4 August 2021
The faces of the three Al-Shabaab operatives before they were executed this morning in Mogadishu as military court official General Abdullahi Bule Kamey read out the crimes they were convicted. (Video courtesy of state media)
Somalia executed 3 Al-Shabaab men by firing squad on Sunday. Among the trio is Mohamed Haji Ahmed Ilkacase, a college teacher who run AS assassination operations in the capital. Ilkacase was convicted for killing 3 generals, a police officer and deputy attorney general
The Libyan Army: A leader in al-Qaeda arrested in a military operation in the southwest of the country
8 month ago
Libyan National Army arrest AlQaeda Commander Hassan Washi & 7 other AQ militants in Ubari, South Libya
Mogadishu port manager Ahmed Mohamed Washington survives a bomb attack on his vehicle as he travelled to work, two of his bodyguards were injured, source. The explosion comes just hours after a suicide bombing explosion killed 8 civilians at an ice-cream shop in Mogadishu
The faces of young leaders lost in today's bombing in Mogadishu, claimed by Al-Shabaab.
It's early evening in Mogadishu, explosion occurred about an hour ago, just before 8pm. This was the scene minutes ago
At least seven killed, 10 others injured in a suicide bombing in Mogadishu, @AaminAmbulance services reported. The attack occurred near a popular ice-cream and bakery shop north of the city's airport
Multiple fatalities have been reported after a suicide bombing near an ice-cream and bakery shop at the busy K-4 junction, Mogadishu
Al-Shabaab has the intent to attack the U.S. homeland, though it currently lacks the ability to do so; and despite years of sustained Somali, US, int'l counterterrorism pressure, terror threat in East Africa is not degraded - that is assessment of @DoD_IG
Just weeks before the reported pull out of about 700 US troops from Somalia, a CIA officer has been killed in the country - ⁦@nytimes⁩. The report doesn't say where in Somalia the killing took place and under what circumstances
Department of Defense briefing on Al-Shabaab. Key points: Group not degraded to the point where Somali security forces can contain threat independently; implementation of Somali transitional plan "badly off-truck"
Threat from Al-Shabaab and other groups like ISIS-Somalia has increased in the past 3 years - US Defense official
8 month ago
The U.S. Attorney's office in New Jersey says Hopatcong, NJ resident Maria Bell was arrested at her home today in connection with sending money to an al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria
Somali government.has not met milestones for the development of its security forces despite US assistance with training, advising and equipping, according to the US Department of Defense Inspector General
8 month ago
Al-Shabaab operatives attacked a house in Wajid town last night killing 7 people including 4 children and their parents, according officials in Southwest. Federal govt officials condemned the killing
8 month ago
At least three soldiers wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Elasha Biyaha near the capital, Mogadishu
The US State Department allocates an amount of $10 million as a reward for anyone who provides information about "Abu Muhammad al-Julani," the commander in chief of the HTS(Hayat Tahrir al-Sham)
8 month ago
Casualties reported after an explosion from roadside IED hit a military vehicle in Yaaqbariweyne area, Lower Shabelle region, Monday
2 simultaneous roadside bombs hit US-trained Somali troops near the American base at Balidogle airfield, 110 km northwest of Mogadishu. AShabaab claimed responsibility saying it killed 12 soldiers, destroyed 2 military vehicles. No comment from Somalia army yet
8 month ago
"The roughly 700 troops stationed in Somalia would move to bases in Kenya and Djibouti and travel to Somalia to conduct shorter counterterrorism missions, primarily against al-Shabaab, a jihadist group allied with al Qaeda
8 month ago
Gen McKenzie of @CENTCOM adds, "there's an alQaida element out in NW Syria in the pocket around Idlib that also maintains an aspirational desire to generate external attacks" & violent extremist pockets in the Arabian peninsula who want to inspire action against US & allies
An attack targeting a military convoy of African peacekeepers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
Al-Qaeda accounts now starting to confirm death of al-Masri, referring to him as a "martyr". Al-Masri was killed in August in the heart of Iran in Tehran by suspected Israeli operatives from Mossad's Kidon unit
The death toll from the suicide bombing of a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 6
At least five people were killed, several others injured following a suicide bombing explosion in Mogadishu - police tell VOA
Casualties reported after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near the police training academy in Mogadishu's Hamar Jajab district
People were killed and wounded in a suicide bombing that targeted a popular restaurant in Mogadishu
Suspected AlShabaab bomber blew himself up at gathering of police officers at General Kahiye academy in Mogadishu's Hamar-Jajab distirct. Casualties reported - Witnesses
Scores of casualties reported as ambulance and police rush to the scene of the suicide bomber where a lone suicide bomber blew himself up in a popular restaurant in Hamar Jajab neighbourhood Mogadishu
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