Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

21 May 2018
A suicide bomber hits a security checkpoint in Arbiska village, outside Mogadishu on Thursday morning. Two civilians and a soldier are reported to have wounded in the blast-Sources.
Suicide car bomb in Mogadishu leaves casualties - police
13 suspects nabbed in new security sweep in Beledweyne town; security forces have also seized weapons and materials such nails, needles and other metalic objects which can be used for making explosives: officials
2 month ago
Somali troops in overnight raid on Al-Shabab controlled town of Moqokori destroying three vehicles; troops have since returned to their base: Deputy of Hiran forces Col Isak Idris Osman tells
Security forces in Mogadishu are on high alert after they were informed that a car packed with explosives heading to on Maka AlMukarama road and some of the govt offices. An official said he is wondering how and why the car managed to pass through the city. Local media
US says 2 Al-Shabab fighters killed in airstrike; plus hunt is underway for escaped militants
2 month ago
Al-Shabab ambush on Somali govt forces reported near Fafahdhun town, in Gedo region: reports
Al Shabab claim they have killed more than 80 Somali national army forces including two officers in twin blasts in Mogadishu on Friday evening- Pro Al Shabab news agency reports
2 month ago
Roadside explosion hits KDF convoy travelling between Eel Wak and Busar towns, Gedo province. Casualties unknown. Al Shabab has claimed the responsibility
The death toll from twin explosions in Mogadishu stands at 34 according to Madina hospital director
Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings: ambulance service
Somalia Local sources confirm 5 al Shabaab suicide attackers killed at least 35 soldiers and officers including drivers and bodyguards in attack to Presidential palace and HQ of inte in Mogadishu
At least 18 people dead and 20 others injured explosions near Presidential Palace. The AlShabaab claims the responsibility for the bomb attacks in Mogadishu
AlShabaab claims responsibility for the attacks against the Presidential Palace and the Somali intelligence structures.
Somali govt forces appear to have foiled a major Al-Shabab attack on the Presidential Palace, car bomb exploded at the Palace's 1st checkpoint. 1 militant still holed up in a building near Dhagahtur monument, at least 4 militants were involved in the attack: sources
Al Shabab militants claim the responsibility of two large explosions which occured in Mogadishu
Aftermath of the VBIED explosion at Bashir Gate, the first checkpoint of the Presidential Palace; SYL Hotel locates on the opposite side of the road at least one govt soldier died in this explosion: sources
Security officials say Al Shabab militants have tried to storm the presidential palace,gun battle ongoing near Sayidka junction
Mogadishu under heavy al-Shabaab attack with inghamasi team trying to storm Presidential Palace and at least 2 VBIEDs.
Heavy gunfire, explosion near the Presidential Palace. A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint allowing another vehicle carrying militants to pass through, vehicle collided with another car outside the Palace, troops engaging militants: security sources
Gunfire and explosion heard in Mogadishu, witnesses saw plume of smoke following the explosion
Fire erupts at Nairobi Central Police Station
U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia
Somaliland Minister of Security Mohamed Abukar Islow warns that a vehicle filled with explosives is in the city and could possibly target the airport. Islow says security forces are hunting a Toyota Noah posing as one of the shuttle buses that transport travellers to Mogadishu's Airport
U.S. confirms conducting new strike against Al-Shabab in Jilib town area on February 19, killing three militants
2 month ago
Al Shabab claimed killing an US soldier and four Somali National Army (SNA) troops in Bulo Gadud in Lower Juba region
US Conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia. @USAfricaCommand says no civilians were killed in this strike.
Under car, seat explosion reported in Mogadishu, security officials say the car was parked near the village restaurant, no casualties reported. Somalia
AlShabaab says it had killed American soldier on the outskirts of Kismayo on Tuesday but @USAfricaCommand said they don't have reporting of any U.S. military killed or injured in Somalia.
2 month ago
An American soldier was killed in a gun battle took place outside Kismayo town on Tuesday morning - Andalus radio
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