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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.

Death toll from Somalia car bomb attack on Tuesday rises to 22: Police

The death toll from a car bomb blast in Somalia`s capital Mogadishu on Tuesday that exploded outside the Presidential Palace has risen to 22, police said on Wednesday.

Car bomb kills five soldiers outside Somali president's palace: Police

A car bomb claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants killed five soldiers outside the president's palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu and badly damaged two nearby hotels, police said.

Two killed in grenade attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

At least two people were killed in a grenade attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, police said.

Death toll in Somalia beach restaurant attack rises to 10

The death toll from an attack late on Thursday by Islamic militants on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 10, police said.

Over 300 Al-Shabaab suspects nabbed in Somalia

Over 300 Al-Shabaab suspects were arrested on Tuesday in Mogadishu during a security operation by joint forces from Somalian government and African Union peacekeeping mission (Amisom), authorities said.

Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, 10 dead

Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, 10 dead

Militants set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.

Five killed in Somalia attack

At least five people were killed and several injured on Sunday in twin car bomb blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

Suicide car bomb hits CID headquarters in Somalia: Police

Suicide car bomb hits CID headquarters in Somalia: Police

A suicide attacker rammed a car bomb into the gates of the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, then fighters stormed in, police said.

Suicide bomber was former Somali MP: Shabaab

A former Somali MP who joined the Shabaab group in 2010 was one of two suicide bombers who killed 13 people near a United Nations and African Union base, the militants announced on Wednesday.

Twin suicide bombs kill 13 near Mogadishu airport

At least 13 people were killed today in twin bombings near UN and African Union buildings adjoining Mogadishu's airport, police said, in what the jihadist Shabaab group claimed as a suicide attack.

Two explosions kill 8 near Mogadishu airport

At least eight people were killed on Tuesday when two huge bombs went off near Mogadishu's airport, including one close to the UN's political office in the Somali capital, a security source said.

Eight soldiers killed in Somalia military base attack, Al-Shabab militants claim responsibility

Eight soldiers killed in Somalia military base attack, Al-Shabab militants claim responsibility

Eight soldiers were killed when a suicide car bomb targeted a Somalia military training camp and attackers then entered the base on foot, the military said today.

At least 18 killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia

At least 18 killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia

At least 18 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb went off on Thursday in Somalia`s Lafole town, southwest of the capital, blowing up a packed mini-bus that was passing by, police said.

Minister, 15 others killed in Somalia hotel attack

More than 30 others were injured in the attack.

Death toll in Islamist attack in Somalia rises to 15: Police

Death toll in Islamist attack in Somalia rises to 15: Police

The Shabaab group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement distributed through online social networks.

Somalia forces end extremist siege of hotel, 15 killed

Officials say Somali security forces have ended a siege by extremist gunmen which killed least 15 people, including two members of parliament, at a hotel in the Somali capital after an all-night gunfight.

Al Shabaab car bomber strikes hotel in Somali capital, at least 15 dead

Al Shabaab car bomber strikes hotel in Somali capital, at least 15 dead

Al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab militants quickly claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hotel Ambassador.

Somalia executes two Shebab fighters for killing journalist

Two members of Somalia`s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab jihadist group were executed by firing squad Saturday for the murder of a journalist killed by a car bomb last year, a judge said.

US drone strike targets senior Shebab leader in Somalia

A US drone strike has targeted a senior Shebab leader in Somalia who was believed to have been plotting attacks against Americans in Mogadishu, the Pentagon has announced.