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Al Shabaab militants attack two Somali National Army bases

Al Shabaab militants attack two Somali National Army bases

Al Shabaab militants attacked two military bases belonging to the Somali National Army early on Saturday morning, witnesses and the militants said.

Qatar Charity’s new educational projects inaugurated in Somalia

Qatar Charity’s new educational projects inaugurated in Somalia

Qatar Charity (QC) has opened the Fateh Al-Andalus Educational Centre in Galmudug state of Somalia, in a ceremony attended by many official and academic figures.

Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed

Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed

At least seven soldiers were killed when fighters of the Somali militant group al Shabaab stormed a jail in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland early on Friday, police and the group said.

Gunfire in Mogadishu as political tensions soar

Gunfire in Mogadishu as political tensions soar

Gunfire broke out in Mogadishu on Friday as the opposition tried to march against delayed elections in the Somali capital where roads have been sealed off and heavy security deployed over the planned protest, witnesses said.

Somalia's opposition cease recognising president as election row escalates

Somalia's opposition cease recognising president as election row escalates

An alliance of Somali opposition parties proposed the creation of a national council of lawmakers, opposition leaders and civil society to govern the war-ravaged Horn of Africa nation after the president's term expired on Monday with no clear plan for succession.

Bomb and gunfire rock Somali hotel, militants claims responsibility

Bomb and gunfire rock Somali hotel, militants claims responsibility

A suspected suicide car bomb exploded on Sunday in Somalia's capital and was followed by a shootout between militants and security forces at a hotel, causing an unknown number of casualties, witnesses and authorities said.

Qatar market 'greatly welcomes' Somali products, says chamber official

Qatar market 'greatly welcomes' Somali products, says chamber official

Officials from Qatar Chamber and Somalia’s Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs held a meeting yesterday in Doha to discuss ways to enhance economic and commercial relations.

At least 11 killed after fighting erupts in Somalia's Jubbaland

At least 11 killed after fighting erupts in Somalia's Jubbaland

At least 11 people were killed on Monday after fighting broke out between the Somali federal army and Jubbaland state forces in the Gedo region of southwestern Somalia, a local doctor told Reuters.

QRCS concludes two general surgery campaigns in Somalia

QRCS concludes two general surgery campaigns in Somalia

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Somalia has concluded two general surgery campaigns, conducted by a foreign delegation of surgical experts at the De Martini General Hospital ...

Qatar condemns bombing in Somalia

Qatar condemns bombing in Somalia

In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated the State of Qatar's firm stance on rejecting violence and terrorism regardless of motives and causes.

Turkish nationals among 4 dead in Somalia bombing

Turkish nationals among 4 dead in Somalia bombing

Two Turkish nationals were among four people killed Saturday in a suicide bombing outside the Somali capital Mogadishu claimed by the Al-Shabaab militant group, officials said.

QRCS launches second surgical mission for poor patients in Somalia

QRCS launches second surgical mission for poor patients in Somalia

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched the second surgical mission at the De Martini General Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia.