Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

21 February 2020
US military launches air, ground offensive against AlShabaab in Barire town, some 50 km away from Mogadishu. Deaths reported as a weapon cache razed down.
Al Shabab claims attack at Ougandaise base in Qoryooley
1 year ago
At least six soldiers killed after mortar rounds rained down on military base in Sanguni area, some 50km north of Kismayo. The attack was claimed by AlShabaab
Al-Shabaab Degraded by U.S., Federal Government of Somalia -1 year ago
Al-Shabaab Degraded by U.S., Federal Government of Somalia -
[email protected] commander Gen. Votel: "We have not authorized Saudi Arabia or the Emirates to re-transfer any of this equipment to other parties on the ground in Yemen.I think we have to look more closely at the allegations in this particular situation to find out what happened."
Two senior military commanders killed in powerful IED explosion in Dhanaane, south of Mogadishu - Reports. Early reports indicate that the explosion took place in the same area where IED killed the Cmdr and Deputy Cmdr of the 12th April Division on December 6 last year.
CNN: Saudi Arabia and the UAE have given US military equipment, including armored vehicles, to Al Qaeda-linked militias to buy their loyalty in the Yemen war
1 year ago
US Embassy Kenya issued a security alert to US citizens today: 'Credible information indicates Westerners may be targeted by extremists in Nairobi, Naivasha, Nanyuki, and coastal areas of Kenya'
Death toll of the car bomb explosion in Mogadishu raised to 11 people
Al Shabab has claimed the responsibility for today's explosion at Mogadishu mall,saying the blast killed at least 8 Public officials.
Heavy explosion from a suspected car bomb in Mogadishu the capital of Somalia today
The explosion happened in the Hamarweye district of Mogadishu, the capital of Somali on Monday Morning
AQ/al Shabaab claims killing and injuring at least 3 Somali soldiers in Afgoye
1 year ago
Two high-profile foreign Jihads and 20 other AlShabaab fighters killed in operation carried out by Somalia and US especial forces in Bu'alle town
US military says 13 AlShabaab killed in drone strike carried out in Gandarshe area, some 75km away from Mogadishu1 year ago
US military says 13 AlShabaab killed in drone strike carried out in Gandarshe area, some 75km away from Mogadishu
Kenya: Local sources confirm AQ/al Shabaab attack against Kenyan Forces in Garissa with an IED causing several casualties
Authorities in Jubbaland region confirm the army base attack in Bardhere. Several Ethiopian soldiers and civilians were killed after Al-Shabaab detonated a VBIED outside a military checkpoint near a local airport.1 year ago
Authorities in Jubbaland region confirm the army base attack in Bardhere. Several Ethiopian soldiers and civilians were killed after Al-Shabaab detonated a VBIED outside a military checkpoint near a local airport.
Kenyan Police in Garissa town has seized seven AK 47 rifles and dozens of ammunition in an operation on Wednesday.
Niger-: Nigerien army vehicle struck by an IED in the area of Titahoune, axis In-Ates - Ayorou, Tillabery Region, four soldiers wounded including two severely and two lightly (first reported IED attack targeting FAN in this specific area)1 year ago
Niger-: Nigerien army vehicle struck by an IED in the area of Titahoune, axis In-Ates - Ayorou, Tillabery Region, four soldiers wounded including two severely and two lightly (first reported IED attack targeting FAN in this specific area)
New US airstrike killed 24 Al-Shabaab militants in Shabeley, Hiran region on Wednesday - per US military. Somalia.1 year ago
New US airstrike killed 24 Al-Shabaab militants in Shabeley, Hiran region on Wednesday - per US military. Somalia.
Ethiopian military says it has killed 43 AlShabaab militants in an air strike carried out in Burhakaba town
[email protected] delivers message of condolence to @UKenyatta after DusitD2Riverside attack, vowing to stand with Kenya in the war against terror. Somalia
.@SomaliPM delivers message of condolence to @UKenyatta after DusitD2Riverside attack, vowing to stand with Kenya in the war against terror. Somalia
Govt forces in Bur Hakaba town tonight repulsed an attack by small number of Shabaab attackers on motorcycles. Nine militants were involved in the attack. Few minutes after the attack, soldiers on patrol clashed with the same militants, a soldier was slightly wounded, per sources
Two people were killed and five wounded on Tuesday when a car packed with explosives was detonated near the ministry of petroleum in Mogadishu. The vehicle was parked at a petrol station in front of the ministry's offices in Mogadishu when it was detonated.
"The conflicts in Iraq and Syria have generated a large pool of skilled and battle-hardened fighters who remain dispersed throughout the region" per @ODNIgov Dir Dan Coats
Reports of an IED explosion targeting a vehicle belonging to a private electericity company outside Mogadishu.
Gao: Tarkint's FAMa camp (Bourem) was attacked today, 29/01/2019 at around 6am.
Aftermath of today's car bomb around Ministry of petroleum which is near to Banadir administration HQ, Somali National University and Daljirka Dahson in Mogadishu. Photos courtesy by Saed Yusuf. Casualties feared.
Smoke rises over around Bar-shabeel area near Banadir region HQ in Mogadishu after a suicide car exploded in front of petroleum station. Police forces were checking the car before it went off. Casualties feared.
Explosion heard around Jubba junction in Mogadishu. Somalia
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