TAG: SOMALIA


Somalian-American Mohamed Mohamed elected President

Somalian-American Mohamed Mohamed elected President

Mogadishu (AFP) – Former Somali prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who holds joint American citizenship, was elected president on Wednesday, vowing to crack down...


Somalia: Airport staff seen with laptop

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FBI in Somalia to help probe inflight blast

Several members of the FBI are on the ground in Somalia to help authorities there investigate an inflight explosion aboard a commercial airplane, which...


Nowhere to go in Somalia

Already displaced by violence and famine, Somali refugees are again being uprooted by Al Shabaab's terror. CNN's Khushbu Shah...


U.S. re-opens Somalia diplomatic mission

The U.S. State Department took a major step Tuesday towards re-establishing normal relations with the government of Somalia, reopening its diplomatic mission following a...


Car bomb explodes, kills 9 in Mogadishu, Somalia

A car bomb exploded Thursday, killing at least nine people near Somalia's national intelligence headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, security spokesman Idris Aden...


U.S. military strike in Somalia targeted Al-Shabaab leader

A U.S. military strike in southern Somalia Sunday was targeting Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of Al-Shabaab, the Somali-based group with ties to al...


‘Bambis on ice:’ Somalia to Siberia

When a small Swedish industrial town took in thousands of African immigrants, there were some concerns as to how it would work. One man...


Somalia warns firms not to comply with Internet ban

Somalia warned telecommunications companies Saturday not to comply with an Islamist terror group's order to shut down the Internet...


11 dead, 40 injured in bomb attack in Somalia

The death toll of a twin car bombing at a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 11 Thursday, with many of the victims security force...


Double car bomb attack in Somalia kills one, injures 12

A double car bomb attack outside of a hotel in Somalia's capital Wednesday night killed at least one person and injured up to a...


7 killed in car bomb attack on military convoy in Somalia

A suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into a military convoy in the northeastern Somali city of Bosaso on Thursday, killing at...


Somalia cyclone kills at least 115 people

Somalia appealed for international help after a cyclone hit the northern region this week, killing at least 115 people, and sweeping livestock and homes...


Military: Kenyan warplanes bomb Islamist camp in Somalia

Kenyan warplanes targeted an Al-Shabaab training camp today inside Somalia, according to military officials. The al Qaeda-linked Islamist group has been connected to the...


Suicide bomber strikes in Somalia; 19 dead

A suicide bomber killed at least 19 people and wounded 33 others outside a restaurant in Somalia on Saturday. police told...


Who is the Somalia raid target?

Kenyan intelligence knows him simply as Ikrimah. But his full name is Mohamed Abdikadir Mohamed, and he is regarded as one of the most...


20 dead in Somalia bomb blasts

A pair of bomb blasts in Mogadishu Saturday killed at least 20 people, most of them civilians, police...


Somalia experiences boom in air travel

In Somalia, getting from point A to B can be a perilous business. Towns are remote, the roads that link them are poor and...


Breaking Somalia’s wall of silence

Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting for a check up. Opposite them, a...


Somalia investigates alleged rape by AMISOM soldiers

Somali authorities said Thursday they are investigating the alleged rape of Somali woman by soldiers belonging to an African Union peacekeeping...