Friday, February 21, 2020

Mogadishu attack

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack of 28 December 2019 at the Ex-control Afgoye Junction in Mogadishu, which killed and injured innocent people. 

More than 30 killed including Students and foreigners in car bombing at busy checkpoint in Mogadishu

More than 30 people have been killed by a car bomb blast during morning rush hour in Mogadishu, Somalia capital today. The blast took place at the Ex-Control checkpoint in Mogadishu....

AlShabab revealed the identity of suicide bomber in Mogadishu attack

Somali hardline al-Shabab Islamist rebel group revealed the suicide bomber of Friday explosion that occurred near the headquarter of National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) in Mogadishu. The group released an audio featuring a militant identified as Abdullahi Sheikh Adan Sheikh Gure  from Gedo...

Al-Shabab’s show of force backfires disastrously

NEWS ANALYSIS Last Saturday, the same day that a truck bomb obliterated several city blocks in Mogadishu, al-Shabab retook the town of Bariire, just 50km to the south of the capital. It had been captured by Somali government forces in August...

Five questions about the Somalia bomb

A massive truck bomb in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday killed at least 276 people and left 300 injured. Following are five questions about the attack, the bloodiest in the country's long history of violence and instability. What...

Turkey condemns deadly terrorist attack in Somalia, pledges support

Turkish officials condemned the deadliest suicide attack in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, which claimed 231 lives Saturday. In a message sent to Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan condemned the attack in "strongest terms." "Turkey will continue to...

Somalia declares three days of mourning after blast

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo has declared three days of national mourning starting on Sunday, following a deadly vehicle explosion that left scores of people dead in the capital, Mogadishu. Local media quoting "security officials and emergency services" said...

Mogadishu attack: Seven killed in airport blasts

At least seven people have been killed in two bomb attacks near the main entrance of the airport in Mogadishu, Somali police have said. Thick smoke could be seen rising from the area, where there is also a base for...
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3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...