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Somalia: 50 African Union soldiers killed after Shebab militants overrun military camp

Sep 02, 2015

Somalia: 50 African Union soldiers killed after Shebab militants overrun military camp

At least 50 African Union soldiers are believed to have been killed and another 50 are missing after Shebab militants overran a military camp in southern Somalia. #NewsTracker #Somalia #African Union #AMISOM #Shebab
At least 13 dead after al- Shabaab attack Somali hotel

Jul 27, 2015

At least 13 dead after al- Shabaab attack Somali hotel

MOGADISHU The Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, driving a car packed with explosives through the hotel gate and killing at least 13 people, a first responder and the rebel group said. A Reuters witness said blood and pieces of flesh were spattered around the site of the blast targeting the Jazeera hotel. #World #Middle East #Africa #Somalia #terror #Bombing #El-Shabaab
Five killed in Shebab bomb attack in Kenya

Jul 14, 2015

Five killed in Shebab bomb attack in Kenya

Suspected militants from the Somali-led Shebab Islamist group killed at least five people in a roadside bomb attack, police said on Tuesday. #World #NewsTracker #Somalia #Kenya #terror attacks #bombs #El-Shabaab
Somalia Prime Minister confident al-Shabab will be defeated by the end of 2015

Jun 09, 2015

Somalia Prime Minister confident al-Shabab will be defeated by the end of 2015

Somalia's prime minister predicted Monday that al-Shabab extremists will be defeated militarily by the end of the year #NewsTracker #Somalia #al-Shabab #al-Qaida
Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killed

Apr 21, 2015

Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killed

Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a UN van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people. #NewsTracker #UN #Somalia #Blast #Nigeria #al-Shabab #seven dead
Al-Shabab attacks UN vehicle, at least seven dead

Apr 20, 2015

Al-Shabab attacks UN vehicle, at least seven dead

At least seven people were killed in an attack on a UN vehicle in Garowe, the capital of Puntland in northeastern Somalia. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Somalia #Unicef #al-Shabab #Nicholas Kay #Abulaziz Abu Mus'ab
At least 5 dead as  gunmen attack education ministry in Somali capital

Apr 14, 2015

At least 5 dead as gunmen attack education ministry in Somali capital

At least five people, including one African Union soldier, were killed when Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants bombed and then stormed into a government building in Mogadishu, a police officer said. #Somalia #Mogadishu #al Shabaab #Islamist militants
70 Kenyan students killed in Garissa university attack, says minister

Apr 02, 2015

70 Kenyan students killed in Garissa university attack, says minister

At least 70 Kenyan students were massacred on Thursday when Somalia's Shebab Islamist group raided a university, the interior minister said, the country's deadliest attack since US embassy bombings in 1998. #India #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Somalia #Kenya #Joseph Nkaiserry
Governments that deny human rights play into extremists' hands: Obama

Feb 19, 2015

Governments that deny human rights play into extremists' hands: Obama

US President Barack Obama has asserted that the US campaign to prevent people around the world from being radicalised to violence is ultimately a battle for "hearts and minds" and governments that deny human rights "play into the hands" of extremists. #Barack Obama #Syria #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Somalia #Boko Haram #islamic-state #ISIL
Somali parliament endorses newly appointed PM Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke

Dec 24, 2014

Somali parliament endorses newly appointed PM Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke

Sharmarke, a dual Canadian and Somali national, replaces sacked prime minster Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, ousted by parliament after just over a year in the post and following a falling out with President Hassan Sheik Mohamud. #Politics #NewsTracker #Africa #Somalia #Somali PM #Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed #Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke