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Ethiopian Air Force kills two Al-Shabaab in Somalia

The Ethiopian National Defence Force, ENDF, says its Air Force has bombarded bases of militant group Al-Shabaab in Somalia killing two leaders of the group in the process. A statement from the Ministry of Defense sent to the state broadcaster, EBC, confirmed the attacks that lasted about 45 minutes were

Somalia orders UN envoy to leave country

Somalia's government has ordered the top United Nations official in the country, Nicholas Haysom to leave, accusing him of interfering with national sovereignty The order came days after he raised concerns about the actions of UN-supported Somali security forces. “The UN special envoy to Somalia is not wanted here and he will no longer

Somalia Military Executes six Al Shabaab Militants Without Trial

The Somali military has executed six al-Shabab militants without a trial, according to officials and rights activists. "The men have been in prison for the last five months. They were part of an assassination unit. One of them was caught red-handed as he killed a government soldier, and his arrest led

Al Shabaab bomber executed in Somalia

The mastermind of militant car bombs that killed 26 people and injured nearly 40 others in Mogadishu in 2017 was executed in Somalia on Monday, the prosecutor of the military court said. Abdulle Bule said al Shabaab member Abdikadir Abukar was convicted of being behind a hotel bombing that killed 10,

Somalia: U.S Army kills 62 Al Shabaab fighters in air strikes

The U.S military said it killed 62 al-Shabab fighters in six air raids last weekend in the vicinity of Gandarsh in Somalia's south-central Banaadir province. The military's Africa Command (Africom) said on Monday that four attacks were carried out on Saturday, killing 34 fighters, and two more on Sunday, which killed 28. "Africa Command

Boko Haram, ‘Fulani Extremists’ carnage keeps Nigeria in top-three global terror list

•2017 terror deaths on the decline globally  •Al-Shabaab overtakes Boko Haram as deadliest terrorists group in Africa •Far-right terrorism on the rise in the West •Download the full GTI 2018 report and interactive map here: Global-Terrorism-Index-2018-1   Senator Iroegbu   Nigeria has once again emerged the third most terrorised country in the world for the fourth consecutive

Terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Sahel region on the rise–Report

Boko haram violence records 3,048 fatalities Al Shabaab most active militant Islamist group in Africa   Godsgift Onyedinefu A report by the the Africa Center for Strategic Studies indicates that violent events involving militant Islamist groups in Nigeria and Africa over the past year ending September 30 has expanded and still on the

Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks tops 300

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - More than 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade. The death toll has steadily risen since Saturday, when the blasts - for