Terror Watch

Kenyan Military Convoy came under Attack in Somalia's Gedo Region

0 Visits: 458 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 15:40:29
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) a convoy from Kenyan Defense Forces came under attack outside Bardhere, Gedo region, after a landmine hit the convoy followed by firefight, officials said. Meanwhile Puntland officials said to have arrested 10 suspected Shabaab members.

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Somalia Warns Traders against Financing to Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 444 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:40:34
MOGADISHU, July 23 (Horn Observer) Somalia government on Saturday said it deems serious crime to offer any sort of support or finance to Al-Shabaab whether it is on business, politics, giving shelter, contacting and moral support, officials said in a joint press briefing.

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Access Roads of the Besieged Southern Somalia Town of Hudur is cleared in a Joint Operation

0 Visits: 359 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:00:30
HUDUR, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Somali National Army and special forces for the South Western State of Somalia have jointly succeeded in opening the access routes of the Southern Somalia town of Hudur of Bakool region, officials said.

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Somali Special Forces destroy Shabaab Taxation Checkpoint in Lower Shabelle region - Officials

0 Visits: 401 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 22:07:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 21 (Horn Observer) Somali troops and American special forces have attacked militant basis near Toorotoorow area on early hours of Friday, in Lower Shabelle region, Somali officials said, meanwhile there has been other reports of Shabab attacks in central Somalia.

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Somali Forces Seize a car loaded with Explosives at a Security checkpoint Outside Mogadishu

0 Visits: 455 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 00:38:48
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 21 (Horn Observer) Somali security forces have on Thursday seized a car loaded with explosives at the Siinka Dheer checkpoint, south of the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said.

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Somali and US Commandos Carry Out Strikes Against Shabab Stronghold in Lower Jubba Region

0 Visits: 372 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 13:47:26
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) Somali and US troops have carried out air strikes against Militants basis in Lower Jubba region, Somalia's National News Agency (SONNA) reported.

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Somalia: Kenyan Fighter Jets Hit Shabab Basis in Gedo Region - Official

0 Visits: 452 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 08:54:08
BARDHERE, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Kenyan Fighter Jets have on Sunday hit several targets in a Shabab controlled areas in Gedo region, close to the Kenyan borders, officials and residents said.

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Al-Shabaab Kills a Security Official in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 316 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 23:25:01
BELETWEIN, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Attackers from Al-Shabaab killed a government official in the town of Beletwein, the regional capital of Hiiraan region, residents said.

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Somalia: ISIS Militants in Puntland accused of looting livestock - reports

0 Visits: 358 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 22:10:21
GAROWE, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Pastoralists in Puntland's Bari region say that ISIS militants started looting hundreds of their livestock and asked the Puntland government to protect their animals, local media reported.

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Local Somali Aid workers Are Abducted, Government Official Killed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 481 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 08:06:35
BUUR HAKABA, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Local Somali Aid workers have been reportedly abducted enroute to Baidoa, while a government military official have been killed in a landmine explosion near Qansaxdhere, Horn Observer reported.

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Somalia: Businesses in Bosaso Oppose Government Tax Over Shabab Pressure

0 Visits: 627 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 09:28:15
BOSASO, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) A stand off between the Puntland authorities and Businesses in Bosaso enters the second week, after the government introduced tax, Horn Observer reports.

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Somali and Allied forces Storm Militant Bases in Southern Somalia - Officials

0 Visits: 449 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 10:43:41
MOGADISHU, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) Somali government official said onThursday that Somali and allied forces launched an overnight attack against militant strongholds in Southern Somalia.

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Somalia: Suicide Car Bomber Attacks Government Checkpoint Outside Mogadishu, Kills at Least 3

0 Visits: 369 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 21:46:08
MOGADISHU, 12 July (Horn Observer) At least 3 people were confirmed killed and 8 others were wounded after a suicide car bomber targeted a government checkpoint outside Mogadishu on Wednesday, in an attack claimed by the Shabab.

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Somalia: Assailants Kill 2 in Mogadishu including a Tax Collector - witnesses

0 Visits: 345 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 18:12:44
MOGADISHU, 12 July (Horn Observer) At least two people among them a taxman and 14 year old girl were killed and 3 others were wounded in Mogadishu on Wednesday, after assailants on car opened fire, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Shabab Kills 2 Landmine Experts in Puntland

0 Visits: 293 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 09:54:59
BOSASO (Horn Observer) The Shabab - the militant islamist group which is affiliated to Alqaeda claimed to have killed two landmine experts in the outskirts of Bosaso on Monday, reports said.

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Shabab Kills three People in Central Somalia - Police

0 Visits: 478 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 07:38:53
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Members of the militant group Al Shabab on Sunday killed three people in Maxaas area in Hiiraan region, among them a soldier and his wife, Somali police said.

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Somalia's Puntland Security forces said to have killed 18 militants

0 Visits: 275 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 23:48:23
BOSASO (Horn Observer) at least 18 militants were killed and militant basis were destroyed in the northeastern regions of Puntland on Sunday, according to a statement by the Puntland authorities released on Sunday.

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Somalia: Assailants kill an elderly man in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 289 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 23:15:38
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Unknown gunmen have reportedly assassinated on Sunday evening an elderly man in Mogadishu's Warta nabadda neighborhood.

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Shabab Arrests people in Central Somalia in Search for Ransom - reports

0 Visits: 389 | Saturday July 08, 2017 - 10:36:58
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Al-Shabab has arrested civilians in some parts of the town and forced to pay a ransom, the Somalia state media reported.

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Shabab Executes 2 Indian Born Members - Reports

0 Visits: 160 | Monday July 03, 2017 - 08:29:09
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia's Shabaab has reportedly killed two Indian born on its ranks, local media reports.

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