28 September 2021
Four football players killed in southwest Somalia by bomb blast in their bus, police say
In Kismayo, a grenade was hurled at a vehicle, damaging the rear glass but didn't explode, causing no casualties
Kismayo bus explosion was caused by an IED planted in the vehicle, not suicide bomber, per reports. The bus was heading to a stadium where Jubaland leader @PresidentMadobe was expected to attend. So far, there is no conclusive evidence if he was the target
Dead and wounded in an explosion targeting a car carrying players of a local football club in southern Somalia
Deadly explosion hits a minibus carrying football team in Kismayo, about 500km south of Mogadishu
US sanctions alQaida money men in Turkey. Per @USTreasury, Hasan al-Shaban coordinated movement of $$$ from North Africa, Western Europe & NorthAmerica to Turkey Farrukh Furkatovitch Fayzimatov ran fundraising, recruiting efforts for HTS
The explosion of an ammunition depot for HTS, for unknown reasons, in the village of Ma'arat Shalef, near the town of Qurqanya, north of Idlib governorate2 month ago
The explosion of an ammunition depot for HTS, for unknown reasons, in the village of Ma'arat Shalef, near the town of Qurqanya, north of Idlib governorate
2 month ago
US @AFRICOM carried out another airstrike in Somalia Friday, the 2nd under the Biden admin after about a 6-month hiatus from the airstrike battle there against al-Qaida affiliate alShabab & ISIS. Friday's strike targeted al-Shabab in vicinity of Qeycad, Galmudug
Somalia's Galmudug says 60 AlShabab militants were killed in an airstrike followed by an operation carried out by the country's special forces near Qayacad and Hararidhere in Mudug region. Read more point_right Somalia
Ethiopian military helicopter carrying supplies for the ENDF troops is down in Hudur airport in Somalia's Bakool region2 month ago
Ethiopian military helicopter carrying supplies for the ENDF troops is down in Hudur airport in Somalia's Bakool region
The Pentagon: The US Air Force conducts an air strike inside Somalia, the first since the advent of Biden
Somalia says Al Shabab militants targeted in a strike carried out in an undisclosed location of Galmudug. No civilian casualty resulted from the bombing, said in a statement. It is unclear how many militants were killed or who carried out the bombing
@DHSgov extending/re-designating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status "the United States will be able to offer safety 7 protection to Somalis who may not be able to return to their country, due to ongoing conflict & a worsening humanitarian crisis" per @SecMayorkas
Clashes continued in Somalia's Galmudug state for the second day. Monday's fighting took place in Qey'ad area near the newly recovered Ba'adweyne town. 5 Govt soldiers and 10 militants were killed, per military commander
Somalia: AlShabaab fighters attack Kenya military base in Hosingow town in Lower Juba region overnight. Militants also bombed an Ethiopian military base in Halgan town in Hiiraan region. Casualties on both attacks unknown so far - Reports
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area2 month ago
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents.  The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire2 month ago
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents. The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire
Kenya: KDF Kill 11 Al-Shabaab Militia in Somalia
Dead and wounded in the ranks of the Somali forces in attacks by Al-Shabaab fighters on military bases of the forces in Afgoye and Janale towns in Lower Shabelle state, southern Somalia
Over-the-horizon counterterrorism capabilities closer to Afghanistan - "We're looking at trying to have as many different options as possible" per @PentagonPresSec on continuing talks with countries in the region re countering alQaida ISIS
Equipment seized by HTS yesterday during a series of raid against Isis cells in Foua and Kafr Takharim. At least 3 Isis members have been arrested
A member of the Somali government's security and intelligence service was assassinated by a security detachment of Al-Shabab in Afgoye, southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. A number of Kenyan forces were killed and wounded in an attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a Kenyan military base in the town of Tapto in Juba State, southwest Somalia
At least nine people, mainly civilians, have been killed and nine wounded by a suicide car bomb near a hospital in Mogadishu,Somalia, reports @VOANews
AlShabaab releases photos of its fighters inside Ba'adweyne town in Mudug region less than 24 hours after being captured by Somalia govt forces. SNA troops retreated after deadly fight paving the way for AS to retake the town. Bodies of dead soldiers seen inside town2 month ago
AlShabaab releases photos of its fighters inside Ba'adweyne town in Mudug region less than 24 hours after being captured by Somalia govt forces. SNA troops retreated after deadly fight paving the way for AS to retake the town. Bodies of dead soldiers seen inside town
Death toll from Mogadishu suicide bombing rises to at least 10, among them civilians and soldiers; an unspecified number of people were injured - reports
"Al-Qaida in Afghanistan currently does not represent a real threat to the United States, to Italy, to any of the other countries," @SecBlinken says in an interview with Italy's RAI TG1
Pro-AQ media channel announced the release of a new manual for its fighters on the use of MANPADS3 month ago
Pro-AQ media channel announced the release of a new manual for its fighters on the use of MANPADS
Shabaab al-Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the execution by firing squad of 6 alleged "CIA spies" in a public square in front of a crowd of spectators in the southern Somali town of Saakow after forcing confessions from the men
3 month ago
Somali military says 41 militants were killed during an al Shabab attack in Wisil area of Mudug region while the militant group claims to have killed 51 soldiers following a gun attack that started with an explosion
3 month ago
Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has claimed responsibility for firing a barrage of 5 Katyusha rockets this morning targeting a Houthi rebel command post near the Al-Uqla area of Yemen's Al-Bayda Province
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