Tag Archives: Somalia

10 March 16

Laptop Bomb Explodes at Somali Airport

Six people have been injured in a laptop bomb explosion at an airport in Somalia – the second attack targeting passenger planes in recent weeks.

08 March 16

Somalia: Death Sentence for Al-Shabaab Media Officer Found Guilty Of Killing Journalists

A former Al-Shabaab media officer accused of organising the killing of several Somali journalist has been sentenced to death.

01 March 16

Somalia: At Least 30 Killed in Al-Shabaab Restaurant Bombings

At least 30 people have been killed in bomb attacks on a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa.

26 February 16

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Killed 180 Kenyan Troops in El-Adde

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.

23 February 16

Al-Shabaab Says More Attacks Coming to Kenya

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.

20 February 16

Kenya Claims to Have Killed Al-Shabaab Intelligence Chief

Kenya claims it has killed the commander of Al-Shabaab’s elite intelligence unit in Somalia.

17 February 16

Kenya to Build New Prison for Extremists

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.

17 February 16

US Denies Reports One of Its Drones Has Crashed in Somalia

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.

15 February 16

Al-Shabaab Claims Responsibility for Somalia Plane Attack

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.

12 February 16

‘Sophisticated’ Laptop Bomb From Somali Plane Blast Passed Through Security

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.


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