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Car bombing on government building in Somali capital kills at least 10

More than 10 persons died, 20 others were wounded. The explosion destroyed the building of Wadajir District headquarters.

Mogadishu restaurant siege ends, 19 civilians killed

After an 11-hour-long battle, Somalian security forces have finally ended the siege at a Mogadishu restaurant early Thursday.

US forces conduct strike against Somalia`s Al-Shabaab: Pentagon

The Pentagon said the operation occurred at approximately 0600 GMT "in coordination with regional partners as a direct response to Al-Shabaab actions.

Somalia's president vows revenge on al Shabaab after deadly attack

Somalia`s president said late Thursday night the country`s army was in "hot pursuit" of Islamist group al Shabaab fighters after the insurgents` assault on a military base in the Puntland region that left at least 38 people dead. 

Over 30,000 Somalis return from conflict-hit Yemen: UNHCR

Some 30,600 Somalis have returned to their country from Yemen since the beginning of war in Yemen in 2015, the UN refugee agency said on Friday.

Car blast kills government worker in Somali capital

A government official was killed by a bomb planted in his car in Somalia`s capital on Monday.

Mortar attack kills three in Somalia, say police, ambulance services

Mortar shells fired into homes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has killed three people and wounded five, police and ambulance services said on Friday.

Explosion heard in central Mogadishu, huge cloud of smoke seen: Reuters witness

A huge explosion was heard in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. 

Car bomb explodes near presidential palace in Somalia capital

A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint less than a kilometre away from the presidential compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said.

Pirates hijack oil tanker with eight Lankan crew members abroad off Somalia's coast

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said today, in the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel on the crucial global trade route since 2012.

Somalia suicide attack: Bomb kills 20 at crowded market in Mogadishu

At least 20 people were killed and more than 50 got injured when a bomb went off at a market in western Mogadishu on Sunday.

Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace

The death toll from a car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has risen to 34 with 52 injured, said a police officer.

Blast in Somalia kills 20 in Mogadishu marketplace

A car bomb blast at a marketplace Somalia's capital has killed at least 20 people and injured 50 others, said a local Somali official.

Suicide car bomber targets African peacekeepers'' Somali HQ

A suicide car bomb exploded at a checkpoint outside the main African peacekeepers (AMISOM) base in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday, police said. 

At least 8 killed as car bomb hits Mogadishu market

At least 8 killed as car bomb hits Mogadishu market

Medical sources suggested nearly 30 people had been killed, but this was not confirmed by authorities.

Dozens feared dead in Mogadishu car bomb

Dozens feared dead in Mogadishu car bomb

Medical sources suggested nearly 30 people had been killed, but this was not confirmed by authorities.

20 suspected Al-Shabaab members arrested in Somalia

At least 20 people suspected to be members of Islamist group Al-Shabaab were arrested in an operation in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday night, police said.

11 dead, 50,000 displaced in week of Somali bloodshed: UN

11 dead, 50,000 displaced in week of Somali bloodshed: UN

A week of violent clashes between rival forces in northern Somalia has killed 11 people and forced more than 50,000 to flee, the UN humanitarian agency said on Saturday.

Six killed in suspected Shabaab attack in northeast Kenya

Six people were killed in a suspected attack by Shabaab militants on a residential compound in the restive northeastern Kenyan town of Mandera, police and local authorities said on Thursday.

Shabaab seize Somalia town near Kenya border, several soldiers dead in attack

Heavily-armed Shabaab fighters seized control of a Somali town near the Kenyan border on Friday after an attack on an army base that left several soldiers dead, local officials and residents said.