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Two police officers killed in bomb blast in Somali capital

Mogadishu/Xinhua: A huge blast in the Somali capital of Mogadishu killed two police officers and injured one other early Wednesday.

Somali army kills 7 al-Shabab militants in central region

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Somali National Army (SNA) on Tuesday killed seven al-Shabab extremists in an operation in the central region of Hiran, a military commander said.

Somali, US drone strike kills 4 al-Shabab terrorists

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Somali and US forces said they conducted an airstrike in southern Somalia on Monday, killing four terrorists in the latest strike targeting the al-Shabab extremist group in the Horn of African nation.

Somali forces arrest al-Shabab militant behind suicide bombings

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Somali government forces said they have arrested a senior al-Shabab fighter behind suicide bombings in the Horn of Africa nation.

Somali, US forces kill al-Shabab terrorist

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: A Somali and US airstrike killed an al-Shabab terrorist and wounded two others in the southern region.

Six al-Shabab militants killed, 9 injured in southern Somali town

Mogadishu, Aug 31 (Xinhua/UNI) Six al-Shabab militants were killed and nine others injured on Friday in a joint offensive by Somali army and Jubbaland state forces, a military official said on Saturday.

11 militants killed, 15 injured in southern Somali region

MOGADISHU, Aug 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Somali forces backed by a local militia group known as Ma'awisley killed 11 al-Shabab extremists and injured 15 others in Jowhar town in Somalia's southern region of Middle Shabelle on Tuesday, military official said on Wednesday.

Somali forces kill 20 al-Shabab militants in southern region

Mogadishu, Aug 19 (Xinhua/UNI) Somali special forces (Danab) killed 20 al-Shabab militants in counter-offensive in southern Somali region of Lower Shabelle on Sunday night, officials said on Monday.

Somali journalists urge parliament to approve media law

Mogadishu, May 3 (Xinhua/UNI) Somali journalists joined their colleagues across the globe in marking the World Press Freedom Day on Friday by calling on the country's lawmakers to approve the current media law to help guide their operations.

Kenya: Somali-based militant group claims hotel attack in Nairobi

Nairobi, Jan 15 (IBNS): Somali-based militant group al-Shabab has claimed the DusitD2 hotel attack, which took place in Kenyan city of Nairobi on Tuesday, media reports said.

Attack on UN compound in Somalia may be 'violation of international humanitarian law'

New York, Jan 3 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned Tuesday’s attacks against the UN compound in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, saying that intentionally attacking UN personnel may constitute "a violation of international humanitarian law.”

UN police officer recognized for protecting vulnerable Somali women from abuse

New York, Nov 22 (IBNS): United Nations Police Officer Phyllis Osei has been awarded the 2018 UN Female Police Officer Award, in recognition for her outstanding work with the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), at a ceremony in New York on Monday.

UN envoy tells Somali refugees in Kenya ‘things are gradually getting better’ back home

new York, Apr 14 (IBNS): Meeting residents of the world’s largest camp for Somali refugees ­– sprawling Dadaab, located in north-eastern Kenya – the top United Nations official for Somalia expressed his solidarity with their situation and highlighted the gradual progress made in their home country.

Terrorism 'will not stop the momentum,' says UN envoy, condemning attack in Somali capital

New York, Dec 12 (Just Earth News): Condemning – in the strongest possible terms – a terrorist attack outside the seaport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for the country said that the bloody act will not stop the momentum of the electoral process.