Recent News Headlines : Mogadishu. - Somalia

THOUSANDS PROTEST AL-SHABAB AS NEW DETAILS OF SOMALIA TRUCK BOMBING EMERGE


Thousands protest al-Shabab as new details of Somalia truck bombing emerge... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 185

ALLEGED AMANDA LINDHOUT KIDNAPPER TRIES TO EXPLAIN INCONSISTENCIES, DESPITE TAPED EVIDENCE


Ader said he escaped captivity on Jan. 1, 2009, during a time of unrest in Somalia as Ethiopian troops were advancing towards the capital of Mogadishu... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 73

500 CASUALTIES IN SOMALIA'S WORST TERRORIST ATTACK


Mogadishu truck bomb 500 casualties in somalia's worst terrorist attack... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 1145

FARMAJO BLAMES AL-SHABAB FOR MOGADISHU BLAST


Somalia's president has blamed al-Shabab for the countriest deadliest attack, in which more than 300 people were killed... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 880

HOPES FADE IN DESPERATE SEARCH FOR SCORES STILL MISSING IN SOMALIA'S LARGEST TERRORIST BOMBING


Somalia's government has blamed the attack on the al-Shabab extremist group, which has not commented... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 5

ACCUSED LINDHOUT KIDNAPPER TESTIFIES HE LIED TO POLICE ABOUT RANSOM MONEY


Ali omar ader twice told undercover rcmp officers he got 10k for ransom... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 4

SOMALI BOMB VICTIMS: SEARCHING FOR CLUES


A Facebook page is helping to identify those killed or missing in Somalia's deadliest terror attack in a decade... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 440

'I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS IN MY LIFE'


It's a failure for those services, said Abdisalam Guled, a counterterrorism expert in Mogadishu... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 107

'THE WORLD SHOULD SEE THIS': AP VIDEO JOURNALIST DESCRIBES SOMALIA'S DEADLIEST ATTACK


As Somalia struggles toward recovery, Sheikh Nor said the roof of his home already has been repaired We will sleep well tonight... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 0

SOMALIA BLASTS REVEAL GLARING SECURITY LAPSE


Somalia Blasts Reveal Glaring Security Lapse and Possible Shabab Infiltration... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1058

DEATH TOLL FROM MOGADISHU TWIN TRUCK BOMBING RISES TO MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE


Somalia attack Death toll from Mogadishu twin truck bombing rises to more than 300 people... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 4885

500 CASUALTIES IN SOMALIA'S WORST TERRORIST ATTACK


Mogadishu truck bomb 500 casualties in somalia's worst terrorist attack... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1482

DAYS AFTER DEVASTATING TRUCK BOMB IN SOMALI CAPITAL, DEATH TOLL STILL CLIMBING


Many analysts argue that Somalia's undeveloped security sector has made it easy for al-Shabab to penetrate the country's largest city with thousands of pounds of explosives... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 2128

DOZENS STILL MISSING AS SOMALIA TRUCK BOMBING DEATH TOLL SURPASSES 300


Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group, al-Shabaab has waged war in Somalia for more than a decade, often targeting high-profile areas of the capital... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1489

SOMALIA BOMBING DEATH TOLL RISES ABOVE 300 AS LOVED ONES SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS


Somalia bombing death toll rises above 300 as loved ones search hospitals for survivors... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1447

MOGADISHU BOMBING: AL-SHABAAB BEHIND DEADLY BLAST, OFFICIALS SAY


Al-Shabaab do not care about civilian deaths, said Rasheed Abdi, an expert in Somalia with the International Crisis Group in Nairobi... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1214

DEATH TOLL RISES TO OVER 300 AFTER DEADLIEST SINGLE ATTACK IN SOMALIA HISTORY


Saturday's truck bombing targeted a crowded street in Mogadishu, and about 300 others were injured... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 251

MORE THAN 200 DIE IN SOMALIA CAR BOMBINGS


It is one of the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 291

DEATH TOLL FROM SOMALIA BOMB ATTACKS TOPS 300


More than 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives c... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 13

SOMALIA SAYS U.S. DRONE STRIKE KILLED AL-SHABAAB COMMANDER


The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabaab often carries out deadly bombings in the city... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 21

