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Ten killed in suicide bomb attack in Somali capital

At least 10 people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck makeshift kiosks in the Somali capital, hitting hours after al Shabaab Islamist militants attacked two National Army bases outside the city, the government said.
The Al-Shabaab militant group abducted and beheaded the chief of a clutch of villages in northeastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, the Islamists and local police sources said Wednesday.

Al Shabaab militants attack two Somali army bases

Al Shabaab militants attacked two military bases belonging to the Somali National Army early on Saturday morning, witnesses and the militants said.
Suspect Jamie Vella (C), one of two men accused of having supplied the bomb which killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, wearing full protective clothing as he is currently COVID-19 positive, is escorted out of the back entrance of the law courts after his arraignment in Valletta, Malta, February 24, 2021. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Suspected bombmakers accused of complicity in Malta journalist’s murder

Two men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia faced formal charges in a late-night court appearance under heavy security by armed police.
Prosecutors in Malta charged two men on Wednesday with supplying the bomb used to kill journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Two men charged with supplying bomb that killed Maltese journalist

Prosecutors in Malta charged two men on Wednesday with supplying the bomb used to kill journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Nine people died in a weekend attack at a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, and security forces ended the assault by al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters early on Monday, a police spokesperson said.

Nine dead in hotel attack on Sunday in Somali capital – police

Nine people died in a weekend attack at a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, and security forces ended the assault by al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters early on Monday, a police spokesperson said.
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Mo Salah donates oxygen tank to Egyptian hospital

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Somalia’s al Shabaab says behind Turkish company attack, four dead

A car bomb targeting workers of a Turkish company killed four people including one Turkish citizen on Saturday in Somalia, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said.

Car bomb targeting Turkish company kills four in Somalia – ministry

A car bomb targeting workers of a Turkish company killed four people including one Turkish citizen on Saturday in Somalia, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said.

Car bomb explodes in vegetable market in northern Syria – state media

A car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain with reports of several killed and wounded, the Syrian state news agency reported on Saturday.

Afghan women’s rights activist shot dead

Gunmen on motorbike shot dead a women’s rights activist and her brother north of Afghanistan’s capital Thursday, officials said, as a wave of assassinations ravages the violence-wracked country.
A Somali security officer stands at the scene of a car bombing attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. AFP

Somali hotel rises again after al Shabaab bombing

A former minister in Somalia whose hotel was damaged in a bomb attack by the Islamist group al Shabaab says he is rebuilding and expanding, in an unusual show of business confidence in a country where violence is a daily challenge.

Car bomb kills eight in Kabul

A car bomb killed eight people and wounded more than 15 others in Kabul Sunday, officials said, the latest attack to rock the Afghan capital.
A car bomb outside a tax collection centre in Somalia has killed at least 60 people, according to local officials.

Somalia checkpoint car bombing leaves at least 60 dead

A car bomb outside a tax collection centre in Somalia has killed at least 60 people, according to local officials.

20 feared killed in Mogadishu car explosion

A massive car bomb exploded in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, leaving more than 20 people dead, police and witnesses said.

Militants detonate car bomb in Kabul government compound

Militants detonated a car bomb before storming a Kabul government compound in an ongoing attack Monday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to rock the Afghan capital.
People stand in the rubble at a car suicide car bomb scene on September 2, 2018 in Mogadishu.A suicide car bomb killed three security guards and injured several more people in the heart of the Somali capital Mogadishu. / AFP PHOTO / ABDIRAZAK HUSSEIN FARAH

Car bomb kills six outside Somali government office

Six people were killed and another 16 injured when a car bomb exploded outside a local government office in Mogadishu on Monday, Somali police and rescue workers said.

Suicide car bomb hits Somali capital

Somalia has been convulsed by lawlessness and violence since 1991. Islamist group Al Shabaab is fighting to dislodge a Western-backed government protected by African Union-mandated peacekeepers

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