Video purportedly released by Somalia-based terror group al-Shabab calls for attacks on the Mall of America and other shopping centers in Canada and England. The nearly 77-minute video, released online, focused mostly on the conflict between Kenya and Somalia and the deadly attack in 2013 at the Westgate shopping mall […]
Mogadishu – Twin suicide bombings at a Mogadishu hotel popular with ministers and officials were carried out by Dutch...
is one of the quotes Somalis use to describe the beauty of the country’s agricultural land. Today, Somalia’s farmland...
The Somali government is trying to determine how a car filled with explosives was able to enter one of the country’s...
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemns, in the strongest terms, today’s attack on the Central Hotel in Mogadishu that resulted in the death and injury of dozens of people, including senior members of the Federal Government of Somalia. Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for […]Read more ›
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack at a hotel in Mogadishu, where government officials and civilians have been residing. “I am very sorry and shocked that terrorist groups have once again targeted innocent Muslim people, who were […]Read more ›
A car bomber rammed the gate of a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital on Friday where some ministers and lawmakers had gathered, and a suicide attacker then blew himself up inside the compound, police officers said. Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Transport Minister were wounded in the […]Read more ›
A Somali lawmaker was killed and another was injured when a bomb hidden in their car exploded while they were headed to a conference on security, officials said. Parliamentarian Isack Mohamed Ali, popularly known as Isak Rino, was killed, and lawmaker Mohamed Ali was seriously injured, said Mohamed Abdiqadir Mohamed, […]Read more ›
Reports from the southern port city of Kismayo indicate that unidentified assailants have shot dead a well known clan elder in the city, the 2nd top traditional leader to be killed in Kismayo in less than a month.Residents identify the slain elder as Sultan Amir Abdi Dhuh, the Sultan of […]Read more ›
A Somali lawmaker was assassinated and another wounded on Monday by a car bomb in Mogadishu, the prime minister said, the latest in a series of bomb attacks in the conflict-ravaged capital. “Somalia has today lost a committed parliamentarian who worked tirelessly to serve the people of Somalia and help […]Read more ›