Posts Tagged ‘Somalia’

Somalia: 2 Soldiers Who Raped, Murdered 9-Year-Old Boy Executed By Firing Squad [PHOTO]

Two soldiers in Somalia were executed by firing squad last week after they confessed to have raped an 11-year-old boy. 29-year-old Liban Hassan Amin, and 23-year-old Farhan Abdulkadir Abdi, were accused of raping the boy on July 11. The men had been held at a detention center before their execution was approved by the region’s […]

JUST IN: ‘Precision’ Airstrikes Eliminate al-Shabaab’s High Ranking Leader, Yusuf Jiis

U.S. Africa Command post-strike assessment has confirmed that one of the terrorists killed in the April 2 precision airstrikes was a long-standing, high ranking leader in the al-Shabaab terrorist organization. This was contained in a statement by the Somalia Ministry of information, culture and tourism, on Tuesday. According to the statement, the terrorist, Yusuf Jiis […]

Death toll in Somalia’s Kismayo rise to 26 – Regional president

Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on Saturday, the deadliest day in the city since insurgents were driven out in 2012. A car bomb exploded at the hotel where local elders and […]
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Woman Who Married 11 Husbands Killed

A woman has been stoned to death in Somalia after a court run by al-Shabab convicted her of having several husbands, the militant group says. Shukri Abdullahi Warsame was accused of marrying eleven times, without divorcing her previous husbands. She was buried neck-deep and pelted to death with stones by al-Shabab fighters, say residents of […]

Bomb Kills 5 People During Football Match

A bomb killed five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the first time an explosion has targeted a stadium. The blast went off in the port town of Barawe, in the Lower Shabelle region, when residents were watching a football match on Thursday, April 12, 2018, […]

Former Defence Minister Killed With Car Bomb..

Islamist militant group, Al Shabaab, is feared to have killed Somalia’s former defence minister with a car bomb in the capital, Mogadishu, on Monday. Al Shabaab, which is aligned to al Qaeda, told Reuters it planted the car bomb that killed Muhayadin Mohamed, who was also an adviser to the speaker of Somalia’s parliament. “We […]