Saturday 20 June 2015
Alshabab assault against Afgoye army base
Afgoye (KON) - Alshabab launched attack against Somali Federal government forces base in Aforye district the edge of Lower Shebelle region. The attack target was Bukayga checkpoint base for the federal government police station where the comanader was killed and wounded three of his guide.
Sunday 07 June 2015
Three killed in suspected al-Shabab attack in northeast Kenya: officials
GARISSA, Kenya: Three people have died in an attack by suspected al-Shabab militants in Kenya's northeastern Wajir county that borders Somalia, officials said Sunday.
Wednesday 03 June 2015
Somali president appoints new ambassadors to U.S. and Turkey
MOGADISHU, Somalia (KON) -- The president of Somalia's federal government Hassan Sheikh has appointed Abdullahi Sanbalolshe as the country's new ambassador to Turkey, according to confidential sources.
Tuesday 02 June 2015
UAE mobile hospital to open in Somalia soon
MOGADISHU: Mohammed Ahmed Osman Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, has announced that the UAE will soon open a mobile hospital in the Abdul-Aziz district of the Somali capital Mogadishu in response to the requests of the Somalis for more health services.
Monday 01 June 2015
‘Al-Shabaab’ gunmen take over Mandera village
Gunmen from Somalia, suspected to be members of Al-Shabaab, have literally taken over a village in Lafey, Mandera County.
Friday 29 May 2015
Portland Police Bureau swears in first Somali police officer
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Portland Police Bureau has sworn in Khalid Ibrahim, its first Somali-American police officer.
Thursday 28 May 2015
Kenyan military invades Somali town, destroys homes
BELED HAWO, Somalia (KON) -- Heavily armed Kenyan military with bulldozers have crossed into Somalia's border and launched a house demolitions in Beled-Hawo town on Thursday, KON reports.
Al-Shabaab Leader Linked to al-Qaeda Dies in Southern Somalia
A senior leader of al-Shabaab accused by the United Nations Security Council of having links to al-Qaeda has died, the militant group said.
Wednesday 27 May 2015
At least 11 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia
MOGADISHU, May 27 (Xinhua) -- A joint security operation conducted by Africa Union troops and Somali military killed at least 11 Al-Shabaab fighters, and recovered explosive devices in Bulobarde town of the Hiran Region, central Somalia.
Monday 25 May 2015
Somali military forces vacate town, allowing Al shabaab to come back
JANALE, Somalia (KON) -- Somalia's armed forces have vacated town in south of the country, allowing Al shabaab rebels to return and take over the city without a battle, KON reports.
KDF ‘aiding’ Sh22b illegal charcoal trade
A new United Nations report claims Kenyan companies and the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are leading participants in the illegal charcoal export through Somalia’s Kismayo port worth Sh22 billion annually.
Sunday 24 May 2015
War against al-Shabaab falters over money deals
Commercialisation of the conflict has stalled progress in the ongoing military offensive against the al-Shabaab in Somalia, a Washington DC-based security expert has said.