REVOLTING WORLD REACTS TO DEVASTATING SOMALIA ATTACK


My condolences to the government and the people of Somalia... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 38080

'TERROR WON'T WIN': SOMALIA IN MOURNING AFTER HUNDREDS KILLED IN TERROR BOMB BLASTS


A spokesman for Aamin Ambulance service said it knew of more than 250 people wounded during the bombings on Saturday... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 177

DEATH TOLL FROM MOGADISHU TRUCK BOMB RISES TO 276 IN DEADLIEST SINGLE ATTACK EVER IN SOMALIA'S CAPITAL


The Somali government blamed the attack on Al-Shabaab, an Islamist terror group that has fought a long running insurgency against Mogadishu... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 9958

276 KILLED IN DEADLIEST SINGLE ATTACK IN SOMALIA'S HISTORY


Updated October 16, 2017 7 27 am Somalis gather and search for survivors by destroyed buildings at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 135

AT LEAST 230 KILLED IN DEADLIEST SOMALIA ATTACK


Saturday's blast came two days after Somalia's defence minister and army chief both resigned from their posts without explanation... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 12

MOGADISHU TRUCK BOMBINGS ARE DEADLIEST ATTACK IN DECADES


One of the strikes, on July 30, killed Ali Jabal, a Shabab commander who led forces and conducted attacks in Mogadishu and elsewhere in Somalia... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 20008

DEATH TOLL RISES TO 276 IN SOMALIA TRUCK BOMB ATTACK


A man runs through the scene of a massive explosion in front of Safari Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 1, 2017... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 7117

MOGADISHU REELS AS ATTACK TOLL RISES TO OVER 200


Saturday's blast came two days after Somalia's defence minister and army chief both resigned from their posts without explanation... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 54

DEATH TOLL FROM MOGADISHU BLAST HITS 85


This was the deadliest attack in Mogadishu in recent times said Adem... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 0

SOMALIA TRUCK BOMB DEATH TOLL RISES TO 189


My thoughts are with families of the victims, and the Government and people of Somalia at this difficult time... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Mogadishu.

110 DEAD FROM HUNGER IN PAST 48 HOURS OF DROUGHT


The drought is the first crisis for Somalias newly elected Somali-American leader, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed... READ MORE

5th March, 2017 34790

HASSAN ALI KHAIRE: HUNGER, DISEASE KILL 110 IN TWO DAYS


The UN humanitarian appeal for 2017 for Somalia is 864m, to provide assistance to 3.9 million people... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 22146

SOMALIA ELECTS FIRST NEW PRESIDENT IN DECADES


The concession speech sent the new president's supporters into the streets singing and dancing, some waving Somalia flags and blowing horns... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 18704

'PEOPLE SHARING STORIES IS THE BIGGEST COMFORT'


A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least 30 people, police say... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 17620

TURKEY SETS UP LARGEST OVERSEAS ARMY BASE IN SOMALIA


Turkey has built schools, hospitals and roads in the country and continues to send humanitarian aid to Somalia... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 14111

SOMALIA DECLARES THREE DAYS OF MOURNING AFTER BLAST


President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning starting on Sunday, following the attack... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 11183

ANALYSIS | WHAT A BOMBING IN PAKISTAN SAYS ABOUT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION


As a result, many contemporary Muslims have been taught a story of Islamic religious tradition from which the tolerance of Sufism is excluded... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 10088

MURAL ARTIST 'SHIK SHIK' BRIGHTENS UP SOMALI SHOP FRONTS


Mural artist Muawiye Hussein Sidow or Shik Shik has created the artworks that adorn over 100 shop fronts in Mogadishu, Somalia... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 6548

ANALYSIS | IN SOMALIA, A DROUGHT KILLED 110 PEOPLE IN JUST 48 HOURS


In Somalia a drought killed 110 people in just 48 hours... READ MORE

5th March, 2017 5394

17 KILLED, 26 WOUNDED IN SOMALIA RESTAURANT ATTACK


Survivors of the attack were led by soldiers from the Pizza House restaurant building... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 5331

NAVY SEAL KILLED IN SOMALIA RAID ON ISLAMIC MILITANTS


Navy SEAL Member Killed in Raid Against Shabab in Somalia... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 5152

