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Suicide car bomber kills at least 10 in Somali capital: Police

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 16:20

At least 10 people were killed in an explosion when a suicide bomber drove his car into a tea shop near the national security headquarters in Somalia`s capital, a senior police officer said on Thursday.

12 killed in Somali presidential palace attack

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 04:00

At least 12 people, including permanent secretary of the Somalian prime minister and an ex-intelligence commander, were killed Friday in an attack by al Shabaab militant group on Somalia`s presidential palace here, a minister said.

Al Shabaab confirms members killed in Kenya mall attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 15:49

Islamist group Al Shabaab has said its fighters who attacked the Westgate shopping mall in Kenya`s capital Nairobi in September were killed in the raid, contradicting earlier reports that some of them escaped.

Somali president resolute after Shabaab car bombing

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 21:38

Somalia`s president vowed on Saturday he would not halt efforts to restore peace and security to the country in the wake of a car bomb attack in central Mogadishu by al Qaeda-linked Shabaab rebels.

Kenyan court charges four over Nairobi mall attack

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 18:33

A Kenyan court has charged four men on Monday, suspected to be Somalis, for assisting al Qaeda-linked militants during the siege at the Westgate mall in Nairobi in which 67 people were killed.

30 Al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 00:40

At least 30 Al Shabaab militants were killed by joint Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and Somalia National Army (SNA) near the Kenyan border Saturday, Kenya`s military officials said.

Kenya claims `many dead` as jets strike al-Shabaab camp

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 15:26

Kenyan warplanes have destroyed an al-Shabaab rebel camp in southern Somalia used to train gunmen who attacked Nairobi`s Westgate shopping mall in September, Kenya`s Defence Ministry said.

Westgate mall looting case: Kenyan soldiers jailed

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 19:37

While admitting that some of the Kenyan soldiers looted the Westgate shopping centre while rescue operations were on during the Islamist terror attack inside the mall, for the first time Kenya’s Army has admitted that its troops looted the mall.

Drone strike kills al Shabaab commander in Somalia

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:14

Two al Shabaab militants, including a senior commander, were killed when their vehicle was hit by a drone strike in a Somalian town, witnesses said Monday.

White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite used `twisted code` to groom terrorism recruits

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 16:41

World`s most wanted woman Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, brainwashed Islamic radicals to wage a holy war on the West in sermons from her own `jihadi manual`.

Suicide bomber kills 16 in Somali, al Shabaab claims responsibility

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 09:20

A suicide bomber killed at least 16 people on Saturday in an attack on a cafe in a Somali town close to the Ethiopian border frequented by local and foreign soldiers fighting al Qaeda-linked rebels.

Kenya mall siege: Norwegian suspect named

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 08:44

One of the men suspected of carrying out an attack on a shopping centre in Kenya last month has been identified as a 23-year-old Norwegian citizen.