Somali Religion News

Somalia: Injured Burundi soldier died in suicide attack

Somalia, Apr 9: A Burundian member of the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia died Wednesday of injuries sustained in a suicide attack, a military spokesman said.

"We are sorry to announce that the soldier wounded in the suicide attack on Tuesday died of his wounds," said Captain Clement Cinene, spokesman for the Burundian...

Somali insurgents capture Balad

Somalia, Apr 7: Islami Insurgents have taken control of a Somali trading post after heavy fighting that saw government forces escape into the countryside.


The Islamists wrested control of the town of Balad, 30 kilometres (19 miles) north of the capital Mogadishu, said Mohamed Abshir, a government official. He siad, "...

Somali Islamists attack key town, Six dead

Mogadishu (Somalia), March 26: Four Somali soldiers and two civilians were killed Wednesday when Islamist fighters raided a key southern town, sparking clashes, officials and a local resident said.


The incident occurred in Jowhar township, 90 kilometers north of the capital Mogadishu, when insurgents briefly took control of...