Terror Watch

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

0 Visits: 678 | 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: 391 | 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: 498 | 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: 615 | 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: 802 | 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: 569 | 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: 472 | 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: 442 | 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: 375 | 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: 552 | 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: 352 | 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: 420 | 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: 558 | 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: 226 | 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: 276 | 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: 256 | 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: 521 | 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: 247 | 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: 239 | 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: 298 | 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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