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Suicide car bomb targeting convoy in Somali capital kills at least...

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A suicide car bomb killed at least eight people in the Somali capital on Saturday at a street junction near the president's palace, police...

At least eight killed in Mogadishu by suicide bomb targeting government...

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A suicide car bomb targeting a government convoy exploded at a busy junction in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least eight people, an...

Anti-president Somali soldiers begin returning to barracks

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Hundreds of Somali forces who back the opposition began returning to their barracks on Friday after reaching an agreement with the prime minister following...

Forces opposed to Somali president control parts of Mogadishu

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Gunmen opposed to Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed had control of strategic parts of the capital Mogadishu on Monday, Reuters journalists saw, after factions in...

Somali government troops face off with forces loyal to sacked police...

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Gunshots rang out late on Friday in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, witnesses said, when government troops approached the home of the city’s former police commander...

Mogadishu police chief suspends Somali parliament, gets fired moments later

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Mogadishu’s police chief announced he had suspended parliament on Monday, saying he was acting unilaterally to prevent lawmakers from extending the president’s term, only...

At least 11 killed after fighting erupts in Somalia’s Jubbaland –...

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At least 11 people were killed on Monday after fighting broke out between the Somali federal army and Jubbaland state forces in the Gedo...

Somalia expels Kenyan ambassador over ‘interference’

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Somalia expelled Kenya’s ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Nairobi after accusing its neighbour of interfering in the electoral process in Jubbaland, one...

Suicide bomber kills six in Mogadishu ice-cream parlour

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A suicide bomber blew himself up in an ice-cream parlour in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing six people and wounding eight, an...

Death toll from attack on Mogadishu hotel rises to 16

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At least 16 people were killed in an attack on Sunday by the Islamist group al Shabaab on a seaside hotel in Somalia’s capital...

Blast rocks military base in Somali capital, at least eight dead

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A huge blast rocked a military base in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu near a stadium on Saturday, killing at least eight people and injuring 14,...

At least six killed as Somalia security forces put out prison...

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At least six prisoners were killed and another six injured when Somali security forces beat back an uprising in Mogadishu’s central prison on Monday,...

Two policemen killed in roadside blast in Mogadishu – witnesses

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Two policemen were killed and two civilians were injured in a roadside blast in Mogadishu on Wednesday, witnesses said. Police cordoned off the area but...

Suicide car bomber hits checkpoint at Somalia’s Mogadishu port

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An explosion shook parts of the Somali capital of Mogadishu early on Saturday as a suicide car bomber drove into a checkpoint just outside...

Somali minibus hits roadside bomb, six killed

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At least six people were killed on Sunday when a minibus struck a roadside bomb near the Somali capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. The...

Mogadishu truck bomb aftermath

As screaming wounded men were brought into a Mogadishu hospital after a huge truck bomb on Saturday, doctors fought to save eight month-old Mohammed...

Mogadishu airport mortared

At least three mortar bombs were fired at Mogadishu’s international airport, injuring six people in z compound where embassies are located, a diplomatic source...

Somalia’s al Shabaab raid military base, loot weapons

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Fighters belonging to Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed an army base near the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, looted it for weapons and...

Mogadishu mayor dies

The mayor of Somalia capital Mogadishu died of wounds sustained in a suicide bomb attack on his office, government officials said. He died in...

Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast

The mayor of Mogadishu fled Somalia for Britain as a refugee and earned a master’s degree, citizenship and years of experience as a councillor...

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