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Ex-minister among five killed in Mogadishu car bomb

Independent Online

Wed, 22 May 2019 08:39:00 GMT


4 killed after bomb-laden car explodes in Mogadishu

Business Standard

Wed, 22 May 2019 09:06:00 GMT


At least two killed in Mogadishu car explosion

MSN

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:10:00 GMT




Somalia: Car bomb kills two, injures 12 in Mogadishu

NEWS ON AIR

Wed, 22 May 2019 09:10:00 GMT


Car bomb kills two in Mogadishu

New Vision on MSN.com

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:00:00 GMT


Mogadishu now has its first motorcycle hailing app

Quartz

Wed, 01 May 2019 09:56:00 GMT


Somalia: Deputy Prime Minister Leaves Mogadishu for Turkey

AllAfrica.com

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:07:00 GMT



Twin bomb blasts rattle Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

Garowe Online

Mon, 20 May 2019 01:01:00 GMT



At least two killed in Mogadishu car explosion  Al Jazeera English

Blast, which was claimed by al-Shabab, occurred near a checkpoint in the Somali capital.


Wed, 22 May 2019 10:55:00 GMT

Somalia: Al-Shabaab claims car bomb that exploded near Mogadishu checkpoint  The Defense Post

A car bomb exploded near a checkpoint in Somalia capital Mogadishu, in an attack claimed by the militant group Al Shabaab.


Wed, 22 May 2019 09:53:00 GMT

Car bomb kills two in Mogadishu: security official  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

A car bomb exploded near a checkpoint in Somalia capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 12 others, officials said.


Wed, 22 May 2019 11:14:00 GMT

Somalia motorycle hailing app Go! launched in Mogadishu  Quartz

You can now hail a motorcycle *service* in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The Go! app launched in the Indian Ocean city today (May 1) promising affordable and ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

4 Killed in Mogadishu District HQ Blast  VOA News

Police in Somalia say four people were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber hit offices in the Warta Nabadda district of Mogadishu. Witnesses told VOA's ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 14:38:00 GMT

Somalis escape to the beach and a new floating restaurant  Reuters UK

Few restaurateurs consider the threat of piracy in their plans but Abdulkadir Mohamed did so for his La Lanterna floating restaurant now moored off Mogadishu's ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 13:33:00 GMT

Does America Know Who Its Airstrike Victims Are?  Foreign Policy

MOGADISHU—Ibrahim Hirei had been driving back to Mogadishu with two friends on March 18 when his car was hit in an American airstrike. Hirei, who had ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Handover of Emergency Response Equipment to the Benadir Regional Administration / Mogadishu Municipality - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Mogadishu, Tuesday, 30 April 2019 – Today, the European Union formally handed over emergency response equipment to the authorities of the Benadir ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Deadly Explosion Outside Crowded Restaurant in Mogadishu  The New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A car bomb exploded on Thursday near a hotel and restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 15 people, rescue ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somali forces end day-long Mogadishu siege  BBC News

Somalia's special forces have killed all three gunmen who had taken over a building in central Mogadishu, using civilians as human shields, officials say.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Al Shabaab attack on Somali ministry in Mogadishu kills at least 15  Reuters

Somalia's al Shabaab stormed a government building on Saturday, detonating a suicide car bomb in the heart of the capital Mogadishu with at least 15 people, ...


Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Returns to Mogadishu With Revamped Diplomatic Outpost, 25 Years After “Black Hawk Down” Battle  The Intercept

In a sign of greater U.S. diplomatic activity in Somalia, the State Department is opening a new outpost in the capital's international zone.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52  CNN

The death toll from a series of car bombing detonated near a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu has risen to 52 people, with 100 injured, hospital officials ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Car bombs rock Somali capital, killing at least 20 in attacks claimed by al-Shabab  The Washington Post

NAIROBI — A series of car bombs killed at least 20 people Friday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, in attacks claimed by the al-Shabab extremist group. At least ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Car bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu kills at least 11 people  Aljazeera.com

Blast occurred close to Mogadishu mall, killing at least 11 people and wounding several others, says police official.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Deadly car bomb blasts rock Somali capital  CNN

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) The death toll from a double car bomb attack Saturday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 15, a security official said.


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Battle of Mogadishu 25 years later: How the fateful fight changed combat operations  ArmyTimes.com

Twenty-five years ago, news flashed across television screens that U.S. troops had engaged in some of the most intense urban combat since Vietnam and ...


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Legacy of Black Hawk Down | History  Smithsonian.com

Twenty-five years after the battle chronicled in the best-selling book, the author argues that we've learned the wrong lessons about fighting terrorism.


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 13:09:09 GMT

Car bomb in Mogadishu kills 4 despite heavy security following Al-Shabaab attacks  The Defense Post

Four people were killed and five injured when a car loaded with explosives detonated on a busy road in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Deadly Protests Erupt in Mogadishu Over Killing of Rickshaw Driver  VOA News

At least five people were killed Saturday in Mogadishu during violent demonstrations staged by hundreds of drivers, who took to the streets of the Somali capital ...


Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somali Who Died in Mogadishu Blast Had Sought Refuge Abroad  VOA News

In the end, Ahmed Salah Hassan could not escape the violence he repeatedly tried to flee. The Somali native, who'd sought refuge from the Horn of Africa ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia: 2 killed in car bomb explosion near petroleum ministry in Mogadishu  The Defense Post

Two people were killed and five wounded on Tuesday, January 29 when a car packed with explosives was detonated near the ministry of petroleum in the ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu-backed candidate wins test-case regional Somali election  Reuters

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Lawmakers in a volatile region of Somalia elected the federal government's preferred candidate as its leader on Wednesday after a ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

As Somalis flee to cities, Mogadishu becomes most crowded city in Africa  Norwegian Refugee Council

Conflict and natural disasters from 2017 – 2018 caused massive displacement to cities – says new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

US reopens diplomatic mission in Somalia after 28-year closure  BBC News

The US has established its first diplomatic presence in Somalia for nearly 30 years. The state department said the "historic event" reflected the progress the east ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu: White Sand, Blue Waters, Heaping Piles of Trash  VOA News

Before Somalia's civil war, the shorelines of the capital were renowned for their wide beaches, cool breezes and pure blue ocean waters. In fact, all of these ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia’s Oldest Federal Lawmaker Fatally Shot in Mogadishu  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ - VOA Lao

A Somali federal parliamentary lawmaker was fatally shot Saturday in Mogadishu, security officials said. Al-Shabab militants armed with pistols shot the ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Gunmen kill nine street cleaners outside Mogadishu: police, official  Reuters

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Suspected al Shabaab militants shot and killed nine street cleaners in a village near Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police and a local ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Free Ambulance Service In Mogadishu Is Running Low On Cash : Goats and Soda  NPR

Dr. Abdulkadir Abdirahman Adan, who is from Somalia, trained as a dentist in Pakistan. When he returned to Mogadishu, in 2006 to begin practicing, he was ...


Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Two Suicide Bombs Claim at Least 15 in Mogadishu  VOA News

Two suicide car bombs exploded in Mogadishu on Thursday evening, killing at least 15 people, a Somali official told VOA. The first explosion occurred just after ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu Car Bomb Blast Kills 5  VOA News

At least five people were killed and nine others injured Thursday in a car bomb blast outside a restaurant in Mogadishu, near Somalia's presidential palace.


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Suicide car bomb attack kills at least 29 in Mogadishu - Somalia  ReliefWeb

On February 28th 2019, a suicide car bomb detonated at a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, leaving 29 dead and 80 wounded. The blast hit the Maka ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rebuilding Mogadishu, One 3-D Model at a Time  CityLab

One architecture student's “bedroom project” has become a multimedia quest to understand the war-torn nation's architectural history.


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

WATCH: Car bomb blast 'kills 15' in Somalia's Mogadishu  News24

At least 15 people have killed in a car bomb explosion near a hotel and restaurants in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, according to rescue services.


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia's capital Mogadishu hit by huge explosion  BBC News

A suicide bomber has attacked a government office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, causing a nearby school to collapse, police say. The car bomb in ...


Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Deqa Dahir shot dead in Mogadishu: Somali troops detained  BBC News

The nine-year-old Somali girl died after soldiers fired shots to clear a traffic jam in Mogadishu.


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia's "first florist" Mohamed Mohamoud Sheik Ali killed in Mogadishu  Quartz

The news of the attack was revealed first on Twitter. On Aug. 2, Mohamed Mohamoud Sheik, 31, an entrepreneur and youth activist, was assaulted by unknown ...


Sun, 05 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Mourning my friend Mohamed, the dry cleaner of Mogadishu  BBC News

Somalia's capital has been described as the world's most dangerous city - but some people there are trying to change that. Mary Harper came to know one of ...


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu bombings: Man executed on Somalia blast anniversary  BBC News

A man convicted of the country's deadliest bombing is executed by firing squad.


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Death Toll Rises in Mogadishu Blasts  VOA News

The death toll from Friday's car bomb blasts in Somalia's capital has climbed to 52, according to admission records from five hospitals. Somali security officials ...


Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia: Suicide blast targets government offices in Mogadishu  Al Jazeera English

At least six killed after vehicle filled with explosives detonated at the Hodan district offices in Somali capital.


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Invisible Street Children of Mogadishu  Voice of America

The prolonged civil rest in Somalia has taken the lives of many parents whose children are now left fending for themselves. Many live on the streets of ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

New 'Black Hawk Down' documentary tells story of soldiers who saved Rangers, Delta Force troops  ArmyTimes.com

For more than a quarter century, the story of the Battle of Mogadishu, popularized by both the book and film versions of “Black Hawk Down,” has focused on the ...


Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Al-Shabab Attacks EU Convoy in Mogadishu, Two Killed  VOA News

A suicide bomber drove a car into a Western military convoy in Mogadishu on Monday, killing two people and injuring four. Witnesses and officials say the car, ...


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

'I get scared, but I'm staying': poignant words of murdered Mogadishu florist  The Guardian

Mohamed Mahamoud Sheik, who opened Somalia's first flower shop, was killed on 2 August. In this previously unpublished interview, he talks about life in ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Life in the shadow of al-Shabaab: 'If I don't call, my mother thinks I'm dead'  The Guardian

The extremist group's enduring influence in Mogadishu makes the Somali capital a dangerous place to live and work.


