Somalia News

The three special GSU, KDF and DCI forces involved in DusitD2 operation

The KDF SF was the first squad land in Kismayu, Somalia in September 2012 during the operation Linda Nchi to secure the beachhead station for Kenyan soldiers.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

19 people still missing after Dusit attack - Red Cross

Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based al Qaeda affiliate fighting to impose strict Islamic law, said it carried the assault on the upscale dusitD2 compound over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The Star , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Last 19 missing after Dusit attack now accounted for - Red Cross

Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based al Qaeda affiliate fighting to impose strict Islamic law, said it carried the assault on the upscale dusitD2 compound over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The Star , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Otafiire calls for vigilance after Nairobi attack

Al-Shabaab has targeted Kenya since it sent its army into Somalia in October 2011 to fight the jihadist group.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 17, 2019

19 people still missing after deadly militant attack in Kenya – Red Cross

Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based al Qaeda affiliate fighting to impose strict Islamic law, said it carried the assault on the upscale dusitD2 compound over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Nineteen people still missing after deadly militant attack in Kenya - Red Cross

REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based al Qaeda affiliate fighting to impose strict Islamic law, said it carried the assault on the upscale dusitD2 compound over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Reuters , Africa Jan 17, 2019

Sniffer dogs, bomb experts comb through Kenya attack site

– 19 people still missing – Among the victims who died in the attack were two ethnic Somali Kenyans who worked on a project called the Somalia Stability Fund, a Kenyan football blogger and a policeman responding to the scene.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Sniffer dogs, bomb experts comb through Nairobi attack site

– 19 people still missing – Among the victims who died in the attack were two ethnic Somali Kenyans who worked on a project called the Somalia Stability Fund, a Kenyan football blogger and a policeman responding to the scene.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Nineteen people still missing after deadly militant attack in Kenya -Red Cross

REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based al Qaeda affiliate fighting to impose strict Islamic law, said it carried the assault on the upscale dusitD2 compound over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Reuters , Africa Jan 17, 2019

EXPLAINER: Who are al-Shabaab attackers of Kenya hotel?

Al-Shabaab, meaning "the youth" in Arabic, emerged in neighboring Somalia more than a decade ago as the chaotic Horn of Africa country was deep in warlord-led fighting.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 17, 2019