hotel Wednesday, and gunmen forced their way inside the building and opened fire, police said. The attack, claimed by the Al-Qaeda-aligned Shabaab insurgent group, began when a car loaded with explosives rammed the gate of the Dayah Hotel near the Somali 223

19 September, 2016 4:51 AM Minnesota mall stabbing: Islamic State claims responsibility for attack

A man who stabbed nine people at a mall in central Minnesota before being shot dead is a "soldier of the Islamic State", the militant group's news agency said on Sunday, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigated the attack as a potential act of terrorism. The man, who was wearing a private security uniform, made references to Allah and asked 19

17 September, 2016 8:58 AM Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill 7 troops

Mogadishu: Somalia`s Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a town in a region near Kenya`s border, killing at least seven Somali soldiers, the group and Somali officials said. Al Shabaab, which regularly attacks Somali forces in its campaign to oust Somalia`s Western-backed government, pulled its fighters out of El Wak overnight, residents said on Saturday 34