Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

8 April 2020
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[email protected]: "while in Somalia, Townsend met with the US units responsible for training the Danab," a light infantry force seen as critical to combating the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab. Background on US efforts to train Danab
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Gen. Stephen Townsend, the new commander of @USAfricaCommand, visited Somalia August 7 and "met with the Prime Minister of Somalia, the US Ambassador to Somalia, Donald Yamamoto, and senior Somali military leadership in Mogadishu," according to @USAfricaCommand
[email protected]: "Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale met today with Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre in Mogadishu, Somalia. The Under Secretary reaffirmed America's commitment to assist Somalia with political reform, economic development andstabilization efforts"
19 soldiers killed in a suspected Al Qaeda attack in the Directorate of Mahfad in Yemen
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Al-Qaeda attack kills 19 soldiers in south Yemen: security officials
Al-Qaeda is as strong as ever after rebuilding itself, U.S. State Department official says
President Trump asked if U.S. government played role in killing Osama bin Laden's son: "Hamza was very threatening to our country and you can't do that."
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Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead, US intelligence officials say
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Security forces in Mogadishu arrested two female journalists while they were attending a meeeting at Peace garden in the capital
9 HTS(Tahrir Al Sham) suspects were detained in Kayseri, Turkey8 Monat zuvor
9 HTS(Tahrir Al Sham) suspects were detained in Kayseri, Turkey
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LNA Spox says army has detected telephone calls between al-Qaeda members, Qatar and Turkey
Three civilians and two govt tax collectors were wounded in hand grenade blast in Afgoye district on Monday
Burundi's military says six of its soldiers killed, 3 others injured in Somalia attack while two other soldiers were also missing
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Somali govt media reports U.S. has carried out a new airstrike in Golis mountains, killing a number of Al-Shabaab militants
[email protected]: "Today President Trump signed an executive order to address the deteriorating security situation in Mali. The President's executive order will freeze assets and suspend travel for individuals or entities that seek to undermine the peace, security or stability of Mali"
Qatar's air force airlifted mayor of Mogadishu and 10 other officials for medical treatment in Doha after being injured in a suicide bomb attack claimed by AlShabaab in Mogadishu8 Monat zuvor
Qatar's air force airlifted mayor of Mogadishu and 10 other officials for medical treatment in Doha after being injured in a suicide bomb attack claimed by AlShabaab in Mogadishu
Libya GNA security forces arrested three suspected AQ members in the outskirts of Tripoli. They seized one AKMS, two AKMs (could be Romian), Libyan made Makarov, 9mm pistol, two F1, one RGD-5 and a M67 grenade. Also ammo, mags (one Russian RPK mag) and a bulletproof vest
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Minister of Information Abdi Xayir Mareye confirmed 6 people including 2 district commissioners and 3 regional directors killed, while 6 others lead by the Mayor Yarisow and District commoners were injured and currently ongoing treatments in the hospitals
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Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman injured in explosion in his office, he is being evacuated to a hospital, officials. Early reports indicate an explosion occurred inside the HQs of Mogadishu
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A suicide explosion reported at Mogadishu municipality HQ and followed by heavy gunfire ongoing. Many feared dead - Witness
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Somali media: a suicide bombing in the capital Mogadishu and exchange of fire following it
Explosion of a car bomb at a French military base in the Gao region, Mali8 Monat zuvor
Explosion of a car bomb at a French military base in the Gao region, Mali
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17 dead and 28 wounded by a car bomb in Mogadishu
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At least 17 killed nearly 30 others injured in Mogadishu car bomb blast, per medical sources. The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for the attack
Local sources say at least 13 people killed and several others injured in car bomb attack at check point near an Hotel towards  Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu8 Monat zuvor
Local sources say at least 13 people killed and several others injured in car bomb attack at check point near an Hotel towards Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu
A major explosion was reported in Mogadishu, followed by gunfire. The target would be a security checkpoint leading to the airport The operating mode resembles that used by Boko Haram (to be confirmed)8 Monat zuvor
A major explosion was reported in Mogadishu, followed by gunfire. The target would be a security checkpoint leading to the airport The operating mode resembles that used by Boko Haram (to be confirmed)
US going after alQaida branch in Mali, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), and JNIM official Bah Ag Moussa "As a leader within JNIM, Bah Ag Moussa directly contributes to the violence and instability fueled by al-Qa'ida's terrorism" per @USTreasury's Sigal Mandelker
New counter-terrorism designations by @USTreasury target national of Mali and Morocco.
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Al Shabaab media claims killing and injuring 20 Ethiopian soldiers in Halgan disctrict Hiran region
Burkina Faso: Army position attacked this morning in Natiaboani, Gourma Province (Est Region), three assailants killed and ten soldiers wounded, according to a provisional toll8 Monat zuvor
Burkina Faso: Army position attacked this morning in Natiaboani, Gourma Province (Est Region), three assailants killed and ten soldiers wounded, according to a provisional toll
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