Terror Watch

Most wanted terror suspect Fatuma Mohamed found dead

0 Visits: 106 | Monday April 17, 2017 - 08:18:29
One of Kenya's most wanted terror suspects is dead. Ms Fatuma Mohamed Masou had a Sh2 million bounty on her head, and was the wife of slain terrorist Kassim Omondi, who was killed by police during a raid in 2013.

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Somalia forces shoot dead 2 militants in attack near airport

0 Visits: 100 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:26:12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says security forces shot dead two Islamic extremist fighters who were involved in a mortar attack in the Somali capital early Sunday.

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Car Bomb Kills at Least 20 in Crowded Somali Market

0 Visits: 268 | Saturday November 26, 2016 - 17:25:57
A car bomb has ripped through a crowded market in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 20 people in one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in recent years, officials and witnesses said

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Car Explosion Wounds 4 in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 362 | Tuesday October 04, 2016 - 18:18:39
Mogadishu, Somalia (Horn Observer) A Bomb believed to have been attached to a car in Mogadishu exploded wounding the driver and three others witnesses and officials said.

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Media Spoilers in Somalia identified as a Threat to the Security of the Journalists

0 Visits: 14318 | Monday October 03, 2016 - 16:08:20
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The Somali Media Spoilers, who a Dutch court recently handed down a heavy sentence over false allegations against a Somali remittance company, have now faced their second blow after the United Nations Security Council amended their 2014 Somalia report that alleges Somali innocent…

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Galmudug Statement on the American Airstrike against its armed forces

0 Visits: 316 | Friday September 30, 2016 - 11:23:53
Horn Observer (Adado) the US forces conducted an air strike against a unit of Darawish forces of Galmudug State of Somalia. The strike hit a camp in eastern Galkayo, killing 13 soldiers and seven others sustained injuries. One soldier is missing.The strike has also caused the destruction of two battle-wagons…

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US designates Abdiqadir Mumin as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist who Kidnaps Kids for War

0 Visits: 435 | Wednesday August 31, 2016 - 18:14:45
Washington: The Department of State has designated Abdiqadir Mumin as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons and groups determined to have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that…

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AU Envoy Says Somali Security Forces For Prevented Large Scale Attack on Mogadishu Hotel

0 Visits: 347 | Wednesday August 31, 2016 - 18:03:32
Mogadishu– The Special Representative of the AU Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira has commended the Somali Security Forces for preventing what would have been a large-scale attack by Al Shabaab militants, on a hotel in the central business district of…

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Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, ten dead

0 Visits: 332 | Sunday July 31, 2016 - 14:08:49
By: REUTERS Militants set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.

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Somali Security forces arrested nearly ten suspected Al-Shabaab militants

0 Visits: 362 | Sunday July 17, 2016 - 21:43:12
Mogadishu 17 July 2015 – H.E. Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Mareye), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia paised the efforts of Somali forces and AMISOM for their continual defeat against terrorists groups in Somalia.

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At least 10 Killed in a deadly Shabab Attack on Military Base in Somalia

0 Visits: 337 | Monday July 11, 2016 - 19:37:34
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Shabab militants claimed responsibility on Monday for an attack on a Somali military base about 30 miles outside the capital, Mogadishu, that killed at least 10 soldiers, officials and witnesses said.

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Stop the fighting in South Sudan and uphold international law, says ACT

0 Visits: 310 | Monday July 11, 2016 - 19:07:54
Geneva, 11 July 2016 The renewed fighting in South Sudan has raised serious concerns around safety and security of the people of the new, and increasingly fragile country. The situation has rapidly deteriorated over the last couple of days, with a reported death toll of nearly 300 people, and armed…

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Somalia Ends Hotel Siege that left at Least 20 Dead

0 Visits: 536 | Thursday June 02, 2016 - 18:33:34
MOGADISHU – Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali authorities on Thursday said that the more than 12 hour long siege that left at least 20 people dead has been completed, ahead of the arrival of the British Secretary State for Foreign and Common wealth and the Turkish President in Mogadishu.

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Six more Al Shabaab commanders killed by Allied Forces in Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 558 | Tuesday April 05, 2016 - 13:25:25
Mogadishu, 5 April 2016; Six Al Shabaab commanders have been killed by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and by the Somali National Army over the past few days as the allied forces intensify the war against the terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

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GalMudug warns the use of child soldiers by Al-Shabaab and calls international partners to support the rehabilitation program

0 Visits: 391 | Saturday April 02, 2016 - 17:51:18
GalMudug State of Somalia concern and warns the use of child-soldiers by the terrorists group Al-Shabaab and calls international partners to support the rehabilitation program in GalMudug areas. GalMudug captured 110 militias during the fighting with Al-Shabaab and 38 of them are children under the…

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Pentagon: U.S. Military Airstrike in Somalia Targets Senior Terrorist Leader

0 Visits: 442 | Saturday April 02, 2016 - 17:36:10
WASHINGTON, — In cooperation with the Somali government, the U.S. military conducted an airstrike yesterday in Somalia against Hassan Ali Dhoore, a senior leader of the al-Shabab terrorist group, who is part of al-Qaida, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said

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Shabaab Using Child Soldiers In Desperate Effort To Control Somalia

0 Visits: 353 | Friday April 01, 2016 - 16:49:59
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer/AMISOM – Thirteen-year-old Jaffar was among a group of boys captured by Puntland security forces as he fought alongside Al Shabaab in March this year.

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Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 9 in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 329 | Thursday March 31, 2016 - 18:07:30
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide bombing in central Somalia killed at least nine people and wounded 10 others, a police official said Thursday.

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French navy seizes cache of weapons heading towards Somalia

0 Visits: 420 | Wednesday March 30, 2016 - 16:27:45
French naval forces have seized a large weapons cache from a small ship said to be heading towards Somalia. The cache according to the BBC included assault rifles, machine guns and anti-tank weapons.

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Galmudug forces gear up efforts to end Al Shabab menace in central Somalia.

0 Visits: 200 | Saturday March 26, 2016 - 21:45:20
Cadaado, 26 March 2016: The heroes of Galmudug State forces are still pursuing Al Shabab militants who recently entered in Galmudug territory with the aim to set up new bases.

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