Middle East

Mogadishu bombing: Turkish base was the 'intended target'

Details of the massive bombing in Mogadishu last week have become clearer and intelligence officials in Mogadishu say that the real target was a Turkish military base in the city, the biggest base Turkey has abroad.

War & Conflict

Somalis angry over government's failure to prevent deadly blast

More than 300 people were killed in two bombings on Saturday and hundreds of others injured.

Somalia

Somali president blames al-Shabab for deadliest blast

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo says group's 'fingerprints' can be found on blast that killed more than 300 people.

Somalia

Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

More than 300 people died in Somalia but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

Somalia

Mogadishu massacre: A gravedigger's worst nightmare

Mohamed Hassan describes the painful process of burying missing limbs blown off by Saturday's truck explosion.

Mogadishu massacre: A gravedigger's worst nightmare

Africa

Mogadishu: Death toll rises above 300 amid search for survivors

Rescue crews in Somalia are working to find survivors, two days after the worst suicide attack in the country's history.

Africa

Severely wounded of Somalia’s deadliest blast flown to Turkey

More than 300 people have died after twin bomb blasts in Somalia on Saturday, with 40 of the most severely wounded flown to Turkey for further treatment.

Somalia

'Burned beyond recognition': Death toll feared to rise

Al Jazeera learns that more than 100 could be missing after Mogadishu blast as government expects death toll to rise.

Somalia struggles to cope with aftermath of blast

Somalia

'Revolting': World reacts to devastating Somalia attack

The devastating bombing, described as the deadliest single attack in Somalia's history, has been universally condemned.

World reacts to 'sickening' Mogadishu bomb attack

War & Conflict

Somalia mourns as truck bomb death toll surges to 276

Somali president says flags to be flown at half-mast as country reels from deadliest single attack in its history.

War & Conflict

Somalia massacre: 'The tarmac was covered in flesh'

The director of Mogadishu's ambulance service recounts the horrors he saw after Saturday's devastating bomb blast.

Mogadishu blast: 'We have never seen such devastation'

Africa

Somalia truck bomb blast kills 20, wrecks buildings

Many casualties feared as 'huge' car bomb explosion at busy junction in central Mogadishu causes widespread destruction.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

The Cut: Exploring FGM

Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?

Politics

Turkey sets up largest overseas army base in Somalia

Ankara move is part of efforts to increase foothold in the Horn of Africa.

Africa

Somalia: Al-Shabab launches deadly attack on army base

Suicide car bombers, gunmen attack Barire military outpost outside Mogadishu in a brazen assault by the armed group.

Somalia: Al-Shabab launches deadly attack on army base

Africa

Somalia: 7 die as car bomb blast hits civilian minibus

Explosion goes off alongside densely-populated road in Somali capital's Hamarweyne district, according to officials.

Car bomb blast kills seven in Somalia's Mogadishu