Terror Watch

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

0 Visits: 384 | 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: 477 | 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: 448 | 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: 512 | 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: 421 | 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: 994 | 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: 443 | 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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Al-Shabaab Overruns Somali army Base in Southern Somalia, Kills Dozens

0 Visits: 681 | Sunday September 03, 2017 - 18:21:12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Dozens of Somali government were killed om Sunday morning, after Shabab militias attacked Somalia army base at Buulo Gaduud village, near Kismayo, officials said.

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Shabab Kills Local Elders in Somalia's Gedo Region

0 Visits: 514 | Saturday September 02, 2017 - 13:54:22
BAARDHEERE, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali militants, Al Shabab killed 2 local elders in the Southern Somalia town of El-wak, while another elder was assassinated in the town of Afgoi, Witnesses and officials said Saturday

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Somalia: 12 Killed and 35 Wounded in Twin Explosions in Northeastern region of Puntland

0 Visits: 582 | Friday September 01, 2017 - 21:16:09
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) At least 12 people were killed and 35 others were wounded on Friday after twin explosions occurred at Af- Urur village of Puntland's Bari region, witness and local media reported.

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Somalia: Security Forces Foil Car Bomb Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 644 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 21:05:15
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Somali security forces on Sunday thwarted a car bomb attack that wounded at least 2 civilians at Maka Mukarama road, witnesses said.

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Belgian soldiers shoot dead knife attacker in Brussels

0 Visits: 258 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 07:57:20
BRUSSELS - Belgian soldiers shot dead a man in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after he came at them with a knife shouting Allahu Akbar (God is great), in a case authorities are treating as a terrorist attack.

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Facebook lambasted over ransom video of Libyan Gangmasters abusing migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia

0 Visits: 386 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 07:28:39
LONDON - People smugglers are using Facebook to broadcast the abuse and torture of migrants in order to extort ransom money from their families, the U.N. migration agency said on Friday.

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

0 Visits: 712 | 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: 424 | 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: 354 | 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: 393 | 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: 685 | 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: 319 | 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: 464 | 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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