Terror Watch

Somali Government Captures Shabab Regional Intelligence Chief - Official

0 Visits: 285 | 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: 328 | 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: 339 | 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: 309 | 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: 411 | 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: 502 | 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: 335 | 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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United States Ambassador Extends Condolences on the Death of U.S. Service Member

0 Visits: 401 | Saturday May 06, 2017 - 14:07:47
Nairobi (Horn Observer Online) The US Mission to Somalia extended heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the United States military service member killed in Somalia on May 5, the Mission said in a statement

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U.S. service member killed in Somalia

0 Visits: 1020 | Friday May 05, 2017 - 16:28:41
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online( An American soldier was on May 4, during an operation against al-Shabaab, Pentagon said

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Most wanted terror suspect Fatuma Mohamed found dead

0 Visits: 512 | Monday April 17, 2017 - 08:18:29
One of Kenya's most wanted terror suspects is dead. Ms Fatuma Mohamed Masou had a Sh2 million bounty on her head, and was the wife of slain terrorist Kassim Omondi, who was killed by police during a raid in 2013.

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Somalia forces shoot dead 2 militants in attack near airport

0 Visits: 463 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:26:12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says security forces shot dead two Islamic extremist fighters who were involved in a mortar attack in the Somali capital early Sunday.

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Car Bomb Kills at Least 20 in Crowded Somali Market

0 Visits: 448 | Saturday November 26, 2016 - 17:25:57
A car bomb has ripped through a crowded market in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 20 people in one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in recent years, officials and witnesses said

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Car Explosion Wounds 4 in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 563 | Tuesday October 04, 2016 - 18:18:39
Mogadishu, Somalia (Horn Observer) A Bomb believed to have been attached to a car in Mogadishu exploded wounding the driver and three others witnesses and officials said.

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Media Spoilers in Somalia identified as a Threat to the Security of the Journalists

0 Visits: 17940 | Monday October 03, 2016 - 16:08:20
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The Somali Media Spoilers, who a Dutch court recently handed down a heavy sentence over false allegations against a Somali remittance company, have now faced their second blow after the United Nations Security Council amended their 2014 Somalia report that alleges Somali innocent…

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Galmudug Statement on the American Airstrike against its armed forces

0 Visits: 527 | Friday September 30, 2016 - 11:23:53
Horn Observer (Adado) the US forces conducted an air strike against a unit of Darawish forces of Galmudug State of Somalia. The strike hit a camp in eastern Galkayo, killing 13 soldiers and seven others sustained injuries. One soldier is missing.The strike has also caused the destruction of two battle-wagons…

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US designates Abdiqadir Mumin as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist who Kidnaps Kids for War

0 Visits: 717 | Wednesday August 31, 2016 - 18:14:45
Washington: The Department of State has designated Abdiqadir Mumin as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons and groups determined to have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that…

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AU Envoy Says Somali Security Forces For Prevented Large Scale Attack on Mogadishu Hotel

0 Visits: 632 | Wednesday August 31, 2016 - 18:03:32
Mogadishu– The Special Representative of the AU Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira has commended the Somali Security Forces for preventing what would have been a large-scale attack by Al Shabaab militants, on a hotel in the central business district of…

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Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, ten dead

0 Visits: 497 | Sunday July 31, 2016 - 14:08:49
By: REUTERS Militants set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.

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Somali Security forces arrested nearly ten suspected Al-Shabaab militants

0 Visits: 488 | Sunday July 17, 2016 - 21:43:12
Mogadishu 17 July 2015 – H.E. Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Mareye), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia paised the efforts of Somali forces and AMISOM for their continual defeat against terrorists groups in Somalia.

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At least 10 Killed in a deadly Shabab Attack on Military Base in Somalia

0 Visits: 532 | Monday July 11, 2016 - 19:37:34
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Shabab militants claimed responsibility on Monday for an attack on a Somali military base about 30 miles outside the capital, Mogadishu, that killed at least 10 soldiers, officials and witnesses said.

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