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World - Africa
9/13/2022 5:17:34 PM
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud urged citizens to stay away from areas controlled by Al-Shabaab jihadists as he vowed to ratchet up offensives against the militants.

World - Africa
9/3/2022 7:58:44 PM
Fighters from the Islamist insurgent group Al-Shabaab have killed at least 19 civilians in a night-time attack in central Somalia, clan chiefs and local officials said on Saturday.

World - Africa
8/23/2022 11:24:39 PM
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday pledged "an all-out war" to eliminate Al-Shabaab in his first statement to the nation since the jihadists staged a deadly 30-hour hotel siege in Mogadishu.

World - Africa
8/21/2022 2:06:46 PM
The number of civilians killed in a 30-hour siege by Al-Shabaab jihadists at a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has climbed to 21, Health Minister Ali Haji Adan said Sunday.

World - Africa
8/20/2022 6:45:33 PM
Al-Shabaab, whose name means "youth" in Arabic, is the main Islamist militant group in Somalia, which has been mired in chaos since 1991.

World - Africa
8/20/2022 12:33:00 PM
At least eight civilians have been confirmed dead in an attack by Islamist militants on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said Saturday, as security forces continued to battle gunmen holed up inside.

World - Africa
8/17/2022 6:36:47 PM
The Pentagon said Wednesday that US forces killed 13 fighters of the al-Shabaab militant group in an airstrike in Somalia.

World - Africa
8/2/2022 5:11:28 PM
Somalia has appointed the former deputy leader and spokesman for the Al-Shabaab Islamist group as religion minister, Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre said Tuesday.

World - Africa
5/24/2022 8:35:46 PM
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble on Tuesday suspended Foreign Minister Abdisaid Muse Ali for abuse of power.

World - Africa
5/17/2022 6:29:13 PM
Somalia's newly-elected president on Tuesday thanked his US counterpart Joe Biden for ordering the redeployment of American troops to the Horn of Africa nation to combat the Al-Shabaab militant group.

World - Africa
5/16/2022 7:18:10 PM
President Joe Biden has ordered the reestablishment of a US troop presence in Somalia to help local authorities combat the Al-Shabaab militant group, a senior American official told reporters Monday.

World - Africa
5/3/2022 2:15:12 PM
Heavily armed Al-Shabaab jihadists stormed an African Union (AU) base in Somalia on Tuesday, triggering a fierce firefight that left an unknown number of casualties, a local military commander and witnesses said.

World - Africa
3/24/2022 4:34:14 PM
The death toll from twin attacks in central Somalia on Wednesday night has climbed above 30, the police chief in Beledweyne district told AFP on Thursday.

World - Africa
3/23/2022 2:01:22 PM
Gunfire erupted near Mogadishu's airport Wednesday as security forces clashed with armed men attempting to storm a heavily fortified area of the Somali capital, witnesses said, with Al-Shabaab insurgents claiming responsibility.

World - Region
1/18/2022 9:50:32 PM
At least four people died and nine were others wounded Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near an army barracks in the Somali capital, police officials and witnesses said.

World - Africa
1/12/2022 2:59:57 PM
Six people were killed on Wednesday in a devastating car bomb explosion in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a security official and witnesses said.

World - Africa
1/3/2022 11:13:32 AM
Six people have been killed and homes torched in a grisly attack Monday by suspected Al-Shabaab militants in a Kenyan coastal region bordering Somalia, police and government officials said.

World - Region
12/30/2021 6:23:47 PM
At least four people were killed on Thursday when fighters from the Al-Shabaab jihadist group raided a town near Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police said.

World - Africa
11/25/2021 2:05:45 PM
Eight people were killed in a car bombing near a school in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police said, the latest attack claimed by Al-Shabaab jihadists in the troubled country.

World - Region
9/25/2021 1:03:27 PM
A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace Saturday, killing eight people and was claimed by the Al-Shabaab jihadist group, police said

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