Results tagged “Somalia”

Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?

If you do, then pick any of the sections below:

Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:



A suicide bomber killed only himself during a premature detonation near a Burundian military base in Mogadishu. Seven Shabaab fighters and five Puntland security personnel were reported killed during fighting near Bosaso. Kenya is considering withdrawing from Somalia in October.




Top US General warns of coordination between al-Qaeda-linked African terror groups




The 7/7 widow and a boom in British jihad




The Kenyan military killed 30 Shabaab fighters in an airstrike in Hirigle. Somali and African Union forces claimed to have ejected Shabaab forces from their last strongholds in Mogadishu.




Fifteen people were killed in Garbaharay during clashes between Shabaab and the pro-governemnt Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a. The governor of the Bay region said Baidoa is "safe" after Shabaab abandoned the city last week.




The manager of Radio Somaliweyn was gunned down in front of his home in Mogadishu. Abdullahi Mohamed Saeed, a former member of parliament, was murdered at a market in Galkayo.




Al-Shabaab: the growing menace of the al-Qaeda affiliate




Shabaab killed nine Somali soldiers during an ambush in Lower Jubba; five Shabaab fighters were also killed. Shabaab killed five youths as they played soccer in Mogadishu.




Analysis: Somali reform rush may be militant lifeline




Somali al Qaeda's western reach




Norway - Indicted Muslim extremist Krekar 'will die in Somalia', says Somali Prime Minister




Shabaab claimed to have killed seven Kenyan troops during an ambush in Kulbiyow. A pro-government militia killed a Shabaab commander in Go'don.




Twenty-seven people were killed during clashes between Shabaab and Ethiopian forces in Hudur and Luuq. The Kenyan military said it would not negotiate with Shabaab.




Sheikh Mohammed Said Atom's forces in Puntland, which have operated under the aegis of Shabaab for years, have officially declared allegiance to the terror group. Shabaab imposed a curfew in Afgoye.




Somali Islamist group formally declares allegiance to Shabaab, al Qaeda

Sheikh Mohammed Said Atom's forces in Puntland, which have operated under the aegis of Shabaab for years, have officially declared allegiance to the terror group.


Al Shabaab says extends reach into Somalia's Puntland




The US killed three foreign jihadists, including a Moroccan, in an airstrike in the K60 area south of Mogadishu. The UN approved the expansion of African Union forces to more than 17,000 troops. The AU is approved for 12,000 troops but only 9,000 are currently in country.




Moroccan jihadist killed in Somalia airstrike

Abu-Ibrahim.jpgAbu Ibrahim was one of three foreign jihadists killed in today's strike south of Mogadishu. The attack was likely carried out by the US.


Somali militants target addicts in UK's 'khat cafes'




Video: Hillary Clinton rules out Somalia air strikes