TURKEY OPENS ITS LARGEST OVERSEAS MILITARY BASE IN AFRICA


Turkey opened the new military training facility south of Somalia's capital city Mogadishu Saturday... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 4811

UN CHIEF: WORLD MUST ACT TO AVERT FAMINE IN SOMALIA


The World Health Organization WHO has warned there are just two months left to avert what would be Somalia's third famine in 25 years... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 4753

AL-SHABAB: US MILITARY SETS SIGHTS ON SOMALIA


With frequent suicide bombings and assaults on Somalia's hotels and military targets, the armed group al-Shabab continues to threaten stability in the war-ravaged country... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 4248

WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE YOUR SONS MORE CHORES THAN YOUR DAUGHTERS


A study by UNICEF shows that girls across the world do 50 percent more chores than boys... READ MORE

10th October, 2016 3879

ANTONIO GUTERRES RAISES ALARM AS HUNGER CRISIS WORSENS


UN chief raises alarm during visit to drought-hit Somalia where half the population is battling hunger and disease... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 3368

US MILITARY MEMBER KILLED BY AL-SHABAB IN SOMALIA RAID


US President Donald Trump has approved expanded military operations against al-Shabab, including more aggressive air raids and considering parts of southern Somalia areas of active hostilities... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 3216

AL-SHABAB'S MUKHTAR ROBOW SURRENDERS TO GOVERNMENT


Mukhtar Robow, a founding father of group, reportedly taken to Mogadishu after surrendering to government forces... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 2579

NEW ARMY CHIEF SURVIVES DEADLY MOGADISHU BOMB BLAST


Somalia's new military boss has survived a suspected suicide car bomb attack that has killed at least 15 people, according to police... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 2514

SOMALIS GREET 'NEW DAWN' AS US DUAL NATIONAL WINS PRESIDENCY


Celebrations have erupted on the streets of Somalia after parliamentarians elected a new president, with crowds chanting songs and firing automatic weapons into the night sky... READ MORE

8th February, 2017 2490

FINSBURY PARK'S MUSLIMS FEARED REPRISALS, BUT NOT HERE


Since the recent attacks we've been scared, Zara, who regularly attends Finsbury Park Mosque and nearby Muslim Welfare House, says... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 2478

CAR BOMB EXPLODES NEAR POLICE STATION IN MOGADISHU


A car bomb exploded near a police station in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing at least six people and wounding another 13, police and witnesses said... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 2358

SEVERAL DEAD AS AL-SHABAB STORMS SOMALI BORDER TOWN


Al-Shabab captured the military base, the police station and most part of the town, he added... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 2220

US SENDS REGULAR TROOPS TO SOMALIA FOR FIRST TIME SINCE BLACK HAWK DOWNA


US sends regular troops to Somalia for first time since Black Hawk DownA... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 2204

KENYA COURT QUASHES GOVERNMENT ORDER TO CLOSE DADAAB


In June, Somalia's ambassador to the US critisised the plan and said it would damage relations between Kenya and Somalia... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 2111

LARGE EXPLOSION HITS SOMALI CAPITAL MOGADISHU


A vehicle exploded near a busy hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday, killing at least six people and wounding four others, police said... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 2100

AL-SHABAB LAUNCHES DEADLY ATTACK ON ARMY BASE


READ MORE Al-Shabab attacks Somalia army base Al-Shabab aims to topple the government in Mogadishu and impose its strict interpretation of Islam in the country... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 2004

SOMALIA'S LOST TAPES REVIVE MUSICAL MEMORIES


Mursal, like many other performers in bands like Waaberi band, Shareero and Dur Dur, fled Somalia after decades of war and now lives in the diaspora... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 2001

REVEALED: HOW BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO EXPLOITED WAR ZONES TO SELL CIGARETTES


As cigarette sales decline around the world, British American Tobacco sees fragile states as one of the few remaining growth markets for its deadly products... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1991

FARMAJO CALLS FOR ARMS' EMBARGO END TO DEFEAT AL-SHABAB


The longstanding arms embargo on Somalia severely restricts our ability to procure heavy weapons, Farmajo said... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 1955


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