Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

22 April 2021
Three people have been killed and seven others injured in a suicide bombing outside a Blue Sky restaurant in the northern city of Mogadishu, officials say. The dead include an unidentified baby boy.
Huge blast in Mogadishu near presidential palace
Three dead including a child, seven others were injured after an explosion from suicide bombing in front of Blue Sky cafeteria, central Mogadishu - witnesses
Huge explosion reported near Somalia Presidential palace in Mogadishu. Casualties feared. Details Sketchy
7 month ago
Somalia @USAfricaCommand has confirmed the alShabab leader killed in August strike was Abdulqadit Commandos
Qasim Ali Noor, Balad district commissioner confirms that al Shabaab has on Tuesday early morning attacked the security checkpoints on the outside of the district. Local residents say that the fighters have entered into neighborhoods. Casualties unknown
7 month ago
Danab and Jubbaland regional forces have informed the public that all the roads within 5km of Jana Abdalle have been closed as they conduct an operation to clear Al-Shabaab militants from the area. It follows after Monday's VBIED attack on Somali, US outpost in the area
7 month ago
[email protected] spokesman Colonel Chris Karns tells VOA that one US soldier injured in Al-Shabaab attack in Jana Abdalle area, 60 km northwest of Kismayo, Somalia on Monday. Al Shabaab claims it has killed 4 US soldiers and 16 Somali soldiers trained by the US
7 month ago
U.S. military service member wounded in Somalia during attack by al-Qaeda linked fighters using a car bomb and mortar fire: statement
7 month ago
A Somali official: 3 wounded, including an American officer, in a car bomb explosion
7 month ago
Two members of the Somali special forces were killed in a car explosion in the south of the country
7 month ago
Massive explosion believed to be a car bomb targets US, Kenyan and Somali troops at Jana Abdalle village about 60km Northwest of the Somali coastal city of Kismayo. Intense small arms fire also reported, casualties feared - Attack is ongoing, per local reports
Geolocated a Houthi fighter capturing an alleged AQAP/ISIS hilltop site in an AUG 27 video. He appears to be near Al-Qahwah, Tibbat al-Safah/al-Sufian, & Jabal al-Shoub in Zaharah, al-Bayda, Yemen. Possible Location: 14.676671, 44.851533
Two people were wounded when a planted roadside bomb exploded near Mogadishu's Sayid junction tonight. Somalia
Al-Shabab, unsurprisingly, claimed that recent clashes around Ba'adweyne in Mudug were with government militia and not, as @HarunMaruf reports, with local villagers resistant to the insurgent group's forced recruitment and seizure of weapons7 month ago
Al-Shabab, unsurprisingly, claimed that recent clashes around Ba'adweyne in Mudug were with "government militia" and not, as @HarunMaruf reports, with local villagers resistant to the insurgent group's forced recruitment and seizure of weapons
At least 12 people were killed in a confrontation between al Shabaab and armed villagers near Ba'adweyn village in Mudug region on Friday. AlShabaab claims to have killed and wounded 8 others during the fighting but multiple sources saying that both sides suffered casualties
US AFRICOM: Al-Shabaab: the nature of this enemy --- This Al-Qaeda aligned terrorist organization increasingly employs lies, engages in criminal acts & blends into communities to create fear & intimidate local populations. - Colonel Karns, director of public affairs7 month ago
US AFRICOM: Al-Shabaab: the nature of this enemy --- "This Al-Qaeda aligned terrorist organization increasingly employs lies, engages in criminal acts & blends into communities to create fear & intimidate local populations." - Colonel Karns, director of public affairs
Turkish military: "in the scope of the Military Financial Cooperation between Turkey and Somalia, 12 mine-resistant armored personnel carriers KİRPİ, were handed over to Somali authorities in Mogadishu harbor."
US AFRICOM says it has killed a senior al-Shabaab leader in an airstrike near Saakow. Somalia
Al-Shabaab is claiming to have wounded an American soldier and killed 4 Somali SOF soldiers in twin bombings southwest of Mogadishu. Somalia8 month ago
Al-Shabaab is claiming to have wounded an American soldier and killed 4 Somali SOF soldiers in twin bombings southwest of Mogadishu. Somalia
Yemen: AQAP breaks 3-week silence with new statement Arrest of spy network in Bayda'; Formally adopts killing & crucifixion of dentist; USA Saudi UAE recruit doctors as spies; USA also coordinates with Houthis; Patients blackmailed to inform using compromising photos8 month ago
Yemen: AQAP breaks 3-week silence with new statement Arrest of spy network in Bayda'; Formally adopts killing & crucifixion of dentist; USA Saudi UAE recruit doctors as spies; USA also coordinates with Houthis; Patients blackmailed to inform using compromising photos
8 month ago
Officials confirmed to the local media that 10 al Shabaab fighters have been killed while three others captured alive in an operation conducted by Puntland special forces in Habar Hunbulo valley in Almadow mountains in Bari region on Friday. Somalia
8 month ago
The US military conducted an airstrike that killed an al Shabaab member terrorist in the vicinity of Kurtun Warey, Somalia, Thursday. The target "was making preparations to emplace Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on a public road," according to @USAfricaCommand
Two men were executed in Baidoa town in Southwest Somalia after they were accused of kidnapping & gang rapping a 9 years old boy to death. The act ignited public anger. The two confessed the accusations at a court in Baidoa and they were executed by a firing squad8 month ago
Two men were executed in Baidoa town in Southwest Somalia after they were accused of kidnapping & gang rapping a 9 years old boy to death. The act ignited public anger. The two confessed the accusations at a court in Baidoa and they were executed by a firing squad
Multiple casualties reported following a suspected IED explosion at a busy market in the town of Beled Hawo, Gedo region, Monday - residents
Somali special forces said they have ended a 4 hours of Al Shabaab attack on Elite Hotel in Mogadishu, govt officials didn't reveal the casualties but local media reported that more than 10 people were killed, nearly 40 others wounded
Acting education minister Abdullahi Godah Barre safe after a roadside explosion targeted his convoy between Beled Hawo and Dolow towns in Gedo region, Sunday. The minister along with MPs have been visiting the region to launch projects - reports
At least 10 people were killed, 29 more wounded when gunmen stormed a beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital,. Mogadishu after a suicide car bomb explosion. With dozens trapped inside Elite hotel as rescue operation started
Gunmen have stormed a beachfront hotel in Mogadishu. The attackers entered the Elite hotel after setting off a car bomb at the gate outside, witnesses said. The hotel is one of the latest hotels opened in the city. Somalia
At least two Al Shabaab fighters have been shot dead by security forces, according to the spokesperson for the Somali Ministry of Information
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