Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

16 January 2018
Deadly car bomb hits African Union troops' vehicle near Mogadishu
Reports of an explosion outside Mogadishu. A witness tells local media that AU convoy was the target
Pentagon now says 5 airstrikes in Somalia Thursday-Sunday killed 40 al-Shabaab and ISIS fighters (36 al-Shabaab, 4 ISIS)
Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim effectively admits he has no evidence against Gulen when pressed by @FareedZakaria, instead he claims US offered no evidence against al-Qaeda yet Turkey went along with Afghan invasion.
US Africa Command now says it conducted two more drone strikes against ISIS and al-Shabab in Somalia today, 26 total now in 2017
Egypt: AQ-linked Jamaat Jund al-Islam condemns the massacre of 9 cement truck drivers on Thursday on the road between Hasna and Baghdad, Central Sinai, and also accuses ISIS and the EG army for the bloodshed in Sinai
Pentagon: US conducted another airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab FRI, "killing several militants," took place 20 miles north Mogadishu
Djibouti is planning to send troops to Somalia following federal government's plea for support to fight against Alshabaab.
Fierce fighting between SNA forces and Al Shabab militants ongoing outside Bal'ad district, residents say
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia against alShabaab on Thur., Nov. 9 at approximately 3 p.m. local Somalia time, killing several militants, according @USAfricaCommand2 month ago
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia against alShabaab on Thur., Nov. 9 at approximately 3 p.m. local Somalia time, killing several militants, according @USAfricaCommand
2 month ago
A number of al-Shabaab militants were killed in a U.S. military air-strike in the Bay Region of Somalia, about 100 miles west of the capital, Mogadishu in Somalia
The group are also planning two separate attacks, the potential target locations are hotels and popular areas in Mogadishu, timing remains unknown – source
Security forces have reportedly apprehended two planted vehicles while two others (thought to be trucks) are still missing: sources
Al Shabab militants are planning to conduct a massive attack against Mogadishu airport by using AU vehicles, uniforms or possibly ID cards. Most of Somali workers were sent back to their homes – report
Sound of a large explosion heard in Mogadishu – report
AU to reduce troops in Somalia by 1,000 this year.
Islamic State's footprint spreading in northern Somalia: U.N.
French police arrest seven people in Paris and its suburbs and the Alpine region on charges of preparing for a terrorist attack
2 month ago
Several police men including officers killed in an Alshabaab ambush near Elwak town, vehicles burnt.
2 month ago
Four men were beheaded by AlShabaab in Bu'ale town after being accused of spying for Somalia and Ethiopia
Mali: Malian army vehicle struck by IED at the entrance to the camp in Soumpi, 1 dead and 3 wounded
2 month ago
Al Shabab publicly executed four men for being Somali and Ethiopian spies in Buale town, Southern Somalia-reports
Twin suicide attacks hit Yemen security buildings in Aden, killing five: official
Bakr bin Laden, chairman of Binladin group (and oldest brother of Osama BL) also arrested by MBS orders
U.S. official says two strikes were carried out against Islamic State militants in northeastern Somalia
2 month ago
Al-Qaeda suspect Samiun Rahman, accused of radicalising Rohingyas to fight Myanmar Army, moves application in Delhi's Patiala House Court
An eyewitness confirmed, 3 people wounded after a bomb fitted into a car went off near Banaadir junction in Mogadishu. Somalia
AlShabaab ambushed a convoy carrying government troops in Burhakaba town. Somalia
2 month ago
Hundreds of Ethiopian troops were deployed to Luuq town in Gedo region to conduct massive operations against Al Shabab – sources
Osamabin Laden followed developments in Kashmir, trial of David Coleman Headley in 2008 Mumbai attack case: Documents