Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

16 February 2020
8 month ago
At least 95 dead in the attack on a Dogon village in central Mali (Malian Ministry of Defense to France 24)
Yemen: ISIS officially claim killing 2 AQAP members with a IED attack
Reports of an explosion in the vicinity of Lido in Abdulaziz district, Mogadishu on Monday evening - @voasomali reports. Early reports say the explosion was from a car bomb. Police say no one has been hurt.
8 month ago
Three al-Shabaab members killed in a US air strike in Somalia.
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike near Baled Amin, in the Lower Shabelle region, Somalia, against al-Shabaab militants on May 22, 2019.8 month ago
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike near Baled Amin, in the Lower Shabelle region, Somalia, against al-Shabaab militants on May 22, 2019.
8 month ago
The US military conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia militants in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on Wednesday, killing 2 militants according to @USAfricaCommand. This is the 5th US airstrike against ISIS-Somalia since April 14
Former Somalia foreign minister Hussein Elaabe faahiye among 14 people killed in Today's AlShabaab car bomb attack in Mogadishu, He worked with the govt for several years and he was a veteran politician.
At least 5 people were confirmed dead following a suicide car bombing in Mogadishu. According to a local radio station, a female military officer and her bodyguards are among the dead. A Somali MP identified as Shabeel has received minor injury.
There are fatalities following suicide car bomb explosion near a checkpoint in central Mogadishu. A Somali MP is among the wounded. The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility.
A car bomb targeted a security barrier in the Somali capital Mogadishu
Suspected car bomb explosion near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Mogadishu, source. Early reports suggest it may have been attempting to target a security checkpoint.
9 month ago
At least 7 Jubbaland troops and 8 fighters of al Shabaab were being killed in confrontation at Maykarebey and limay village which are located near Garbaharey district of Gedo, Furthermore, Officials said they have destroyed al Shabaab army base at a village, 19km from Garbaharey.
9 month ago
At least 17 soldiers in Niger killed, 11 missing after ambush near Mali border: government spokesman
9 month ago
Two aid workers kidnapped by AlShabaab near Dollow town of Somalia
A car loaded with explosives targeted the Wardhigley district Head Quarter, it was busy time, sources said. There are casualties, but undefined number. Source told @somali_online that district secretary, Ali Adan is among the injures. A destruction can be seen. Somalia
Early signs indicate a suicide bomber drive a VBIED into Wardhiigley district headquarters, there are casualties.
Plume of white smoke can be seen rise over the sky of Mogadishu after the explosion, Initial reports say the explosion targeted Wardhigley district HQ.
Bomb attack at Warta Nabada district HQs bordering presidential palace in Mogadishu. Police confirm casualties
Explosion near Bakaaro area in Mogadishu
Reports of an explosion in Kismayo tonight after grenade was thrown at a military vehicle in the area of Golol junction, no casualties reported. Meanwhile, exchange of gunfire has been reported bw security forces and suspected militants in Yontow outside Kismayo this evening.
Mali: Barkhane dismantled an IED this morning in Ménaka town
Somalia's spy agency @HSNQ_NISA displays photos of 2 alleged AlShabab commanders, who were among 9 surrendered to troops in Gedo last week.9 month ago
Somalia's spy agency @HSNQ_NISA displays photos of 2 alleged AlShabab commanders, who were among 9 surrendered to troops in Gedo last week.
Al-Shabab claims ambush on government forces near Balad (Bal'ad), Middle Shabelle, and say they killed a brigade commander, wounding his deputy, and killing 11 other soldiers and destroying 3 vehicles:(see reporting
9 month ago
Nine Ethiopian soldiers were killed and wounded after al-Shabaab targeted them by detonating an explosive device in the central Somali city of Helgan.
9 month ago
Large explosion said to be landmine targeting Ethiopian troops serving under AMISOM has been reported the central of Halgan village in Hiran region, central Somalia, Residents say Ethiopian troops have opened fire to the civilians after the explosion. Witness
Somali Police Forces say they have seized a cache of explosive materials including anti-tank land mines, belonging to the AlShabaab militants in a security operation in Somalia's coastal town of Marka, The capital of Lower Shabelle region.
Somali police force intercepted VBIED which was heading to Mogadishu but the vehicle exploded as the police trying to dismantle it, at least one soldier was being injured in the operation. The incident happened at Hawa Abdi village of Elasha Biyaha 15km out of Mogadishu. Somalia
Burkina Faso: Presumed JNIMISGS militants made an incursion into the market of Petabouli (Gorom-Gorom), Oudalan, two people were killed including the son of a municipal councilor, the assailants also prevented access to the market9 month ago
Burkina Faso: Presumed JNIMISGS militants made an incursion into the market of Petabouli (Gorom-Gorom), Oudalan, two people were killed including the son of a municipal councilor, the assailants also prevented access to the market
9 month ago
Mozambique: Suspected Shabaab fighters attacked the village of Nacate in the Macomia district. Further details to be reported as information are received. Note village already destroyed by cyclone creating an environment for Shabaab cell attacks
A number of government militias were killed and wounded in a raid by al-Shabaab militants at a military checkpoint in the southwestern city of Afgoye, capital of Mogadishu.
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