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Nearly 80 militants killed in Lower Jubba region

Nearly 80 militants killed in Lower Jubba region

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Somali National Army (SNA) backed by the international partners on Saturday killed 73 al-Shabab militants and destroyed armored vehicles in southern Somalia. Jubbaland said the joint forces foiled an attack from al…

Al-Shabaab launches attack on military base near Kismayo city

Al-Shabaab launches attack on military base near Kismayo city

Heavily armed Al-Shabaab fighters have launched a daring attack on Somali military base located in a small village on the outskirts of Kismayo on Saturday morning.
In a statement, Al Shabaab said it has overrun the ba…

NISA says Al-Shabab operative arrested in Mogadishu

NISA says Al-Shabab operative arrested in Mogadishu

Somalia’s National Intelligence and Security Agency [NISA] said it captured an Al-Shabab member during a covert operation carried out in Mogadishu on 18th January 2019.
NISA announced the arrest in a statement o…

Bomb explosion reported in Baidoa town, no casualties

Bomb explosion reported in Baidoa town, no casualties

A loud explosion was heard last night in the downtown Baidoa, the interim capital city of Southwest State of Somalia, police, and witnesses said.
The explosion has resulted from a grenade bomb carried out by men ridin…

Five suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Five suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Five suspects, including a Canadian citizen, appeared in a Kenyan court on Friday in connection with an Islamist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that left 21 dead.
A magistrate granted a request from the prosecution…

Kenya arrests 9 suspects over bloody hotel siege

Kenya arrests 9 suspects over bloody hotel siege

Nine people have been arrested in Kenya following an attack on a luxury hotel compound in the capital Nairobi that killed at least 21 people.
All five militants who stormed the DusitD2 hotel and business complex on Tu…

Al-Shabab ambushes Ethiopian troops’ convoy in Somalia

Al-Shabab ambushes Ethiopian troops’ convoy in Somalia

Ethiopian forces under the framework of African Union Mission (AMISOM) have engaged Al-Shabaab fighters in fierce fighting at a remote area near Burhakaba town on Friday.
Heavily armed Al-Shabaab fighters have ambushe…

Qatar donates 68 armoured vehicles to Somali military

Qatar donates 68 armoured vehicles to Somali military

Qatar donated 68 armored vehicles to Somalia on Thursday, Qatar’s defense ministry said, a sign that Doha is pushing for influence in the country with the role of its Gulf rival, the United Arab Emirates, under …

Turkey and Somalia agree to boost security cooperation

Turkey and Somalia agree to boost security cooperation

Turkey and Somalia agree to boost security cooperation — Shabelle

Somali president meets with elders in Baidoa city

Somali president meets with elders in Baidoa city

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has on Thursday held a meeting with the traditional elders of Southwest state in Baidoa city after the inauguration of a new leader.
The newly inaugurated leader of…

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