Armed group al Shabab claims responsibility for the double car bombing close to the presidential palace in capital Mogadishu.
Mogadishu's main ambulance service says it has seen at least 38 people dead after Friday's attacks which targeted the presidential palace and a hotel.
Kenya has long been the target of terrorist attacks, particularly since the army's intervention in Somalia in 2011 - but an Oscar-nominated film seeks to bring the harrowing story of a militant attack on a bus to the world stage.
Turkey is temporarily taking over the island for reconstruction. Suakin is at the crossroads between Aden Gulf and the Red Sea, and Saudi Arabia and East Africa. The move is another step for Turkey's engagement policy in Africa.
Somalia is continually plagued by numerous problems, despite growing support for its central government. Other pressing challenges include famine and disease.
The US military says it killed more than 100 militants when it launched an air strike against Al Shabab group's camp in Somalia.
The Pentagon spokesman says 40 Al Shabab and Daesh affiliated militants were killed by US Africa Command strikes that began late last week. The strikes come after the two deadly terrorist attacks that killed 385 people last month.
More than 2,000 people gathered in Somalia's capital Mogadishu to protest against the attacks that have been described as the most deadly since the Al Shabab insurgency began in 2007.
Somalia's government has blamed the deadliest ever bombing attack on the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab group, but Al Shabab is yet to comment.
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Al Qaeda-linked group used guns and car bombs to take control of the base. The attack comes three weeks after an assault on the Kismayu army base near the border with Kenya.
The pre-dawn operation occurred in southern Somalia about 260 kilometres (160 miles) south of Mogadishu.
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