Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

26 May 2020
3 month ago
Nairobi-bound bus attacked in Lanfin area, Mandera county by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Wednesday, casualties reported - source
Reports indicate that two people were killed and 13 others injured in the grenade attack at a shopping center at Golol intersection near the city of Kismayo
Statement: The United States resumed providing direct security assistance to a non-mentored unit of the Somali National Armed Forces (SNAF) this week in support of counterterrorism operations in Lower Shabelle against al Shabaab
"Al Shabaab is seeking to export terrorism beyond the region, and potentially to the UnitedStates" per new @DoD_IG report, citing Congressional testimony by @USAfricaCommand's Gen Stephen Townsend
A @USAfricaCommand airstrike on Jilib, Somalia killed a young woman and wounded her sister and grandmother, relatives told @DefensePost. Two sources say AFRICOM was informed hours before releasing a statement saying no civilians were killed
Al-Shabaab militants burn construction vehicles in Lamu attack
US airstrikes hit alShabaab near Jilib Somalia Friday, killing 2 fighters, per @USAfricaCommand Such strikes, per BrigGen Bradford Gering, "are 1 way we help prevent al-Shabaab from building a safe haven to plan deadly attacks against the US homeland & East African partners"
U.S. President Donald Trump says American forces have killed the leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula (AQAP) in a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen
US conducted a counterterrorism operation in Yemen "that successfully killed" Qasim al-Rimi, a founder and the leader of AQAP and a deputy to al-Qa'ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, announces @WhiteHouse
A member of the Young Mujahideen Organization was killed in a US air strike in Bir Zani, southern Somalia
Federal Government of Somalia, AFRICOM conduct airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorist
Federal Government of Somalia, AFRICOM conduct operations against al-Shabaab militants
Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. conduct airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorist
Two months since the attack in Florida, al-Qaeda claims credit for the Pensacola base shooting by the Saudi national Mohammed al-Shamrani
Somalia: 3 roadside bomb attacks in Mogadishu today. First bomb injured a govt official identified as Abdinasir Hassan & killed 3 of his guards. 2 simultaneous bombs hit an AMISOM military convoy, resulting casualties, destroying one vehicle. AlShabaab claimed responsibility
US targeted the leader of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, NYT reports. American officials believe they may have killed Qassim al-Rimi, but have not confirmed his death
Fugitive Jubbaland Security Minister Abdirashid Hassan Abdinur "Abdirashid Janan" arrives on a boat in Kismayo, three days after the Federal Govt reported he "escaped" from prison - sources
Fresh US airstrike targets Al-Shabaab-occupied compound in Jilib town on Wednesday, Somali Govt reported. It's the second airstrike against the militants in the vicinity of Jilib this week
The Somali govt says new airstrike by the US military killed one Al-Shabaab fighter near the town of Jilib, Middle Jubba region on Monday
4 month ago
Al-Shabaab in Kamsuma town executes three men accused of being soldiers. Muse Hussein Siyad 31, Hussein Mohamed Abdi 20 and Falliir Yarow Ali 75 were killed by firing squad late on Saturday
The US military identified the three Americans killed in the Manda Bay attack as Army Spc. Henry J. Mayfield, Jr and two U.S. contractors, Mr. Bruce Triplett and Mr. Dustin Harrison
4 month ago
Kenyan police arrested two suspected AlShabaab militants in Tana River after rip-off from local residents who spotted 6 armed men in the area
The Air Force aircraft carrying our Turkish citizens and Somalian brothers wounded in the terror attack in Somali has departed from Mogadishu for Ankara
4 month ago
The Somali govt has reported new airstrike conducted in coordination with the US military near Bangeeni, between Koban and Jamame, Lower Jubba region, Jan 19. Strike occurred during clearance operation by Elite Danab forces. Three Al-Shabaab operatives were killed, per statement
Al-Shabaab militants reportedly fired several rounds of RPGs and small arms on a military base outside Marka town, Sunday evening; troops responded with heavy machine guns
Multiple casualties reported after a suicide bomb hits Somali security forces and Turkish construction workers at Bood Boodka near Afgoye. Witnesses saw injured members of the special police and civilian Turkish construction workers being evacuated to the hospital
Turkey's embassy in Mogadishu confirms three Turkish nationals sustained wounds in the car bomb attack in Afgoye town. This is the second attack targeting Turkish engineers building Mogadishu-Afgoye road
Somali police: a car bomb explosion targeted a group of Turkish contractors in the city of Afgooye
President Kenyatta: Administration and police to engage locals and religious leaders as proactive strategy to deter militants from entering enter our borders to radicalize our youth
The Somali govt is reporting new airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Kunyo Barrow town area on Thursday, killing two militants; identity of the targeted figures not yet known
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