Al Shabaab raids Somali African Union base, many killed

Al Shabaab militants stormed an African Union base in southern Somalia on Tuesday, where they say they killed 50 peacekeepers, in what the AU mission called a "heinous" attack.

At least 13 dead in al Shabaab attack on Somali hotel
At least 13 dead in al Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

  The Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, driving a car packed with explosives through the hotel gate and killing at least 13 people, a first responder and the rebel group said.

15 killed in Mogadishu hotel blast

At least 15 people were killed and a number of others injured in a blast at a hotel in Somalia`s capital Mogadishu on Sunday, police said.

Barack Obama returns to father's homeland Kenya with history, security on his mind

President Barack Obama will land in Kenya on Friday with a mission to strengthen US security and economic ties, but his personal connection to his father`s birthplace will dominate a trip that Kenyans view as a native son returning home.

3 civilians, 3 gunmen killed in twin Somalia hotel attack

Gunmen killed at least three people when they stormed two hotels in Somalia's capital Mogadishu today, a security official said, with three militants also killed in heavy ongoing fighting.

Three al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

Three Al Shabaab militants were killed in fierce fighting after the Al Qaeda-allied insurgents launched an attack on a government military base in Jala-laksi district of Hiran region in central Somalia.

Somali militants attack African Union peacekeepers' base

Al Shabaab militants battled with African Union (AU) troops in Somalia on Friday after exploding a car bomb at a peacekeepers` base south of Mogadishu at dawn, military officials and a rebel spokesman said.

Al Shabaab kills eight policemen in Somalia

 Al Shabaab militants raided a police station and killed as many as eight officers in a town on the outskirts of the Somalian capital, authorities said.

Islamists kill 8 officers in attack on Somali police station
Islamists kill 8 officers in attack on Somali police station

Gunmen from the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab killed at least eight officers in a raid on a police station near the capital, police and the militants said on Saturday.

Eight militants killed while attacking conference venue in Somalia

Eight gunmen, believed to be Al Shabaab militants, died in an attempted suicide attack on a conference venue in the town of Adado in central Somalia on Thursday.

Security forces foil suicide attack in Somali town: Police
Security forces foil suicide attack in Somali town: Police

 Security forces prevented a suicide attack against a political conference in central Somalia on Thursday, killing three gunmen and the driver of a car packed with explosives, police said.

Two soldiers killed in Somalia blast

 At least two Somali government soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb blast on Tuesday as they were travelling in a village on the outskirts of the country`s capital Mogadishu, officials said.

Tunisia policeman dead in new clashes with jihadists: Ministry

A Tunisian policeman was killed and four wounded Monday in clashes with jihadists on the border with Algeria, the interior ministry said, hours after another attack left three policemen dead.

Kenya says kills al Shabaab commander and possibly militant Briton

Kenya`s army said it killed a regional commander from Somalia`s al Shabaab group, and possibly also a Briton who joined the militants, in fighting over the weekend.

British jihadist Thomas Evans believed killed in Kenya

A British jihadist fighting for Somalia`s Al-Qaeda affiliate, the Shebab, is believed to have been killed in a thwarted attack on a Kenyan army base on Sunday, a Kenyan defence spokesman said.

Somali Islamists attack military base in Kenya, 11 militants, two soldiers killed

Eleven Somali al Shabaab militants and two Kenyan soldiers were killed when the al Qaeda-linked fighters attacked a military base in Kenya`s northern coastal Lamu County close to the Somali border on Sunday, a local official said.

Top Al Shabaab leader killed in Somalia

 A top Al Shabaab leader was killed in a covert operation by the Somali army, officials said on Saturday.

No officer killed in Al Shabaab attack: Kenyan police

Kenyan police on Tuesday denied reports that Somalia`s Al Shabaab militant group on Monday night killed dozens of police officers during an ambush in a village in northeastern Garissa county.

Dozens killed in al Shabaab fighting in Somalia, attack in Mogadishu

Fighting in south Somalia between al Shabaab militants and government forces killed at least 24 people, while a rebel attack in the capital killed three Transport Ministry workers, officials and the group said on Saturday.

Al Shabaab attacks soldiers in south Somalia, two dozen dead

At least 24 people were killed in southern Somalia after fighting between al Shabaab Islamist militants and government forces, residents and the rebel group said on Saturday.