Car bomb kills eight in Somali capital, emergency workers says
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. "We have confirmed eight people killed and 16 others wounded in the blast," the private Aamin Ambulance service said. A second blast on a…
16 killed as Islamic gunmen attack Mozambique police
Suspected Islamists attacked a string of police stations in a small town in northern Mozambique killing two policemen but 14 of the gunmen were slain, police said on Saturday.
Somalia militants claim 39 AU troops killed in ambush
Shabaab militants in Somalia on Sunday claimed they had killed 39 African Union troops in an ambush in the country's south.
Shabaab kills 5 Kenyan police in third bombing
Five police officers were killed Thursday when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Kenya in an attack claimed by Shabaab Islamists a day after eight police died in similar blasts.
Shabaab attacks Kenya army base in Somalia
Islamist Shabaab fighters attacked a Kenyan military base in southern Somalia on Friday in their latest assault on foreign and national army outposts.
At least 7 killed in Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotel
At least seven people were killed after two car bombs exploded outside a popular Mogadishu hotel Wednesday and gunmen forced their way inside the building and opened fire, police said.
12 killed in Shabaab bomb attack in Kenya
A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants which last hit the area earlier this month.
Ethiopia troops pull out of Somalia towns
Hundreds of Ethiopian troops pulled out of a town in central Somalia Tuesday, at least the second location vacated by their forces in recent weeks, a Somali security official said.