21 July 2024
5 month ago
Suspected US drone strike hits Al-Shabab meeting in Kuntawarey district, Lower Shabelle region on Friday night. 7 militants, including senior leaders killed, per Somali military sources
Al Shabab militants have reportedly foiled an operation by Somali special forces backed by US troops in Mubarak area, some 7km away from Awdhegle town in Lower Shabelle region. At least one civilian woman was wounded as reported by Somalimemo, an al Shabab-mouth-piece
Al-Shabaab claims it carried out an attack on a Somali National Army (SNA) post on the outskirts of Afgooye in the Lower Shabelle region, killing several soldiers & capturing weapons, ammunition, equipment, ID cards, & documents
Al-Shabaab insurgents claimed an ambush of a Kenyan police Land Cruiser 4WD vehicle on the road between Nairobi & Mandera County:5 month ago
Al-Shabaab insurgents claimed an ambush of a Kenyan police Land Cruiser 4WD vehicle on the road between Nairobi & Mandera County:
The United Arab Emirates said four of its troops and a Bahraini officer were killed while training the Somali army, in an attack claimed by Islamist militant group al-Shabaab
US condemns AS attack on a military camp in the capital Mogadishu targeting Emirati military advisers that killed three members of the UAE armed forces and Bahraini officer.
Reuters: At least 10 people were killed as a result of an explosion in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
There have been reports of explosions in Mogadishu’s main Bakara market, causing casualties, Tuesday.There are conflicting reports on what caused the explosions with some witnesses suggesting explosive devices to be the cause, contradicting earlier reporting that hinted mortars to be the cause
Somalia’s National Intel Agency has announced shutting down 14 militant affiliated websites.The agency @HSNQ_NISA said the effort took months and involved collecting data, investigation and identifying people behind the registration of the websites. This comes a day after NISA shut down nearly 20 alleged al-Shabaab Whatsapp groups
.@USAfricaCommand's Gen Michael Langley was in Somalia this week, meeting with Somali President Hasan Sheikh Mohamud & with LtGen Sam Okiding, force commander for the African Transition Mission, in Mogadishu
US airstrike in Somalia vs lShabbab this past Sunday (January 21) @USAfricaCommand says the strike -aprox. 35 km NE of Kismayo- was carried out the strike on the alQaida affiliate at the request of the Somali government Initial assessment is 3 Shabbab fighters killed
US forces killed three al Shabaab militants in a “self-defense” airstrike on Jan. 21 in Somalia, per @USAfricaCommand. Strike was at the request of the Somali government
At least three people were killed when a lone suicide bomber blew himself up at a cafe shop near the municipal government HQs in Mogadishu. No group says it has carried out Tuesday's explosion, but such attacks are often claimed by Al Shabab
A UN helicopter carrying military supplies has reportedly landed in an al Shabab-controlled area after taking off from Baladweyne town. Initial reports say Al Shabab group has seized the helicopter and four crew members onboard
6 month ago
Reuters, from Ambrei Maritime Security Company: Armed men board a cargo ship as it sails southeast of Eil, Somalia.
Today, 20 December 2023, ATMIS, handed over Qorillow Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Hirshabelle State to @SNAForce (SNA)
7 month ago
Senior al-Shabaab commander involved in organising attacks targeted by U.S. drone - Somali government says. The targeted militant has not been identified but @SONNALIVE reported the operation took place in the Middle Jubba region, Sunday
8 month ago
Ethiopian troops have fired four mortar rounds in eastern Bardale town, with reports indicating that the shelling was targeting Al Shabab-held areas. The bombardment sent a wave of shock among locals
According to State media, the govt troops “neutralised” a lone suicide bomber who tried to enter the base. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for the attack. The group also claimed the explosion killed seven soldiers and injured 26: Suspected suicide bombing reported outside the 77 military barracks on Mogadishu’s Industrial Road, early Monday - reports
@FBI Director Christopher Wray calls out "dangerous implications, very fluid situation" as a result of the Hamas attack on Israel. Says the attack had taken the threat to the US to a "whole other level" - noting it has inspired calls for terror attacks by alQaida, ISIS
Russian Aviation Agency: Protesters removed from Dagestan Airport and a decision to close it until November 6
An explosion which appears to be an IED blast was reported in Mogadishu targeting a vehicle carrying a government official in Waberi district near the seaport. So far, there is no report about causalities. More details will be added to this story
Al-Shabaab uses Katyusha rockets in shelling Mogadishu: The United Nations Envoy to Somalia @CatrionaLaing1 told the UN Security Council today that Al-Shabaab has “increased the use of 107mm rockets, particularly in Mogadishu.”
US offering reward of up to $5 million for info leading to alShabaab deputy leader Abukar Ali Adan Per @Rewards4Justice, was previously the group's military chief & also has associations with alQaida affiliates AQAP & AQIM
Somali TV journalist killed in al-Shabaab suicide bombing in Mogadishu tonight, police said. Abdifatah Moalim Nur who was the director of Somali Cable Television in Mogadishu was fatally injured in the attack. The local press rights group condemned the killing
Somali gov says 20 al Shabab militants were killed in an airstrike targeting several vehicles carrying food and military supplies in Shabelow area, south of Mudug region9 month ago
Somali gov says 20 al Shabab militants were killed in an airstrike targeting several vehicles carrying food and military supplies in Shabelow area, south of Mudug region
Al Shabab claims to have killed 58 SNA soldiers and wounded 71 others while siezing 3 vehicles following a heavy fighting between @SNAForce and the militants near Wasil town. No word from @SNAForce over the claims
9 month ago
Aleppo Today correspondent: An exodus of civilians for fear of renewed clashes between the National Army and groups loyal to Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham in "Sundi," "Haj Kusa," and "Shadar" in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.
10 month ago
Video: General alert by Turkish-backed Syrian opposition forces in the northern and eastern countryside of Aleppo, coinciding with Turkish movements in the region and continuing confrontations between the opposition and groups loyal to Tahrir al-Sham at the Al-Hamran crossing between the SDF, eastern Aleppo, Syria.
10 month ago
HTS has captured Al-Humran Crossing from SNA