Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

8 April 2020
10 Monat zuvor
At least 17 soldiers in Niger killed, 11 missing after ambush near Mali border: government spokesman
10 Monat zuvor
Two aid workers kidnapped by AlShabaab near Dollow town of Somalia
A car loaded with explosives  targeted the Wardhigley district Head Quarter, it was  busy time, sources said.  There are casualties, but undefined number. Source told @somali_online that district secretary, Ali Adan is among the injures.  A  destruction can be seen. Somalia10 Monat zuvor
A car loaded with explosives targeted the Wardhigley district Head Quarter, it was busy time, sources said. There are casualties, but undefined number. Source told @somali_online that district secretary, Ali Adan is among the injures. A destruction can be seen. Somalia
10 Monat zuvor
Early signs indicate a suicide bomber drive a VBIED into Wardhiigley district headquarters, there are casualties.
Plume of white smoke can be seen rise over the sky of Mogadishu after the explosion, Initial reports say the explosion targeted Wardhigley district HQ.10 Monat zuvor
Plume of white smoke can be seen rise over the sky of Mogadishu after the explosion, Initial reports say the explosion targeted Wardhigley district HQ.
10 Monat zuvor
Bomb attack at Warta Nabada district HQs bordering presidential palace in Mogadishu. Police confirm casualties
Explosion near Bakaaro area in Mogadishu10 Monat zuvor
Explosion near Bakaaro area in Mogadishu
Reports of an explosion in Kismayo tonight after grenade was thrown at a military vehicle in the area of Golol junction, no casualties reported. Meanwhile, exchange of gunfire has been reported bw security forces and suspected militants in Yontow outside Kismayo this evening.
Mali: Barkhane dismantled an IED this morning in Ménaka town
Somalia's spy agency @HSNQ_NISA displays photos of 2 alleged AlShabab commanders, who were among 9 surrendered to troops in Gedo last week.11 Monat zuvor
Somalia's spy agency @HSNQ_NISA displays photos of 2 alleged AlShabab commanders, who were among 9 surrendered to troops in Gedo last week.
Al-Shabab claims ambush on government forces near Balad (Bal'ad), Middle Shabelle, and say they killed a brigade commander, wounding his deputy, and killing 11 other soldiers and destroying 3 vehicles:(see reporting
11 Monat zuvor
Nine Ethiopian soldiers were killed and wounded after al-Shabaab targeted them by detonating an explosive device in the central Somali city of Helgan.
11 Monat zuvor
Large explosion said to be landmine targeting Ethiopian troops serving under AMISOM has been reported the central of Halgan village in Hiran region, central Somalia, Residents say Ethiopian troops have opened fire to the civilians after the explosion. Witness
Somali Police Forces say they have seized a cache of explosive materials including anti-tank land mines, belonging to the AlShabaab militants in a security operation in Somalia's coastal town of Marka, The capital of Lower Shabelle region.
Somali police force intercepted VBIED which was heading to Mogadishu but the vehicle exploded as the police trying to dismantle it, at least one soldier was being injured in the operation. The incident happened at Hawa Abdi village of Elasha Biyaha 15km out of Mogadishu. Somalia11 Monat zuvor
Somali police force intercepted VBIED which was heading to Mogadishu but the vehicle exploded as the police trying to dismantle it, at least one soldier was being injured in the operation. The incident happened at Hawa Abdi village of Elasha Biyaha 15km out of Mogadishu. Somalia
Burkina Faso: Presumed JNIMISGS militants made an incursion into the market of Petabouli (Gorom-Gorom), Oudalan, two people were killed including the son of a municipal councilor, the assailants also prevented access to the market11 Monat zuvor
Burkina Faso: Presumed JNIMISGS militants made an incursion into the market of Petabouli (Gorom-Gorom), Oudalan, two people were killed including the son of a municipal councilor, the assailants also prevented access to the market
11 Monat zuvor
Mozambique: Suspected Shabaab fighters attacked the village of Nacate in the Macomia district. Further details to be reported as information are received. Note village already destroyed by cyclone creating an environment for Shabaab cell attacks
A number of government militias were killed and wounded in a raid by al-Shabaab militants at a military checkpoint in the southwestern city of Afgoye, capital of Mogadishu.
11 Monat zuvor
Somalia: Several AlShabaab fighters killed in Hudur Somalia
Two more Al-Shabaab fighters have surrendered in Gedo region, bringing the number of defectors this week to 5 - according to regional officials.11 Monat zuvor
Two more Al-Shabaab fighters have surrendered in Gedo region, bringing the number of defectors this week to 5 - according to regional officials.
A military vehicle of government militias was destroyed, and one of them was killed and injured by an explosive device planted by al-Shabaab militants near the Senjuni area of Kismayo City suburb of southern Somalia.
11 Monat zuvor
The UAE-backed Giants Brigade has begun a new operation alongside Hamiqan tribesmen in the Al-Bayda Governorate. They are fighting Al-Qaeda at one end and the Houthi forces at the other.
11 Monat zuvor
Somali army forces have recaptured Barire town, some 60km west of Mogadishu, from AlShabaab after brief fighting – Media reports Somalia
Growing US concerns about NW Syria - "Ongoing Russian and government airstrikes, along with attacks by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and other groups connected to AlQaeda in Syria, continue to destabilize the region" per @StateDept's @statedeptspox Morgan Ortagus
11 Monat zuvor
Roadside Bomb Hits Military Convoy Outside Mogadishu
Burkina Faso: Presumed JNIM/ISGS militants attacked the police station and mayors' office this morning in Gorgadji, Séno Province, one wounded and motorbikes set ablaze11 Monat zuvor
Burkina Faso: Presumed JNIM/ISGS militants attacked the police station and mayors' office this morning in Gorgadji, Séno Province, one wounded and motorbikes set ablaze
Somalia Police forces say the have detained more than 70 people in connection with AlShabaab militants during a massive security operation in Mogadishu and nearby areas.11 Monat zuvor
Somalia Police forces say the have detained more than 70 people in connection with AlShabaab militants during a massive security operation in Mogadishu and nearby areas.
11 Monat zuvor
A bus from the TKF transport company, linking the Toma-Ouagadougou, was attacked by gunmen on Monday morning. Casualties toll is still unknown.
11 Monat zuvor
Somali police arrest Al Shabaab suspects in Mogadishu
AQIM affiliate Katibat 'Uqba bin Nafi', the 'Sha'anabi [Mountains] Battalion,' claims double IED attack in Jebel ech Chambi that (they say) destroyed a Tunisian army KIRPI armored vehicle and then targeted reinforcements, losing 1 "martyr," Abu Mus'ab of Tunisia
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