Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

14 August 2018
8 dead and 17 injured in two explosions targeted the headquarters of the Somali Interior Ministry in Mogadishu
AlShabaab gunman were believed to have taken hostage at top building of the Interior Ministry HQs in Mogadishu
Second went off in Mogadishu
Initial reports: Al-Shabaab fighters attacked with two cars with the explosives in the compound of ministry of security and interior, across from parliament building in Mogadishu, black smoke can be seen in the sky
At least 7 people killed and 10 others injured in suicide explosion at Interior Ministry building in Mogadishu. Today's attack claimed by AlShabaab
Gunfire and grenade blasts are being heard near Ministry of Internal security affairs and Somali parliament HQs in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
Huge blast heard in Somalia's capital Mogadishu with smoke seen rising above the scene of the explosion
Corrupt judges blocking Kenyan anti-graft push, prosecutor says
1 month ago
Kenyan army base hit by rockets in Somalia
1 month ago
At least 17 people have been killed in fighting between militants from Somalia’s al Shabaab group and clan militias in the country’s central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug
1 month ago
Huge explosion hits Kenyan police soldiers in Lamu as Al-Shabaab claims to have killed 7 soldiers in bomb blast
Nine people killed, dozens injured in bus, truck collision southeast of Nairobi - Kenyan media
At least 5 people injured in bomb explosion near cinema Nasri in Mogadishu's Hodan
At least two people injured in landline explosion near cinema Nasri in Hodan district, a short while ago: Security Source
Al Qaeda-linked group claims attack on French troops in Mali
Explosion reported around Siinay junction in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
1 month ago
Al-Shabab bans plastic bags in areas under their control in Somalia
Al-Shabab bans plastic bags in areas under their control in Somalia
Roadside bomb explosion hits vehicle carrying regional officials near Mogadishu.
1 month ago
President @UKenyatta: Kenya will actively engage the US I believe we can do more together and I welcome American companies in our Big Four Agenda AmChamBig4Summit
Kenya market fire injures 70 in Nairobi, as rescue workers search for more bodies, according to local media
Market fire kills at least 15 in the Kenyan capital Nairobi: official
Crash landing of a recently acquired Kenya Air Force Bell UH-1H II helicopter
1 month ago
The Al-Shabab group is said to have denied reports of its leader's death. Somali Memo website said that it had contacted a "a top Al-Shabab official" who said that Ahmed Diriye is "alive and healthy".
Somali military official says Al-Shabab leader Ahmed Diriye, alias Abu Ubeidah, has died of cancer, according to Somali National Army Radio.
At least three killed in Al-Shabab ambush north of Bal'ad town, Monday: Source
Somali military say they've killed 7 Al-Shabab militants including a foreign fighter from Tanzania in an operation that led to seizure of the key Arare bridge N of Kismayo: Arare bridge is a strategic bridge ove Jubba river that is several miles away from Al-Shabab town of Jamame
1 month ago
Somali army radio is reporting that Al-Shabab Cmdr by the name "Aruuriyow" was killed in a joint operation by Somali and US forces in Arare area, north of Sanguni. The radio identifies Aruuriyow as AS Cmdr of Middle and Lower Jubba regions; it doesn't when operation took place.
Bolton calls on North Korea to make first move on denuclearization
Sound of loud explosion just heard in Mogadishu's Somali capital
Somali military claims to have killed 7 AlShabaab fighters in fighting near Kismayo town, saying 5 others soldiers were also injured in the clash. Somalia
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