Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

20 January 2019
Monster VBIED: Al-Shabaab's improvised armoured, explosive-laden SUV seized by Somali forces near Sanguni earlier today.
US military says Saturday's airstrike in Lower Jubba region killed 52 Al-Shabaab militants. This is the 6th airstrike against Al-Shabaab in 2019.
1 day ago
United States: 52 al-Shabaab members killed in air strike on their positions
Kenyan police arrest four people including three foreigners in Kitui town in connection with Dusit hotel.
1 day ago
Ethiopia readies 'massive offensive' on al-Shabab in Somalia
Meanwhile, militant group Al-Shabaab claims to have captured Sanguni army base near Kismayo killing 41 soldiers, seizing pickup trucks mounted with guns (Technical) and ammunition. On Friday, the group said it killed 57 soldiers in another attack near Baidoa. Somalia
Rarely seen al-Shabaab up-armored Toyota Land Cruiser (S)VBIED seized by Somali forces during the former's attack on Sanguni military base. There's been an effort to conceal the added armor, e.g. by using partial interior armor1 day ago
Rarely seen al-Shabaab up-armored Toyota Land Cruiser (S)VBIED seized by Somali forces during the former's attack on Sanguni military base. There's been an effort to conceal the added armor, e.g. by using partial interior armor
Its emerging that the suicide bomber who detonated himself at the DusitD2 complex had been on the police trail since 2014.
2 day ago
One of the deadliest confrontations reported in Bay region today after Al-Shabaab ambushed Ethiopian military convoy at Hawaal Aluundo, 15km W of Bur Hakaba. Al-Shabaab used IEDs followed by heavy attack. Significant casualties have been reported, per reliable sources.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Eastleigh in Kenya's capital Nairobi to condemn Tuesday's suicide and gun attack Dusit hotel complex in Kenya, leaving 21 people dead.
Somali armed group AlShabaab claims to have killed 57 Ethiopian soldiers in explosion followed by an ambush attack near Burhakaba town.
Media Council of Kenya gives New York Times 48 hours to pull down gory images of the DusitD2 Hotel attack.
Media Council of Kenya gives New York Times 48 hours to pull down gory images of the DusitD2 Hotel attack.
Somali FM visits UN compound in Mogadishu, reassuring its solidarity and support.
The Australian High Commission in Nairobi is seeking information about reports an Australian has been killed in a terror attack that killed 21 people.
Qatar donates sixty eight armored vehicles to assist the Somali national army fight against Al-Shabaab
Kenya Red Cross says all people missing after an attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi have been accounted for
Death toll from Nairobi attack rises to 21: Kenya police
Reports of blast near Banadir junction in Mogadishu's Hodan district.
President Uhuru Kenyatta says Nairobi attackers have been elimnated, more than 700 civilians rescued from attack
'We never forget those who hurt our children,' says Uhuru as he vows revenge
One of the militants is believed to have been staying in house No E9 in Guango Estate - police surrounded the place
Countryside Matiang'i: I want to assure the people of Kenya that the country is safe; we are secure and we are ready to defend our country. We will not bend, retreat and we will not be intimidated by thugs whose interest is to try and hurt our way of life
Gunmen kill 15 in Dusit terror attack
Two of the Assault rifles used by the attackers in the Kenya Attack. Chinese Type 56-2, and shortened Hungarian AK-63D.
4 day ago
President @UKenyatta: Over 700 people evacuated KenyaUnbowed KenyaAttack
4 day ago
President @UKenyatta: Even as we regret the incident I commend the quick and swift response by all fighting teams for neutralising the threat KenyaUnbowed KenyaAttack
4 day ago
President @UKenyatta: Over about 1 hour ago, i can confirm that the security operation is over and all the militants have been eliminated. 14 people have died. We are grieving as a country this morning KenyaUnbowed KenyaAttack
According to a mortuary worker at least 14 people have died in the Nairobi Attack, reports @Reuters.
4 day ago
More gunfire heard at Nairobi hotel complex attacked by militant group - Reuters witness
Latest from @Reuters on Kenya attack claimed by Somali Islamists. At least 7 dead so far. Gvt says it is under control but plenty of people still stuck in buildings + sources say op still ongoing.
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