Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

20 September 2018
6 month ago
Roadside explosion hits KDF convoy travelling between Eel Wak and Busar towns, Gedo province. Casualties unknown. Al Shabab has claimed the responsibility
The death toll from twin explosions in Mogadishu stands at 34 according to Madina hospital director
Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings: ambulance service
Somalia Local sources confirm 5 al Shabaab suicide attackers killed at least 35 soldiers and officers including drivers and bodyguards in attack to Presidential palace and HQ of inte in Mogadishu
At least 18 people dead and 20 others injured explosions near Presidential Palace. The AlShabaab claims the responsibility for the bomb attacks in Mogadishu
AlShabaab claims responsibility for the attacks against the Presidential Palace and the Somali intelligence structures.
Somali govt forces appear to have foiled a major Al-Shabab attack on the Presidential Palace, car bomb exploded at the Palace's 1st checkpoint. 1 militant still holed up in a building near Dhagahtur monument, at least 4 militants were involved in the attack: sources
Al Shabab militants claim the responsibility of two large explosions which occured in Mogadishu
Aftermath of the VBIED explosion at Bashir Gate, the first checkpoint of the Presidential Palace; SYL Hotel locates on the opposite side of the road at least one govt soldier died in this explosion: sources
Security officials say Al Shabab militants have tried to storm the presidential palace,gun battle ongoing near Sayidka junction
Mogadishu under heavy al-Shabaab attack with inghamasi team trying to storm Presidential Palace and at least 2 VBIEDs.
Heavy gunfire, explosion near the Presidential Palace. A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint allowing another vehicle carrying militants to pass through, vehicle collided with another car outside the Palace, troops engaging militants: security sources
Gunfire and explosion heard in Mogadishu, witnesses saw plume of smoke following the explosion
U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia
Somaliland Minister of Security Mohamed Abukar Islow warns that a vehicle filled with explosives is in the city and could possibly target the airport. Islow says security forces are hunting a Toyota Noah posing as one of the shuttle buses that transport travellers to Mogadishu's Airport
Al-Jubeir: Iran supported al-Qaeda and embraced the organization's leadership
U.S. confirms conducting new strike against Al-Shabab in Jilib town area on February 19, killing three militants
7 month ago
Al Shabab claimed killing an US soldier and four Somali National Army (SNA) troops in Bulo Gadud in Lower Juba region
US Conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia. @USAfricaCommand says no civilians were killed in this strike.
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.
7 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.7 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. msc187 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.
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