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1. 2017-10-28 Mogadishu: Deadly attacks rock capital Nasa Hablod Two, Mogadishu, Somalia
2017-10-15 At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Madina, Mogadishu, Somalia
D. 2017-06-14 Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant Pizza House, Mogadishu, Somalia
E. 2017-02-19 Mogadishu car bomb: At least 34 people killed Madina, Mogadishu, Somalia
F. 2016-06-25 Big blast rocks Mogadishu hotel Naso Hablod hotel, Mogadishu, Somalia
6. 2016-03-07 US air strike 'kills 150 Somali militants' Raso Camp, Somalia
H. 2016-02-13 Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack Somalia
I. 2016-02-06 Somali plane 'was holed by bomb' after Mogadishu take-off Mogadishu, Somalia

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At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Map of Madina Mogadishu Somalia


year 2017 Top ^

Oct.28  Mogadishu: Deadly attacks rock capital
Oct.15
  Somalia: A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say
Jun.14  Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant Mar.16  Somali pirates who seized oil tanker release it without conditions Feb.19  Mogadishu car bomb: At least 34 people killed

year 2016 Top ^

Jun.25  Big blast rocks Mogadishu hotel Mar.7  US air strike 'kills 150 Somali militants' Feb.13  Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack Feb.6  Somali plane 'was holed by bomb' after Mogadishu take-off

year 2015 Top ^

Jul.26 Mogadishu hotel rocked by bomb
. Somalia Jul.25   Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama   Kenya: The US president has urged Kenya to hold 'visible' trials to tackle corruption, which he said could be the 'biggest impediment' to further g... Apr.4  Kenya mourns victims of Garissa al-Shabab attack  Kenyatta vows tough response to Garissa attack al-Shabab: Five in custody after Garissa massacre. Kenya Apr.2 Garissa University assault 'killed 147' Map of Garissa University Kenya
  Kenya: The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students escaped
 Heavily armed attackers stormed the university, killing two security guards then firing indiscriminately on students


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.1 Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers   The attackers separated Muslims from non-Muslims and shot 36 Christians dead near the north Kenyan town of Mandera Nov.22 Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab
Map of Mandera Kenya  Gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab say they have attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 non-Muslims people Sep.6 Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike. Somalia Sep.5   Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation   Somalia: Ahmed Godane, the leader of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed this week in a U.S. military operation, the Pentagon said Frida... Jun.16  At least 48 killed in militant attack on town near coastal resort May.16 Twin bombing near big Nairobi market. Kenya May.3 3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along Kenyan coast Feb.21 Somali presidential palace attacked. Somalia Feb.16 Co-pilot hijacks plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum Jan.26  US carries out missile strike against Somali militant Jan.1 Hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu hit by car bombs. Somalia

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.4  Mall attack: Four accused of having role in bloody siege Oct.18  Kenya mall bodies 'probably gunmen' Oct.17  Norwegian Kenya attack suspect named Oct.13  Journal connects Britain's 'White Widow' to al Shabaab terror group Oct.5  Kenya mall attack suspects named Sep.29  Kenya warned before mall attack Sep.25 Official: Mall attackers wouldn't talk
. Kenya Sep.23 Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall Map of Nairobi Kenya  Kenyan security forces say they are attempting to clear the Westgate shopping complex in Nairobi in order to bring to an end the three-day siege Sep.22  Gunfire at Kenya shopping complex  'Most' hostages freed after forces launch attack on Al Qaeda-linked militants Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on shopping mall   Kenya: At least 59 people have died and 175 people have been injured after suspected members of an Somali militant group attacked an upscale shopping... Sep.21  Hostages 'still in Nairobi mall' Al-Shabab claims Nairobi attack. Somalia Gun battle at Kenya shopping center Map of Nairobi Kenya
  A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says.    Westgate shopping mall attack, which lasted until September 24, resulted in at least 72 deaths, including 61 civilians, 6 Kenyan soldiers...
Sep.15  Priest in Zanzibar attacked with acid a third time May.26  London suspect arrested in Kenya in 2010 Jan.12  French soldier killed and hostage dead in Somalia

year 2012 Top ^

Sep.20  Suicide bombers strike Mogadishu Jul.1  Kenya church attacks kill 17 near Somali border Jan.25 Navy SEALs rescue aid workers
. Somalia Jan.23  Top Kenyans to face Hague trial

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.28  Court: government must arrest al-Bashir Oct.16  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Oct.13  Kenya hunts aid workers' captors     Doctors seized near Somali border  Kenya: Gunmen have kidnapped two Spanish doctors working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres near Kenya's border with Somalia Oct.4  More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing Oct.2  French woman kidnapped in Kenya Sep.11  British citizen killed in beach attack Jun.11 'African US embassy bomber dead'
. Somalia Jun.10  Somali minister killed by niece Feb.22 4 Americans slain by captors on yacht. Somalia

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.25  Somalis held in Dutch terror raid Nov.14  British pair freed from pirates Nov.6  Somali pirates get record ransom Sep.19  Terror suspect arrested at airport May.6 Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker
. Somalia Apr.26  Extremists calling fighters to Somalia Apr.5  Korea ship reaches Somali pirates Mar.31  Kenyan leaders could face charges Mar.24  'Pirate' shot as attack repelled Mar.5  French team destroys pirate boats Jan.22  Hostages: Pirates will kill us in days Jan.2  Somali pirates hijack 4th vessel in week  Charges for cartoonist 'attacker' Jan.1     Controversial cartoonist escapes attack    Denmark: A Somali terrorist was shot as he tried to enter the home of cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, known for his controversial Mohammad depictions

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.3  Blast kills 19 at graduation ceremony Nov.20  British hostages say pirates will kill them Nov.18  U.S. ship thwarts second pirate attack Oct.29 Couple tell of Somalia kidnapping
Oct.7  Pirates attack navy ship 'in error' Sep.14 Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed' Aug.26  Somalia hostage tells of escape Apr.26  Italian cruise ship thwarts pirate attack Apr.18 Dutch navy captures pirates after attack. Somalia Apr.15 French warship captures pirates   Kenya: A warship has captured 11 pirates off the coast of Kenya, amid calls for the international community to deal with the problem of piracy Apr.11  Pirates fire on approaching U.S. sailors Pirates hijack US-Italian vessel. Somalia Apr.10 Hostage dies as French attack pirates. Somalia  Captain tried to escape pirates Apr.9  U.S. negotiators try to free captain Apr.8  U.S. warship nears boat carrying pirates Drama as US crew recapture vessel. Somalia     US crew seized by Somali pirates  Somalia: The pirates have hijacked Maersk Alabama with at least 20 crew on board, after what maritime officials described as a sustained night-time a... Feb.5 Pirates free arms ship. Somalia

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.25  German navy foils Somali pirates Dec.18 Trio found guilty of Rwandan genocide  Tanzania: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on convicted Theoneste Bagosora, 67, the 'mastermind', and sentenced him to life in prison Dec.13  Indian navy 'captures 23 pirates' Nov.23  Islamic fighters vow to rescue tanker Nov.17   Hijacked oil tanker nears Somalia
  The Sirius Star, a giant Saudi tanker seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean, is nearing the coast of Somalia  Pirates capture Saudi oil tanker Nov.15  Gunmen seize cargo ship off Somalia Oct.15  Pirates hijacked bulk carrier Sep.25   Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
  Somalia: Ukraine: The ministry says Ukrainian-operated Faina was sailing with 21 people on board under the Belize flag, operated by Ukrainian company
May.26 Court sentences Mengistu to death
. Ethiopia Jan.28   Gangs face off in tribal violence   Kenya: Hundreds of people from rival tribes confronted each other on a main road in Naivasha as tensions remained high in the Rift Valley town Jan.27  Tribal hatred fuels more violence Jan.1 Mob burns Kenyans cowering in church Map of Eldoret Kenya  A mob set fire to a church where Kenyans were seeking refuge from post-election violence, searing many and leaving others as heaps of ash

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.31 Election violence kills 'at least 124'
. Kenya Dec.30 Riots erupt after president re-elected Map of Nairobi Kenya  Kenya: Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki Oct.30  Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates Oct.29   U.S. destroyer pursues pirates  Somalia: The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates Oct.17 Aid stopped after kidnap. Somalia

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.12  Ex-dictator convicted of genocide Sep.18  Car bomb attack kills 8 Jul.28  Government minister assassinated Jun.23 Swedish cameraman shot dead
. Somalia Mar.19  US captures 13 'pirates'

year 2005 Top ^

Nov.5   Cruise ship repels pirates
  Somalia: The Seabourn Spirit sailing has beaten back gunmen in speedboats who opened fire

year 2004 Top ^

Jul.29 High-level al Qaeda operative captured
. Pakistan

year 2002 Top ^

Nov.29  12 Held Over Attacks Nov.27   12 killed at Israeli-owned hotel  Kenya: 4-wheel drive vehicle crashed through a barrier outside the Hotel Paradise and blew up when it hit the lobby Israeli airliner was target of missile attack
. Kenya

year 2001 Top ^

May.29  4 convicted on embassy bombings
before year 2000
Jul. 8, 1998   1998 United States embassy bombings
Map of Embassy of the United States Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya: Hundreds of people were killed in simultaneous truck bomb explosions in Dar es Salaam, the largest city of Tanzania, and the Embassy in Nairobi



