Moments after Mogadishu police chief Saadaq Omar Hassan announced suspending Somali parliament for disccusions to extend presidential term, Somalia police commissioner Hassan Mohamed Hijar fired and replaced Hassan.
At least 100 civilians killed in volatile area claimed by both Somali and Afar regions, officials say, highlighting woes facing PM Abiy Ahmed that extend well beyond ongoing conflict in Tigray region.
Suicide bomber detonates himself at a tea shop in Mogadishu, killing five people including a child, police say.
Al Shabab militants target two army bases southwest of capital Mogadishu, with military confirming at least nine of its people killed but asserting "heavy losses" among attackers.
Many parents across the country are demanding the government to reveal the whereabouts of their missing sons, who they believe were forcibly sent to fight in the Tigray conflict.
Infant among three killed in the Mogadishu attack claimed by the Al Shabab militant group, local media report.
The blast occurred at the Luul Yemeni restaurant near the port, witnesses said. At least 20 people have died.
Security sources say the central prison, which is holding members of the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabab terrorist group, in the state of Puntland came under attack in the early hours of Friday.
The first blast that targeted a military vehicle carrying senior staff, killed three people and wounded several others. Casualties from the second blast that targeted a local district commissioner in Mogadishu were not immediately known,
In Somalia, an electoral impasse raises fears of a full blown conflict.
No confirmed casualties; eyewitnesses say they saw two people wounded in the incident.
The United Arab Emirates wants to create displacement, violence, and backwardness in Somalia, Osman Dubbe, the country’s information minister, told a news conference in capital Mogadishu.
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