Al-Shabaab militants kill six in north-eastern Kenya

Kenyan security personnel are in hot pursuit of al-Shabaab militants who killed six people in Kenya's north-east early Thursday, government spokesman Eric Kiraithe said.

Army recaptures village from Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia

Soldiers have recaptured a village controlled by Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, killing at least eight militants, local government officials and witnesses said Sunday....

Suicide car bomber kills 26 near Somali presidential palace

A suicide car bomber targeted a hotel near the Somali presidential palace, officials and witnesses said Tuesday.

Militants attack seaside restaurant in Mogadishu, killing at least 6

Islamist militants rammed an explosives-laden car into a beachside restaurant in Mogadishu before moving inside the building and opening fire, killing at least six people, officials and witnesses...

Sixteen killed in fighting between army and Islamists in Somalia

Sixteen people have been killed when Somali and African Union troops clashed with al-Shabaab Islamists in south-western Somalia, officials said Tuesday.

Former politician one of bombers in Somalia double suicide attack

A former member of Somalia's parliament was one of two suicide bombers behind a recent attack on international troops near Mogadishu's international airport, Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab...

Heavy death toll as al-Shabaab and AU peacekeepers clash in Somalia

More than 300 people were killed when Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab attacked an African Union (AU) military base in central Somalia, government officials and militants said Thursday.

Six killed in presumed al-Shabaab attack against Somali police post

At least six people were killed Monday when people believed to be Islamist militants attacked a traffic police station in central Mogadishu, Somali police and officials said.

Al-Shabaab claims suicide bombing that kills 10 in Somalia

A suicide bomber belonging to the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab killed at least 10 people on Thursday in central Somalia, officials and witnesses said.

Al-Shabaab commander allegedly killed in US strike "is alive"

A top al-Shabaab commander believed to have been killed in a US airstrike in Somalia six days ago is still alive, pro-insurgent media reported Friday, while a witness said he saw the man make a...

Al-Shabaab claims to seize armed US drone in Somalia

Islamist group al-Shabaab said Monday it had seized an armed US drone after it crashed in a mountainous region of southern Somalia.

Al-Shabaab takes key Somali town for second time in two days

Al-Shabaab Islamists have taken the key Somali port city of Merca for the second time in 48 hours, officials said Sunday.

Kenya vows revenge against al-Shabaab while bombing southern Somalia

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday vowed to defeat al-Shabaab, while the Kenyan air force bombed parts of southern Somalia in retaliation for an attack by the Islamist group which killed...

Al-Shabaab claims 100 killed in ongoing attack on Kenyan troops

Islamist al-Shabaab insurgents claimed to have killed some 100 soldiers in an attack on Kenyan peacekeeping troops Sunday in south-western Somalia.

"Several" dead after insurgents attack military base in Somalia

Islamic insurgent group al-Shabaab stormed an army base in south-western Somalia early on Friday, killing "several" soldiers, a security official said.