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Several people detained in connection with foiled suicide attack

Several people detained in connection with foiled suicide attack

The Security forces in Guriel town of Galgaduud region have arrested two suspects in connection with a thwarted bomb explosion.
A suspected Al-Shabaab suicide bomber was on Thursday dramatically intercepted by securit…

US military says two militants killed in fresh airstrike in Somalia

US military says two militants killed in fresh airstrike in Somalia

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike near Baled Amin, in the Lower Shabelle region, Somalia, against al-Shabaab militants on May 22, 2019.
“We continue to…

Turkish embassy confirms death of an engineer in Mogadishu car bomb

Turkish embassy confirms death of an engineer in Mogadishu car bomb

The Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu says a Turkish citizen was killed Sunday following an explosion near the city’s busy K-4 junction.
The embassy told VOA Somali the victim was an engineer working for a Turkish company….

Al-Shabaab clashes with Somali and AU troops in Somalia

Al-Shabaab clashes with Somali and AU troops in Somalia

Al-Shabaab fighters have attacked a government-controlled town in Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia on Saturday night, local residents said.
The attack near Golweyn area has sparked a heavy gunfight between th…

US airstrike kills two Al-Shabaab members in Somalia

US airstrike kills two Al-Shabaab members in Somalia

US forces conducted an airstrike on Friday, April 19, in Somalia’s Lower Juba region, killing two al-Shabaab militants, the US Africa Command said on Saturday.
Friday’s airstrike was conducted in coordination with Som…

US man arrested for threatening Ilhan Omar

US man arrested for threatening Ilhan Omar

Police say the man threatened Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Eric Swalwell and Cory Booker.
Police arrested a Florida man on Friday on suspicion of leaving racist, homophobic and Islamophobic messages filled with death th…

Several suspects arrested in killing of a district official in Somalia

Several suspects arrested in killing of a district official in Somalia

Somali security forces in Mahas town in Hiran region have arrested several suspects in the killing of a senior local official on Friday in a bomb blast.
At least one person has been killed and two others injured in a …

Somali army repels Al-Shabaab attack in Gedo region

Somali army repels Al-Shabaab attack in Gedo region

Somali forces backed by African Union Mission In Somalia (AMISOM) has foiled an al-Shabaab attack in Somalia’s Southern region.
Heavily armed al-Shabaab on Friday night attempted to storm a military base manned by Som…

Somalia and Egypt sign deal to boost trade

Somalia and Egypt sign deal to boost trade

Somalia and Egypt have agreed to enhance trade between the two countries following a meeting in Cairo town on Thursday.
The meeting which was attended by Somali minister for Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Issa Awad and Egypti…

IGAD warns against food insecurity in Somalia

IGAD warns against food insecurity in Somalia

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has warned of impending food insecurity amid severe drought ravaged the region.
In a statement, the bloc said urgent action is immediately needed to prevent food c…

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