Latest News


Result: 1- 8 out of 107 Article found

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy counters PM Modi: How can PM say Somalia exists in India?

Referring to the statement, Chandy said, “This is unbecoming of a prime minister and has created a great deal of agony and protest.”

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009 file photo, al-Shabab fighters sit on a truck as they patrol in Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia's intelligence service cooperated with the U.S. in airstrikes that killed more than 150 al-Shabab members on Saturday, an intelligence official said Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The airstrikes targeted a forested military training camp run by the Islamic extremists 200 kilometers (124 miles) north of the capital Mogadishu, the official said, adding that the camp was al-Shabab's main planning base. He said Somali officials helped the U.S. to pinpoint the location of the militants' training base but did not give details.  (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor, File)

US strikes hit Somalia training camp; drone report previewed

Multiple drones and manned aircraft launched missiles and bombs on the site, called Raso Camp, which the US had been watching for several weeks, said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman.

somalia map480

Islamist Shebab fighters seize Somali port: Governor

The historic port, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the capital Mogadishu, was captured in August 2012 by African Union troops after four years under Islamist control.

somalia, somalia plane, somalia plane blast, somalia plane emergency landing, somalia airplane blast, somalia news, world news, latest news

Somalia: Explosion forces plane to make emergency landing, one killed

A man was killed in an explosion on an Airbus A321 that made a hole in the fuselage and forced the plane to return to the Somali capital of Mogadishu to make an emergency landing, officials said on Wednesday. Somalia’s civil aviation director, Abdiwahid Omar, told the state radio website that a person was missing […]

Read more: somalia
kenya troops, kenya police, kenya bomb, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta , kenya police attack, somalia bomb, somalia kenya, kenya soldiers, world news

Bomb kills Kenya police as troops pull out of Somali bases

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a statement that the Shebab would “have no time to breathe” and vowed revenge.


Somalia attack: Over 20 killed after suspected al-Shabab gunmen storm restaurant

It was not clear whether report of more than 20 killed included the assailants.

Read more: Siege, somalia
(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Dozens of Kenyan soldiers killed in rebel attack in Somalia

Islamic extremist rebels attacked the African Union troops’ base in Somalia killing dozens of Kenyan soldiers.

Somalia, Christmas, Somalia Christmas, Somalia New Year, Somalia Muslim country, Muslim country Christmas, somalia christmas celebrations, christmas celebrations, world news

Somalia bans Christmas, New Year celebrations; govt says it might attract Islamist attacks

Somalia government said, “All events related to Christmas and New Year celebrations are contrary to Islamic culture, which could damage the faith of the Muslim community.”

Read more: Christmas, somalia
somalia, somalia clash, somalia communal clash, somalia violence, united nation, world news

At least 20 killed, 90,000 flee Somalia clashes: UN

Fighting broke out in the town of Galkayo on November 22 between gunmen loyal to the Puntland and Galmudug districts, with reports of heavy gunfire as well as mortars or artillery.

Read more: somalia
Somalia, Somalia blast, Nairobi, al qaeda, al qaida, Shebab, Somalia Shebab, Nairobi blast, Somalia hotel, Somalia Hotel attack, Somalia hotel blast, , Nairobi hotel attack, Nairobi hotel blast, Somalia News, Nairobi news, World News

Al-Shabab video shows killings of African Union troops

The video, reported Tuesday by SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi activities, shows armed fighters rampaging through what looks like a camp for Ugandan troops, who form part of the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia.

Read more: al shabab, somalia
Somalia, Somalia blast, Nairobi, al qaeda, al qaida, Shebab, Somalia Shebab, Nairobi blast, Somalia hotel, Somalia Hotel attack, Somalia hotel blast, , Nairobi hotel attack, Nairobi hotel blast, Somalia News, Nairobi news, World News

Somalia: At least 12 killed in al Qaeda linked Shebab bomb attack on Nairobi hotel

Al-Shabab, the Islamic extremist rebels waging an insurgency against Somalia’s weak UN- backed government, claimed responsibility for the attack on a website associated with the group

Read more: al Qaeda, Shebab, somalia
somalia, somalia attack, shebab militants, shebab militants attack, shebab militants somalia, somalia shebab militants, African Union soldiers, african soldiers killed, somalia news, world news

At least 50 dead in Shebab militants attack on African Union base: Western sources

Witnesses said the Shebab took over the camp, looting weapons stores and loading corpses onto trucks.

al shabab, somalia, mogadishu, mogadishu hotel blast, mogadishu blast, somalia blast, somalia al shabab, somalia al shabab attack, somalia news, africa news, world news, indian express

Death toll in Al Shabab suicide truck bomb attack in main Somali hotel rises to 13

The attack comes as Somali forces backed by troops from the African Union have launched an offensive, dubbed Operation Jubba Corridor, to push al-Shabab out of its last strongholds.

Read more: al shabab, somalia
Kenya, Barack Obama, Somalia, Nairobi, US security, US-Kenya economic times, white house, international news, news

Native son in Kenya: Barack Obama returns to father’s homeland with history, security on his mind

Barack Obama will also spend private time with family members but will not travel to the village that is most closely associated with the family name, said White House.

somalia, al shabab, al shabab attack, somalia hotel attack, al shabab somalia, somali terrorist group, al shabab attack somalia, al shabab somalia attack, al shabab news, somalia news, india news, world news, indian express

Somalia’s al Shabab kills 10 in two Mogadishu hotels

The Somali Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, which has vowed to step up attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Read more: al shabab, somalia