4 August 2021
The Pentagon: The US Air Force conducts an air strike inside Somalia, the first since the advent of Biden
Somalia says Al Shabab militants targeted in a strike carried out in an undisclosed location of Galmudug. No civilian casualty resulted from the bombing, said in a statement. It is unclear how many militants were killed or who carried out the bombing
@DHSgov extending/re-designating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status "the United States will be able to offer safety 7 protection to Somalis who may not be able to return to their country, due to ongoing conflict & a worsening humanitarian crisis" per @SecMayorkas
Clashes continued in Somalia's Galmudug state for the second day. Monday's fighting took place in Qey'ad area near the newly recovered Ba'adweyne town. 5 Govt soldiers and 10 militants were killed, per military commander
Somalia: Laguna Regional Government Chairman Mustafa Mohamed Omar Cagjar unveiled a contingent of local government troops he said were ready to take part in the ongoing war in Ethiopia
2 week ago
Ethiopia: Media reports from Somali region say several hundred members of Liyuu Police forces have been sent to the north of Ethiopia to join up with ENDF in the conflict with Tigray rebels
Somalia: AlShabaab fighters attack Kenya military base in Hosingow town in Lower Juba region overnight. Militants also bombed an Ethiopian military base in Halgan town in Hiiraan region. Casualties on both attacks unknown so far - Reports
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area2 week ago
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents.  The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire2 week ago
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents. The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire
Kenya: KDF Kill 11 Al-Shabaab Militia in Somalia
Dead and wounded in the ranks of the Somali forces in attacks by Al-Shabaab fighters on military bases of the forces in Afgoye and Janale towns in Lower Shabelle state, southern Somalia
Abdimalik Abdullahi Haji, one of the soldiers who escaped recently from a training camp in Eritrea has been stabbed to death in Afgoye, reports say. Haji was fatally injured after an argument with a freind. He faced the media to recount his experience in escaping from Eritrea
A member of the Somali government's security and intelligence service was assassinated by a security detachment of Al-Shabab in Afgoye, southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. A number of Kenyan forces were killed and wounded in an attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a Kenyan military base in the town of Tapto in Juba State, southwest Somalia
At least nine people, mainly civilians, have been killed and nine wounded by a suicide car bomb near a hospital in Mogadishu,Somalia, reports @VOANews
AlShabaab releases photos of its fighters inside Ba'adweyne town in Mudug region less than 24 hours after being captured by Somalia govt forces. SNA troops retreated after deadly fight paving the way for AS to retake the town. Bodies of dead soldiers seen inside town4 week ago
AlShabaab releases photos of its fighters inside Ba'adweyne town in Mudug region less than 24 hours after being captured by Somalia govt forces. SNA troops retreated after deadly fight paving the way for AS to retake the town. Bodies of dead soldiers seen inside town
At least 10 al Shabaab fighters were killed after militants attacked a security checkpoint on the road between Dhusamareb town & El-Dhere village in Galmudug Sunday officials said. Govt solider was also killed in attack but al Shabaab claimed to have killed 8 soldiers
Death toll from Mogadishu suicide bombing rises to at least 10, among them civilians and soldiers; an unspecified number of people were injured - reports
1 month ago
ISIS/ISS claimed killing and wounding 7 Puntland special forces south of Bosaso Somalia
Acting US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs: The continuation of the conflict in Ethiopia destabilizes the Horn of Africa
ISIS has claimed responsibility for an IED attack targeting Somali government personnel on the road linking the cities of Afgoye and Mogadishu, allegedly killing 2
Somali PM @MohamedHRoble visits a Mogadishu hospital where soldiers and civilians wounded in Sunday's Wisil attack are being treated. (Photo by @SomaliPM)
UN says fighting in Wisil town of Galmudug Admin displaced thousands, left scores of civilians dead and injured, @OCHASom. The fighting occurred after Al-Shabaab militants attacked the town early Sunday. Local sources reported at least 30 dead but indicated casualties could rise
Shabaab al-Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the execution by firing squad of 6 alleged "CIA spies" in a public square in front of a crowd of spectators in the southern Somali town of Saakow after forcing confessions from the men
1 month ago
Somali military says 41 militants were killed during an al Shabab attack in Wisil area of Mudug region while the militant group claims to have killed 51 soldiers following a gun attack that started with an explosion
1 month ago
"We achieved one of our goals to eradicate Al-Shabaab from Mudug region," said governor Abdiladif Muse Nur whose brother Ahmed Muse Nur, ex-governor killed by Al-Shabaab in a suicide blast in May 2020. Puntland executed today 21 militants. Somalia
AlShabaab claims it killed at least 34 Galmudug regional soldiers in a dawn attack involving a suicide bombing on a military base in Wisil area, 50Km away from Hobyo coastal town in central Somalia
Somali army spokesperson Ali Hashi Abdi says @SNAForce is conducting a major offensive against Al-Shabaab in the Middle Shabelle region. 17 fighters have been killed, weapons recovered1 month ago
Somali army spokesperson Ali Hashi Abdi says @SNAForce is conducting a major offensive against Al-Shabaab in the Middle Shabelle region. 17 fighters have been killed, weapons recovered
At least 3 killed in AlShabaab attack in Kenya's Mandera county. Militants also burned lorry carrying Khat - Media This is the 7th AS attack inside Kenya in the past 3 weeks. Kenya officials accused Mandera residents of "hiding" info about z presence of militants in the area
Somali security forces have captured an al Shabab suspected gunman for killing a district official in Daynile of Mogadishu.   He was wounded while trying to evade capture.   Two other gunmen along with him have managed to escape as police have launched an operation in Mogadishu1 month ago
Somali security forces have captured an al Shabab suspected gunman for killing a district official in Daynile of Mogadishu. He was wounded while trying to evade capture. Two other gunmen along with him have managed to escape as police have launched an operation in Mogadishu
4 KILLED in Mandera in suspected Al-Shabaab attack on lorry transporting miraa. Police say one is a terrorist knocked down by the vehicle
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