Terror Watch

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

0 Visits: 302 | 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: 253 | 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: 444 | 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: 236 | 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: 229 | 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: 276 | 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: 131 | 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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Shabaab bombs use explosives seized from Kenyan bases, expert says

0 Visits: 161 | Saturday July 01, 2017 - 15:11:40
By KEVIN J. KELLEY for Daily Nation: Material in some of the bombs detonated by Al-Shabaab was seized in raids on Kenyan military bases inside Somalia, according to a researcher who has studied the insurgents' use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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Shabab releases first clear image of its former Leader

0 Visits: 178 | Tuesday June 27, 2017 - 01:04:34
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) Shabab releases photo of its late emir Ahmed Abdi Godane "Abu Zubayr";

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US Department of State Removes Former Shabab Leader from its Designated Terrorist List

0 Visits: 386 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 01:19:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The U.S. State Department confirms that it removed Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, al-Shabaab's former deputy leader, from the most wanted list of international terrorists, US media reported.

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Shabab Attacks Police Station with Suicide Car Bomber, Kills a dozen people among them Regional Officials,

0 Visits: 181 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 09:14:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) At least a dozen people were killed on Thursday among them a regional, after a suicide bomber affiliated to the extremist groups rammed the explosive laden car into the gates of a police station at the Maka Mukarama road in Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

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Suicide Car bomber Attacks local Government Offices, Kills at least 15

0 Visits: 174 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 15:09:50
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) At least 15 people were killed and a dozen more were wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bomber hits local government offices in Mogadishu's Wadajir disttict, officials said.

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Somali Military Court Sentences to Death killer of Public Works Minister

0 Visits: 206 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 17:11:29
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) A Somali military court in Mogadishu has concluded a hearing for the murder of the country's youngest Minister late Abbas Abdulahi Sheikh, 31 who was killed in May by guards of another government official in May, local media reported.

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Somali Government Captures Shabab Regional Intelligence Chief - Official

0 Visits: 193 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 16:42:32
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The government of Somalia on Monday announced that it had captured regional intelligence for the Shabab in a security operation, Security Ministry said in a statement.

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Somalia: Police Seize Explosives, Military Equipment in Bosasso

0 Visits: 217 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 00:50:52
BOSASSO (Horn Observer Online) — Police in Somalia's semi-autonomous state of Puntland on Wednesday arrested two young men with a lorry transporting explosives-making material, military fatigue and communication devices, and regional security officials said.

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Tens of thousands of women and children are fleeing from South Sudan to Sudan

0 Visits: 201 | Tuesday May 30, 2017 - 17:56:45
Nairobi/Geneva (Horn Observer Online) – Tens of thousands of South Sudanese women and children have crossed the border into Sudan since the beginning of the year, fleeing violence and the looming threat of famine.

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Chairman of AU Commission condemns the attacks in Mandera and Garissa, Kenya

0 Visits: 205 | Monday May 29, 2017 - 23:55:41
Addis Ababa (Horn Observer Online) The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the multiple attacks perpetrated by Al-Shabaab terrorists on 24 May 2017 in Mandera, and on 25 May 2017 in Garissa, Kenya, resulting in the death of several police…

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At Least 7 people Killed at Mogadishu Restaurant Attack

0 Visits: 270 | Tuesday May 09, 2017 - 00:52:46
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) At least 7 people were killed including senior military official and several others were wounded after a car fitted with explosives exploded outside a cafeteria in Mogadishu, witnesses and officials said

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Senior Shabab Commander Killed in Bariire Raid - Officials

0 Visits: 392 | Sunday May 07, 2017 - 13:26:12
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Somalia government said on Sunday that a senior Shabab commander and his associates were killed in recent raid in Lower Shabelle region.

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Chinese navy hands over three pirates to Somali authorities

0 Visits: 231 | Saturday May 06, 2017 - 14:28:57
Bosasso (Horn Observer Online + Reuters) A Chinese navy ship handed over three suspected pirates to Somali authorities on Friday, police said, underscoring the determination of international naval forces to stamp out a resurgence of piracy this year, Reuters reported

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