The man, who had expressed allegiance to al Qaeda, was arrested yesterday after meeting an undercover agent and saying he planned to plant a bomb at an Independence Day event and would also target other locations in Cleveland and Philadelphia, according to @FBI

Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

19 July 2018
JNIM claims suicide bombing on French troops in Gao
At least 5 people injured in bomb explosion near cinema Nasri in Mogadishu's Hodan
At least two people injured in landline explosion near cinema Nasri in Hodan district, a short while ago: Security Source
FBI thwarts plot by 48 year old alQaeda supporter Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts (AKA Salah ad-Deen Osama Waleed, Abdur Raheem Rafeeq) to attack 4th of July Parade in Cleveland Ohio. Pitts also expressed interest to carry out an attack in Philadelphia2 week ago
FBI thwarts plot by 48 year old alQaeda supporter Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts (AKA Salah ad-Deen Osama Waleed, Abdur Raheem Rafeeq) to attack 4th of July Parade in Cleveland Ohio. Pitts also expressed interest to carry out an attack in Philadelphia
Al Qaeda-linked group claims attack on French troops in Mali
2 week ago
The man, who had expressed allegiance to al Qaeda, was arrested yesterday after meeting an undercover agent and saying he planned to plant a bomb at an Independence Day event and would also target other locations in Cleveland and Philadelphia, according to @FBI
2 week ago
Man arrested in plot to carry out a bomb attack in downtown Cleveland on July 4; he is alleged to have pled allegiance to Al-Qaeda - FBI
48 y/o man arrested by FBI in Cleveland on suspicion of plotting jihadism motivated July 4 terrorist attack in downtown Cleveland: prosecutor.2 week ago
48 y/o man arrested by FBI in Cleveland on suspicion of plotting jihadism motivated July 4 terrorist attack in downtown Cleveland: prosecutor.
Explosion reported around Siinay junction in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
2 week ago
Al-Shabab bans plastic bags in areas under their control in Somalia
Al-Shabab bans plastic bags in areas under their control in Somalia
Roadside bomb explosion hits vehicle carrying regional officials near Mogadishu.
"Shortly after Friday prayers, a suicide bomber in a vehicle painted with UN colours blew up at the entrance to the G5 base in Sevare. It was a huge blast," a military source in the G5 Sahel force told AFP
Mali: Ongoing attack in Sevare, Mopti, heavy explosion (not excluding SVBIED) followed by gunfire, Sevare harbors the headquarters of the G5Sahel-Force
Unknown location
Mali: Attack against G5 Sahel HQ. Strong explosion followed by automatic gunfire.
3 week ago
The Al-Shabab group is said to have denied reports of its leader's death. Somali Memo website said that it had contacted a "a top Al-Shabab official" who said that Ahmed Diriye is "alive and healthy".
Somali military official says Al-Shabab leader Ahmed Diriye, alias Abu Ubeidah, has died of cancer, according to Somali National Army Radio.
At least three killed in Al-Shabab ambush north of Bal'ad town, Monday: Source
Somali military say they've killed 7 Al-Shabab militants including a foreign fighter from Tanzania in an operation that led to seizure of the key Arare bridge N of Kismayo: Arare bridge is a strategic bridge ove Jubba river that is several miles away from Al-Shabab town of Jamame
3 week ago
Somali army radio is reporting that Al-Shabab Cmdr by the name "Aruuriyow" was killed in a joint operation by Somali and US forces in Arare area, north of Sanguni. The radio identifies Aruuriyow as AS Cmdr of Middle and Lower Jubba regions; it doesn't when operation took place.
An Indonesian court has sentenced radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman to death for his role in the 2016 suicide bombing in Jakarta.
Sound of loud explosion just heard in Mogadishu's Somali capital
Somali military claims to have killed 7 AlShabaab fighters in fighting near Kismayo town, saying 5 others soldiers were also injured in the clash. Somalia
Footage: ISIS sleeper cell ambushed HTS vehicle on Aleppo-Jisr al Shughur highway. At least 3 militants were killed, 2 others were injured
Libya-: News coming from Misrata that the two senior SDB commanders Ahmed al-Tajouri and Faraj Shaku were killed in airstrike while moving from Bani Walid toward theOil Crescent1 month ago
Libya-: News coming from Misrata that the two senior SDB commanders Ahmed al-Tajouri and Faraj Shaku were killed in airstrike while moving from Bani Walid toward the"Oil Crescent"
US military official has confirmed to VOA that an American drone strike targeted Mullah Fazal Ullah, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban in an Afghan province near the border with Pakistan
U.S. Conducts Precision Strike in Libya
A Hawlwadag district official and one of the electoral delegates in last year's Somalia election died in separate attacks by suspected Al-Shabab assassins
1 month ago
Two soldiers killed in an attack on military base in Qansaxdhere town. Somalia, Ethiopian forces clashed with AlShabaab - Media reports
1 month ago
Gen. Mohamed Ahmed, the commander of army division 52 forces told local media that the security operations in the past four months done all over the Hiiran Region killed 80 Alshabaan fighters including top officers. Somalia
1 month ago
Somali military claims to have killed at least 80 AlShabaab fighters in an operation near Mokoqori town. There was no word from the group over the claims. Somalia
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