Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

10 February 16

Al-Shabaab Reclaims Key Somalia Port City

Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab has reclaimed Somali port city Merka, according to residents in the area.

03 February 16

Mid Air Explosion Kills One, Injures Two Aboard Somali Passenger Plane

An explosion believed to be caused by a bomb onboard a Somali passenger plane has killed one and injured two.

02 February 16

Somalia Probes Kenya Air Strikes As Residents Flee

Somalia is investigating recent air strikes carried out by Kenya amid claims of heavy civilian casualties.

31 January 16

Somalia, AU Troops Arrest 50 Al-Shabaab Supsects

At least 50 A-Shabaab suspects have been arrested by Somalia and African Union (AU) forces in a joint operation this week.

28 January 16

Kenya Defence Forces Will Stay in Somalia, Says President Kenyatta

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed that Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will remain in Somalia, despite the withdrawal of troops from key bases within the country.

27 January 16

Kenyan Troops Pull out of Two Somali Military Bases

Kenyan forces have pulled out of two military bases in Somalia, according to local residents, including one recently attacked by Al-Shabaab militants.

25 January 16

Al-Shabaab Kills 20 in Somalia Beach Attack

An estimated 20 people have been killed in the latest Al-Shabaab attack carried out in the Somalia capital Mogadishu.

22 January 16

Kenya: Muslim Who Shielded Christians in Al-Shabaab Bus Attack Dies

A Kenyan Muslim who shielded Christian passengers during an Al-Shabaab bus attack last month has died in hospital.

21 January 16

Somalia: Kenyan Troops Killed in Al-Shabaab Army Base Attack

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed several troops from the East African nation were killed in an Al-Shabaab attack on an army base in neighbouring Somalia on Friday.


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