Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

23 September 2018
Kenya opposition politician says was dragged, assaulted in forced deportation
Noordin Mohamed Haji has been sworn in as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) at a ceremony in the presence of President @UKenyatta
Judge Paul Kihara Kariuki, in the presence of President @UKenyatta, has been sworn in as independent Kenya's seventh Attorney-General
Kenya police keep opposition politician in custody in defiance of court order
A Kenyan politician, who attended a mock presidential inauguration of an opposition leader, says he is being detained by police in a toilet at Nairobi's airport after refusing an attempt to deport him
6 month ago
Somali troops killed two Al-Shabab fighters in El-Dhun village near Gofgudud-Burey Monday; troops launched the operation after receiving reports the militants were collecting extortion money from locals who use a water well, one soldier died in the firefight, military source
Kenyan police detain opposition politician at airport in scuffle: lawyer
The refugee agency said on Monday that it has repatriated some 78,088 Somali refugees from Kenya as at Feb. 28 since the voluntary return exercise begun in December 2014. Somalia
Heavy fighting between Alshabaab and government troops reported in Afgoye town near Mogadishu. Somalia
Two separate IED explosions reported in Mogadishu on Monday. First explosion targeted a vehicle in Odweyne area killing two people; second explosion which also hit another vehicle occurred at 21-October road, details of casualties not yet known: witnesses
A witness tells he has counted the dead bodies of three civilians at the scene of the attack in Mogadishu
Mogadishu explosion: At least four killed, number of others wounded in suicide car bomb at a key intersection near several main installations
Large explosion took place outside Sayid hotel near Somalia's interior ministry compound in Mogadishu. security forces and Ambulances have arrived at the scene
Footage shows immediate aftermath of Mogadishu car bomb at Maka Al-Mukarrama Road
Al Shabab claims the responsibility of a car bombing attack that took place near Wehlie hotel where 14 civilians were killed and more than 21 others wounded im Mogadishu
14 dead in a busy street blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu
A witness has told he saw the dead bodies of 8 people outside Wehlie hotel in Mogadishu
Suicide explosion targets Wehlie hotel in Mogadishu. Casualties reported
Somali army backed by KDF ground and air forces kill 4 militants in an assault against AlShabab-held area north of Elwak, near the Somali-Kenyan border.
Gunfight between SNA forces and Al Shabab militants reported in Mogadishu's Kahda district
Two Al-Shabab fighters killed three injured in a fresh U.S. airstrike near Mubarak village, Lower Shabelle region on Monday: @USAfricaCommand
A Somali military officer named as Yusuf shot dead by gunmen in Mogadishu. The killers fled – Witness Somalia
6 month ago
At least one soldier was killed and two civilians wounded when gunmen suspected being fighters from AlShabaab ambushed a security checkpoint near Bosaso port. Somalia
Somalia's Shebab claims to have killed 7 African Union soldiers in an ambush attack in Lower Shabelle – Radio Andulus Somalia
Kenya: Police foil major terror attack. Police chief SVBIED seized was set to be driven to Nairobi and would have killed hundreds of innocent civilians
6 month ago
Reports of clashes between Al-Shabab and Somali regional forces in two separate zones: At least 5 regional forces and 4 militants died in clashes east of Huddur, Bakool region. Separately 4 militants killed during fighting w security forces in Sanguni, Lower Jubba, 1 killed as well.
Raila Odinga arrives in Athi River to attend NASA meeting
Bloomberg reporting that Secretary Tillerson, after taking Saturday off due to illness during his Nairobi visit, is cutting his first Africa tour short to return to Washington because of pressing business there
China supports current diplomatic efforts to resolve North Korea nuke issues
Six Govt soldiers killed one injured in a powerful remote-controlled IED explosion near Mogadishu, Saturday: Security sources
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