Somali officials: Airstrike kills or hurts several al-Shabab

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somali intelligence officials say several senior officials with the al-Shabab extremist group have been killed or wounded in an airstrike. The officials who spo...

4 dead in blast at district headquarters in Somali capital

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least four people are dead after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Mogadishu, a Somali police officer said Monda...

US, Somali raid on al-Shabab seizes 3 commanders: Officials

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali intelligence officials say U.S. and Somali commandos have seized three men thought to be commanders with the al-Shabab extremist group during a deadly raid in a villag...

US says its airstrike kills 5 militants in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military has announced Sunday that it launched an airstrike that killed five extremist militants in central Somalia. The U.S. Africa Command confir...

Somali court sentences man to death for October bombing

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced a man to death in connection with the October bombing in the capital that killed more than 500 people. The truc...

Al-Shabab extremists execute 5 alleged spies in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group says it has executed five men accused of spying for the Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali governments. Al-Shabab anno...

Somalia intelligence officials report suspected US airstrike

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A senior Somali intelligence official says a suspected U.S. airstrike has largely destroyed a minibus travelling near a rebel-held village in southern Somalia. ...

Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witness

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, says a fellow journalist. Mohamed Ibrahim, a news presenter for Kalsan TV, die...

US says drone strike in Somalia kills 'several militants'

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.S. drone strike killed "several militants" with al-Shabab in Somalia, the military said, as the Trump administration increasingly targets what has become the deadliest Is...

US says new airstrike in Somalia kills 'several militants'

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says "several militants" have been killed in an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia as the Trump administration increasingly targets what has become the ...

Suspected US strike targets ISIS-linked fighters in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali security official says a suspected U.S. airstrike has targeted a base run by Islamic State group-affiliated fighters in Somalia's northern state of Puntland. ...

Somalia's death toll now at 358 as 'state of war' planned

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll in Somalia's deadliest attack has risen to 358 while dozens remain missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist ...

'It's a dark day for us': Somalia reels from deadliest blast

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Maryan Abdullahi's father had been preparing to fly to Somalia's capital on Sunday to attend the happiest moment in his daughter's life: her graduation day. ...

Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 53

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Security and medical sources say the death toll from Saturday's truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has risen to 53 as hospitals struggle to cope with the high number of ca...

Blast rocks Somalia's capital; police say at least 6 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed at least six people in Somalia's capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard i...