Terror Watch

Somalia: 9 Civilians Killed in Special Forces Raid in Lower Shabelle Region

0 Visits: 555 | Friday August 25, 2017 - 21:26:10
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) At least 9 people were killed and 2 others were wounded on Friday morning raid jointly carried out by Somali forces and international partners in a farm near Bariire in Lower Shabelle region, officials and witnesses said.

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Somalia: Shabab Commander Surrenders to Somali Government

0 Visits: 387 | Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 20:23:17
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Shabab Commander, in charge of the health department, has surrendered to the Somali government forces stationed in Mahaas district of Hiiraan region, state media reported.

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Somalia: Military Court Hands down Death Sentence to 2 Convicts

0 Visits: 321 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 15:51:29
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Military court of Somalia on Tuesday handed down death sentences to two men who were found guilty in killing a traditional elder, State media reported.

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Joint Military Operation Kills Seven Al-Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia - official

0 Visits: 341 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 15:46:18
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Seven Somali militants were confirmed killed in a joint operation carried out by Somali troops in coordination with their international partners in in the town of Jilib in Middle Jubba region, officials said.

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Somalia: Puntland Supports UAE and KSA on the Gulf Crisis, Calls for the FGS to Reconsider Stance

0 Visits: 558 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 21:56:30
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Semi autonomous government of Puntland have on Wednesday announced that its siding with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates on the gulf crisis and called for the Federal Government of Somalia to reconsider its position.

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Suspected Somali militants kill five Kenyan police officers: sources

0 Visits: 280 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 06:50:29
NAIROBI - Suspected Somali Islamist militants killed five police officers in an ambush in northeastern Kenya on Tuesday, according to police sources, the latest in a string of deadly attacks.

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Somalia: Mukhtar Roobow Quits Al-Shabab, says in Talks with the Government

0 Visits: 405 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 20:33:13
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Sheikh Mukhtar Roobow Ali aka Abuu Mansuur said that he quit al-Shabaab, accusing Al shabab for not serving the Islam, in a press conference held in Mogadishu and announced that he is in talks with the Federal government of Somalia.

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Somalia: Gunmen Kill 3 People in Drive-by Shooting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 244 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 19:43:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Gunmen killed three Civilians and wounded four others in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Taxi Driver is Killed in a Car Bomb near Mogadishu Airport

0 Visits: 310 | Monday August 14, 2017 - 22:39:33
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) A taxi driver was killed in Mogadishu on Monday after explosive attached to his car went off, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Security Disrupts Europe Bound suspected Human Smuggling Case

0 Visits: 745 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 21:41:34
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia immigration officials have on Sunday denied 10 suspects to board a Turkish airplane bound to Istanbul over suspicion of smuggling, Somalia's Danan Radio reported.

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Somalia: Former Al-Shabaab Deputy Leader Mukhtar Roobow Surrenders to Somali Government

0 Visits: 663 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 10:52:23
BAIDOA (Horn Observer) Former deputy Shabab leader Muktar Roobow aka Abu Mansuur surrendered to the Somali government on Sunday, after several weeks of intense self defense fight against the Shabaab that claimed at least 20 people, officials and residents said.

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Somalia: Suicide Bomber Kills 2 inside Mogadishu's Central Prison

0 Visits: 333 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 23:35:06
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 2 people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside the Mogadishu Central Prison during Friday prayers, the commander of the custodial Corps survived the attack, witnesses said.

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Somalia Government says a high-level al-Shabaab leader Killed in an Airstrike

0 Visits: 425 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 21:01:00
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government said on Thursday that a coordinated airstrike against the militants killed a high level Shabab leader near Shashweyne, outskirt of Benadir region.

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Somalia: Gunmen Kill Deputy Police Commander in Bosaso, Puntland

0 Visits: 267 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 23:13:53
BOSASO (Horn Observer) Gunmen killed deputy police commander in Bosaso, the regional capital of Bari region, in an attack claimed by the Shabab, a militant group affiliated to Alqaeda.

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Al-Shabab Takes Over Abal Village in Attack against its Former Deputy Leader in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 204 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 22:27:45
BARDHERE (Horn Observer) Shabab Militias launched an attack against their former deputy Leader, Sheik Muktar Robow (Abu Mansur), after the US treasury department removed him from Rewards for Justice Listing,

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Somalia: Al Shabab Executes Kenyan Prisoner

0 Visits: 375 | Sunday August 06, 2017 - 19:56:44
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Somali militant group Al Shabaab released video of the execution of captured KDF soldier, who was caught at the El Adde attack in Gedo region, reports said.

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Somalia: Blast at Maka Mukarama Road Kills 2 in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 306 | Friday August 04, 2017 - 21:59:09
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least two people were confirmed dead and several others wounded, after a suspected suicide car bomber detonated explosives at the Maka Mukarama road in Mogadishu, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Senior Shabaab Commander Killed in a Joint Operation

0 Visits: 329 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 21:13:55
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somalia government on Monday said that senior Shabaab Commander was killed in a coordinated operation with international partners near Torotoroow in Lower Shabelle region.

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US Expresses Outrage Over Attack on AMISOM Troops in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 268 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 18:23:16
NAIROBI (Horn Observer) - The United States government on Monday vehemently condemned attack on UPDF soldiers near Goleweyn that left 12 soldiers dead near Golweyn of Lower Shabelle.

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Al Shabaab claims to have killed 39 AMISOM Soldiers in an Ambush in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 530 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 21:53:28
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Al Shabaab Militants have on Sunday claimed to have killed 39 AU soldiers in an ambush near Southern Somalia town of Buulo Mareer.

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