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

IOM Opens New Office in Mogadishu - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Mogadishu – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) this week (19/12) opened a new main office in Mogadishu, constructed after the request of the ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Car bomb kills at least 11 and port manager shot dead in Somalia  The Guardian

Al-Shabaab says it carried out Mogadishu bombing and shot manager of Bossaso port.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Special UN Envoy to Somalia condemns twin bombings in Mogadishu - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Protection and Human Rights; published on 22 Dec 2018 by UNSOM.


Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

War and literature in Mogadishu  Al Jazeera English

The Mogadishu Book Fair is a reminder that even in the upheaval and uncertainty of war, life persists.


Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

AU Special Representative condemns yesterday's attack on AMISOM basecamp in Mogadishu - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Mogadishu, 2 January 2019, The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Insiders Insight: Kicked out of Mogadishu  African Arguments

The Somali government expelled the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy Nicholas Haysom last week after he questioned the legality of the arrest of former ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Reliving a Deadly Day at a U.N. Compound in Mogadishu  The New York Times

A former United Nations security officer reflects on the courage his Somali colleagues showed after the attack that killed their co-workers in Mogadishu five years ...


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

WATCH: Mogadishu market bombing kills seven in Somalia  News24

Seven civilians were killed and five were wounded in Somalia when a car bomb detonated at a busy market in the capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses have ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

'We laugh, sing and play music': the rise of Mogadishu  The Guardian

A new wave of activists, entrepreneurs and artists are trying to improve Somalia's capital city.


Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia: IDP Policy in Mogadishu - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Tana has recently finalised a project to support the Benadir Regional Administration in formulating a IDP policy. This is the first IDP policy for the Benadir ...


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

We should talk to al-Shabaab now – we owe it to the Mogadishu bomb victims  The Guardian

A dialogue with al-Shabaab is the only way to deliver peace in Somalia, says former government adviser Hussein Sheikh-Ali.


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu car bomb attack claimed by al-Shabab  BBC News

It is the first large-scale attack launched by al-Shabab militants since Ramadan began.


Sat, 07 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somali cameraperson shot dead in Mogadishu  CPJ Press Freedom Online

Nairobi, July 31, 2018--Authorities in Somalia should rigorously investigate the killing of Abdirizak Kasim Iman, a cameraperson for the privately owned SBS TV, ...


Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Calls for emergency aid in Mogadishu to address land rights  Devex

BARCELONA — Conflict and disaster in Somalia have sparked massive internal displacement to make Mogadishu the most crowded city in Africa, leading to ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

A Girl from Mogadishu gets Dublin Festival premiere  RTE.ie

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has marked the UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting by announcing ...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In Mogadishu, imported dairy cows jumpstart local milk industry  Reuters

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Four Somali brothers have imported dozens of Holstein Friesian cows, the world's top milk producing breed, hoping the high-risk ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Man convicted of Mogadishu attack executed on bombing anniversary  Aljazeera.com

One year ago, a massive bomb blast tore through the centre of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing more than 500 people and injuring hundreds more.


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Mogadishu next month  Reuters Africa

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines will resume regular flights to Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Nov. 2, its first in four decades, the state-owned carrier ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The challenge of finding money to build shelter in Mogadishu's informal settlements - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Housing development in Mogadishu is overlooking and excluding its largest potential customer base: the poor. Shelter is one of the most fundamental elements ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia: shockwaves  New Internationalist

Amanda Sperber assesses the legacy of Somalia's worst suicide attack.


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

AMISOM renovates school destroyed in Mogadishu terrorist attack - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Mogadishu, 1 February 2019 – More than 400 children can now resume their education after the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) completed ...


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu jittery about withdrawal of AU troops  Creamer Media's Engineering News

Mogadishu is growing jittery about the planned withdrawal of African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops from Somalia, according to a report on Wednesday.


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia: Al-Shabab shuts down football pitches in Mogadishu  Al Jazeera English

More than 30 football fields in the Somali capital have been closed down by the al-Qaeda linked group.


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Buy a blender online in Mogadishu? E-commerce comes to Somalia  Channel NewsAsia

A customer walks out of the Somali Online Market (SOOMAR) offices at Maka Al Mukarama street in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 17, 2018 REUTERS/Feisal ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Mogadishu - Somalia  ReliefWeb

SC/13729 - 1 MARCH 2019. The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President François Delattre (France):. The members of ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

BBC World Service - Focus on Africa, Mogadishu's only free private ambulance at risk  BBC News

Somali Police say Aamin Ambulance *Service* to "stop attending bomb sites"


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia hope to reopen Port of Mogadishu with foreign investment  TRT World

The Port of Mogadishu was a major transit route for European traders since the 1960s, but was shut down after war broke out in 1991.


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Car Bombs Explode in Mogadishu  VOA News

One person died and another was injured when two car bombs exploded Saturday in the heart of the Somali capital. The Islamist group al-Shabab claimed ...


Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somaliland: Hargeisa Expresses Concerns Over Mogadishu's Decision to Expel Top United Nations Envoy to Somalia  UNPO

In a statement last week, Somaliland expressed their admiration for the work done by the top United Nations envoy to Somalia, as well as their concern of the ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Somaliland: Conditions Set for Talks to Resume with Mogadishu  UNPO

According to the Ambassador of Somaliland, if talks are unnecessary then it is needless to resume them. The President of Somaliland stated that unless Somalia ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

5 Civilians Dead in Mogadishu Mortar Attack  VOA News

At least five civilians were killed and more than 10 others wounded after al-Shabab militants fired mortars in a residential areas of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.


