Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

16 January 2018
4 week ago
Bortnikov: the terrorists are moving to the tactic of "Autonomous Jihad"
Somali troops with support from AMISOM defend Qansahdhere town in the face of continued besieging from Al-Shabab.4 week ago
Somali troops with support from AMISOM defend Qansahdhere town in the face of continued besieging from Al-Shabab.
U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants in the early evening hours on Friday, Dec. 15, approximately 30 miles northwest of Kismayo, Somalia, killing 8 militants and destroying one vehicle. Coalition says no civilians were killed in the strike4 week ago
U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants in the early evening hours on Friday, Dec. 15, approximately 30 miles northwest of Kismayo, Somalia, killing 8 militants and destroying one vehicle. Coalition says no civilians were killed in the strike
Three al-Qaeda militants were killed in a US raid in the Al Saumaah area in the central province of al-Baidah
Jaish al-Islam, referring to Hayat Tahrir al-Sham as "al-Qaeda group" and "Jabhat al-Nusra, denies it has killed prisoners and says those (shown in footage) were killed during the Nusra assault on Jaish al-Islam.
4 week ago
AP learns US soldier killed in Oct. ambush in Niger, recovered days later wasn't taken alive or executed at close range.
11 HTS leaders defect back to al-Qaeda, citing loyalty to their existing oath of allegiance (bayat)
US suspension of military aid to Somalia comes after its inability to account for provided assistance of food, fuel and weapons
Iraq said it hanged 38 people belonging to the ISIS or AlQaeda after they were charged with terrorism The mass execution was carried out at a prison in the southern city of Nassiriyah
At least thirteen policemen killed by Al-Shabab bomb attack against a Mogadishu police academy
Al Shabab has claimed to have killed 27 police officers in a suicide attack on a police training camp in Mogadishu - local media
Death toll from today's suicide explosion in Mogadishu has risen to 18 - official source
Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack on police academy in Mogadishu
Al Shabab claims to have killed several (no figure) police officers in a suicide blast at General Kahiye academy on Thursday morning
Four people were killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in the Somali capital
A suicide bomber posing a police officer blows himself up at a General Kahiye police academy in Mogadishu
Al Shabab releases the first pictures and video from Beled Hawo battle1 month ago
Al Shabab releases the first pictures and video from Beled Hawo battle
McMaster: Trump team is concerned with the freedom of movement of Salafi jihadist organizations across Iranian territory into Afghanistan and Iran support for these groups and IRGC militias to create fitna in the region that perpetuates civil wars and instability
1 month ago
Local media is reporting that suspected US airstrike targets Al Shabab positions near Jalalaqsi town, Somalia. Casualties unknown
Al-Qaeda continuing its anti-Saudi propaganda, calling MbS "custodian of the cross" and his counter-terrorism alliance "part of the global crusader war on Islam"
US AFRICOM: U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia
1 month ago
A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed “an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu” by the al-Shabab extremist group, the U.S. Africa Command said
Bomb kills bomb disposal expert in Somalia's Puntland, al Shabaab suspected
Irish man acquitted after 4 years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized
Somalia: Another airstrike has been reported in Lower Shabelle region, overnight. Reports say it occurred in Mubarak village, near Barire, an area controlled by Al-Shabab. Unclear who was targeted in this operation.
Two students have been arrested at Plasma university in connection with Al Shabab militants
IED explodes in a container next to Martyr Naji school in Lawdar city Abyan starting a fire. No casualties. Security Belt forces deployed in the vicinity. Yemen
Somali journalist, Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow working with London-based Kalsan TV killed after bomb fitted into his vehicled exploded in Mogadishu, Media colleague confirmed.
2,100 civilians killed and 2,500 injured. They are the victims of the war against Al Shabaab in Somalia during the last 21 months
1 month ago
Al Shabab militants have clashed in El Adde town, Gedo province where at least 10 fighters reportedly killed – report