USA attacks the leader of the Somali militia Al Shabab

On Monday, the United States again attempted to kill the leader of the Somali Islamist group Al Shabab, Ahmed Godane, one of the eight most wanted international terrorist by Washington. The Department of Defense confirmed Tuesday that Godane was the target of an American air...

Around 258 thousand people died in Somalia by famine

According to a study carried out by the Organization of United Nations (UN) and the U.S. Agency of international Cooperation (USAID), which was published on Sunday, around 258,000 people died during the famine that hit Somalia the last two years, between October and April of...

Theatre in Somalia Blasted by Al-Shabab Rebels

Al-Shabab rebels claimed to be responsible for an explosion at Somalia’s newly reopened national theatre in Mogadishu. So far the attack killed four people and left dozens of wounded, including two of the country’s top sports officials. Among the casualties were the president of...

Synopsis of International Events of 2011

The Force of Nature and the Tragedies On March 11, 2011 one of the strongest earthquakes of the last century happened in Japan. The nation was ravaged by a brutal 9 magnitude (on the Richter scale) earthquake, followed by a tsunami with waves of 10 meters high and th...

Kenyan Air Raids Killed Civilians

Today an air raid on a camp with displaced women and children was the target of the bombings performed by Kenyan jets in their fight against al-Shabaab rebels. The operative left five people dead and 31 children injured according to an aid agency of the area. Kenyan military...

Kenyan Jets Bombed Somali Town

On this Sunday at least 12 people were killed after two Kenyan jets bombed the southern Somali town of Jilib. The east African nation’s continues their fight to free Somalia of Islamist al Shabaab insurgents. In mid-October Kenya transported troops into Somalia to pursuit the...

Al-Shabab is Responsible of Killing Peacekeepers

Al-Shabab anti government fighters killed more than 70 African Union peacekeepers in the country’s capital, Mogadishu. According to Abu Omar, a commander of the anti government Islamist group, the Burundian soldiers were murdered last Thursday during a battle with al-Shabab. Omar...

Deadly Explosion in Somali capital

A car bomb exploded near the Somali foreign ministry building in the capital of Mogadishu. The blast took the lives of four people and left 15 more wounded. Meanwhile Kenya’s defence minister, Yusuf Haji, and foreign minister, Moses Wetangula were in a meeting in the foreign...
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