Sun, 01 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Pair of Deadly Car Bombs Rip Mogadishu  VOA News

At least six people have been killed — including five of the attackers — in two assaults Saturday near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, witnesses said.


Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Controversy Over US Strikes in Somalia  Council on Foreign Relations

A surge in the number of U.S. air strikes in Somalia is raising questions about Washington's mission there, the risk it poses to civilians, and whether Congress ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

This 'Black Hawk Down' special operator is still fighting, but on a different front  ArmyTimes.com

The real-life Delta Force Force operator who went by “Hoot,” and who was portrayed by Eric Bana in the movie, today fights an enemy that continues to plague ...


Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Developing Supply Route Along Dangerous Stretch From Djibouti to Somalia  Foreign Policy

The U.S. Defense Department is in the early stages of a project to develop land-based supply routes from the main American military base in Africa, Camp ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Huge blast heard in Somali capital Mogadishu -Reuters witness  Reuters Africa

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A huge blast was heard in the heart of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday and clouds of smoke could be seen rising from the ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia Is a Country Without an Army  Foreign Policy

MOGADISHU, Somalia—Last week, the U.N. Security Council unanimously agreed to extend the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) mandate in the ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Loud blast, heavy gunfire heard in Somalia's capital Mogadishu  Channel NewsAsia

MOGADISHU: A loud explosion followed by heavy gunfire could be heard in the heart of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday, a Reuters witness ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

BBC World Service - Newsday, Mogadishu's free ambulance service  BBC News

Seeing patients in wheelbarrows inspired a Somali doctor to start the ambulance *service*.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

After years of military control, Somali national stadium returns to sports  CNN

After years of militant and military control, the Somali national stadium in Mogadishu will return to a place for sports.


Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Aftermath of Mogadishu suicide bomb attack  BBC News

Smoke is seen rising above the Somali capital after a deadly suicide bomb attack.


Sun, 02 Sep 2018 10:50:35 GMT

Mogadishu Truck Bombings Are Deadliest Attack in Decades  The New York Times

With at least 270 people dead, suspicion fell on the Shabab, a militant group that has been losing ground but, it now appears, perhaps not strength.


Sun, 15 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea  Reuters

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the ...


Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia: dozens of al-Shabaab fighters killed in airstrike, says US  The Guardian

Attack follows extremist group's assault on hotel complex in Nairobi, which killed 21 people.


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In Mogadishu, Truck Bomb and Gunmen Kill at Least 23 in Hotel Attack  The New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A truck bomb detonated outside a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, minutes before gunmen on foot stormed the building on ...


Sat, 28 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Seven injured by road-side bomb in Somalia's Mogadishu  Reuters Africa

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Seven people were wounded by a roadside bomb in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, the police said. There was no ...


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu Truck Bomb's Death Toll Now Tops 500, Probe Committee Says  NPR

An updated death toll in what Somalis have described as their 9/11 has risen.


Sat, 02 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Fears persist as Mogadishu dares to rebuild itself  Aljazeera.com

Six months after the country's deadliest bombing, life is slowly returning to normal in Somalia's capital city, but uncertainty remains.


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Beach reads: Andrew Harding's 'The Mayor of Mogadishu'  The Washington Post

A fascinating new book tells the story of a Somali politician seeking to rebuild his country.


Fri, 01 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Youth artists risk everything for music and peace in Mogadishu  Aljazeera.com

Al-Shabab attacks have long left Somalia's youth trapped indoors in a claustrophobic boredom, but a rare music concert is bringing some relief and is a sign that ...


Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The young Somalis recreating Mogadishu's prewar splendour  The Guardian

A project that uses crowdsourced photos of destroyed buildings to form 3D digital models is helping refugees rediscover their roots.


Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Car bomb kills 11 at Somalia shopping mall: police  Reuters Africa

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The death toll in a car bomb attack at a shopping mall in Somalia's capital on Monday has risen to 11, police said. “Several dead ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Ex-minister among five killed in Mogadishu car bomb  Business Standard

A former Somali foreign minister was among five killed Wednesday when a car bomb exploded in the capital Mogadishu, according to the country's information ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 14:26:11 GMT

Twin bomb blasts rattle Somalia's capital Mogadishu  Garowe Online

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabab group has carried out a pair of car bombings in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Sunday evening, ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 08:01:00 GMT

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Mogadishu (; Somali: Muqdisho [mʉqdɪʃɔ]; Arabic: مقديشو‎, romanized: Muqadīshū [muqaˈdiːʃuː]; Italian: Mogadiscio), locally known as Xamar or Hamar, is the capital and most populous city of Somalia.

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Somalia: At least two killed in Mogadishu car explosion

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Siad Barre and Islam

2019-05-22T09:31:58+00:00

That time when Bane, Obi-Wan, Legolas, the Hulk and Jamie Lannister went to Mogadishu...

2019-05-21T16:38:19+00:00

That time when Bane, Obi-Wan, Legolas, the Hulk and Jamie Lannister went to Mogadishu...

2019-05-21T16:35:25+00:00

Felt cute, might frantically sprint through downtown Mogadishu later.

