Recent News Headlines : Mogadishu - Somalia

FINAL DEATH TOLL IN SOMALIA'S WORST ATTACK IS 512 PEOPLE


Somalia's government has blamed the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group for the Oct. 14 attack, which struck a crowded street... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 0

ANALYSIS | HOW PARTS OF EGYPT'S RUGGED SINAI PENINSULA HAVE BECOME A TERRORIST HOT SPOT


It will also reaffirm that the Sinai Peninsula is one of the deadliest places for terrorist attacks in the world... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 435

US CARRIES OUT 3 DRONE STRIKES AGAINST EXTREMISTS IN SOMALIA


Local Somalia time and it killed one fighter for the extremists group, al-Shabab, said a U.S. Africa command statement... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 7

US CARRIES OUT THREE DRONE STRIKES AGAINST EXTREMISTS IN SOMALIA


Local Somalia time and it killed one fighter for the extremists group, al-Shabab, said a US Africa command statement... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 102

US AFRICA COMMAND CONDUCTS AIR STRIKES IN SOMALIA


Friday's attacks were in coordination with Somalian government forces, the statement said... READ MORE

3rd November, 2017 2078

ISIS IN SOMALIA: U.S. MILITARY CARRIES OUT FIRST AIRSTRIKES


U.S. military carries out first airstrikes against ISIS fighters in Somalia... READ MORE

3rd November, 2017 1887

SOMALIA FIRES POLICE, INTELLIGENCE CHIEF AFTER MOGADISHU ATTACK


Somali security forces have ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab attackers at a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 1026

SOMALI SECURITY CHIEFS FIRED OVER BLASTS


The siege started on Saturday afternoon after a car bomb was driven into the Nasahablod Two hotel... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 98

ATTACK ON HOTEL IN SOMALIAN CAPITAL KILLS AT LEAST 23


Mohamed Hussein said 30 people, including a government minister, were rescued from the Nasa-Hablod hotel as heavy gunfire continued in the standoff between extremists and security forces... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 0

DEADLY TWIN BLASTS ROCK SOMALI CAPITAL


Two explosions have killed at least 14 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, two weeks after a bomb killed 350... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 4775

AFRICA BECOMES THE NEW BATTLEGROUND FOR ISIS AND AL-QAEDA AS THEY LOSE GROUND IN MIDEAST


Africa becomes the new battleground for ISIS and al-Qaeda as they lose ground in Mideast... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 1411

SOMALI PM HASSAN ALI KHAYRE TO VISIT TURKEY


But just as it seeks to strengthen its ties with Somalia and extend its reach as a regional power, Turkey is also eyeing further economic opportunities... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 1937

BOMB KILLS SIX TRAVELLING IN MINIBUS NEAR SOMALIAN CAPITAL


A roadside bomb has killed six people and injured three others travelling in a minibus near the Somalian capital of Mogadishu... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 0

MOGADISHU: 11 KILLED WEEK AFTER DEADLIEST BLAST


I saw charred bodies of bodies shortly after the blast. I think the target of the attack was the military soldiers, he told Al Jazeera... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 3427

AFRICAN RHINO INJURES POACHER IN RARE REVERSAL OF FORTUNES


A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 14

LOCAL SOMALI COMMUNITY WORKING TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF BOMBING


Ottawa's Somali community is raising money for victims of the deadliest attack in the country's history... READ MORE

21st October, 2017 94

DEATH TOLL FROM KABUL MOSQUE ATTACK RISES TO 39


The interior ministry is investigating the attack a day earlier at the Imam Zaman Mosque in western Kabul's Dashte-e-Barchi area... READ MORE

21st October, 2017 0

SOMALI PRESIDENT TO DECLARE WAR ON AL-SHABAB AFTER DEADLY TRUCK BLAST


Somali president to declare war on al-Shabab after deadly truck blast... READ MORE

21st October, 2017 0

MOGADISHU BOMBING DEATH TOLL RISES TO 358


The explosion happened around noon in the village of Markaz, about 20km northwest of Mogadishu, Police Major Nur Ali told Reuters news agency... READ MORE

21st October, 2017 7011

'EX-MAJDANEK DEATH CAMP GUARD' CHARGED IN GERMANY


Prosecutors allege that as a 22-year-old member of the SS's Death's Head division, the man worked as a perimeter guard and in the camp's guard towers... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 0

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 333

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 82

500 CASUALTIES IN SOMALIA'S WORST TERRORIST ATTACK


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

18th October, 2017 2181

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 1000

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 7

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 601

'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 159

'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 1185

Trending News Headlines : Mogadishu

REVOLTING WORLD REACTS TO DEVASTATING SOMALIA ATTACK


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

16th October, 2017 40437

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

'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 30867

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

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 21736

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 12707

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 11115

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 7821

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

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 6150

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

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

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

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 2269

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

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


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