18 September 2021
Federal Government of Somalia, AFRICOM target al-Shabaab
A landmine blast hits Somali police vehicle around Abdikasim road in Mogadishu, where the Qatari embassy is located. Casualties yet unknown
At least 7 people wounded including security personnel in Mogadishu SVBIED blast
Suspected suicide car bomb explodes near Mogadishu's revenue authority headquarters, opposite the seaport, early reports say. It's reported the vehicle forcefully passed through a checkpoint, security forces fired shots, vehicle exploded resulting casualties, source
Huge powerful SVBIED explosion near the port area in Mogadishu, in Somalia, followed by sounds of gunfire
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Al-Shabaab operative Mohamed Abukar Mohamed Dhagole, aka "Aato" has surrendered to govt forces, state media reported. Aato was reportedly a finance officer for the group in Lower Shabelle region
Kenyan military base hit by AlShabaab attack in Kudhaa of Lower Juba region. The militants also carried out mortar attack on KDF base near Kismayo. The casualty remains unclear - Residents told Shabelle Media. Somalia
At least one mortar has landed in Mogadishu stadium hours after Somali President Farmaajo officially reopens the stadium. During the mortar shell Horseed was celebrating their victory over MCC FalC1 year ago
At least one mortar has landed in Mogadishu stadium hours after Somali President Farmaajo officially reopens the stadium. During the mortar shell Horseed was celebrating their victory over MCC FalC
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2 Kabarak Guest House staffers test positive for Covid19 after samples were tested on Thursday last week. At least 80 contacts quarantined at the facility in Nakuru county
One civilian killed along with the bomber after suicide attack outside TurkSom facility. One cadet was slightly injured, not killed as earlier reported
Two Kenya Air Force C27J Spartan aircraft, air lifted Kenyans from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to JKIA today. The Kenyans had been stranded following closure of air travel.
A mine explosion in Mogadishu kills 5 people
Explosions were heard in Mogadishu, Somalia, near the Turkish Maarif Foundation School.
Four Kenya presidential aides catch Covid-19 weeks after 100 lawmakers gathered at State House
"I can't breath." protestors chant outside the US embassy in Nairobi. They are also demanding an end to police brutality in Kenya.
Somalia revoked licenses for two Kenya airline companies for allegedly smuggling Khat declared as "medical supplies" into the country, and violating Covid19 restrictions. Sources tell VOA Somali licenses for Buff Air Services and Silverstones Air Services are revoked
Alexandria Man on FBI Most Wanted List Indicted on Terrorism Charges: According to court documents, Liban Haji Mohamed, 34, a naturalized US citizen born in Somalia, allegedly left the United States in July 2012 with the intent to join al-Shabaab in East Africa
Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowment Sheikh Nur Mohamed Hassan has announced that tomorrow (May 23) is Eid in Somalia. The decision followed after 8 people came forward testifying they have sighted the new moon in the vicinities of Mogadishu, Qoryoley and Dolow
UN Security Council members express frustration with stagnation of dialogue between the Somali govt and federal member states. The US urges @M_Farmaajo to hold the national security meeting which brings together federal and regional leaders
The United States reached an understanding with Sudan on the limits of an agreement relating to compensation for the bombings carried out by Al Qaeda at the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998
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Somali state media reports killing senior AlShabab commander in charge of tax in Leego town, Lower Shabelle during a military operation aided by foreign forces
Somalia's Govt under pressure to expel non-AMISOM Ethiopian troops as opposition calls for the removal of the head of AU mission
AFRICOM: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, @AmbFMadeira, has received with great sadness the news of the passing of the Governor of Mudug region of Puntland, Mr. Ahmed Muse Nuur.
A policeman was killed, 3 injured after a roadside explosion targeted a police vehicle in the vicinity of Banadir junction of Mogadishu, early on Wednesday, security sources say. The vehicle belonged to a senior police officer Gen Ali Gaab who was not in the vehicle at the time
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Shalan-bood District commissioner Nor Osman tells to the local media that the AMISOM troops fired several mortar shells into civilian neighborhoods after they were being attacked by a roadside bomb last night, he didn't mention the casualties. The district is govt under control
Security officials say the heath of heath department of the Somali Police Forces Ali Hersi Barre known as Ali Gaab has narrowly escaped a roadside bomb that killed one of his bodyguards and one civilian among three wounded in Mogadishu on Wednesday. Somalia
At least six people including children and women wounded in a drone strike carried out by US military in Kunya Barow town of Somalia. But the US military says 2 AlShabaab militants killed in the bombing.
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted an airstrike targeting alShabaab militants in vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia, on May 17 killing two militants
US AFRICOM reports new airstrike against al-Shabaab in Qunyo Barrow. Somalia
Reports of new air strike against Al-Shabaab militants in the area of Kunyo Barrow, Lower Shabelle region, late Sunday. If confirmed, this would be the first strike by the US since the start of the Ramadan
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