Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

15 December 2018
US military says it carried out 2 new air strikes killed six AlShabaab fighters near Harardhere town. It's the 5th air strike in 3 days in the same region killing a total of 50 AlShabaab militants.
US Africa Command: U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Quy Cad, Somalia on November 20. "We currently assess this airstrike killed seven militants".
Two people were shot dead by gunmen in Bakara, the biggest market in Mogadishu.
3 week ago
US forces conducted 2 airstrikes near Debatscile, Somalia targeting al-Shabaab militants on Monday. [email protected] assessed the first strike killed 27 militants and the 2nd killed 10 militants. These were the 30th and 31st US airstrikes in Somalia in 2018
Somali MP Dahir Amin Jesow survives bomb explosion after an IED device fitted to his car exploded near Maka hotel in Mogadishu
Reports of explosion near Maka Al Mukarama hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu
Initial intelligence to find the whereabouts of Osama Ben Laden was provided by Pakistan, says FO. This is the first time Pakistan publically acknowledged its role in hunting down Osama.
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab claims killing and injuring 4 Somali government militia in Yayali area and several Ethipian troops near Bardali3 week ago
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab claims killing and injuring 4 Somali government militia in Yayali area and several Ethipian troops near Bardali
Kenyan security agency says four Al-Shabaab militants have been killed in an operation carried out between Lamu and Garissa towns.
3 week ago
Ayman al-Zawahiri's son-in-law arrested from Karachi, Pakistan
Al-Shabaab's Andalus radio station in Jilib town hit in airstrike, Somali Govt radio has reported. The station didn't specify when the strike took place. Jilib is an Al-Shabaab stronghold in southern Somalia.
At least one person killed another injured in an IED explosion outside Mogadishu, Sunday, witnesses. Reports say the deceased victim is a government soldier the injured person is a civilian.
Multiple casualties reported following bomb explosion near Somali capital Mogadishu
Burkina Faso: Aftermath of yesterday's attack on the market of Silgadji, Soum, in addition to motorbikes and stands burned, beverage outlets ransacked4 week ago
Burkina Faso: Aftermath of yesterday's attack on the market of Silgadji, Soum, in addition to motorbikes and stands burned, beverage outlets ransacked
Islamic State warns Shabaab of impending battle in Somalia4 week ago
Islamic State warns Shabaab of impending battle in Somalia
Somalia: Somali police force commander Gen Bashir Abdi Mohamed says five members of the police have been arrested for using different aliases to collect salaries from the police and army, says that the five will be prosecuted for using false IDs to obtain public funds.
4 week ago
Mali: @EtatMajorFR details (air-supported operation including helo and Reaper drone) operation in the Gourma on the night between November 11-12, killing seven militants including JNIM commander Almansour Ag Alkassoum
ISIS attack AQAP defensive positions in Qifa.1 month ago
ISIS attack AQAP defensive positions in Qifa.
ISIS claimed killing 10 AQAP militants and captured 4 positions, including Halif mountain, in Qifa district of Bayda province.1 month ago
ISIS claimed killing 10 AQAP militants and captured 4 positions, including Halif mountain, in Qifa district of Bayda province.
JNIM claimed its 1st attack on British , German, and Canadian forces at a military HQ in Gao, Mali where it operates regularly (mainly against French forces). This also marks its 1st suicide op since July, when it targeted French forces (also in Gao)
Somali police: At least 17 people were killed when three car bombs exploded in front of a hotel in Mogadishu
A third explosion and heavy gunfire heard in Mogadishu. Target(s) unknown, but all blasts took place in the KM4 vicinity.
Two explosions in Mogadishu and exchange of fire after
A car parked at a car wash near Hotel Muna in Hamar-weyne exploded, casualties feared.
1 month ago
"International terrorist organizations Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State could uniteThere are a number of signs" Russia's Federal Security Service Dir Alexander Bortnikov said per TASS
Idlib: 2 members of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham were shot and killed at road near Al Janoudiyah, Idlib Governorate
No US airstrikes in Yemen since Sept. 18. @CENTCOM: "Despite a decline in counterterrorism air strikes against AQAP, they continue to pose a significant threatWe remain vigilant and will continue to work by, with and through our regional partners to disrupt, deter and destroy AQAP"
1 month ago
A truck carrying militiamen opened fire on UN convoy while travelling between Galkacyo and Adado towns in central Somalia. UN condemns the latest attack. No one was killed or injured in the attack.
Al-Shabaab militants say it had killed three AMISOM soldiers and injured 7 others in a roadside bomb targets a convoy at ex control Balad in today's morning. AMISOM didn't comment on claimed by al Shabaab while there has been no independent confirmation of the casualties
1 month ago
Yemen: ISIS claims a new attack against AQAP causing some casualties yesterday
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