Gulf Times - Al-Shabaab
Three civilians dead in AU firefight with Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Three civilians dead in AU firefight with Al-Shabaab in Somalia

The African Union said that three civilians were killed and two others injured during a firefight between its forces in Somalia and Islamists from the Al-Shabaab group.

Senior Al-Shabaab commander dies in US strike: Africom

Senior Al-Shabaab commander dies in US strike: Africom

A senior Al-Shabaab commander was killed in a recent US air strike in Somalia, the director of US African Command (Africom) said Sunday.

Al-Shabaab militants storm Somali military base, five soldiers dead

Al-Shabaab militants storm Somali military base, five soldiers dead

A pre-dawn raid by the terrorist group al-Shabaab on a military base in southern Somalia has left at least 18 people dead, officials told dpa on Sunday.

Al-Shabaab roadside bomb kills six people in Somalia

Al-Shabaab roadside bomb kills six people in Somalia

Two regional politicians, three of their bodyguards and one local aid worker were killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia, an official said Saturday.

Somali army base hit by suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Somali army base hit by suspected Al-Shabaab attack

An army base in southern Somalia was struck by car bombs and gunfire on Wednesday, a military official and witnesses said, in an attack claimed by the Al-Shabaab militant group.

Five killed in Somalia checkpoint gun battle

Five killed in Somalia checkpoint gun battle

Five people, including three civilians, were killed in a gun battle in Somalia on Monday after Al-Shabaab militants opened fire on a checkpoint in the capital Mogadishu, officials said.

3 killed as suspected al-Shabaab fighters attack Kenyan police camp

3 killed as suspected al-Shabaab fighters attack Kenyan police camp

Suspected al-Shabaab fighters have attacked a police camp in eastern Kenya, and three of them were killed as a result, police said on Saturday.

Kenya court convicts 3 for role in 2015 Garissa massacre

Kenya court convicts 3 for role in 2015 Garissa massacre

A Nairobi court on Wednesday found three men guilty of abetting Somali jihadists who carried out a 2015 attack on Garissa University in northeast Kenya in which 148 people were killed.

17 killed in Somalia in car bomb explosion, revenge attack

17 killed in Somalia in car bomb explosion, revenge attack

A car bomb exploded near the Somali parliament Saturday, killing eight people, emergency workers said, hours after militia executed nine civilians from a clan with suspected links to the Islamist Al-Shabaab.

US admits first civilian casualties in Somalia airstrikes

US admits first civilian casualties in Somalia airstrikes

US forces said Friday that two civilians had died in an airstrike in Somalia, the first time it has admitted non-combatant deaths since launching a wave of missiles targeting jihadist fighters.

At least 8 Somali soldiers killed in attack on army base

At least 8 Somali soldiers killed in attack on army base

At least eight Somali soldiers were killed when the Al-Shabaab group overran their military camp on the outskirts of the town of Kismayo early Saturday, military officials and local elders said.

More than 90 dead after suicide bombing in Mogadishu

More than 90 dead after suicide bombing in Mogadishu

Police officer Mohamed Dahir told DPA on Sunday that many of the dead were pulled out of rubble of buildings damaged by the blast.