Shebab bomb attack on UN bus kills seven in Somalia

Somalia`s Shebab Islamists killed seven people including four UN workers on Monday when they set off a huge bomb which ripped through a staff bus in the northeastern town of Garowe.

10 dead in bomb attack on UN bus in Somalia: Police

A bomb exploded on Monday on a bus carrying UN employees in northern Somalia, killing at least 10 people and wounding many others, police and UN officials said.

Somali Shebab kill local lawmaker

Somalia`s Shebab shot dead a lawmaker in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, the latest in a string of assassinations of politicians in the war-torn country.

Al Shabaab militants attack Somali government building, at least 10 dead
Al Shabaab militants attack Somali government building, at least 10 dead

Al Shabaab Islamist militants attacked a government building housing two ministries in the Somali capital on Tuesday, setting off two big blasts before gunmen stormed inside, killing at least 10 people, police and the rebels said.

Somali refugees flee Yemen fighting to return to war-torn home

Somali refugees in Yemen are now coming back to their war-torn home as fighting rages in the Middle East country, officials said Saturday.

Somalia issues bounties for top Shebab leaders

Somalia`s government has issued bounties for 11 top leaders of the al Qaeda-linked Shebab militants, with USD 250,000 offered for the extremist`s chief, Ahmad Umar.

Somali anger at Kenya cash transfer freezes

Residents of Somalia`s capital on Thursday condemned as "collective punishment" Kenya`s shutting down of money transfer services over suspected links to the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab.

Somalia's Shebab warn Kenyan public of 'long, gruesome war'

Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked Shebab Islamists threatened Kenyan citizens with "another bloodbath" on Saturday, two days after their gunmen slaughtered 148 people at a university.

Somalia's Shebab warn Kenyan public of 'long, gruesome war'

Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked Shebab Islamists threatened Kenyan citizens with "another bloodbath" on Saturday, two days after their gunmen slaughtered 148 people at a university.

Somalia hotel siege ends, 14 dead: Government

A hotel siege by al Shabaab militants in the Somali capital has ended and the final death toll from the attack stands at 14, a senior government official said on Saturday.

Islamist fighters kill 7 in Somali hotel, officials trapped

Islamist militants blasted their way into a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least seven people and trapping government officials inside, police and witnesses said.

Six Somali policemen killed in Islamist attack on central city: Police

Six Somali policemen were killed on Thursday when al Shabaab Islamist militants detonated a car bomb outside a regional government headquarters in the central city of Baidoa and then stormed into the compound, police said.

One killed in mortar barrage on Somali presidential compound

Insurgents in Somalia`s capital fired a barrage of mortar rounds on Thursday targeting the highly-fortified presidential palace and main government compound, killing a guard, security officials said.

Toll in Somali hotel attack rises to 28

Toll in the Feb 20 sucide attack at a hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 28 as eight more people succumbed to injuries, Xinhua news agency quoted Security Minister Abdirisaq Omar Mohamed as saying Sunday.

Ex-Somali lawmaker says he knew hotel suicide bomber

 Former Somali member of parliament Salat Ali Jelle said Saturday he personally knew the woman suicide bomber who attacked Central Hotel in Mogadishu Friday.

25 people dead in Friday's al-Shabab attack on Somali hotel

Twenty-five people were killed and 40 wounded in suicide attacks at a hotel in Somalia's capital, the Somali government said on Saturday.

Somali lawmakers approve new cabinet as Shebab kills MP

Somali lawmakers approved a new cabinet on Monday, hours after Shebab insurgents assassinated a colleague as he made his way to parliament.

Gunmen shoot dead Somali lawmaker: Colleague

Gunmen shot dead a lawmaker in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday, a fellow MP said, in the latest in a string of assassinations of politicians in the war-torn country.

Shebab commander killed in US drone strike: Somalia

Somalia on Friday confirmed the death of Shebab commander Yusuf Dheeq in a US drone strike south of Mogadishu last week.

Five killed in Mogadishu car bombing ahead of Turkish president visit: Police

 Five people were killed Thursday in a suicide car bombing against a hotel in Mogadishu, on the eve of a visit to the Somali capital by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.