Terror Watch

Somalia: Foreign Governments said to take the lead into the Investigations of Mogadishu Truck Bombing

0 Visits: 297 | Thursday October 19, 2017 - 21:55:59
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Several foreign countries are said to have taken the lead of the investigations into the dual truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed more than 300 people, a source in Villa Somalia revealed.

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Death Toll of Somalia's Twin Explosions in Mogadishu Tops 300

0 Visits: 227 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 20:14:31
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The death toll of the Saturday's dual truck explosions in Mogadishu topped 300, in what many say the largest such a attack ever in Somalia.

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Large Truck Bomb Shakes Somalia's Capital Mogadishu

0 Visits: 568 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 17:26:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Large truck loaded with explosive devices shook Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Saturday, killing several people officials and witnesses said.

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Somalia Replaces Army Chief, Defense Minister Resigns

0 Visits: 424 | Thursday October 12, 2017 - 22:18:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Council of Ministers during their weekly meeting on Thursday nominated Abdiweli Jama Hussen aka Gorod as the new Army chief replacing Ahmed Jimale Irfiid, while announcing the resignation of the Defense Minister, according to a statement from the office of the Somali…

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Somali Civil Aviation Official Survived from Assassination Attempt

1 Visits: 391 | Tuesday October 10, 2017 - 07:42:23
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) An official from the Ministry of Civil Aviation and air transport was wounded in Mogadishu on Monday, following an attack by militant Somali group, Al Shabab, witnesses said.

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Puntland Coast Guard Fire at Iranian Boat Illegally Fishing Somalia Waters, killing one and wounding another

0 Visits: 574 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 21:50:31
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Puntland coast guard at the port of Bosaso said on Sunday that they have seized Iranian fishing boat after killing the captain of the boat and wounded another, officials said.

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Somalia: Gunmen Assassinate Senior Military Official in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 572 | Monday September 25, 2017 - 07:08:57
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Gunmen killed Gen, Abdullahi Mohamoud Sheikh aka Qurux in Mogadishu on Sunday night, highlighting the ability of the militants to single out individuals they seek to assassinate, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Puntland Forces Seize a boat Carrying Illegal arms

0 Visits: 598 | Sunday September 24, 2017 - 01:02:19
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Puntland Maritime security on Saturday seized a boat carrying illegal fire arms at areas close to Bosaso, Puntland's Bari region, officials said.

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Somalia: Airport Official Killed in Car Explosion in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 651 | Wednesday September 20, 2017 - 20:14:18
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) An Employee working for the Aden Adde International Airport was killed on Wednesday in an car bomb explosion, witnesses said.

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Somalia: 7 Killed in a Disarmament Operation against Armed Militias in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 575 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 00:05:48
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) At least 7 people were killed and several others were wounded on Saturday after Mogadishu Stabilization Security Unit clashed with organized armed militias in Mogadishu's Daynille neighborhood during security operation, media reported.

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US Strikes in Somalia Kill 6 Militants

0 Visits: 373 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 22:45:05
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The US forces on Wednesday conducted three precision airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabaab, killing at least 6 militants, AFRICOM said in a statement.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Residents Rally in Support of FGS Decision to Extradite ONLF Rebel Commander

0 Visits: 501 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 22:08:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Thousands of residents on Wednesday took to the street in the Somali capital Mogadishu in support of the Federal Government of Somalia recent decision to handover the ONLF rebel commander to Ethiopia.

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Somali Journalist dies in Mogadishu Hospital after sustaining serious Injuries from Shabab Attack in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 506 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 18:20:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Journalist, who was recently wounded at a restaurant attack in the town of Beletweine, died in Mogadishu hospital on Wednesday, NUSOJ said in a press statement.

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In a Fortnight, over 30 Killed on Multiple Shabab Attacks across South and Central Somalia

0 Visits: 353 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 21:37:30
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Shabab, a militant group affiliated to Alqaeda launched multiple attacks against several towns in South and Central Somalia in a fortnight, with reported casualties exceeding up to 35 deaths, local media reported.

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Somalia Plans to Boost Security Operations against the Militants - Official

0 Visits: 442 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 11:59:15
BAIDOA, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali Minister of Defense Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed announced that the government will equip the Somali army to boost security operations against the terror group Al Shabab, SONNA reported.

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Several Killed at Restaurant Attack in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 413 | Sunday September 10, 2017 - 19:05:04
BELETWEIN, Somalia (Horn Observer) Several people were killed and 15 others were wounded, among them journalists, on Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a popular restaurant here in Beletweine, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Suicide Bomber Attacks a restaurant in the town of Baidoa

0 Visits: 462 | Friday September 08, 2017 - 18:40:28
BAIDOA, Somalia (Horn Observer) An explosion believed to be suicide bomber on Friday afternoon targeted restaurant in the town of Baidoa killing several people, Warsan Radio reported.

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US Kills 3 Shabab Militants in an Airstrike in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 382 | Wednesday September 06, 2017 - 17:12:06
BAIDOA, Somalia (Horn Observer) The US Department of Defense said on Wednesday that it has killed 3 Shabab militants in an airstrike which was coordinated with the Federal government of Somalia, Statement from the US Africa Command said.

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Somalia: "ONLF Rebel Commander Extradited to Ethiopia was a Terrorist" Somali Cabinet decides

0 Visits: 939 | Wednesday September 06, 2017 - 15:15:40
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali cabinet decided on Wednesday in an emergency meeting that the ONLF rebel leader extradited to Ethiopia was a terrorist and member of a terrorist organization.

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Somalia: Senator Survives Drive-by Shooting Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 358 | Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 23:16:12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Senator Hussein Ali Haji Abdalla on Tuesday survived an assassination attempt after armed assailants fired at his car in Mogadishu's Hodan district, witnesses said.

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