War & Conflict

Somalia bombing death toll rises to 358

Security officials update number of victims of Saturday's attack as car bomb blast claims more lives outside Mogadishu.

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.

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

Africa

Several dead as al-Shabab storms Somali border town

Armed group attack Bula Hawo on the Kenya-Somalia border claiming they killed dozens of soldiers.

Several dead as al-Shabab storms Somali border town

Africa

Al-Shabab attacks Somalia army base

Fighters from the armed group carry out raid on army base in Bula Gudud near the southern port town of Kismayu.

Al-Shabab attacks Somalia army base

Africa

Civilians allegedly killed in raid by Somali, US forces

Raid on farm by Somali and American soldiers in the country's south leaves 10 dead, including young children.

Three children among dead in joint attack in Somalia

Africa

Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

Attack comes after 9 people were decapitated by assailants in the same region in July.

Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

Africa

Al-Shabab leader defects to Somali government

Mukhtar Robow, a founding father of group, reportedly taken to Mogadishu after surrendering to government forces.

Africa

African Union troops ambushed by al-Shabab, 24 killed

Official in Lower Shebelle region of Somalia confirms 24 soldiers dead but al-Shabab fighters claim 39 troops killed.

African Union troops killed in al-Shabab ambush

Africa

Soldiers killed in Somalia blast

Armed group al-Shabab claims responsibility for attack on security convoy near Baidoa in country's southwest.

Soldiers killed in Somalia blast

Africa

Children, police killed in Kenya-Somalia border blast

At least eight people, including four children, killed in suspected al-Shabab bombing in Lamu county.

Deadly blast targets police near Kenya-Somalia border

Africa

Al-Shabab raid on Puntland army base kills 70

Gun battle in military base in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region kills at least 70 soldiers.

Africa

Civilians killed in attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

Mayor's spokesman confirms deaths of eight people, including a mother and her son, in explosion near police checkpoint.

Al-Shabab claims deadly Mogadishu attack

Kenya

Kenyan police officers killed in al-Shabab bomb attack

The police officers were on patrol when their vehicle was hit a by a landmine laid by armed group al-Shabab.

Kenya: Police officers killed in al-Shabab bomb attack