28 September 2021
Bomb attack at a restaurant in Kismayo port town kills three civilians, injuries unspecified number of others - reports
Al Shabab group claims to have killed 15 Kenyan soldiers after a roadside explosion has destroyed an armored vehicle between Kayunga and Shangani areas in Lamu town. No word from Kenyan authorities over the claims
7 dead and 8 wounded in a car bomb explosion near a security point south of the Somali capital
Witnesses reported an explosion from a car bomb near a checkpoint leading to the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu. The explosion hit a number vehicles moving towards the checkpoint. Multiple casualties have been reported
Somalia military court sentences two foreign jihadists to 15 years jail term each for fighting for a terrorist group, Al-Shabaab. The duo, Darren Anthony Byrness from Britain and Ahmed Mustaqim bin Abdulhamid from Malaysia denied supporting a terror troop
Pentagon says US did carry out a strike near Idlib Syria vs a senior alQaida leader, per @PentagonPresSec No word of civilian casualties
At least four people, including two district officials have wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Burhakaba town. AlShabaab says the blast targeted NISA cheif Hussein Dhubow and Ex-deputy DC Nurow Ibrahim, Both officials suffered serious injuries
US Treasury Department designates Al-Qaeda financial network in Turkey
Huge explosion reported between Halane camp and General Dhegabadan military academy in Mogadishu's Wadajir district. AlShabaab claims responsibility, says it targeted a gathering of Somalia army, killed 11 soldiers, injured 16 others. No comment from SNA so far
CIA's Cohen: we have seen some indications of Al Qaeda movement to Afghanistan
1 week ago
Heavy fighting reported in Lower Juba region after Al-Shabab attack targeted Jubaland military camp in Abdalla-Birole on Kismayo outskirts. The regional forces repelled the ambush attack, killing and arresting several militants, per local officials in Somalia
Heavy clashes between Al Shabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported near Abdalla Biroole village, about 55Km southwest of Kismayo town, the capital of Somalia's Jubaland state this morning. Details sketchy1 week ago
Heavy clashes between Al Shabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported near Abdalla Biroole village, about 55Km southwest of Kismayo town, the capital of Somalia's Jubaland state this morning. Details sketchy
Blinken: There was no evidence that our stay in Afghanistan would help the government forces
Blinken: We achieved our goals in Afghanistan with the killing of bin Laden and the deterioration of al-Qaeda's capabilities
People flock Garissa Referral Hospital Mortuary to identify 14 bodies retrieved from River Tana
2 week ago
The Director General of MI5 tells @BBCr4today "there is no doubt" recent events in Afghanistan will have "heartened and emboldened" a number of Islamist extremists
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says the al-Qaeda extremist group that used Afghanistan as a staging base to attack US 20 years ago may attempt to regenerate there following an American withdrawal that has left the Taliban in power
2 week ago
Al-Shabaab fighters bombard with mortars a military base of the Burundian forces in the city of Mahadaye in the central state of Shabelle in southern Somalia, inflicting them with loss of life and equipment.
Somalia's Jubaland state becomes the first region to support Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble's decision to suspend the Intel chief. Jubaland condemned President @M_Farmaajo's irresponsible move to undermine the decision of the PM3 week ago
Somalia's Jubaland state becomes the first region to support Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble's decision to suspend the Intel chief. Jubaland condemned President @M_Farmaajo's "irresponsible" move to "undermine" the decision of the PM
3 week ago
Ahmed Masoud's forces: Al-Qaeda members joined the Taliban in their attack on Panjshir Province
Al-Shabaab reoccupy Ba'adweyne and Amaara towns in the central Galmudug state after government and regional forces withdrew. Somali forces engaged weeks of operations and lost military officers in capturing these towns
The Defense Department's Automated Biometric Identification System has flagged up to 100 of the 7,000 Afghans evacuated as prospective recipients of Special Immigration Visas as potential matches to intelligence agency watch lists, @DefenseOne has learned
Abducted Soldier Yet To Be Rescued: A family in Chebukaka village, Trans Nzoia County is pleading with President Uhuru Kenyatta to help secure their kin's release. The KDF soldier was abducted by Al Shabaab during the El-Adde attack in 2016
1 month ago
Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has issued a statement offering its "congratulations and blessings" for the Taliban "conquest" of Afghanistan
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town1 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab1 month ago
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab
1 month ago
Heavy clashes between AlShabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported in the outskirt of Bacaadweyne town in Somalia's Mudug region. Locals say the clashes take place in the area of Qaycad village
1 month ago
British Defense Minister: We may return to Afghanistan again if it turns into a haven for Al-Qaeda
UN report says most attacks in Somalia perpetrated by Al-Shabaab, primarily hit-and- run attacks, IEDs, use of person-borne IEDs mainly in Mogadishu, Lower Shabelle & Middle Shabelle. activity by pro-Da'esh elements continued to be reported in Bari Region of Puntland
1 month ago
Al-Shabab attack on AMISOM military base in Hudur Somalia
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