21 July 2024
Somalia accuses @VOANews of 'disinfo', lists military 'successes'.FGS ire drawn by VOA report earlier this week which cited US officials as suggesting much of recent military gains by Somali army reversed, Al-Shabaab resurgent
A suicide bomber killed at least 13 people outside a restaurant popular with Ethiopian and Somali troops in the town of Baladweyne in central Somalia. More than 10 people were also wounded in the blast near a military base
At least two Somali regional soldiers were killed, and five others injured after al-Shabab militants ambushed government forces near Bulo Haji town, Wednesday, Spokesperson said. Security officials reported an unspecified number of casualties among al-Shabaab fighters, and the destruction of four battle wagons - three of which belong to the militants
1 month ago
An armed opposition group in Niger claims an attack on a Chinese-run pipeline
Mali: among the important indicators of activity of jihadist groups is the ability to return to the scene after an IED. Here the jihadists of JNIM AQMI on the Farabougou - Sokolo road we notice the state of the vehicle, demonstration of a controlled charge direction1 month ago
Mali: among the important indicators of activity of jihadist groups is the ability to return to the scene after an IED. Here the jihadists of JNIM AQMI on the Farabougou - Sokolo road we notice the state of the vehicle, demonstration of a controlled charge direction
The Houthis in Yemen are in talks to provide weapons to the Somali militant group al-Shabaab, a worrying development that threatens to further destabilize an already violent region, officials said.
Fighting between central Somalia clans kills at least 55, residents say
With the arrival of Turkey's warship in Mogadishu Port, the first step of the 10-year cooperation agreement between Somalia and Turkey on coastal protection, blue economy development and maritime defence capabilities has been taken
AlQaeda Central, general command, presents its condolences to the Haniyeh family for the death of the 3 sons of Sheikh Abu al-Abd Ismail Haniyeh without naming Hamas and to the families of the dead who hold in Palestine without naming Gaza in particular2 month ago
AlQaeda Central, general command, presents its condolences to the Haniyeh family for the death of the 3 sons "of Sheikh Abu al-Abd Ismail" Haniyeh without naming Hamas "and to the families of the dead who hold in Palestine" without naming Gaza in particular
The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi says it has received information about threats to multiple locations in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, including Aden Adde International Airport. All movements of U.S. Embassy personnel have been canceled for Tuesday, April 9, 2024,
3 month ago
Six Kenyans have been killed in Dhobley, Somalia by suspected Al Shabaab militants,  Liboi Deputy County Commissioner Ali Manduku has confirmed
Somali security shot and killed al-Shabaab attackers who stormed SYL hotel, according to state media
Al-Shabaab militants have attacked SYL hotel in Mogadishu, using an explosion followed by armed fighters, according to a security source.The same source says the explosion may been from Person-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (PBIED).SYL hotel was previously targeted by al-Shabaab multiple times. The hotel is frequented by ordinary citizens as well as politicians. Al-Shabaab claims its fighters attacked a hotel in central Mogadishu. The attack started with an explosion, al-Shabaab claimed in a message via Telegram
Al-Shabaab claims it attacked, at night, a SNA post in Afgooye, Lower Shabelle, which it set on fire after overrunning it
4 month ago
The US military has reported conducting a new “collective self-defense” airstrike against al-Shabaab on March 10, killing 3 militants. @USAfricaCommand said the airstrike occurred in a remote area in the vicinity of Ugunji approximately 71 km southwest of Mogadishu. The initial post-strike assessment is that no civilians were harmed, according to AFRICOM statement
Al-Shabaab claims it overran a SNA position in Tarajante, Beledweyne, Hiraan, capturing weapons, ammunition, & other equipment from Somali government forces4 month ago
Al-Shabaab claims it overran a SNA position in Tarajante, Beledweyne, Hiraan, capturing weapons, ammunition, & other equipment from Somali government forces
5 month ago
Suspected US drone strike hits Al-Shabab meeting in Kuntawarey district, Lower Shabelle region on Friday night. 7 militants, including senior leaders killed, per Somali military sources
Al Shabab militants have reportedly foiled an operation by Somali special forces backed by US troops in Mubarak area, some 7km away from Awdhegle town in Lower Shabelle region. At least one civilian woman was wounded as reported by Somalimemo, an al Shabab-mouth-piece
Al-Shabaab claims it carried out an attack on a Somali National Army (SNA) post on the outskirts of Afgooye in the Lower Shabelle region, killing several soldiers & capturing weapons, ammunition, equipment, ID cards, & documents
Al-Shabaab insurgents claimed an ambush of a Kenyan police Land Cruiser 4WD vehicle on the road between Nairobi & Mandera County:5 month ago
Al-Shabaab insurgents claimed an ambush of a Kenyan police Land Cruiser 4WD vehicle on the road between Nairobi & Mandera County:
The United Arab Emirates said four of its troops and a Bahraini officer were killed while training the Somali army, in an attack claimed by Islamist militant group al-Shabaab
US condemns AS attack on a military camp in the capital Mogadishu targeting Emirati military advisers that killed three members of the UAE armed forces and Bahraini officer.
Reuters: At least 10 people were killed as a result of an explosion in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
There have been reports of explosions in Mogadishu’s main Bakara market, causing casualties, Tuesday.There are conflicting reports on what caused the explosions with some witnesses suggesting explosive devices to be the cause, contradicting earlier reporting that hinted mortars to be the cause
Somalia’s National Intel Agency has announced shutting down 14 militant affiliated websites.The agency @HSNQ_NISA said the effort took months and involved collecting data, investigation and identifying people behind the registration of the websites. This comes a day after NISA shut down nearly 20 alleged al-Shabaab Whatsapp groups
.@USAfricaCommand's Gen Michael Langley was in Somalia this week, meeting with Somali President Hasan Sheikh Mohamud & with LtGen Sam Okiding, force commander for the African Transition Mission, in Mogadishu
US airstrike in Somalia vs lShabbab this past Sunday (January 21) @USAfricaCommand says the strike -aprox. 35 km NE of Kismayo- was carried out the strike on the alQaida affiliate at the request of the Somali government Initial assessment is 3 Shabbab fighters killed
US forces killed three al Shabaab militants in a “self-defense” airstrike on Jan. 21 in Somalia, per @USAfricaCommand. Strike was at the request of the Somali government
At least three people were killed when a lone suicide bomber blew himself up at a cafe shop near the municipal government HQs in Mogadishu. No group says it has carried out Tuesday's explosion, but such attacks are often claimed by Al Shabab
A UN helicopter carrying military supplies has reportedly landed in an al Shabab-controlled area after taking off from Baladweyne town. Initial reports say Al Shabab group has seized the helicopter and four crew members onboard