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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Al-Shabaab fighters fleeing Somali army operations ‘causing insecurity’ in Hirshabelle

The Somali National Army's military operations in Lower Shabelle region has forced many Al-Shabaab fighters to flee to neighbouring Middle Shabelle region, causing insecurity... More

Somalia’s Puntland leader names new presidential guards commander

The president of Puntland regional state, Said Abdullahi Deni, has appointed a new commander of the presidential guards, just a day after the former... More

Somali army kills top Al-Shabaab commander in Lower Shabelle region

Somalia's army chief, Gen Odawaa Yussuf Rage, has announced that a senior commander of the militant group, Al-Shabaab, was killed on Sunday in a... More

Six killed after Al-Shabaab inmates snatch guns, spark clashes in Mogadishu prison

Six people, including two prison guards and four inmates said to be from the Al-Shabaab militant group, in armed clashes between the inmates and... More

Turkey condemns terror attacks in Burkina Faso, Somalia

Ankara, 9 August 2020 (Anadolu Agency): Turkey condemned terror attacks Saturday in Burkina Faso and Somalia. "We are saddened by the news that many people... More

UN decries attempts to table “deeply-flawed” sexual offences bill in Somali parliament

Mogadishu, 9 August 2020: The United Nations has expressed concerns over reports that the Sexual Offences Bill, approved by Somalia's cabinet, may have been... More

Commander of Puntland’s presidential guards killed in Galkayo clashes

A senior military commander from Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region has been killed in clashes between security forces and an armed militia in the central... More

Two influential clans join calls for timely elections in Somalia

The Habargidir Leadership Council has expressed support for the recent consultative conference held by the Muddullod clan in Mogadishu between 3 and 6 August. It... More

House of Somali spy agency official attacked with grenade

A hand grand was last night hurled at the house of an official from the Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) in Guri'el,... More

Deadly Al-Shabaab suicide bombing in Mogadishu kills at least eight

At least eight people have been killed and over 10 others injured in today's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a military base in the... More

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Somalia’s Puntland leader names new presidential guards commander

The president of Puntland regional state, Said Abdullahi Deni, has appointed a new commander of the presidential guards, just a day after the former... More

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Six people, including two prison guards and four inmates said to be from the Al-Shabaab militant group, in armed clashes between the inmates and... More

Turkey condemns terror attacks in Burkina Faso, Somalia

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