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Haayada Sirdoonka iyo Ammaanka Qaranka ee NISA.  [Sawirka: Anadolu]

Somali security forces thwart car bomb attack in Mogadishu

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s national intelligence forces army (NISSA) said they foiled a car bomb attack and held the man who wanted to carry out the suicide attack at a hotel in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, official said. Spokesman of the local government, Abdifitah Omar Halane who spoke to Somali National News Agency said that the suicide bomb planner is under NISA[Read More…]

by July 14, 2016 0 comments English News
Somali government says army killed 15 al-Shabab fighters in Bay region

Somali government says army killed 15 al-Shabab fighters in Bay region

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia federal government said their forces had killed 15 al-Shabab fighters after they attacked an army base in Goof-gaduud area, about 24 kilometers south of Baidoa town in Bay region, official said. Col. Ismael Khalif, Somali National Army commander of 60th Section, who spoke to Somalia national news agency, said they thwarted the attack from Al-Shabab terrorists. “Al-Shabab fighters[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 0 comments English News
Al-Shabab leader describes Turkey Somalia’s ‘enemy’

Al-Shabab leader describes Turkey Somalia’s ‘enemy’

The leader of Somalia’s Shabaab jihadist group Ahmed Diriye described Turkey as “the enemy of the nation” and accused foreign peacekeeping forces of plundering the country, in an audio message published Tuesday. In his first such message since taking control of the Al-Qaeda affiliate following the death of his predecessor in a US drone strike in September 2014, Diriye said[Read More…]

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Two wounded in Mogadishu bomb attack near police station

Two wounded in Mogadishu bomb attack near police station

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) At least two people were wounded in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday evening when a bomb exploded near police station, official said. The explosion occurred near Waberi police station in the capital. The Banadir’s regional police officer, Bishar Abshir Gedi who spoke to Somali national news agency said that the explosive elements hidden in rubbish near the police[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments English News
At least 10 killed in Al-Shabab attack on Barawe town. [Photo: Archive]

Al-Shabab seize Merca port town in southern Somalia

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Al-Shabab militants seized control of the southern town of Merca after Somali national troops withdrew, the second time they’ve took the strategic port since February. Heavily armed al-Shabaab fighters moved into Merca on Monday, occupying government buildings, according to the residents. In early February this year, al-Shabab seized the town when Somali national army and African Union troops[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments English News
Hundreds of Mogadishu residents protest against attack at Prophet’s mosque

Hundreds of Mogadishu residents protest against attack at Prophet’s mosque

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Hundreds of Somali people in Mogadishu have on Monday staged demonstration against attack at Prophet’s mosque in Madina. The demonstrators carried signs reading “We are ready to offer our lives to the defense of Harameyn and Muslim bloods”. The demonstration was organized by the Somali religious leaders. Some of the religious leaders with loudspeakers addressed the demonstrators and[Read More…]

by July 11, 2016 0 comments English News
Al-Shabab militants attack Somali military base in southwest Mogadishu

Al-Shabab militants attack Somali military base in southwest Mogadishu

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Al-Shabab militants has attacked a military base of Somali army in southwest of the capital Mogadishu on Monday. Somali military officer who spoke to Reuters said “Heavy exchange of gunfire continued for hours,” At least 12 al Shabab fighters were killed, he added. The militants rammed a car packed with explosives into the base, according to the military[Read More…]

by July 11, 2016 0 comments English News
Somali Islamic leaders call for massive march against attack near Prophet’s Mosque in Madina

Somali Islamic leaders call for massive march against attack near Prophet’s Mosque in Madina

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s religious leaders have called massive march against the attack near the Prophet’s mosque in Madina, Saudi Arabia. The Somali Islamic leaders have described the attack of the Prophet’s mosque as “Khawarij action”, and advised the Muslims in the world to work together to combat extremist networks. At least four security guards martyred in the attack near the[Read More…]

by July 10, 2016 0 comments English News
Maleeshiyaad Al-Shabaab katirsan oo weerar ku qaaday saldhig ay ciidamada Puntland ku leeyihiin Buuraha Galgala.[Sawirka: Archive]

Al-Shabab attacks police station in north-east Kenya

Nairobi-(Puntland Mirror) Al-Shabab militants has attacked a police station in north-east Kenya overnight, official said. Kenya’s inspector general of police, Josep Boinnet confirmed the attack. “Officers put up stiff resistance and fought them off despite al-Shabaab numbering over 100 in three trucks and heavy mortar fire,” he said. A police source who asked not to be named told AFP News[Read More…]

by July 9, 2016 0 comments English News
Saudi Arabia identifies Madina suicide bomber

Saudi Arabia identifies Madina suicide bomber

The Saudi Interior Ministry on Thursday named the suicide attacker behind the infamous attack near the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah. The ministry said 26-year-old Naer Musllam Hammad Al-Nijaidi carried out the mosque’s attack, adding that he had a history of drug abuse. The ministry said investigations have led to the arrest of 19 suspects, including 12 Pakistani nationals and 7[Read More…]

by July 9, 2016 0 comments English News
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