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Somali army kills 37 al-Shabab militants in southern region

Mogadishu/Xinhua: Somali National Army (SNA) on Saturday killed 37 al-Shabab extremists in a fierce fight in the outskirts of Hudur town in the southern region of Bakol, officials confirmed on Sunday.

AU forces kill 3 al-Shabab militants in foiled attack in Somalia

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI:  The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said its forces on Saturday killed three al-Shabab terrorists and wounded several others in a foiled attack on Jubaland security forces in the southern region.

Somalia probes plane crash after 6 killed

Mpgadishu/Xinhua: Somali government said Tuesday it has launched investigations after a light aircraft delivering medical supplies crashed in southwest region on Monday, killing all six people onboard.

3 killed, 4 injured in blasts in southern Somalia

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: At least three people were killed and four others injured in explosions in Awdigle town in Somalia's southern region of Lower Shabelle on Monday, a police officer confirmed.

US military eliminates senior Al-Shabab leader in Somalia

Mogadishu/Sputnik/UNI: The US military eliminated a senior al-Shabab terrorist leader during an airstrike in Somalia last week, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement on Tuesday.

UN appeals to all Somalis to ‘come together’ in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

New York/IBNS: Like most countries in the world, Somalia is facing the unparalleled challenge of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations system in the country noted on Tuesday, calling on its citizens to “unite” in stemming the spread.

Debt relief milestone in Somalia, as World Bank, IMF, call for global payment suspension in light of COVID-19

New York/IBNS: The top United Nations official in Somalia congratulated the Horn of Africa nation on Wednesday for achieving the benchmark set by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), confirming its eligibility for debt relief.

Drone strike kills 5 al-Shabab terrorists in Somalia: US-Africa Command

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Five al-Shabab terrorists were killed on Tuesday in a joint US-Somali airstrike in southern Somalia, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said.

Six al-Shabab militants killed during fight with Somalia troops

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Somali security forces on Tuesday killed six al-Shabab militants after a fierce gun battle in Diff town in the Lower Juba region, an official said on Tuesday.

Amidst protection challenges, Eastern Route outpaces Mediterranean for people leaving Africa

New York/IBNS: A monthly average of 11,500 people traveling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen last year made the so-called Eastern Route the busiest maritime migration path on earth, the UN migration agency said on Friday.

Somali, U.S. forces destroy al-Shabab camp in southern region

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Somali and U.S. forces destroyed an al-Shabab camp in an airstrike Wednesday in the militants' stronghold in the southern region.  

US airstrike kills 3 Al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia - AFRICOM

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US forces in conjunction with their Somali counterparts conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants reportedly killing 3 terrorists in the process, Africa Command said in a press release.

Al Shabab takes responsibility for Mogadishu blast

Mogadishu/IBNS: Terror group Al Shabab on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack in Somalia capital Mogadishu last week that claimed over 80 lives.

UN Secretary-General condemns ‘horrendous’ Somalia car bomb attack

New York/IBNS: Perpetrators behind the deadly terrorist attack in Somalia on Saturday must be brought to justice, the UN Secretary-General has said.

Somalia: Car bomb blast rocks Mogadishu, 60 killed

Mogadishu/IBNS: At least 60 people were killed as a suicide car bomb blast rocked Somalia's capital city Mogadishu on Saturday, media reports said.