Official: Mall attackers wouldn't talk. Kenya   Controversial cartoonist escapes attack    Denmark: A Somali terrorist was shot as he tried to enter the home of cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, known for his controversial Mohammad depictions Gangs face off in tribal violence   Kenya: Hundreds of people from rival tribes confronted each other on a main road in Naivasha as tensions remained high in the Rift Valley town al-Shabab: Five in custody after Garissa massacre. Kenya   Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama   Kenya: The US president has urged Kenya to hold 'visible' trials to tackle corruption, which he said could be the 'biggest impediment' to further g... At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Map of Madina Mogadishu Somalia




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2013
Oct.17  Norwegian Kenya attack suspect named
Oct.13  Journal connects Britain's 'White Widow' to al Shabaab terror group
Oct.5  Kenya mall attack suspects named
Sep.29  Kenya warned before mall attack
Sep.25




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2010
Jan.1
2008
Jan.28
Jan.27  Tribal hatred fuels more violence




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2015
Apr.4
2013
May.26  London suspect arrested in Kenya in 2010
2010
Dec.25  Somalis held in Dutch terror raid




East Africa, Crime Assassination Timeline ... See World Assassination timeline Top ^
2011
Jun.10  Somali minister killed by niece
2006
Jul.28  Government minister assassinated




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2013
Sep.22  Gunfire at Kenya shopping complex




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2015
Jul.25




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2013
Sep.15  Priest in Zanzibar attacked with acid a third time
2012
Jul.1  Kenya church attacks kill 17 near Somali border




East Africa, Crime Bomb Timeline ... See World Bomb timeline Top ^
2017
Oct.28  Mogadishu: Deadly attacks rock capital
Oct.15
  Somalia: A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say
Jun.14  Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant Feb.19  Mogadishu car bomb: At least 34 people killed 2016 Jun.25  Big blast rocks Mogadishu hotel Feb.6  Somali plane 'was holed by bomb' after Mogadishu take-off 2015 Jul.26 Mogadishu hotel rocked by bomb. Somalia 2014 May.16 Twin bombing near big Nairobi market. Kenya May.3 3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along Kenyan coast Feb.21 Somali presidential palace attacked. Somalia Jan.1 Hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu hit by car bombs. Somalia 2012 Sep.20  Suicide bombers strike Mogadishu 2011 Oct.4  More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing 2009 Dec.3  Blast kills 19 at graduation ceremony 2002 Nov.27   12 killed at Israeli-owned hotel  Kenya: 4-wheel drive vehicle crashed through a barrier outside the Hotel Paradise and blew up when it hit the lobby 1998 Jul. 8, 1998   1998 United States embassy bombings Map of Embassy of the United States Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya: Hundreds of people were killed in simultaneous truck bomb explosions in Dar es Salaam, the largest city of Tanzania, and the Embassy in Nairobi




East Africa, Crime Justice Timeline ... See World Justice timeline Top ^
2013 Nov.4  Mall attack: Four accused of having role in bloody siege 2012 Jan.23  Top Kenyans to face Hague trial 2011 Nov.28  Court: government must arrest al-Bashir 2010 Mar.31  Kenyan leaders could face charges Jan.2  Charges for cartoonist 'attacker' 2008 Dec.18 Trio found guilty of Rwandan genocide  Tanzania: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on convicted Theoneste Bagosora, 67, the 'mastermind', and sentenced him to life in prison May.26 Court sentences Mengistu to death
. Ethiopia 2006 Dec.12  Ex-dictator convicted of genocide



East Africa, Crime Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2016 Mar.7  US air strike 'kills 150 Somali militants' Feb.13  Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack 2015 Apr.4  Kenya mourns victims of Garissa al-Shabab attack Apr.4  Kenyatta vows tough response to Garissa attack 2014 Nov.22 Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab
Map of Mandera Kenya  Gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab say they have attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 non-Muslims people Sep.6 Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike. Somalia Sep.5 Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation   Somalia: Ahmed Godane, the leader of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed this week in a U.S. military operation, the Pentagon said Frida... Jun.16  At least 48 killed in militant attack on town near coastal resort Feb.16 Co-pilot hijacks plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum Jan.26  US carries out missile strike against Somali militant 2013 Oct.18  Kenya mall bodies 'probably gunmen' Sep.23 Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall Map of Nairobi Kenya  Kenyan security forces say they are attempting to clear the Westgate shopping complex in Nairobi in order to bring to an end the three-day siege Sep.22 Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on shopping mall   Kenya: At least 59 people have died and 175 people have been injured after suspected members of an Somali militant group attacked an upscale shopping... Sep.21 Al-Shabab claims Nairobi attack. Somalia 2011 Oct.16  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Sep.11  British citizen killed in beach attack Jun.11 'African US embassy bomber dead'. Somalia 2010 Nov.14  British pair freed from pirates Sep.19  Terror suspect arrested at airport Apr.26  Extremists calling fighters to Somalia Jan.22  Hostages: Pirates will kill us in days 2009 Sep.14 Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed' Apr.8  U.S. warship nears boat carrying pirates 2006 Sep.18  Car bomb attack kills 8 Jun.23 Swedish cameraman shot dead. Somalia 2004 Jul.29 High-level al Qaeda operative captured. Pakistan 2002 Nov.29  12 Held Over Attacks Nov.27 Israeli airliner was target of missile attack. Kenya 2001 May.29  4 convicted on embassy bombings



