Recent News Headlines : Somalia - Somalia

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 0

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 238

'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 103

'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 1006

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

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 175

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 53

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

WORLD BANK AND IMF, PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS ON SOMALIA


Yet the decisions the IMF and World Bank make - or don't make - about Somalia matter... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 439

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

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

HUGE BLAST ROCKS SOMALIAS CAPITAL; POLICE SAY 20 KILLED


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

14th October, 2017 68

'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

BLAST ROCKS SOMALIA'S CAPITAL; POLICE SAY DEATH TOLL RISES TO 20


The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab recently stepped up attacks on army bases across south and central Somalia... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 34

ACCUSED LINDHOUT KIDNAPPER ADMITS IN STING VIDEO RECEIVING $10,000 OF RANSOM


An undercover Mountie says Ali Omar Ader admitted receiving 10,000 in ransom money for his role in the kidnapping of Amanda Lindhout in Somalia... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 60

Trending News Headlines : Somalia

DROUGHT AND WAR HEIGHTEN THREAT OF NOT JUST 1 FAMINE, BUT 4


We underestimated the role of water and its contribution to mortality in the last famine, said Ann Thomas, a water, sanitation and hygiene specialist for Unicef... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 16250

CELEBRITY SOCIAL MEDIA PUSH TO HELP SOMALIA GOES VIRAL


Twenty million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria currently face starvation and famine, according to the UN... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 14683

NEARLY 200 REFUGEES 'THROWN' INTO YEMEN SEA, 50 MISSING


Since January this year, the IOM said that about 55,000 people had left Horn of Africa nations for Yemen... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 14515

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

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

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

TRUMP SAID TO EASE COMBAT RULES IN SOMALIA INTENDED TO PROTECT CIVILIANS


The United States' campaign against the Shabab in Somalia has been expanding over the last several years... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 5084

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

'IT WAS THE HAPPIEST MOMENT': ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO TOOK RISKY CENTRAL AMERICAN CORRIDOR CROSS INTO CANADA


After careful research, Ahmed Omar and Abdi Omar decided to travel to Tijuana to jump the wall that separates Mexico from the United States on April 9, 2017... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 3980

ETHIOPIA IS FACING A KILLER DROUGHT. BUT IT'S GOING ALMOST UNNOTICED.


The United Nations World Food Program WFP, which is working in Ethiopia's drought-hit Somali region, has started cutting its food rations to 80 percent... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 3753

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

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

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

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

SOMALIA SOLDIERS END DEADLY AL-SHABAB RESTAURANT SIEGE


Security forces end night-long hostage situation at Mogadishu's Pizza House restaurant after 31 people were killed... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 1931

3 CHILDREN AMONG DEAD IN JOINT ATTACK IN SOMALIA


At least 10 civilians, including three children, have been killed in a joint raid by Somali forces and US troops in the country's south, local officials said... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 1925

AL-SHABAB ATTACKS SOMALIA ARMY BASE


The base is jointly operated by the Somali national army and forces from the semi-autonomous Jubbaland region of southern Somalia, it reported... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 1887

SOMALI PIRATES HIJACK INDIAN COMMERCIAL SHIP


Graeme Gibbon-Brooks of UK-based Dryad Maritime Security said industry sources had told him the Indian vessel was en route to Bosasso from Dubai when it was hijacked on Saturday... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 1820

PENTAGON: U.S. AIRSTRIKE KILLS 8 AL-SHABAB TERRORISTS IN SOMALIA


Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed said Sunday's attack destroyed an al-Shabab training base near Sakow, a provincial capital... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 1792

DEADLY CAR BOMB ATTACK ROCKS SOMALIA'S MOGADISHU


We heard a huge explosion in Wadajir district, there are some casualties, Abdifatah Omar Halane, the spokesman for Mogadishu's mayor, said... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 1745

SOMALI PIRATES JUST HIJACKED A COMMERCIAL SHIP FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS


In 2010 and 2011, groups of armed Somali men were hijacking merchant vessels off Somalia's coast at an almost daily pace... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 1665


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