Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

22 March 2018
Under car, seat explosion reported in Mogadishu, security officials say the car was parked near the village restaurant, no casualties reported. Somalia
AQ releases speech of leader Zawahiri—his first time shown in moving vid (as opposed to still image w audio) since Nov2017 speech on death of "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman. In the new speech, he calls for unity and says the battle will last years, even decades
AlShabaab says it had killed American soldier on the outskirts of Kismayo on Tuesday but @USAfricaCommand said they don't have reporting of any U.S. military killed or injured in Somalia.
1 month ago
An American soldier was killed in a gun battle took place outside Kismayo town on Tuesday morning - Andalus radio
Huge explosions followed by gunfire heard near Kismayo town - Media reports
Map: Militants groups and International Operations in Sahel area.1 month ago
Map: Militants groups and International Operations in Sahel area.
Algeria- IED in mountains in southern Khenchela Province reportedly kills 1 ANP soldier, wounds 2 others, 4 days after the Tebessa attack (similarly- AQIM area of operations)
Arab League: Extremist groups are no longer the problem. They have been defeated, or are in the process of being defeated. msc181 month ago
Arab League: "Extremist groups are no longer the problem. They have been defeated, or are in the process of being defeated." #msc18
AQIM claims killing 5 soldiers ANP
The Arab coalition forces begin operation with the support of the UAE forces (Operation al-Faisal) in Wadi al-Messini in Hadhramaut to clear it from the pockets of Al Qaeda
#Barkhane: the CEMA congratulates the soldiers involved in the raid in northern Mali on the night of 13 to 14 February.
Three Kenyan teachers killed in suspected Al-Shabab attack on a Primary School in Wajir County, Northeast Province: Local media
Al-Shabab fighter Shuris Adam Dhinbil surrenders to Somali Govt forces in Beled Hawo Town. He defected from Al-Shabab militant camp in Kabis, 20km west of Garbaharey
An AMISOM soldier accidentally killed a member of Danab, Somali special forces, during attack on al Shabaab
Somali special forces seize Mubarak and Awdhegle towns from Al-Shabab following an early morning attack; operation still ongoing; Al-Shabab fighters have retreated towards Toratorow. Reports say troops are accompanied by U.S. military advisers: security sources
SNA Troops backed by US air forces have taken the control of Mubarak and Awdhiigle towns following the withdrawal of Al Shabab militants-local media
Somali forces have recaptured several main villages from Al Shabab militants in Lower Shabelle province on Monday morning
A reported U.S. airstrike targeted AQAP militants in al Sawma'a district, al Bayda governorate, central Yemen on 07 FEB according to local news sources. Al Sawma'a district is a common location for U.S. airstrikes against AQAP.
Pakistan has played an important role in defeating Al Qaeda, combating ISIS in region: US
1 month ago
U.S. Central Command: US forces launched 18 airstrikes in Yemen in Dec/Jan against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and ISIS. Two AQAP leaders killed. US launched 120 airstrikes in Yemen last year, 3x more than in 2016
George Washington University investigation identified 64 Americans who joined jihadists groups
1 month ago
Al Shabab militants have recaptured El-Wak town in Somalia's Gedo province following the withdrawal of Somali national army forces on Friday morning
South, southeast and east of Algiers: Army says killed 15 among Droukdel's personnel during January 2018
Two members of al-Qaeda were killed in a drone strike in the province of Al Bayda of Yemen
Big haul for Russia AF today: 5 top HTS commanders killed in airstrike near Abu al-Duhour. Allegedly incl Abu Musab al-Suri, senior AQ operative that was in Syria prison in 2014 and no further news about him
"We must know that our battle is longIt is a battle of behavior and caring little for the world before explosions, assassinations and taking war spoils" AQ's Zawahiri says per @siteintelgroup translation
A Ugandan national who is said to be a chef has been shot dead inside UNICEF compound in Mogadishu. Attacker is believed to be a former security guard at the compound who was fired from the job, investigators arrived the scene, perpetrator 'escaped': security sources.
1 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have burned an armored vehicle carrying Ethiopian soldiers in explosion in Bardale town
Reports that a vehicle carrying Somali soldiers was the target of the blast,One civilian wounded-residents
Roadside explosion took place near Ex-Digfer hospital in Mogadishu's Hodan district- Sources
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