Gulf Times - Shabaab
At least five killed in Shabaab raid on Mogadishu hotel

At least five killed in Shabaab raid on Mogadishu hotel

At least five people were killed in an hours-long Al-Shabaab attack on a Mogadishu hotel which ended around midnight on Sunday, Somali police said.

Suicide bombers kill at least three in southern Somali city

Suicide bombers kill at least three in southern Somali city

At least three people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers struck separately in the southern Somali city of Baidoa on Saturday, police said.

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least four people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack in central Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

Two dead in Kenya attack blamed on Shabaab militants

Two dead in Kenya attack blamed on Shabaab militants

Two people were killed Saturday in an attack on a convoy of buses travelling in eastern Kenya under police protection, said interior ministry and police officials, who blamed Shabaab militants.

Somalia sacks security chiefs as attack toll hits 27

Somalia sacks security chiefs as attack toll hits 27

The death toll from a deadly weekend attack on a hotel in Mogadishu has risen to 27, the Somali government said on Sunday, announcing the dismissal of the country's police and intelligence chiefs.

Death toll from Somalia bombings jumps to over 300

Death toll from Somalia bombings jumps to over 300

Another 300 people were injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said.

Four 'hacked to death' in Kenya attack claimed by Shabaab

Four 'hacked to death' in Kenya attack claimed by Shabaab

Four people were hacked to death and their houses torched in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants in Kenya's coastal Lamu county, police said Friday.

Five Kenyan police killed in suspected militant ambush

Five Kenyan police killed in suspected militant ambush

Five police officers were killed Tuesday when their patrol was ambushed by suspected Shabaab militants in eastern Kenya, police said, the latest in a string of similar attacks in the area.

Suspected Shabaab militants behead nine men in Kenya

Suspected Shabaab militants behead nine men in Kenya

Suspected Islamist militants beheaded nine men in an overnight attack on a village in the Kenyan coastal district of Lamu, police said, days after Somali militants killed three policemen in an attack on a nearby village.

At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somali capital

At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somali capital

At least 19 people were killed when Islamist militants launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and adjacent restaurant in the Somali capital, a police officer said on Thursday.

10 dead as new Somali army chief escapes car bombing

10 dead as new Somali army chief escapes car bombing

Somalia's new army chief escaped a car bombing Sunday that killed at least 10 people in a bloody response by Shabaab militants to the president's declaration of war on the group.

Suicide bombers target Mogadishu checkpoint, hotel

Suicide bombers target Mogadishu checkpoint, hotel

Twin suicide car bombs claimed by the Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab insurgent group wounded nine people Monday at the entrance to Mogadishu's fortified airport and a nearby hotel, officials said.