Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

21 June 2018
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
4 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.
4 month ago
An American soldier was killed in a gun battle took place outside Kismayo town on Tuesday morning - Andalus radio
Huge explosions followed by gunfire heard near Kismayo town - Media reports
Three Kenyan teachers killed in suspected Al-Shabab attack on a Primary School in Wajir County, Northeast Province: Local media
Al-Shabab fighter Shuris Adam Dhinbil surrenders to Somali Govt forces in Beled Hawo Town. He defected from Al-Shabab militant camp in Kabis, 20km west of Garbaharey
Telkom Kenya plans to roll out its mobile money transfer services later this year in a bid drive revenue growth
Teenager held with AK-47 rifle in Laikipia
An AMISOM soldier accidentally killed a member of Danab, Somali special forces, during attack on al Shabaab
Somali special forces seize Mubarak and Awdhegle towns from Al-Shabab following an early morning attack; operation still ongoing; Al-Shabab fighters have retreated towards Toratorow. Reports say troops are accompanied by U.S. military advisers: security sources
SNA Troops backed by US air forces have taken the control of Mubarak and Awdhiigle towns following the withdrawal of Al Shabab militants-local media
Somali forces have recaptured several main villages from Al Shabab militants in Lower Shabelle province on Monday morning
Video of the aftermath at Nairobi's Bin Ali Hotel, 8th street, where supporters of renditioned ONLF commander clashed with supporters of @M_Farmaajo.
Kenyan media reporting Miguna Miguna is being deported to Canada (he has dual citizenship)
Kenya politician, Miguna Miguna, charged with treason for administering Raila Odinga's 'swearing in'
Kenya charges opposition figure present at Odinga 'swearing in' with treason
Kenya police fire teargas at demonstrators demanding TV stations reopen
Kenyan police briefly detain legislator over opposition leader's 'swearing in'
4 month ago
Al Shabab militants have recaptured El-Wak town in Somalia's Gedo province following the withdrawal of Somali national army forces on Friday morning
Kenya arrests lawyer, keeps TV stations shut after Odinga 'inauguration'
Kenya's High Court orders government to end shutdown of top TV stations over mock inauguration
Kenyan High Court has suspended the shutdown of 3 private television stations.
Kenyan TV stations to stay shut after covering opposition 'inauguration'
Kenya designates the "National Resistance Movement" as an organized criminal group, just hours after 2017 candidate Raila Odinga declared himself 'president'
Kenyan opposition leader Odinga swears himself in as 'president'
Tensions grip Kenya as defeated presidential candidate and opposition leader Raila Odinga readies to be sworn in as 'alternative president'
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