Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

11 May 2021
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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
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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
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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 Taliban1 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 Djibouti1 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
Five to eight rounds of mortar attacks were reported in Mogadishu early on Thursday. Some of the mortars landed on the edge of Mogadishu airport, others hit residential areas killing an infant and a father, per @sntvnews1. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack
Heavy explosions, said to be mortar strikes, target the heavily fortified Halane camp (Mogadishu's green zone) which hosts several foreign missions in Somalia. At least 5 explosions heard inside Halane camp and nearby areas. Casualties reported - Witnesses
Mandera IED Attack: At least three people killed, several others injured after a bus they were traveling in was hit by a roadside improvised explosive device in North Eastern
[email protected]_Farmaajo called for a new round of talks about elections on March 22. Unclear if the call will garner support from the opposition and the two main federal member states to take place. Puntland, Jubaland, opposition leaders & Senate leadership formed a new alliance on March 18
A soldier in the security belt was killed and 4 others were seriously wounded, today, Friday, when gunmen attacked a security checkpoint in the "Al-Wadia" district in Abyan governorate, south of Yemen. One day after a similar attack targeted a security post for the same forces in Ahwar district, killing 11, including soldiers and civilians, and wounding 5 others
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Another terror attack on Security Belt checkpoint in Abyan, which left 1 soldier dead & 3 injured. AQAP managed to control checkpoint for several hours before it was recaptured by SBF. These increased attacks come with the increased movement of militants in Shabwah & Al-Bayda
Last night, HTS carried out a raid against an Isis cell in Idlib city
1 month ago
A US surveillance drone crashed while on a reconnaissance mission in the village of Weelaamroow in the Lower Jubba province of Somalia.
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Algeria: AQMI denies all allegations to militarize the protest movement (as suggested by Algerian govt state media) but also in the same message urges "Jihad" against the Algerian government
2 month ago
@USAfricaCommand says there was NO airstrike by US forces during Monday's operation vs alShabaab in in Ballow and Jambalul villages in Somalia
[email protected] envoy to Somalia James Swan condemns the mortar attack on the Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu
Incoming mortar fire causes damage to prefabs, vehicles in Halane camp, footage shows. No casualties reported so far. The Al-Shabaab militant claimed responsibility
Heavy explosions said to be mortar attacks have been reported near Aden Adde international airport in Mogadishu. Reports say several mortars landed inside Somalia's heavily fortified Halane military, camp which housing AU, UN offices in the city
Reports of indirect fire on Halane, the AMISOM base camp in Mogadishu. Five to six impacts were reported; casualties not yet known
2 month ago
Al-Shabaab media published purported audio of one of their leaders Mahad Karate threatening further attacks on prisons to free militant inmates, following Thursday's attack on Bosaso prison. Puntland said some prisoners were recaptured and vowed to prepare operation to degrade AS
At least 20 dead, 30 others injured in a car bomb outside Lul Yemeni restaurant in Mogadishu, according to @AaminAmbulance. A suicide bomber attacked the same hotel in early August last year
Somalia: Confirmation: An initial assessment would show 20 dead and 30 injured in a suicide bombing targeting a restaurant in central Mogadishu
Scene of tonight's massive explosion near Mogadishu Central prison. Witnesses say suspected car bomb targets Luul Yemeni restaurant. Casualties reported. No group claims responsibility yet
2 month ago
Al-Shabaab claims releasing 400 terrorist inmates from Bosaso prison in Puntland during a coordinated midnight attack. At least 7 police officers killed in the attack, according police
2 month ago
Latest following Al-Shabaab prison raid in Puntland: -Militants used complex attack -Sources told local reporters militants entered the prison -AS claims releasing 400 inmates, but no independent corroboration yet. -Puntland says some inmates may have escaped, some re-arrested
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