Mogadishu (AFP) – Football fans in Mogadishu were preparing Friday to cheer on their teams in the first night-time match since chaos descended on the Somali capital nearly three decades ago. The tournament for 16- and 18-year-olds at the Konis Stadium, renovated by FIFA, will be played under tight security because of the constant threat posed by the Shabaab Islamist group.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A suspected car bomb killed at least three people when it exploded at a police checkpoint next to a market in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police and witnesses said.
MOGADISHU, March 27 (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist fighters stormed a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, trapping government officials inside, police and witnesses said. A huge blast was heard near the gate of ...
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A vehicle packed with explosives blew up next to a cafe near a police building on Wednesday in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing three police officers, a police commander said.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali forces supported by U.S. troops shot dead 10 Somalis, including three children, in a village near the capital of Mogadishu on Friday, a witness and local officials told Reuters.