2019-05-21T03:05:02+00:00

A modern meat factory in Mogadishu

2019-05-20T19:24:06+00:00



HAHAHAHAHA...and Somalia is oozing Intelligence? Everyone knows the the University of Mogadishu is a haven for Education, and Somalia is such a tourist magnet.

https://twitter.com/CorniaAllan/status/1131238198892351488

RADIO DANAN (DBN) : Unknown men just attacked government soldiers with hand grenades in at district near area. Two pedestrians are confirmed dead.

https://twitter.com/ferozwala/status/1131237654882865153



Former Foreign Minister Hussein Elabe Fahiye among 12 dead in today's suicide car bomb in Mogadishu . Mr. Fahiye, a veteran diplomat has been member of Foreign Affairs Service Committee of .

https://twitter.com/Cabdalleaxmed/status/1131236855599566848

Help me get my HSE. We were evicted in Ngara to.pave way for new houses. When the houses were ready Politicians who I know took upto 5 n nearly all civil servants got nothing. The estate is now called Mogadishu. It ws allocated 2 Somalis n Politicians. We v documents help us plz.

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In Omar's district of Minneapolis-the tight-lipped Somali community is terrorized by islamic jihadists - the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has become a little Mogadishu- there is no assimilation into American society-the community is controled by islamic jihadists!!

https://twitter.com/Dollybridges13/status/1131235531369734145

I need a list of the best restaurants and cafés in . It can be a nice small restaurant in the middle of a Suuq or a bougie place that does good food.

https://twitter.com/MukhtarSomalia/status/1131235478185893889


Today we should forget about Kenya and it’s nonsense problems and concentrate on praying for our fellow Somalis who died on the hands of Alshabaab in Mogadishu. I dare to see Kenyatta or anyone from Kenya tweeting Condolences for our lost comrades.

https://twitter.com/Iskailow1/status/1131234423133937664



30 people lost their lives today in Mogadishu. Alshabaabs are employed by enemies of Somalia. Rest assured Alshabaab is falling apart. Their leadership is in trouble, more Shabaabs are running away from them by the mass. The end is near, months top. https://twitter.com/hornnews24/status/1131230233401667587 …

https://twitter.com/Iskailow1/status/1131232885552422917

The morgue show continues in Mogadishu. Depressing and saddening to say the least.

https://twitter.com/Allykurtun/status/1131232469020229632



: Unknown men just attacked government soldiers with hand grenades in at district near area. Two pedestrians are confirmed dead.

https://twitter.com/RadioDanan/status/1131231553646977031


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Tue, 21 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT

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Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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Sat, 18 May 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Set of milestones to meet Somalia's obligations under environmental conventions agreed at a high-level meeting in Mogadishu - Somalia  ReliefWeb

30 April 2019, Mogadishu. A set of milestones to meet three Rio Conventions on climate change, biodiversity and desertification were agreed at a high-level ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Honoring US Soldiers Means Never Deploying Them Unless Necessary  The Federalist

The lessons we can learn from Black Hawk Down and the Battle of Mogadishu remain relevant today as we contemplate intervention in Venezuela.


Fri, 17 May 2019 10:52:21 GMT

House Passes Climate Now Act, But What’s The Next Step?  Insurance Journal

The U.S. must take an active role in mitigating climate change on the global stage. So says the U.S. House of Representatives, which voted today on H.R..


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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Global warming will force millions of people to migrate. Now major technology companies are joining the rush to profit from cataloguing them all.


Fri, 17 May 2019 09:00:31 GMT

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Clint Bowyer plans to rest, drink lots of water and prepare for a long, hot race late Sunday afternoon at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway when the Mon...


Tue, 21 May 2019 22:04:31 GMT

Turkey and the New Scramble for Africa: Ottoman Designs or Unfounded Fears?  Lawfare

Erdogan has been assertive in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf states are taking notice.


Sun, 19 May 2019 14:00:01 GMT

10 million people internally displaced across sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 [EN/FR] - World  ReliefWeb

10 May 2019, Geneva – Sub-Saharan Africa experienced more internal displacement than any other region in 2018, according to a new report from the Internal ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Deadly car bomb blasts rock Somali capital  CNN

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) The death toll from a double car bomb attack Saturday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 15, a security official said.


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

U.S. Bombardments Are Driving Somalis From Their Homes  Foreign Policy

MOGADISHU—A rise in U.S. airstrikes on parts of Somalia over the past two years has prompted increasing numbers of civilians to flee their homes and ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Deadly Explosion Outside Crowded Restaurant in Mogadishu  The New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A car bomb exploded on Thursday near a hotel and restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 15 people, rescue ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead  KWTX

Six U.S. airstrikes that killed more than 60 people in a coastal Somali town were pre-emptive strikes to prevent a major extremist attack, according to a Somali ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Al-Shabab claims Mogadishu attack in Somalia as US warns Americans in Kenya of threat despite relentless airstrikes  CBS News

Bomb blast in Mogadishu comes weeks after brazen attack in Kenya, where U.S. warns of more attacks despite regular U.S. strikes targeting terrorists.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Gun Battle in Somali Capital Ends in Death of Shabab Attackers  The New York Times

MOGADISHU — A gun battle that raged for nearly 20 hours in the capital of Somalia as soldiers battled to dislodge Islamist militants holed up in a building next ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Trump Administration Steps Up Air War in Somalia  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The American military has escalated a battle against the Shabab, an extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, in Somalia even as President ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Gunmen Storm Somalia Government Building, Killing Minister and Others  The New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Gunmen from an Islamist militant group stormed a government building in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, after a suicide car bombing ...


Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police: Somali lawmaker shot dead in Mogadishu  KOKI FOX 23

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A police officer in Somalia says Islamic extremist gunmen shot dead a prominent lawmaker in the north of the capital, Mogadishu, late ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52  CNN

The death toll from a series of car bombing detonated near a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu has risen to 52 people, with 100 injured, hospital officials ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia: Suicide bomb attack hits offices and school in Mogadishu  Al Jazeera English

At least six killed as car bomb attack strikes government office building, causing nearby school to collapse.


Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

As Somalis flee to cities, Mogadishu becomes most crowded city in Africa  Norwegian Refugee Council

Conflict and natural disasters from 2017 – 2018 caused massive displacement to cities – says new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Army Heritage Center to remember those who fought in Battle of Mogadishu at Nov. dinner  PennLive.com

Included in the evening's activities on Nov. 3 is a silent auction that includes unique items and gift certificates to regional attractions, restaurants, wineries, and ...


Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somali security forces kill at least six people in Mogadishu  Reuters UK

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali security forces shot dead a rickshaw driver and his passenger in the capital on Saturday and killed another four people who ...


Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fort Polk holds 25th Remembrance Ceremony for Battle of Mogadishu  KPLC

FORT POLK, LA (KPLC) - Wednesday marked the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, considered the deadliest fire fight United States Forces had faced ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Author of 'Black Hawk Down' remembers Battle of Mogadishu 25 years later  InformNNY

It was 25 years ago this week that some of America's most elite military forces were pinned down by hundreds of Somali fighters in an intense battle in ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Global hunger levels rising due to extreme weather, UN warns  The Guardian

Progress made in the past decade has been reversed, with climate extremes such as droughts and floods identified as a main cause.


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Proposal to honor Portage war hero 25 years after his death  WKOW

PORTAGE (WKOW) — It was 1993 when U.S. Army Ranger SSG Daniel D. Busch was planning to return to his hometown of Portage Wisconsin after serving ...


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu siege ends, witnesses recount incident  africanews

A siege by radical Islamists State Shebab in Mogadishu which begun with a car bomb on Thursday against Somali officials has ended. The attack which was ...


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Master Sgt. Gary Gordon remembered 25 years later  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Master Sgt. Gary Gordon was 33 years old when he was killed in the Battle of Mogadishu during Operation Gothic Serpent in October 1993.


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu-Backed Candidate Wins Test-Case Regional Somali Election  U.S. News & World Report

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Lawmakers in a volatile region of Somalia elected the federal government's preferred candidate as its leader on Wednesday after a ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

US reopens diplomatic mission in Somalia after 28-year closure  BBC News

The US has established its first diplomatic presence in Somalia for nearly 30 years. The state department said the "historic event" reflected the progress the east ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Press Release Regarding the Attack Perpetrated in Mogadishu on 28 March 2019  africanews

We have received the news with deep sorrow that the terrorist attack perpetrated in Mogadishu, resulted in loss of many lives and left several others.


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia marks 1 year since devastating Mogadishu bombing  Hawaii News Now

Somalia marks 1 year since Mogadishu bombing, among world's deadliest attacks since 9/11.


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Bomb in Somalia's capital kills 6 near police academy  The Spokesman-Review

A Somali police officer says a car bomb exploded near the gate of a police academy in the capital, Mogadishu, injuring six people on Thursday evening.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mourning my friend Mohamed, the dry cleaner of Mogadishu  BBC News

Somalia's capital has been described as the world's most dangerous city - but some people there are trying to change that. Mary Harper came to know one of ...


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Rebuilding Mogadishu, One 3-D Model at a Time  CityLab

One architecture student's “bedroom project” has become a multimedia quest to understand the war-torn nation's architectural history.


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Expat port operator killed in Somalia, explosions rock Mogadishu  africanews

A port operator in Somalia has been assassinated at the Bosaso port, reports have indicated. Paul Anthony Fermosa was with the P&O ports which is a ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tropical cyclone Sagar cause deaths and floods in Somalia, Djibouti  Quartz Africa

A tropical cyclone has wrecked havoc across the Horn of Africa, leaving at least 15 people dead and tens of thousands displaced. Tropical cyclone Sagar, which ...


Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia innovators inspired by war on terror  africanews

One man in the capital, Mogadishu, is designing military style vehicles out of scrap metal.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

8th Annual Mogadishu Mile Memorial 5k Run honors fallen heroes  WRBL

The memorial run celebrates the heroes' sacrifices. The event consists of a Black Hawk demonstration, 5k run, live music, food, a special brew from the Omaha ...


Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Suicide Bombing Kills at Least 6 in Somalia  New York Times

It was the second significant attack on district headquarters in Mogadishu, the capital, this month. The Shabab have claimed responsibility for both attacks.


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somali death toll rises to 26 from weekend blasts in capital  Hawaii News Now

The death toll rose to 26 from Saturday's twin bombings in Somalia's capital, police and hospital sources said Monday.


