Deputy President HirShabelle Ali Abdullahi Hussein on Wednesday announced an offensive against the militant group Al-Shabaab.

Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

19 December 2018
Deputy President HirShabelle Ali Abdullahi Hussein on Wednesday announced an offensive against the militant group Al-Shabaab.
2 month ago
Kenyan jets hit AlShabaab camp in Somalia, killing at least 10 militants. No word from the group over the airstrike.
2 month ago
Villagers in Middle Shabelle region report possible airstrikes in Al-Shabaab-controlled village of Basra midnight last night, north of Mogadishu
Kenyan Parliament votes to maintain a tax on mobile money and social media services. 101 voted against it while 136 voted for it.2 month ago
Kenyan Parliament votes to maintain a tax on mobile money and social media services. 101 voted against it while 136 voted for it.
U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia2 month ago
U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia
Self-organised militias known Ma'awisley attacked, driven out Al-Shabab from villages near Adan Yabaal killing 4 militants on Sunday. On Monday Al-Shabab launched a counter-attack, killed two villagers including Hibad Ali Dasar (pictured) one of the Ma'awisley leaders.2 month ago
Self-organised militias known Ma'awisley attacked, driven out Al-Shabab from villages near Adan Yabaal killing 4 militants on Sunday. On Monday Al-Shabab launched a counter-attack, killed two villagers including Hibad Ali Dasar (pictured) one of the Ma'awisley leaders.
Two killed and nearly 10 others including school children were wounded after suicide bomb explosion targeting an Italian armored personnel carrier near Ministry of Defense HQ in Mogadishu, Dayniile district commissioner told local Media. Photo credit by Feysal Somalia2 month ago
Two killed and nearly 10 others including school children were wounded after suicide bomb explosion targeting an Italian armored personnel carrier near Ministry of Defense HQ in Mogadishu, Dayniile district commissioner told local Media. Photo credit by Feysal Somalia
Translation of the arabic claim released by al-Shabaab (AlQaeda in Somalia) about the SBVIED operation against Italian forces in Mogadishu.2 month ago
Translation of the arabic claim released by al-Shabaab (AlQaeda in Somalia) about the SBVIED operation against Italian forces in Mogadishu.
Police gun down six thugs in Thika2 month ago
Police gun down six thugs in Thika
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a suicide carb bomb attack on an EU military vehicle in Mogadishu. Somali Security officials say an Italian military vehicle was hit, several people are hurt.2 month ago
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a suicide carb bomb attack on an EU military vehicle in Mogadishu. Somali Security officials say an Italian military vehicle was hit, several people are hurt.
2 month ago
Three people have been killed in fighting between Al Shabaab and government troops in Noor Fanah and Garasyaani villages in Hiiraan region. On Sunday govt army backed by AMISOM captured villages on outskirts of Beledweyne town.
Car bomb hit a convoy in Somalia capital: Reuters2 month ago
Car bomb hit a convoy in Somalia capital: Reuters
2 month ago
Car bomb attack on convoy in Somali capital Mogadishu
2 month ago
An Explosion targeted Foreign military truck near Ministry of Defense HQ in Mogadishu.
2 month ago
Suspected Roadside explosion near Jaalle Siyad military base; early reports say the explosion targetted a military vehicle. Both AMISOM and Somali troops use the roads near the base. Mogadishu
2 month ago
Reports of an explosion heard Dayniile junction.
2 month ago
11 killed in Nairobi – Nakuru highway accident
2 month ago
Nairobian: A daring gang raided the late Interior minister George Saitoti's home and brought down the gate
2 month ago
US military says drone strike killed 3 AlShabaab militants in area some 40km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu
2 month ago
A Foreign Jihadist from Afghanistan and 15 other AlShabaab fighters killed in military operation near Marka town, some 91km SW of Mogadishu
2 month ago
An Explosion has been reported at a tea shop near a police station in El-Wak town a short while ago; several people have been hurt, resident. Somalia
Joseph Irungu the murder suspect of Monica Irungu taken by DCI detectives to Kiambu Courts where it's expected to have orders granted to hold him for more days as investigations continue.2 month ago
Joseph Irungu the murder suspect of Monica Irungu taken by DCI detectives to Kiambu Courts where it's expected to have orders granted to hold him for more days as investigations continue.
Migori Governor, Okoth Obado denies involvement in the murder of Sharon Otieno as his bodyguard is arrested for possessing fake academic certificates2 month ago
Migori Governor, Okoth Obado denies involvement in the murder of Sharon Otieno as his bodyguard is arrested for possessing fake academic certificates
One person killed, over 20 others injured and several families displaced as ethnic clashes in Nakuru-Narok border escalated.2 month ago
One person killed, over 20 others injured and several families displaced as ethnic clashes in Nakuru-Narok border escalated.
2 month ago
Seven Al-Shabab militants killed in Qoryoley town following an attack by the militants last night, Lower Shabelle Governor Mohamed Ibrahim Barre tells Govt media. Somalia
2 month ago
10 Al-Shabaab militants killed in dawn operation in Kenya's Lamu county - military
A big explosion has taken place at Mogadishu's biggest market-Bakaro market. casualties reported.
2 month ago
Casual laborers employed by a Chinese company tarmacking the Suguta-Maralal road have downed their tools protesting mistreatment
2 month ago
Police in Busia arrest two Ugandan military officers for trespass; the two were allegedly pursuing a vehicle carrying fish.
Twin bombings were reported in the same area of Mogadishu, Somalia on Saturday. One of the explosions reportedly targeted a vehicle belonging to Professor Yahye Amir, who is a university lecturer.2 month ago
Twin bombings were reported in the same area of Mogadishu, Somalia on Saturday. One of the explosions reportedly targeted a vehicle belonging to Professor Yahye Amir, who is a university lecturer.
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