Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

21 February 2020
Somalia: 3 roadside bomb attacks in Mogadishu today. First bomb injured a govt official identified as Abdinasir Hassan & killed 3 of his guards. 2 simultaneous bombs hit an AMISOM military convoy, resulting casualties, destroying one vehicle. AlShabaab claimed responsibility
US targeted the leader of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, NYT reports. American officials believe they may have killed Qassim al-Rimi, but have not confirmed his death
Fugitive Jubbaland Security Minister Abdirashid Hassan Abdinur "Abdirashid Janan" arrives on a boat in Kismayo, three days after the Federal Govt reported he "escaped" from prison - sources
Fresh US airstrike targets Al-Shabaab-occupied compound in Jilib town on Wednesday, Somali Govt reported. It's the second airstrike against the militants in the vicinity of Jilib this week
The Somali govt says new airstrike by the US military killed one Al-Shabaab fighter near the town of Jilib, Middle Jubba region on Monday
3 week ago
Al-Shabaab in Kamsuma town executes three men accused of being soldiers. Muse Hussein Siyad 31, Hussein Mohamed Abdi 20 and Falliir Yarow Ali 75 were killed by firing squad late on Saturday
The US military identified the three Americans killed in the Manda Bay attack as Army Spc. Henry J. Mayfield, Jr and two U.S. contractors, Mr. Bruce Triplett and Mr. Dustin Harrison
4 week ago
Kenyan police arrested two suspected AlShabaab militants in Tana River after rip-off from local residents who spotted 6 armed men in the area
The Air Force aircraft carrying our Turkish citizens and Somalian brothers wounded in the terror attack in Somali has departed from Mogadishu for Ankara
1 month ago
The Somali govt has reported new airstrike conducted in coordination with the US military near Bangeeni, between Koban and Jamame, Lower Jubba region, Jan 19. Strike occurred during clearance operation by Elite Danab forces. Three Al-Shabaab operatives were killed, per statement
Al-Shabaab militants reportedly fired several rounds of RPGs and small arms on a military base outside Marka town, Sunday evening; troops responded with heavy machine guns
Multiple casualties reported after a suicide bomb hits Somali security forces and Turkish construction workers at Bood Boodka near Afgoye. Witnesses saw injured members of the special police and civilian Turkish construction workers being evacuated to the hospital
Turkey's embassy in Mogadishu confirms three Turkish nationals sustained wounds in the car bomb attack in Afgoye town. This is the second attack targeting Turkish engineers building Mogadishu-Afgoye road
Somali police: a car bomb explosion targeted a group of Turkish contractors in the city of Afgooye
President Kenyatta: Administration and police to engage locals and religious leaders as proactive strategy to deter militants from entering enter our borders to radicalize our youth
The Somali govt is reporting new airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Kunyo Barrow town area on Thursday, killing two militants; identity of the targeted figures not yet known
US Department of Defense spokesperson: We continue our operations against al-Shabaab threats in Kenya
At least 3 Primary school teachers killed, one student injured on Alshabaab attack at Kamuthe in Garissa county Kenya, at 2am today. Safaricom mast and transformer destroyed
[email protected] press release: @USAfricaCommand Commander Gen. Townsend visited partner forces and US troops stationed at Camp Simba and Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, Thursday following the January 5 deadly Al Shabaab attack that killed a US soldier and two US defense contractors
At least four people were killed 15 injured after a suicide car bomb in Mogadishu. Security source says it happened at a time when commuters were crossing the checkpoint. Lawmakers also use same checkpoint to enter the nearby parliament building
Four civilians were killed including a child and a teacher after Al-Shabaab attack in Garissa, northeast Kenya. Police also killed two militants, per statement
Bahrain condemns the terrorist attack that targeted a military base used by American forces in Kenya
Reports from Nairobi indicate the Interception of terror suspect while he was conducting Surveillance at KDF Moi Air Base. A Somali-Canadian man has been arrested in Eastleigh by Police. This comes a day after AlShabaab attack on US-Kenya military base in Lamu
A US soldier and two Pentagon contractors were killed in attack by Al Shabab in Kenya this morning, US military announces Two US soldiers were also wounded
Statement just issued by Kenya military spokesman Colonel Paul Njuguna
U.S. military: "An accountability of personnel assessment is underway," after attack by Islamic militants at Kenya base used by American forces
US military says security situation in Manday Bay "fluid"; confirms damage to infrastructure and equipment; an accountability of personnel assessment is underway - statement
AL SHABAAB militants launched an attack on the US-Kenya military base in Manda Bay, Lamu. Heavy fire exchange ongoing1 month ago
AL SHABAAB militants launched an attack on the US-Kenya military base in Manda Bay, Lamu. Heavy fire exchange ongoing
US carries out its first airstrike in 2020 in Somalia. The strike near Bacaw on January 3 killed three militants, per US military. US conducted a record 63 strikes in Somalia in 2019
Al-Shabab today claimed to have assassinated a government soldier in Afgooye, Lower Shabelle
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