Truck bomb in Somalia’s capital kills at least 30 people
A truck bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital Saturday morning, killing at least 30 people, officials said. It was one of the deadliest attacks in Mogadishu in recent memory. The toll was likely to rise as scores ...
Dispute over oil deposits raises Somalia-Kenya tension
Somalia claims its officials were denied entry into Kenya; Kenyan foreign minister says she is unaware of the incident
5 dead in Somalia car bomb blast
Militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack
Suicide car bomb kills 6 in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu
A Somalia police spokesman said a suicide car bomb by Islamic extremists has killed at least six people in the capital Wednesday.Capt. Mohamed Hussein said most of the casualties are soldiers and more than 13 people were injured.Somalia's extremist rebel ...
At least 3 killed in suicide car bombing in Somali capital
A police officer says a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, killing at least three people.Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber tried to enter the Warta Nabada district headquarters, which ...
Officer fled civil war as a child, resettled in Minneapolis
Mohamed Noor fled Somalia's civil war as a child, following a well-worn path with his family to a refugee camp in Kenya, the U.S. and eventually Minnesota. After a difficult start, he "fell in love" with his new city, Minneapolis, ...
Airstrike kills deputy leader of IS in Somalia
Security Minister of Puntland region tells VOA Somali airstrike that killed Abdihakim Mohamed Ibrahim, known as Dhoqob, took place between villages of Hol Anod and Hiriro
US military review reveals civilian deaths in Somalia strike
Just weeks after insisting that American airstrikes in Somalia had killed no civilians, U.S. Africa Command said Friday that new information reveals that a woman and a child died last April when a U.S. strike targeted al-Shabab militants. The revelation comes ...
Somali who died in Mogadishu blast had sought refuge abroad
Ahmed Salah Hassan, deported by US in 2017, also had gone to South Africa
UN document shows Kenya seeking to close Somali refugee camp
An internal United Nations document says Kenya again seeks to close the Dadaab camp that hosts more than 200,000 refugees from neighboring Somalia and is one of the largest such camps in the world.The U.N. refugee agency document obtained by ...
Future uncertain as Kenya threatens to close Daadab refugee camp
Rights groups warn refugees face violence and drought if they are forced to return to their home countries
10 dead after blast outside restaurant in Somalia’s capital
An explosives-laden vehicle detonated outside a busy restaurant in Somalia's capital, killing at least 10 people, police said Thursday. Capt. Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press that the blast occurred as the restaurant in Mogadishu's Waberi district was crowded with diners. At ...
Update: 10 dead in blast at restaurant in Somali capital
The Latest on explosion in Somalia's capital (all times local):2:55 p.m.Police say at least 10 people have been killed and seven others wounded in a car bomb blast outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.Medics carry away the dead body ...
Bomb in Somalia’s capital kills 1, injures another
A bomb exploded in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday killing one person and wounding another.The blast from a bomb planted in a private luxury car exploded in Mogadishu's Hodan district, killing the driver and injuring a nearby pedestrian, said police ...
Al-shabab claims attacks in Somalia’s Mogadishu
Government ministry and regional police headquarters are apparent targets of two blasts
Somalia govt minister among 5 victims in extremist attack
Gunmen stormed a government building in Somalia's capital after a suicide car bombing on Saturday, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister, police said, in the latest attack by Islamic extremist fighters in the Horn of ...
Update: Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack
The Latest on the attack in Somalia's capital (all times local):3:10 p.m.A Somali police officer says five people, including the country's deputy labor minister, have been killed in an Islamic extremist attack on a government building in the capital.A woman ...
US military denies rights group allegations of civilian casualties in Somalia
Amnesty International claims US has killed 14 civilians in 5 airstrikes since 2017
Somalia bans old Antonov planes from its airspace
Officials say there have been no accidents involving the planes, but there have been 'near misses'
Member of Somalia PM’s staff among dead in Ethiopia plane crash
Abdishakur Mohamed Shahaad worked at the Somali prime minister’s office for the last two years
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