Six people have been injured in a laptop bomb explosion at an airport in Somalia – the second attack targeting passenger planes in recent weeks.
A former Al-Shabaab media officer accused of organising the killing of several Somali journalist has been sentenced to death.
At least 30 people have been killed in bomb attacks on a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa.
Somalia President Hassan Shiek Mohamud says Al-Shabaab killed at least 180 Kenyan troops in last month’s attack on a military base in El-Adde.
Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has threatened Kenya with further violence, following the recent attack on a Kenyan Defense Force (KDF) base in El-Adde, Somalia.
Kenya claims it has killed the commander of Al-Shabaab’s elite intelligence unit in Somalia.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he will set up a new prison dedicated to dealing with extremist criminals, following years of terrorist attacks in the country.
The Pentagon has denied claims from Somali-based militant group Al-Shabaab that one of its drones has crashed in the Horn of Africa country.
Somalia’s Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for last month’s plane attack, which blew a hole in the side of an aircraft mid-air.
The laptop bomb that detonated on board a Somali passenger jet last week has been labelled a “sophisticated” device that made it through airport security, according to sources close to the investigation.