MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab rebels ambushed an armoured convoy carrying the country's president during a rare overland trip outside the capital on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said.
Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said the government will use every available resource to fight terrorists within its borders. PM Odinga reiterated this at the scene where 30 people were injured, four in critical condition,...
Mogadishu-May 27th, 2012: Following a joint operation, AU and Somali forces have secured a critical corridor linking the capital Mogadishu and the agricultural town of Afgooye on the Shabelle River.
Al-Qaeda-linked Somali militants vowed Saturday to intensify the war against government and African Union troops, despite the fall of their key stronghold of Afgoye, the latest in a string of military losses.
Mogadishu - AMISOM troops have today crossed the Shabelle River and secured all the major roads leading into and out of Afgooye town. The town is strategically located 30km from the capital, Mogadishu, and governing routes to the port town of Marka, as well as the towns of Baidoa and Jowhar.