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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.

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.