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Oct 17, 2018
US conducts largest air strike in two years against Somalian militants, kills 60 Al-Shabaab fightersThe United States conducted its largest airstrike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60 Al-Shabaab fighters, the US military has said.
Oct 14, 2018
Double suicide blast in Somalia kills 14, injures 20; militant group Al Shabaab claims responsibility for attackThe group frequently carries out suicide attacks in Somalia and parts of East Africa.
Sep 20, 2018
India, Pakistan among 5 Asian countries which saw 59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017, says US reportThe total number of terrorist attacks worldwide last year decreased by 23 percent. Similarly, the total deaths due to terrorist violence decreased by 27 percent, according to the report.
Sep 02, 2018
At least six killed in suicide bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu; blast damages nearby houses, mosqueIslamist militant group Al Shabaab said it was behind the attack on Hawlwadag district office, which also blew off the roof of a mosque and damaged houses nearby.
Aug 23, 2018
Donald Trump seizes on college student Mollie Tibbetts' murder by illegal alien to rally base in midterm season; calls US immigration laws a 'disgrace'The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America's heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her thrust the case into the middle of the contentious immigration debate and midterm elections.
Jul 20, 2018
Boat carrying 160 African migrants from Somalia reportedly capsizes off south YemenYemeni security officials and tribal leaders say a boat carrying more than 160 African migrants has capsized off the southern province of Shabwa.
Jul 15, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Uganda heightens security in Kampala eight years after 2010 final terror attackUganda has raised security in bars and restaurants around the capital city ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final. The city was targeted during the 2010 World Cup final by al-Shabaab in an attack which killed 76 people.
Jul 14, 2018
Firing, twin blasts outside Somalian presidential palace injure several civilians, kill 3 militants; Shabaab claims attackThree Shabaab gunmen were shot dead Saturday after exchanging fire with security forces outside the presidential palace in Mogadishu in an attack in which two car bombs were also detonated, an official said.
Jul 07, 2018
Nine killed, 10 wounded in attack on Somalia interior ministry in Mogadishu; Al-Shabaab claims responsibilityAt least nine people were killed in an attack on Somalia's interior ministry as security forces continued to battle gunmen inside, police said Saturday.
Jul 01, 2018
Women's safety survey: Activists voice concern over govt rejecting report, call for 'introspection rather than dismissal'Activists believe that instead of questioning the credibility of the report, the government needs to introspect on the findings.