Al Shabab

Somalia: 25 killed, several injured in suicide blast in Mogadishu

Government spokesman Ismael Mukhtar Omar told Xinhua news agency that a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at the checkpoint on Afgoye road. 

Dec 28, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

Armed Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia, over 60 people killed

More than 60 people have reportedly been killed in Somalia after heavily armed Al-Shabab fighters stormed a military base in the country's semiautonomous state of Puntland, local media reports said.

Jun 08, 2017, 21:58 PM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

'US airstrike deters Somali terror group's ability to attack'

Pentagon has said that the US air strike on a terrorist training camp in Somalia that killed 150 terrorists has degraded the Shabab militant group's ability to attack American and UN-mandated forces.

Mar 08, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

Join Islamic State: Nigeria's Boko Haram urges Somali Shabab

Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists are urging Somalia's al-Shabab rebels to join them in pledging allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group, and thus abandon al Qaeda.

Oct 15, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

Islamists retake town in Somalia after African forces quit

Islamist militant group al Shabaab has retaken another town in Somalia from African troops, adding to a string of settlements it has seized this month, the group and an official said.

Sep 18, 2015, 11:49 AM IST

FC Goa play out 1-1 draw with Ajman Club in pre-season game

FC Goa played out a 1-1 draw with Ajman Club with C S Sabeeth scoring the equaliser for the tourists in their overseas pre-season friendly match ahead of the second season of Indian Soccer League (ISL).

Sep 17, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

10 killed as extremist bombers hit military camp in Somalia

Islamic extremist suicide bombers killed at least 10 soldiers on Saturday in an explosion at a military camp in the southern port city of Kismayo, Somali security officials said.

Aug 22, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Kenyan president says troops will stay in Somalia

 Kenya`s president vowed Wednesday to keep troops in Somalia to fight Islamist Shebab rebels, apparently dismissing suggestions the country may be drawing up an exit strategy in order to focus on attacks on its own soil.

Jun 17, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Kenya to respond to Shebab attack in `severest way`: President

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday warned Somalia`s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab fighters his government will respond to their killing of almost 150 students in the "severest way" possible.

Apr 04, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

Kenya university attack: Locals express anger over security failures

The death toll in an assault by Somali militants on a Kenyan university is likely to climb above 147, a government source and media said on Friday, as anger grew among local residents over what they say as a government failure to prevent bloodshed.

Apr 04, 2015, 08:08 AM IST

Five arrested in connection with Kenya university attack: Report

Five people have been arrested in connection with an attack on a Kenyan university that killed at least 148 people, CNN reported on Friday, citing Kenyan Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery.

Apr 04, 2015, 06:59 AM IST

Kenya attack survivor says gunmen had scouted Garissa campus

The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 148 people at a college in northeast Kenya as they shouted "God is great" appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said on Friday.

Apr 04, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

3 people killed in attack on governors convoy: Kenya Police

A police official says Islamic militants attacked Mandera County governor's convoy killing three people including two police officers.

Mar 13, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

US mall ups security after terror threat


Feb 24, 2015, 02:24 AM IST

14 killed in Al Shabab attack in Somalia

 At least 14 people were killed in the Somali port town of Kismayu when a Kenyan military convoy was reportedly ambushed by Al Shabaab militants, a media report said Thursday.

Jan 29, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Three Kenyan soldiers wounded in gun attack near Somali border

Gunmen attacked a truck carrying Kenyan soldiers near the border with Somalia on Thursday, seriously wounding three of them, police said, in an assault that bore the hallmarks of Somalia`s Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

Jan 02, 2015, 01:47 AM IST

Harassment haunts Somalis in Kenya, a year after Westgate attack

Mass arrests, extortion, deportation and suspicion: one year since Somali gunmen staged a four-day massacre in Nairobi`s Westgate mall, Somalis in Kenya say the attack has left their community battling harassment and denigration.

Sep 19, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Kenya`s economy: damaged but defiant a year after Westgate attack

It was a symbol for Kenya`s growing well-heeled middle class: a vast supermarket crammed with flat screen televisions, imported wines, and chilled cabinets of cheese and meats.

Sep 18, 2014, 09:35 AM IST

Danish court cuts brothers` sentence for training with al Shabab

A Danish court on Monday cut a prison sentence given to two Danish brothers of Somali origin convicted for attending a training camp run by Somalia`s Islamist Shabab rebels.

Jun 24, 2014, 00:01 AM IST