Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

15 March 19

Somalia: 8 killed in Bay region market explosion

At least eight people have been killed in an explosion at a livestock market in Somalia’s southwestern Bay region.

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13 March 19

Somalia: US conducts airstrike after troops attacked

The US military has conducted an airstrike in Somalia in response to an attack by al-Shabaab militants against a Somali-led force and its accompanying US military advisors.

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26 February 19

Somalia: US airstrikes kill 55 al-Shabaab militants

The United States military says it has killed 55 al-Shabaab militants during airstrikes over the past two days.

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08 February 19

Kenya joins international coalition against Islamic State

Kenya has joined the Global Coalition against Daesh, an international group of nations standing together in the fight against Islamic State.

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04 February 19

Somalia: 11 killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least 11 people were killed in a car bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday.

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23 January 19

Kenya honours ‘selfless six’ who died in hotel siege

Kenya has held a memorial in Nairobi to honour six of those who died in last week’s terrorist attack on a popular hotel in the capital.

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21 January 19

Somalia: 52 al-Shabaab militants kills in US airstrike

The US military says it has killed 52 al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia during its deadliest airstrike in the country for months.

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21 January 19

Ethiopia teams up with Somalia in ‘massive offensive’ against al-Shabaab

The Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) says it is teaming up with troops in Somalia for a “massive offensive” against al-Shabaab after the militant group ambushed an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in Somalia.

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19 January 19

Kenya: 9 arrested over deadly Dusitd2 hotel attack

Authorities in Kenya have arrested nine people over this week’s attack on a luxury hotel compound that killed at least 21 people. 

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04 January 19

Somalia expels top UN official for ‘interfering with internal affairs’

Somalia has asked top UN official Nicholas Haysom to leave the country “as soon as possible” after accusing him of “interfering with the country’s internal affairs”.

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