Gulf Times - Galkayo
Somali militants claim responsibility for attack outside Somali hotel

Somali militants claim responsibility for attack outside Somali hotel

Somali militant group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack outside a hotel in the town of Galkayo

Fighting in Somalia's Galkayo city kills 29

Fighting in Somalia's Galkayo city kills 29

Fighting between regional militias in a city in central Somalia killed at least 29 people and wounded more than 50, officials from both sides said on Monday.

Twin suicide bombs claimed by al Shabaab kill 20 people in Somalia

Twin suicide bombs claimed by al Shabaab kill 20 people in Somalia

More than 20 people were killed on Sunday when suicide bombers from the militant al Shabaab group detonated two car bombs at a local government headquarters in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, witnesses and officials said.