28 September 2021
Big JNIM presence in Loroum Region, village de Sollé within the last few days. Local sources estimate fighters reach well above 1,000 in this part of BurkinaFaso4 month ago
Big JNIM presence in Loroum Region, village de Sollé within the last few days. Local sources estimate fighters reach well above 1,000 in this part of BurkinaFaso
Puntland military court sentenced to death five AlShabaab militants after being convicted deferent crimes including killings and IED attacks in Somalia's Galkayo town, Mudug region4 month ago
Puntland military court sentenced to death five AlShabaab militants after being convicted deferent crimes including killings and IED attacks in Somalia's Galkayo town, Mudug region
Al Shabab group addressing the current political crisis in Somalia, has accused president @M_Farmaajo of being responsible for Sunday's fighting in Mogadishu that forced 100,000 people to flee from their homes
Witnesses in Mogadishu have reported fresh displacement of civilians from their homes for fear of further clashes. No clashes occurred since Sunday but some neighbourhoods remain militarised where residents have decided situation is too volatile to stay comfortable in their homes
5 month ago
Sources reveal a number of mortar shells reigned down on the town of Xudur in southwest Somalia. The shelling ceased at 8:49PM local time
5 month ago
Somali authorities in Galkayo town say eight men have been sentenced to death by firing squad for terrorism and Al-Shabaab membership
Top U.S. general for the Middle East: "The war on terror is probably not going to end"
Mogadishu official dies from IED explosion in the northern suburb of the capital, per local media. Deputy commissioner of Daynile Abdi Mohamed Mohamud (Dhacow) was killed in the explosion on his car, his bodyguards badly were injured, per source
Two Somali regions, Galmudug and Puntland, have agreed joint security operation against Al-Shabaab as the militant group published purported photos of its militias taking over the small town of Ba'adweyne after federal govt forces ly vacated the town last week
Nangarhar Governor's office claims arrest of alleged al-Qaeda operative (Qari Mohammed Idrees Ameen) in SOF op in Rodat district of Nangarhar. He's being interrogated at Bagram detention center5 month ago
Nangarhar Governor's office claims arrest of alleged al-Qaeda operative (Qari Mohammed Idrees Ameen) in SOF op in Rodat district of Nangarhar. He's being interrogated at Bagram detention center
AMISOM, SNA military commanders set targets for joint operations against militants
The White House: We have the ability to monitor al Qaeda in Afghanistan without our military presence on the ground
At least 15 civilians were killed after IED a minibus in Middle Shabelle region, Wednesday, source. The vehicle was travelling from Mogadishu to the regional capital, Jowhar
Somalia's Minister of Defense Hassan Hussein Haji meets with senior officials from @US2SOMaliA. The meeting focused on strengthening ties between the two sides & enhance security cooperation in the fight against the militant group Al-shabaab
English translation of AQAP statement denying the arrest of its leader, Khalid Batarfi, and killing of Saad Atef al Awlaqi, the second-in-command
Puntland leader @SaidAbdullahiDe alleges Federal Info Minister Osman Abukar Dubbe was wearing different clothes at today's meeting; suggests the statement was pre-recorded. In the statement Dubbe says leaders of Puntland and Jubaland do not want elections based on Sept 17 deal
5 month ago
AlShabaab fighters have been reportedly ambushed a convoy of Ethiopian troops serving under AMISOM in the outskirt of Hudur town in Somalia's Bakol region. Casualties reported
Airstrikes [reportedly by UAVs] on AQAP positions, north of Ataq [Shabwah governorate]
5 month ago
A number of Somali forces were killed and wounded in an attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a military base of the forces in the town of Qalmo in the central state of Shabelle in southern Somalia.
Security forces in Southwest shot and killed two Al-Shabaab militants suspected of planting IED at Qansahdhere town airport, Sunday. One AK47, a pistol were recovered, IED detonated. Authorities released names of the 2 men one of whom was linked with AS's besiegement of the town5 month ago
Security forces in Southwest shot and killed two Al-Shabaab militants suspected of planting IED at Qansahdhere town airport, Sunday. One AK47, a pistol were recovered, IED detonated. Authorities released names of the 2 men one of whom was linked with AS's besiegement of the town
5 month ago
Army chief Brigadier Gen. Odawaa Yusuf Rageh tells 14 soldiers, dozens of militants were killed in Saturday's Al-Shabaab attacks in Lower Shabelle. In this extensive interview he also addresses recent questions about SNA and political events in Mogadishu
Al Shabab's military spokesman Abdi Aziz Abu Musab says Sunday they killed 67 Somali soldiers in two ambush attacks on army bases in Awdhegle & Barire on Saturday morning but a Somali army commander said on yesterday the SNA killed 76 and captured 10 during the attack
UN urges Somali leaders to break impasse delaying elections. SRSG James Swan tells UN Security Council that Somalia's electoral process required "urgent attention
5 month ago
Somali regional police officer from the Central Investigations Department Omar M Samatar has been shot dead in Galkayo. Police reacted and apprehended one of the assailants. Samatar's boss Warsame Yusuf recently survived an IED explosion near his home
6 month ago
Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has rejected AstraZeneca vaccine, claims in a statement that "its harms far outweigh its alleged benefit"
In an operation in Gayan district, Paktika province, Afghan intelligence service killed Dawlat Beg Tajiki AKA Abu Mohammad Tajiki a senior AQIS commander, Hazrat Ali AKA Hamza Muhajir from Waziristan was also killed. Both commanders were a major link between AQ and Taliban6 month ago
In an operation in Gayan district, Paktika province, Afghan intelligence service killed Dawlat Beg Tajiki AKA Abu Mohammad Tajiki a senior AQIS commander, Hazrat Ali AKA Hamza Muhajir from Waziristan was also killed. Both commanders were a major link between AQ and Taliban
Somalia: 3 security personnel were killed and 7 wounded in two separate explosions in the capital, Mogadishu
Today, HTS carried out a raid against an Isis cell in Atmeh. Clashes lasted for hours: 1 militant has been arrested and at least 3 killed
AlShabaab media outlets promised a new audio message of the group's leader Ahmed Omar Abu Ubaida. Affiliate sites of the group said the message will address the people of Djibouti6 month ago
AlShabaab media outlets promised a new audio message of the group's leader Ahmed Omar Abu Ubaida. Affiliate sites of the group said the message will address the people of Djibouti
Somali National Army took over security responsibilities of the @amisomsomalia forward operating base in Afgoye on Thursday, per reports. AU forces will now move towards Arbiska and Arba'ow, between Mogadishu and Afgoye
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