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Toll rises to 53 dead from bomb blasts in Somalia's capital  Hawaii News Now

Somali hospital and police sources say the death toll from Friday's bombings outside a hotel in Mogadishu has risen to 53 with over 100 injured.


Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Deqa Dahir shot dead in Mogadishu: Somali troops detained  BBC News

The nine-year-old Somali girl died after soldiers fired shots to clear a traffic jam in Mogadishu.


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

2 attacks in Somalia; Islamic cleric who played music killed  Hawaii News Now

Somalia hit by two violent attacks Monday, one killing an Islamic cleric and 17 of his followers for playing music and a second killing at least six people in a car ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Attack on UN compound in Somalia may be 'violation of international humanitarian law'  UN News

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned Tuesday's attacks against the UN compound in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

A Girl from Mogadishu gets Dublin Festival premiere  RTE.ie

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has marked the UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting by announcing ...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

EU NAVFOR Commander meets Key Leaders in Mogadishu  africanews

EU NAVFOR Force Headquarters Commander, Rear Admiral Hernández arrived in Mogadishu today, where he met with colleagues of some of the international ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia: shockwaves  New Internationalist

Amanda Sperber assesses the legacy of Somalia's worst suicide attack.


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DP World launches expansion of port in Somaliland, ignoring Mogadishu's concerns  africanews

Dubai state-owned port operator DP World has launched a 101 million US dollar project to expand a port in the breakaway region of Somaliland. Somaliland ...


Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Air strike kills four people in Somalia  Thomson Reuters Foundation

It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the strike. The U.S. frequently carries out such attacks in the Horn of Africa country.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Freedom Alliance honors Battle of Mogadishu heroes with Defender of Freedom award  Washington Times

Stephanie Shughart and Carmen Gordon on Thursday night accepted on behalf of their late husbands the Defender of Freedom award from the Freedom ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia: UN mission head condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Mogadishu, Galkayo  UN News

The top United Nations official in Somalia has “strongly condemned” terrorist attacks in the north-central city of Galkayo and in the Somali capital on Monday, ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

America’s Escalating Air War in Somalia: How Did We Get There?  The New York Times

The war in Somalia has turned into a small version of Afghanistan.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Eritrea diplomacy hits top gear: Team visits Mogadishu, Cairo, Riyadh  africanews

Eritrea's diplomatic engagements have been vibrant especially in late March through to April 10. Foreign Minister Osman Saleh has been to six capitals in a ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Memorial ride held for Maine victim of 'Black Hawk Down' attack  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The third annual Staff Sgt. Thomas Field Memorial Ride raised an estimated $3500 to S4000 for scholarships this year.


Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia: car bomb explosion kills at least two  africanews

At least two people were killed and five wounded on Tuesday in a suicide car bomb attack near the ministry of petroleum in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Briton survives razor-blade attack in Somali jail  BBC News

A British man being detained in a Somali jail has survived an attack by inmates armed with razor blades, a prison official has told the BBC. Suspected jihadists at ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

War and literature in Mogadishu  Al Jazeera English

The Mogadishu Book Fair is a reminder that even in the upheaval and uncertainty of war, life persists.


Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

War, hunger and a housing boom: welcome to Africa's most crowded city  Reuters Africa

NAIROBI, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflict, drought and floods have pushed a record number of Somalis into Mogadishu, making it Africa's most ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia holds first technology and innovation summit  africanews

The Mogadishu Technology Summit which attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs, students and government officials, was conceived by a group of young Somalis ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kenya Airways 'follows' Ethiopian to Mogadishu  africanews

Kenya's national airline, will on Thursday launch direct flights to Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, in a move that is likely to boost trade between the two East African ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Photos: Somali president joins fans at Mogadishu football final  africanews

Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo was in attendance on Monday evening when residents of the capital gathered to watch a football ...


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The man behind Somalia's only free ambulance service  BBC News

Somalia's capital city - where there are frequent and deadly bomb blasts - only has one free ambulance *service*, which was founded by Abdulkadir Abdirahman ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Mogadishu  africanews

Following the diplomatic breakthroughs sweeping the Horn of Africa region, Ethiopian Airlines announced on Tuesday that it will resume regular flights to ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu bombings a 'cowardly assault' on Somalis' right to peace – UN envoy  UN News

The head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has condemned “in the strongest possible terms” Saturday's twin bombings in the ...


Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Man convicted of Mogadishu attack executed on bombing anniversary  Aljazeera.com

One year ago, a massive bomb blast tore through the centre of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing more than 500 people and injuring hundreds more.


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

UNHCR Somalia: Operational Update (1-31 January 2019) - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Somalia and 3 other countries about Contributions, Coordination, Children, IDPs, Drought and more; published on 31 Jan 2019 by ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Somali refugee's fight against 'silent killer' of FGM inspires film  Thomson Reuters Foundation

Ifrah Ahmed hopes the film will spur a global movement against FGM on the scale of the HIV/AIDS campaign.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Reliving a Deadly Day at a U.N. Compound in Mogadishu  The New York Times

A former United Nations security officer reflects on the courage his Somali colleagues showed after the attack that killed their co-workers in Mogadishu five years ...


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

WATCH: Car bomb blast 'kills 15' in Somalia's Mogadishu  News24

At least 15 people have killed in a car bomb explosion near a hotel and restaurants in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, according to rescue services.