East Africa, Crime Pirates Timeline ... See World Pirates timeline Top ^
2017 Mar.16  Somali pirates who seized oil tanker release it without conditions 2011 Feb.22 4 Americans slain by captors on yacht
. Somalia 2010 Nov.6  Somali pirates get record ransom May.6 Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker. Somalia Apr.5  Korea ship reaches Somali pirates Mar.24  'Pirate' shot as attack repelled Mar.5  French team destroys pirate boats Jan.2  Somali pirates hijack 4th vessel in week 2009 Nov.20  British hostages say pirates will kill them Nov.18  U.S. ship thwarts second pirate attack Oct.29 Couple tell of Somalia kidnapping Oct.7  Pirates attack navy ship 'in error' Apr.26  Italian cruise ship thwarts pirate attack Apr.18 Dutch navy captures pirates after attack. Somalia Apr.15 French warship captures pirates   Kenya: A warship has captured 11 pirates off the coast of Kenya, amid calls for the international community to deal with the problem of piracy Apr.11  Pirates fire on approaching U.S. sailors Apr.11 Pirates hijack US-Italian vessel. Somalia Apr.10 Hostage dies as French attack pirates. Somalia Apr.9  U.S. negotiators try to free captain Apr.8 Drama as US crew recapture vessel. Somalia Apr.8   US crew seized by Somali pirates  Somalia: The pirates have hijacked Maersk Alabama with at least 20 crew on board, after what maritime officials described as a sustained night-time a... Feb.5 Pirates free arms ship. Somalia 2008 Dec.25  German navy foils Somali pirates Dec.13  Indian navy 'captures 23 pirates' Nov.23  Islamic fighters vow to rescue tanker Nov.17 Hijacked oil tanker nears Somalia  The Sirius Star, a giant Saudi tanker seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean, is nearing the coast of Somalia Nov.17  Pirates capture Saudi oil tanker Nov.15  Gunmen seize cargo ship off Somalia Oct.15  Pirates hijacked bulk carrier Sep.25   Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
  Somalia: Ukraine: The ministry says Ukrainian-operated Faina was sailing with 21 people on board under the Belize flag, operated by Ukrainian company
2007 Oct.30  Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates Oct.29   U.S. destroyer pursues pirates  Somalia: The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates 2006 Mar.19  US captures 13 'pirates' 2005 Nov.5   Cruise ship repels pirates  Somalia: The Seabourn Spirit sailing has beaten back gunmen in speedboats who opened fire



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2015 Apr.2 Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Map of Garissa University Kenya
  Kenya: The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students escaped
 Heavily armed attackers stormed the university, killing two security guards then firing indiscriminately on students
2014 Dec.1 Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers   The attackers separated Muslims from non-Muslims and shot 36 Christians dead near the north Kenyan town of Mandera 2013 Sep.21 Gun battle at Kenya shopping center Map of Nairobi Kenya
  A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says.    Westgate shopping mall attack, which lasted until September 24, resulted in at least 72 deaths, including 61 civilians, 6 Kenyan soldiers...
2008 Jan.1 Mob burns Kenyans cowering in church Map of Eldoret Kenya  A mob set fire to a church where Kenyans were seeking refuge from post-election violence, searing many and leaving others as heaps of ash



East Africa, Crime Kidnapping Timeline ... See World Kidnapping timeline Top ^
2013 Sep.22  'Most' hostages freed after forces launch attack on Al Qaeda-linked militants Sep.21  Hostages 'still in Nairobi mall' Jan.12  French soldier killed and hostage dead in Somalia 2012 Jan.25 Navy SEALs rescue aid workers
. Somalia 2011 Oct.13  Kenya hunts aid workers' captors Oct.13   Doctors seized near Somali border  Kenya: Gunmen have kidnapped two Spanish doctors working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres near Kenya's border with Somalia Oct.2  French woman kidnapped in Kenya 2009 Aug.26  Somalia hostage tells of escape Apr.10  Captain tried to escape pirates 2007 Oct.17 Aid stopped after kidnap. Somalia



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2007 Dec.31 Election violence kills 'at least 124'
. Kenya Dec.30 Riots erupt after president re-elected Map of Nairobi Kenya  Kenya: Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki