The militant group al-Shabab is claiming responsibility for a landmine explosion in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, that killed four people. Dalsan FM radio reports the deputy commissioner for security and politics in Garasbaale, Abdi-Rashid Dubad, was among the victims killed in Tuesday's[...]
A senior commander of the Somali national army [SNA] was among those injured in an Al-Shabaab improvised explosive device blast in Gedo, sources said, during a covert operation that targeted militants in some of the area’s hideouts.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri could still be alive according to the latest audio released by Al-Shabaab boss Ahmed Omar Diriye, aka Abu Ubaidah, who is believed to be his close ally and associate of the East African region. In updated audio[...]
Five people, including two Turkish nationals, were killed and more than a dozen others injured on Saturday after a suicide bomber carried out an attack on a road construction site in Somalia. In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said the[...]
Federal authorities earlier this month unsealed an indictment charging a Kenyan man with trying to stage a 9/11-style attack on the United States on behalf of the terrorist organization al-Shabab. Cholo Abdi Abdullah, 30, who was arrested in the Philippines in[...]
Officers from the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) Special Forces gunned down four suspected Al Shabaab militants in a raid conducted in Boni Forest, Lamu County. The soldiers on the morning of December 27, 2020, stormed the Al Shabaab hideout in what[...]
The Al-Shabaab militant group abducted and beheaded the chief of a clutch of villages in northeastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, the Islamists and local police sources said Wednesday. Omar Adan Buul, the head of the Gumarey sub-location in Wajir[...]