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  • Al-Shabab storms beachside restaurant in Somali capital

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 21 Jan 2016 (6 years ago )
    Up to 20 people were killed when al-Shabab suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a seafront hotel and restaurant in the heart of the Somali capital. A car packed with explosives rammed into the Beach View Hotel on Lido beach in Mogadishu on Thursday evening, after which several al-Shabab fighters o...
  • Al-Shabab kills Somali soldiers in attack on army base

    news BBC, 29 Jun 2015 (7 years ago )
    Al-Shabab militants have killed at least five soldiers in an overnight attack on an army base in the southern Somali port of Kismayo. Islamist fighters beheaded some of the captured Somali soldiers after briefly taking over the camp, witnesses told AFP news agency. At least 50 Burundian soldie...
  • Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia car bombing

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 05 Jan 2015 (7 years ago )
    A suicide bombing has struck Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing five people including the bomber, with the armed group al-Shabab quickly claiming responsibility. Witnesses reported a loud explosion, followed by gunfire and plumes of smoke, in Waaberi district on Sunday.
  • Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia bombing

    news Aljazeera., 08 Sep 2014 (8 years ago )
    At least 12 people, including four Americans, were killed and 27 others wounded when a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into an African Union convoy southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu. The attack, the latest in a wave of violence, comes exactly one week after a US air...
  • Al-Shabab attacks Somalia's intelligence HQ

    news Al Jazeera And AFP, 31 Aug 2014 (8 years ago )
    The Somali armed group al-Shabab has launched an attack on the country's intelligence headquarters in central Mogadishu, setting off a bomb and opening fire on the complex, police and witnesses said. The car bomb explosion, was followed by a fierce exchange of gunfire killing at least seven rebel...
  • Al-Shabab attack AU base in Somalia

    news Agencies: Aljazeera, 11 Aug 2014 (8 years ago )
    Fighting between al-Shabab and government and African Union (AU) troops in the central Hiran region has left 18 people dead on both sides, the Somalian armed group has said. Al-Shabab spokesman Abdulaziz Abu Musab told the AFP news agency on Saturday that the deaths occurred after the group's fig...
  • Al-Shabab Tells Kenya To Pull Out Of Somalia, Threatens More Attacks

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 24 Jan 2016 (6 years ago )
    The Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabaab group in Somalia has warned Kenya to pull its troops out of Somalia days after its fighters overran a Kenyan military base in southwestern Somalia in a complex attack, killing tens of soldiers. Al Shabaab claimed it killed more than 100 soldiers during the attack in El...
  • Al-Shabab : Setback or strategic retreat?

    news Al Jazeera, 05 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    The group's fighters have been withdrawing from a number of areas they have controlled in the southern part of Somalia. That is a result of a combined military operation called "Operation Indian Ocean" carried out by government forces and African Union troops more than a month ago. The 22,000-...
  • Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack

    news BBC, 13 Feb 2016 (6 years ago )
    Somalia's Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it carried out a bomb attack on a plane that blew a huge hole in its fuselage earlier this month. In an emailed statement, al-Shabab said the attack was revenge for Western intelligence operations in Somalia. The Daallo Airlines Airbus 321 with ...
  • Al Shabaab planning to commit atrocities and blame it on AMISOM, warns AU Special Representative to Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 10 Feb 2016 (6 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 10 February, 2016 – The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira has warned of a sinister plot by Al-Shabaab terrorists aimed at discrediting AMISOM and turning the public against its forces serving in Somal...