Mogadishu municipality attackers were wearing uniform of Eritrea-trained troops: ex-Somali MP

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Al-Shabaab gunmen who attacked Mogadishu mayor’s office on Monday were wearing the uniform of Eritrea-trained Somali troops, who had returned home...

Seven wounded in mortar attack near Somalia’s presidential palace

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – At least seven people were wounded after mortar shells landed near Somalia’s presidential palace in Mogadishu on Tuesday, Universal TV reported. The...

Somalia’s govt condemns Quran burning in Sweden

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s government on Monday condemned the burning of the Muslim holy book by a Swedish-Danish far-right politician and described the move...

Somalia’s security forces end Al-Shabaab siege at Mogadishu mayor’s office

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s security forces ended an Al-Shabaab siege at the office of the mayor of Mogadishu inside the headquarters of Banadir regional...

Somalia’s police shoot dead three civilians in Mogadishu, spark protest

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s security forces shot dead three people in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, sparking a protest by tuktuk drivers complaining about...

Top US-trained military commander among soldiers killed in Somalia base attack

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - A number of US-trained soldiers, including a senior special forces commander were killed on Friday in an Al-Shabaab dawn attack on...

Airport security staff strike in Somalia’s capital prompts flight cancellations

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Aviation security staff at Adan Adde International Airport in Somalia’s capital staged a strike on Thursday amid pay dispute, bringing the...

Somalia’s president orders troops aligned with Southwest opposition to return to barracks

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday ordered troops allied with Southwest regional opposition, who had clashed with forces loyal to...

Militants kill commander and soldiers in dawn attack in south Somalia

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian)  - Al-Qaeda-aligned militant group Al-Shabaab stormed a military base in south Somalia on Tuesday, killing at least 7 soldiers including base commander,...

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