Terror Watch

Somalia: Gunmen Kill Deputy Police Commander in Bosaso, Puntland

0 Visits: 540 | 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: 302 | 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: 613 | 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: 432 | 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: 468 | 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: 445 | 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: 820 | 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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Somalia: Blast near Police Station kills at least 6 in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 378 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 17:58:36
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) at least 6 people were killed and another dozen were wounded when a Large Explosion believed to be a suicide bomber hit near Mogadishu's Waberi Police Station in Mogadishu, Witnesses and officials said.

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Suspected Kenyan Jets bomb Shabaab Targets in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 537 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 11:55:37
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Suspected Kenyan military warplanes have bombed militant basis in Gedo region in overnight attack, with residents and officials reporting casualties.

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Saudi-led coalition blamed for attack on Somali refugees near Yemen: UN

0 Visits: 492 | Friday July 28, 2017 - 19:54:10
United Nations (AFP) An attack on a boat carrying Somali refugees off the coast of war-torn Yemen in March was almost certainly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, according to a confidential UN report seen by AFP.

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Somalia: Al-Shabab Forces Burn Villages, Abduct Civilians and Stole Livestock- HRW

0 Visits: 315 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 21:26:22
Nairobi (Horn Observer) The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab burned numerous homes in raids on villages in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region in late May 2017, Human Rights Watch said today based on witness accounts and satellite imagery analysis. Al-Shabab fighters abducted civilians, stole livestock,…

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Somalia: Presidential Guards Kill 3 Soldiers including Senior Security Official in Mogadishu - Officials

0 Visits: 556 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 21:22:25
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Presidential guards have on Wednesday killed three soldiers, among them senior security official at a checkpoint near Villa Somalia, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Tension Rises in the Town of Belet Hawo Over the Murder of 4 Prisoners

0 Visits: 528 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 00:38:57
BELET-HAWO (Horn Observer) The tension of the town of Belet Hawo has dramatically changed in the last 24 hours over the murder of four suspects who were killed without court orders, leading to the arrest of the administration officials.

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7 Somali Aid Workers are freed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 422 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 08:27:31
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) 7 Somali aid workers who were kidnapped two weeks ago by the militant group near the town of Baidoa, have been freed, officials and relatives said

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

0 Visits: 613 | 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: 566 | 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: 541 | 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: 555 | 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: 616 | 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: 477 | 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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