Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

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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22 November 18

Kenya: Gunmen kidnap Italian aid worker

Unidentified gunmen in Kenya have kidnapped an Italian aid worker, police in the African nation say.

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15 October 18

Somalia: 20 killed in Baidoa suicide bombing

At least 20 people have been killed by two suspected suicide bombings in the southern Somali city of Baidoa.

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04 September 18

Somalia: At least 6 killed in Mogadishu blast, causing school to collapse

At least six people have been killed in a major explosion in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to police.

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07 August 18

Somalia: 6 people killed in two car bomb attacks

At least six people were killed in Somalia on Sunday in two separate car bomb attacks.

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07 July 18

Somalia: 9 killed in al-Shabaab car bomb attack

At least nine people were killed during a car bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday.

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04 June 18

Somalia: US says air strike kills 12 militants, al-Shabaab seizes central town

The US military says an air strike against Somali extremist group al-Shabaab killed 12 militants on Thursday.

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14 April 18

Somalia: 5 killed in football stadium bomb blast

Five football fans were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a bomb exploded at a packed stadium in Barawe, southern Somalia.

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24 February 18

Somalia: 27 people killed in Mogadishu explosions

At least 27 people have been killed in two explosions in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

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23 February 18

Al-Shabaab demanding money child recruits from Somali villages

Militant group al-Shabaab is extorting large sums of money and forcibly recruiting children from villages in Somalia.

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