Multiple explosions as 'mortars fired' at busy international airport - Daily Star

LOUD explosions heard by terrified airline travellers as they report mortars being fired at international airport. 0. By Alex Hickson / Published 8th September 2016. Airport TWITTER. MORTARS: Passengers at the busy international airport reported mortar ...

Somali refugee Fadumo Dayib runs for president 26 years after fleeing civil war - The Guardian

Fadumo Dayib has said about receiving death threats: 'They recognise that I have the capability to instigate change.' Photograph: France24. Somalia. Somali refugee Fadumo Dayib runs for president 26 years after fleeing civil war. Dayib, who has lived ...

US military strikes against Somalia's al Shabaab, kills four militants - Times LIVE

A soldier of the Somali National Army (SNA) on guard duty in the port city of Marka, Lower Shabelle Region. File photo. Image by: HANDOUT / REUTERS. The US military conducted two strikes in southern Somalia early this week that killed four al ...

Pentagon Reports Airstrikes Against Somalia's Al-Shabab - Midnimo Information Center

al-shabaab LONDON — The U.S. military conducted two strikes in southern Somalia early this week that killed four al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants involved in attacks on Somali government troops, a U.S. military spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

US airstrikes kill four al-Shabaab militants - TUKO.CO.KE

The United States in a statement has said it killed four senior al-Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia this week. US airstrikes kill four al-Shabaab militants. The United States government has confirmed it has killed four al-Shabaab militants in ...

US Airstrikes Kill 4 Al-Shabab Militants in Somalia - Voice of America

The U.S. conducted two airstrikes in southern Somalia early this week that killed four al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants. The U.S. Africa Command says Monday's strikes came in response to an attack by a "large group of armed al-Shabab fighters'' on a ...

Who Wants to Be President of Somalia? - Newsweek

As far as presidential positions go, Somalia must rank as one of the toughest in the world. The Horn of Africa country has been mired in conflict, poverty and Islamist insurgency over the past two decades. Somalia only established its first federal ...

Somalia: Federal election committee reveals challenges ahead of the election - Garowe Online

Mogadishu, Somalia – Somali's Federal Indirect Electoral Implantation Team (FIEIT) has expressed its concern regarding preparation challenges it's facing ahead of upcoming Somali election due to be held later this year, Garowe online reports. Leaders ...

US says strikes kill 4 al-Shabab members in Somalia - Fox News

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The U.S. military says it killed four members of the extremist group al-Shabab during a counterterrorism operation in Somalia this week. ADVERTISEMENT. The U.S. Africa Command says Monday's strikes came in response to an ...

Somalia: 4 killed in explosions in Mogadishu - The Muslim News

MOGADISHU, (AA): Three people were killed and several wounded Tuesday when a bomb was detonated at the Somali capital's main market. “There was blood, pieces of clothing and shoes scattered around the chaotic scene of the bomb attack,” eyewitness ...

Somalia: Explosion hits Bakara market, killing 4 - Garowe Online

Mogadishu, Somalia – at least 4 people have been killed in a bomb blast outside restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday, Garowe online reports. The bomb exploded outside restaurant frequented by city taxmen. Senior Police official ...

Somali President Sees Diaspora Driving Growth - Voice of America

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says he wants more young Somalis from abroad to return and help rebuild the country, even as al-Shabab militants continue to mount deadly attacks. Mohamud spoke one-on-one with VOA Somali chief ...

Somali Premier Ali Sharmarke to vie for presidency in October polls - Daily Nation

Somalia's Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke giving a speech following his appointment in Mogadishu. He has announced his candidature for the October presidential elections. PHOTO | AFP ...

Mortars targeted Somalia's Presidential Palace - Garowe Online

Mogadishu, Somalia - Mortars landed near Somali's Presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday while Somali leaders gathering for talks on Somali election, Garowe online reports. Reliable sources confirmed to GO that at least 4 mortars ...

Security Beefed Up as Mogadishu to Host IGAD Summit - Voice of America

Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, considered perhaps the most dangerous capital on Earth only a few years back, is preparing to host the 53rd summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development this weekend for the first time, following decades of ...