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Mogadishu car bomb claims a life

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At least one person was killed and three others injured when a car bomb went off in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday,...

Mogadishu suicide bomber kills soldier

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A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a mosque in the centre of Mogadishu killing a soldier, police said in...

One dead in Mogadishu car bomb explosion

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An explosives-laden car blew up in the centre of Somalia capital Mogadishu killing at least one person and injuring another, police said....

Car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six, 20 wounded

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A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday killed six and wounded 20 others and the death toll was...

Roadside bomb kills two outside Mogadishu

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A roadside bomb struck a minibus north of Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, killing two people and injuring six others, police said. The...

Hotel attack in Mogadishu leaves at least 19 dead

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At least 19 people were killed when Islamist attackers launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and adjacent...

Five dead in Mogadishu blast

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A blast in the Somali capital killed five civilians and injured six more, a city spokesman said, underscoring the ability of Islamist...

Somali soldiers die trying to defuse car bomb

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Two soldiers died when a car bomb exploded as they were trying to defuse it in Somalia's capital, police said. The men were...

Mogadishu suicide bombing

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A suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a cafe in central Mogadishu, killing at least eight people in an...

Two killed in Mogadishu after firing mortar

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Two men were killed in the Somali capital after they were spotted firing mortars apparently aimed at the international airport, police and...

Two bomb attacks in Mogadishu

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A suicide bomber wearing army uniform killed at least nine soldiers at a camp in Somalia's capital on Monday authorities said and...

Al Shabaab car bomb kills at least 15

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A car bomb targeting senior officials leaving a military base in Mogadishu killed at least 15 people and destroyed a minibus carrying...

Mogadishu car bomb kills seven

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A car bomb rammed into a cafe in the Somali capital Mogadishu near compounds housing government ministries on Wednesday, killing seven people,...

Car bomb rams Mogadishu café

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A car bomb rammed into a cafe in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, near compounds housing the security and sports ministries, killing three,...

Car bomb kills at least eight in Mogadishu

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A car bomb exploded near a hotel on in the Somali capital on Monday, killing at least eight people, police and medical...

Three wounded in Mogadishu car bomb explosion

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A car bomb went off in the Somali capital on Monday, wounding three people, a Reuters witness said. It was not immediately clear...

Mogadishu suicide bomb kills 39

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A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said,...

Blasts echo across Somali capital on eve of election

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About three blasts, possibly from mortar bombs, echoed on Tuesday across the Somali capital where the authorities had imposed a security lock...

Mogadishu in security lockdown ahead of presidential election

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Somali authorities blocked main roads in the capital and barred vehicles from driving near the secure airport compound on Tuesday in a...

Mogadishu car bomb wounds four UN guards

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A car bomb wounded at least four UN guards when it exploded near a United Nations compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on...

Suicide car bomb explodes at Mogadishu checkpoint

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A suicide car bomb exploded on Thursday at a checkpoint near Somalia's national theatre in the capital Mogadishu, police said. Witnesses said the...

Suicide bomb kills at least 29 at Mogadishu port

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A suicide truck bomb hit the entrance of Somalia's biggest port on Sunday, killing at least 29 people, police said in an...

Ten dead in Mogadishu car bomb explosion

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A suspected car bomb killed at least 10 people when it exploded at a police checkpoint next to a busy market in...

Al Shabaab claims fatal car bomb attack near Somali parliament

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Two Somali soldiers died and five others were injured when a car bomb claimed by Islamist group al Shabaab exploded on Saturday...

Suicide car bomb rocks Somali capital

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At least one person died and two others were injured in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday when a car exploded near...

Islamist group bombs Mogadishu restaurant, at least three dead

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Somali Islamist group al Shabaab bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least...

Saab continues with peacekeeping maintenance in Somalia

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Saab Kenya Limited has extended a contract to provide Third Party Maintenance (TPM) services to peacekeeping initiatives in Somalia over the next...

Car bomb outside Somali President’s Palace kills at least 10

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At least 10 people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday when a car bomb claimed by...

Death toll in Somali beach restaurant attack rises to 10

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The death toll from an attack late on Thursday by Islamic militants on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has...

Al Shabaab attack Mogadishu hotel

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Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group launched a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the centre of Mogadishu on Saturday before fighters...

Somali security forces end hotel attack

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Somali security forces have brought to an end a bomb and gun attack by militants on a central Mogadishu hotel that killed...

Al Shabaab car bomb attack kills at least two Somali police

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A suicide car bomb at Mogadishu's traffic police headquarters killed at least two officers on Monday, Somali police said, and the country's...

Islamist car bomb in Somali capital kills at least 3 police

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Islamist militants in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, set off a vehicle packed with explosives next to a cafe near a police building...

Islamist group kills 30 in twin blasts in Somali town

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Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group bombed a busy junction and a nearby restaurant in the town of Baidoa on Sunday, killing at...

Mortar attack kills four in Somali capital: police

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A mortar attack near Somalia's parliament building in the capital Mogadishu killed four people and injured eight others, police said on Thursday,...

Islamist gunmen kill 17 in Somalia beach restaurant attack

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At least 17 people were killed when Islamist gunmen struck a popular beachside restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu late on...

Suicide bomber kills three in Somali capital

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A suicide bomber attacked a popular restaurant in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, on Saturday, killing himself and at least three others, Somali...

Bomb goes off close to Somali presidential palace

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At least five people were killed when a car bomb exploded close to the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday,...

More than a dozen killed in two car bomb attacks in...

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At least 21 people were killed in two separate suicide car attacks in Somalia on Saturday, one in Mogadishu and another at...

At least 13 dead in al Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

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The Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, driving a car packed with explosives through the hotel...

Al Shabaab kill 3 people in Somali capital, including politician

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Somali militant group Al Shabaab said it had carried out two attacks in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday in which gunmen...

Islamists kill 8 officers in attack on Somali police station

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Gunmen from the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab killed at least eight officers in a raid on a police station near the...

Dozens killed in al Shabaab fighting in Somalia, attacks in capital

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Fighting in south Somalia between al Shabaab militants and government forces killed at least 24 people, while a rebel attack in the...

Al Shabaab militants attack Somali government building, at least 10 dead

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Al Shabaab Islamist militants attacked a government building housing two ministries in the Somali capital on Tuesday, setting off two big blasts...

Somalia hotel siege ends, 14 dead

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A hotel siege by al Shabaab militants in the Somali capital has ended and the final death toll from the attack stands...

Death toll from attack on Somali hotel rises to 25

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The death toll in Friday's bombing of a hotel in the Somali capital has risen to 25, including two lawmakers and workers...

Suicide bombing targets Somali officials in hotel

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A car bomber rammed the gate of a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital on Friday where some ministers and...

Somalia’s Islamist rebels kill four airport workers in capital

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Islamist gunmen killed four airport workers in a drive-by shooting in the centre of Mogadishu on Monday, the police and rebels said,...

Al Shabaab militants kill another Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu

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A Somali lawmaker was killed in Mogadishu on Monday when al Shabaab gunmen sprayed his car with bullets, police and the militants...

Bomb explodes near Turkish delegation in Somalia day before president’s visit

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A suicide car bomb exploded at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel where Turkish delegates were meeting on Thursday, a day before...