4 Agosto 2021
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President @M_Farmaajo and his PM have offered their condolences to families of the victims of al Shabaab suicide bombing on a stadium in Galkayo, Somalia. The Prime Minister and regional president were due to speak at the venue. The blast occurred before they arrived
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Suicide bombing reported at a stadium in Galkayo, central Somalia, where a welcoming rally was being planned for the visiting @MohamedHRoble. The PM has not arrived in the stadium when explosion occurred, per reports. There are fatalities including senior officials
Despite an unprecedented campaign, the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization warns that extensive breeding has given rise to a new generation of locusts in the Horn of Africa7 mes atrás
Despite an "unprecedented" campaign, the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization warns that extensive breeding has given rise to a new generation of locusts in the Horn of Africa
Abdullah, 30, was allegedly working at the direction of a senior Al-Shabaab commander who was responsible for planning the 2019 DusitD2 Nairobi hotel attack. He traveled to Philippines in 2016 and enrolled in a flight school there, per indictment. He faces up to life in prison
US charges Kenya national Cholo Abdi Abdullah of conspiring to hijack an aircraft on behalf of Al-Shabaab to carry out 9/11-style attack in the US. Abdullah was arrested in the Philippines in July 2019, was transferred to the US on Dec 15, 2020
A military tribunal in Mogadishu sentences two Al-Shabaab men, Omar Aden Mohamed and Abdulle Ahmed Mudey, to death for assassinating Abdullahi Mohamed Hilowle, a security agent, and Ali Abdulle Mohamed who was a soldier @AbdulkadirIsE
AlQaeda-linked media today reported that AQAP fired rockets at Balhaf LNG facility in Shabwah Yemen7 mes atrás
AlQaeda-linked media today reported that AQAP fired rockets at Balhaf LNG facility in Shabwah Yemen
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Yemen: On Monday evening, a suspected member of Al Qaeda was killed in a drone attack, probably American, in the area of Al-Batha in the isolation of the forts of Al Jalal northeast of the city from Ma'rib, north-eastern Yemen
Newly built police offices destroyed in Mandera attack
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An unmanned aircraft targets two al-Qaeda operatives in Marib
Somalia: Bomb hidden in garbage exploded outside a local government building in southern Galkayo on Sunday, injuring at least four people, including two soldiers7 mes atrás
Somalia: Bomb hidden in garbage exploded outside a local government building in southern Galkayo on Sunday, injuring at least four people, including two soldiers
Al-Shabaab identify the 5 attackers behind DusitD2 attack, Nairobi, Jan 15, 2019 that killed 21 people. Left to right: Ali Salim Gichunge Abu Sakeena, Osman Ahmed Hassan Azzam, Mahir Khalid Riziki Jibril/Simba, Muhammad Adan Nur Farhan Yare and Abdulqani Arab Yusuf Farhan Dheere
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Al-Shabaab seize Milho village in Sanaag region, Puntland, on Friday, abduct seven gold miners - local official
Somalia: The African command of the US armed forces reported an airstrike against an explosives production facility of the terrorist group Al-Shabab in the region of Jilib, Somalia. The strike reportedly killed eight militants and injured two others
The US military has released video of yesterday's two airstrikes targeting Al-Shabaab explosive experts in Jilib town area. The US military told VOA's @CarlaBabbVOA that 8 militants were killed in the strikes
U.S. military says 8 al-Qaeda linked Shabab 'explosives experts' killed, 2 wounded in drone strike in Somalia Thursday
Pro-Al-Shabaab media say group executed a 70-yr-old man accused of practicing sorcery. The man, Isak Hassan Daud was executed in the town of Tiyeglow on Dec 10, per reports. Al-Shabaab courts don't allow Defense lawyers and evidence against defendants is not released publicly7 mes atrás
Pro-Al-Shabaab media say group executed a 70-yr-old man accused of practicing "sorcery". The man, Isak Hassan Daud was executed in the town of Tiyeglow on Dec 10, per reports. Al-Shabaab courts don't allow Defense lawyers and evidence against defendants is not released publicly
US Kills 8 al-Shabab Fighters in 2 Airstrikes Amid Troop Reduction in Somalia
Two U.S. B-52 bombers flew to the Middle East today from Barksdale AFB in Louisiana, the second deterrence mission against Iran in recent weeks and comes on the same day U.S. drones attacked al-Qaeda-linked 'explosives experts' in Somalia
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Senior Al-Shabaab leader captured in southern Somalia
Two men, Omar Aden Mohamed Abdulle Ahmed Mudey, appeared before a military tribunal in Mogadishu charged with Al-Shabaab membership and murder. Their lawyer denies the charges against them and asks for psychiatric evaluation of the defendants.
Armed confrontation b/w two regional forces in Wanlawayn town leaves at least 4 dead, reports. Reports say members of traffic police and regular police clashed over a checkpoint erected in Wanlawayn, Lower Shabelle. No reaction yet from Southwest Admin
Somalia: At least five military personnel were killed in an ambush by gunmen near the town of Guri-El in Galmudug administration late Wednesday, reports. The attack happened as the personnel were returning from officer training workshop in Gur-El, some 450km north of Mogadishu
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Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan tied through shared ideology and battlefield history - The Washington Post
Local sources confirm the killing of 5 soldiers and wounding two others from the security forces in Abyan. Sources: The soldiers were killed in an attack that targeted a security checkpoint belonging to the Emirati-backed Security Belt forces in Lauder. Sources: Militants believed to be affiliated with Al Qaeda attacked the security belt with an RPG missile before the attack
NDS claimed arrest of 3 alleged AQ members in Nimruz capital8 mes atrás
NDS claimed arrest of 3 alleged AQ members in Nimruz capital
Jubbaland statement on election process
Colonel Ahmed Abdullahi Sheikh, former commander of Somalia's American-trained commando unit, the Danab, said a U.S. withdrawal would be a setback for efforts to stabilize the country. Al-Shabaab will claim the withdrawal as victory, he said
Withdrawal of US troops from Somalia is a gift to Al-Qaeda, says Congressman Jim Langevin
US to withdraw nearly all troops from Somalia by jan 15, leaving small presence in Mogadishu: US Defense official
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