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

Map. History of Somalia conflict

18 July 2018
3 week ago
Migration workers in Somalia's Puntland region say hundreds of Ethiopian migrants have reached the region since last night. An estimated 7,000 Ethiopian migrants have arrived in Puntland since May according to an official with an independent migrant organisation
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
Five dead after gunmen opened fire on a minibus northeast of Mogadishu, Monday
Somalia: ISIS claims killing a Somali policeman in Mogadishu
Somaliland govt condemns the attack in Addis Ababa and described as 'Act of terror'. MFA stated that Somaliland 'stands with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and its people'
UAE food aid arrives in Kismayo
3 week 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.
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
Somalia: Isis claims to have destroyed a police vehicle with an IED in Mogadisho: 4 somali policemen were killed and 1 injured.
1 month ago
Two women injured after Somaliland army opened fire in Las Anod, the capital of the Sool region.
Another attack in Somalia today: Isis claims to have killed a Somali finance official in Mogadisho.
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
1 month ago
Somalia: Isis claims to have killed a Somali policeman in Bosaso.
1 month ago
Puntland regional leader sacks intel and security chiefs. Statement issued by Abdiweli M Gas says duties have been relieved from PIA director Abdirazak Isse Hussein Khaatumi, and PSS chief Abdullahi Aden Mohamed "Abdullahi Ulle"; no reason has been given for the sacking
1 month ago
Two soldiers killed in an attack on military base in Qansaxdhere town. Somalia, Ethiopian forces clashed with AlShabaab - Media reports
1 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
1 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
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.1 month ago
Wreckage of the VBIED which exploded outside the Somali, US, Kenyan military base near Sanguni, a Somali soldier was slightly wounded.
1 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"
1 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.
1 month ago
Somalia: Deadly clash kills 4 soldiers near Baidoa
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