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<> on August 15, 2011 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

AMISOM spokesman says troops will abandon Mogadishu national stadium

The national Somali Sports Committee says that they are dire in need of the Mogadishu national stadium which is now occupied the African Union troops who are part of the peace making mission in Somalia. The African Union spokesman Major Joe Kibet speaking to the Somali National News Agency on Saturday has said that the African Union troops which are[Read More…]

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Kenyan Police warn of possible al Shabaab attacks during Ramadhan

Kenyan Police warn of possible al Shabaab attacks during Ramadhan

Police officers have urged Mombasa, Malindi and Nairobi residents to be vigilant after intelligence reports showed that the al Shabaab terror group are planning to carry out attacks during Ramadan. In a statement, Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said that the joint security agency networks had noticed several attempts by the terror group to stage attacks in Mandera and[Read More…]

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Puntland security minister returns to Bosaso after medical treatment abroad

Puntland security minister returns to Bosaso after medical treatment abroad

Bosaso-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland’s security minister Abdi Hersi Ali (Qarjab) has returned home after one month of medical treatment in Djibouti. Minister Qarjab returned to the commercial hub, Bosaso, on Saturday after completing medical treatment in Djibouti’s capital, Djibouti. Speaking with journalists in Bosasao airport, Minister Qarjab said he is in good health and he would return his routine work as[Read More…]

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Sawirka: Dagaalyahan katirsan Al-Shabaab oo ku raran qori BKM ah.

Somalia’s al Shabaab says has executed four spies

Somalia’s militant al Shabaab group said late Friday it had executed four people it accused of espionage, including one who was beheaded for allegedly giving information to the United States that led to the killing of the group’s former leader. The Islamist group wants to topple Somalia’s Western-backed government and rule the country according to sharia law. In 2011, al[Read More…]

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Xoghayaha guud ee Qaramada Midoobay Ban Ki-moon. [Sawirka: Archive]

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemns attack on Ethiopian troops at Halgan base in Somalia

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned yesterday’s attack on Ethiopian troops at base of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Halgan, Somalia. “The Secretary-General calls on the people of Somalia and their Government to remain resolute in the fight against Al Shabaab and extremism,” said a statement attributable to Mr. Ban’s spokesperson. “He reiterates the United Nations’ unwavering support for their[Read More…]

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Unknown fighter jets bombarded Galgala Mountains of Puntland

Unknown fighter jets bombarded Galgala Mountains of Puntland

Garoowe-(Puntland Mirror) Unidentified warplanes have bombed Galgala Mountains in Puntland during the last two days, residents said. “Unknown fighter jets have bombed in Almadow Mountains of Galgala,” resident speaking on condition of anonymity told VOA Somalia. He added that hundreds of inhabitants fled their homes fearing the airstrikes targeting al-Shabab militants in Galagala. Puntland government forces had no immediate comment[Read More…]

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Somalia Says 240 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed in Attack on Base

Somalia Says 240 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed in Attack on Base

African Union peacekeepers killed about 240 al-Qaeda-linked militants in clashes at an Ethiopian military base in central Somalia on Thursday, Security Minister Abdirisaq Omar said. Nine peacekeepers died in the fighting near Halgan, about 300 kilometers (186 miles) north of the capital, Mogadishu, that began when al-Shabaab insurgents attacked the base at dawn, Omar said on state radio on Thursday.[Read More…]

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Ethiopia says army killed 101 jihadists in Somali raid

Ethiopia says army killed 101 jihadists in Somali raid

Ethiopia has said that its soldiers deployed in Somalia killed 101 Shabaab fighters who on Thursday attacked an army base used by the African Union force fighting the Al-Qaeda linked group. The Shabaab movement earlier announced a major assault on the base in Halgan in the central Hiran region of the arid Horn of Africa nation, via its Telegram messaging[Read More…]

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Puntland President vows to execute al-Shabab prisoners if al-Shabab will not stop killing of civilians

Puntland President vows to execute al-Shabab prisoners if al-Shabab will not stop killing of civilians

Garowe-(Puntland) Puntland’s President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said on Thursday that the Puntland government will execute al-Shabab fighters in Puntland prisons if the militant will not stop killing of region’s civilians. Speaking with journalists in Garowe President Ali said that they have more al-Shabab prisoners in Puntland jails and vowed to kill if the group do not halt killing of civilians.[Read More…]

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Sarkaal katirsan Al-Shabaab oo isku dhiibay dowladda Soomaaliya. [Sawirka: Archive]

Al-Shabab says its fighters kill 40 Ethiopian soldiers in Central Somalia

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s al-Shabab armed group said it had killed at least 40 Ethiopian troops after the militant stormed Ethiopian troops base in central Somalia on Thursday morning. Residents in Halgan area of central region in Somalia said they heard a huge explosion at the base and a heavy exchange of gunfire shortly before dawn on Thursday. The AU mission[Read More…]

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