Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

14 August 2018
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
Several officers killed in Wajir IED attack
Rotich: Today 6.7 million Kenyans have been connected to electricity compared to 2.3 million in 2013
A Hawlwadag district official and one of the electoral delegates in last year's Somalia election died in separate attacks by suspected Al-Shabab assassins
2 month ago
Two soldiers killed in an attack on military base in Qansaxdhere town. Somalia, Ethiopian forces clashed with AlShabaab - Media reports
Kenya military budget crosses the $1 billion mark as country increases spending on military and intelligence resources
2 month ago
Gen. Mohamed Ahmed, the commander of army division 52 forces told local media that the security operations in the past four months done all over the Hiiran Region killed 80 Alshabaan fighters including top officers. Somalia
2 month ago
Somali military claims to have killed at least 80 AlShabaab fighters in an operation near Mokoqori town. There was no word from the group over the claims. Somalia
"They fired about four mortars rounds from the other side of the [Jubba] river, and one of them hit the US soldier," the commander said of the attack that killed US Staff Sgt Alexander Conrad on Friday
Details on the al Shabab attack that killed a US special ops soldier: US/Somalia/Kenya forces were setting up an outpost in an open area due to flooding - possible alShabab had clear view before firing mortars from across the river, Somali unit cmdr tells
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta is set to deliver a key note address at Harvard University in Massachusetts, USA, outlining the successes of Beyond Zero campaign.
Honoring Army Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Ariz., killed in Somalia Friday by enemy indirect fire. Member of 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Wreckage of the VBIED which exploded outside the Somali, US, Kenyan military base near Sanguni, a Somali soldier was slightly wounded.2 month ago
Wreckage of the VBIED which exploded outside the Somali, US, Kenyan military base near Sanguni, a Somali soldier was slightly wounded.
2 month ago
Reports from Sanguni say troops 'foiled' a suicide car bomb. A soldier suspected the VBIED and opened fire forcing it to detonate outside the base, two militants were killed, one soldier wounded, per source. A US soldier was killed 4 wounded in the area on Friday.
[email protected] update on yesterday's attack in Somalia: "the wounded Americans have been treated and discharged and are currently under the care of the US Embassy Medical Team in Kenya"
2 month ago
One U.S. special operations soldier was killed and four U.S. service members wounded in an "enemy attack" on Friday in Somalia
U.S. Statement on Situation in Somalia
Joint US-African force attacked by alShabab north of Kismayo Somalia, confirms US military official. Possible casualties.
Kenya police warned possible Al-Shabab attacks on key locations in Wajir, Mandera and Garissa, say they have deployed resources to confront such attacks.
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