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Youth artists risk everything for music and peace in Mogadishu  Aljazeera.com

Al-Shabab attacks have long left Somalia's youth trapped indoors in a claustrophobic boredom, but a rare music concert is bringing some relief and is a sign that ...


Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Al-Shabab says it executed 4 accused spies in Somalia  WTOP

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremist group says it has executed four men accused of spying for the British, Djibouti and Somali ...


Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

After years of military control, Somali national stadium returns to sports  CNN

After years of militant and military control, the Somali national stadium in Mogadishu will return to a place for sports.


Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

25 years after Black Hawk Down, new documentary tells the 10th Mountain Division's story  North Country Public Radio

Most people know about Black Hawk Down from the 2001 blockbuster movie, which told the story of American special forces whose helicopters were shot down ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Retired Navy SEAL to regain footing with help from a Millyard company  The Union Leader

Barbara Kaiser had a premonition the night before she and her husband, Rick, were to get married for the third time in two weeks.


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu attacks: At least 20 people killed after three car bombs explode outside hotel in Somali capital  The Independent

At least 20 people have been killed after four car bombs exploded outside a hotel in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu. Police captain Mohamed Hussein said ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

On This Day: Battle of Mogadishu begins  UPI.com

On Oct. 3, 1993, the two-day Battle of Mogadishu began during the Somali Civil War, killing 19 Americans and between 200 and 300 Somalis.


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Soldiers killed in al-Shabab military base attack near Mogadishu  Al Jazeera English

A suicide car bomb explodes near the gate of a military base in Afgoye before of president's visit to the town.


Sun, 05 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Car bomb claims 6 lives in Mogadishu, Al Shabaab claims responsibility | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Islamist militant group Al Shabaab said on Sunday that it was responsible for a car bomb in Mogadishu that killed at least six people and injured more than ...


Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

News Wrap: Somali siege ends with al-Shabab attackers dead  PBS NewsHour

In our Friday news wrap, Somali forces battled al-Shabab militants in Mogadishu, killing the attackers to end a siege that left 29 civilians dead. Also, Otto ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu car bomb attack claimed by al-Shabab  BBC News

It is the first large-scale attack launched by al-Shabab militants since Ramadan began.


Sat, 07 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Controversy over proposed St. Paul-Mogadishu sister city agreement  KMSP-TV

Controversy brews among several Somali residents in Minnesota over a proposed sister city agreement between St. Paul and Mogadishu.


Fri, 06 Apr 2018 02:34:41 GMT

Service and Sacrifice: Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia  UN News

A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations' efforts to help bring peace and stability to ...


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia's vital Aamin Ambulance service 'faces closure'  BBC News

The only free ambulance *service* in Somalia's capital is under threat of closure and is having to use fewer vehicles, its founder has told the BBC. Aamin has a ...


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia boosts peacebuilding efforts with focus on state-building priorities - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding; published on 18 Feb 2019 by UNSOM.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

WFP: Climate Change to Accelerate World Hunger  VOA News

The World Food Program warns climate change will have a devastating impact on agriculture and the ability of people to feed themselves. The WFP forecasts a ...


Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Death toll in car bomb attack at Mogadishu shopping mall rises to 11 - police  euronews

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The death toll in a car bomb attack at a shopping mall in Somalia's capital on Monday has risen to 11, police.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu flooding as heaviest rainfall for 30 years hits Somalia 'killing six people'  The Independent

At least six people are thought to have died in Mogadishu as record rainfall brought a wave of flooding and destruction to Somalia. Large storms rocked the ...


Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

A Somali refugee always dreamed of being American. Now, he lives in Maine and he’s written a memoir about his journey.  Boston.com

As a child in Somalia, Abdi Nor Iftin's friends called him “the American.” He taught himself English by watching American films in the war-ravaged city of ...


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Turkish defense minister in Somalia for talks  Yeni Şafak English

Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Thursday met Somali officials in the capital Mogadishu for bilateral and military talks. Akar and his delegation was ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia's first Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exhibition opens in Mogadishu  africanews

Somalia's first and largest ICT exhibition has today kicked off in Somalia`s capital, Mogadishu, showcasing the development Somalia is making in the field of ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Mogadishu firefighters are volunteers working pro bono  africanews

The fire department is working on plans to help other cities in the country set up similar units to provide badly needed emergency response services.


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalis celebrate as AMISOM hands over national stadium  africanews

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has officially handed over the country's national stadium to the government, which they had ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somalia: three dead after bomb blast in Mogadishu  africanews

Police in Somalia have said a car bomb exploded along the main street of the capital Mogadishu on Sunday. A Reuters witness also said he saw three dead ...


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sean Kirst: From civil war in Somalia to giving thanks in Buffalo  Buffalo News

A couple of times a day, I find my way downstairs to the Grab & Go shop in the lobby of The Buffalo News, where the guy behind the counter sells me coffee and ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Somalia: Al-Shabab shuts down football pitches in Mogadishu  Al Jazeera English

More than 30 football fields in the Somali capital have been closed down by the al-Qaeda linked group.


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Somali Bomb Blast Shatters Expectant Mother’s Life  VOA News

A survivor of a deadly blast in Mogadishu recalls her experiences.


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

US airstrike wiped out al-Shabab camp, intel officials say  WECT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somali intelligence officials say the largest U.S. military airstrike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia in nearly a year largely ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



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