Somalia`s al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab rebels on Saturday launched a major offensive against a strategic island in the south of the country, causing heavy casualties, witnesses said.
The death of the leader of Somalia`s al Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels in a US air strike is a "very strong probability" but still unconfirmed, security sources told AFP Wednesday.
An attack by Shebab rebels against Somalia`s presidential palace has ended with at least nine of the attackers killed, a security official told AFP.
Somalia`s Islamist Shabab rebels launched a major bomb attack and armed assault against the country`s presidential palace late Tuesday, penetrating the heavily-fortified complex and fighting a major gunbattle with security guards.
At least 10 people have been killed in a new overnight attack near Kenya`s coast, police said Tuesday, with Somalia`s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels claiming responsibility.
Somalia`s Shebab rebels launched a major attack on the national Parliament on Saturday, setting off a car bomb and penetrating the building with suicide commandos, police and witnesses said.
At least five people were killed Monday in a huge explosion targeting a senior official in the southern Somali town of Baidoa, police said.
At least three people were killed and several others injured today in twin attacks in Kenya`s port city of Mombasa, officials said.
Ethiopian troops in Somalia on Wednesday formally joined the UN-backed African Union force amid efforts to boost operations against al Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, officials said.
Kenya said Friday it had killed at least 30 Shebab rebels including top commanders in an air strike on a training camp in Somalia.
Islamist Shebab fighters made a surprise withdrawal from the
Somalia`s Shebab rebels attacked the presidential palace in Mogadishu.
Day in Pics: 28th November
Showbiz World - November 28, 2014