28 November 2023
2 month ago
Ethiopia military claims 462 al-Shabab fighters killed in the militant attack on ENDF in Somalia’s Bakool region on Sunday
President conducts mini-reshuffle of army commanders amid military setbacks last month. Brigadier General Madey Nurey Sheikh is appointed Deputy Army Commander. Dayah Abdi Abdulle has been promoted to Colonel and he will be the new commander of Land Forces, replacing… Show morePresident @HassanSMohamud signs the decree appointing Brigadier General Ibrahim Sheikh Muhiyadin as the new army chef; and Brigadier General Ahmed Adan Ali as the new Land Forces commander.As mentioned, Muhiyadin is the former commander of the Presidential Guards, and has… Show more
The President of Somalia likened the war against al-Shabaab to the “war of independence” in which Somali people fought to attain their independence from colonialists. @HassanSMohamud was speaking to the military commanders in his war room in the town of Dhusamareb as he remobilises the troops to hold their lines and relaunch military offensive against the militants2 month ago
The President of Somalia likened the war against al-Shabaab to the “war of independence” in which Somali people fought to attain their independence from colonialists. @HassanSMohamud was speaking to the military commanders in his war room in the town of Dhusamareb as he remobilises the troops to hold their lines and relaunch military offensive against the militants
Mogadishu: An explosion heard at Elasha Biyaha area near Mogadishu. Initial reports say the target was police soldiers nearby the blast scene. The casualty remains unclear - witnesses said
After nearly a year of slow advances & Al-Shabaab withdrawals in Galguduud, Somali government forces, after suffering a major defeat at Osweyne, withdraw from multiple towns & villages in a significant setback
3 month ago
Multiple casualties reported after a suicide car bomb targeted members of Mogadishu’s military police, Tuesday reports. The attack took place at the former local municipality land administration office, opposite Mogadishu’s Stadium, currently used by the military police. The al-Shabaab militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack
Somali military commanders reporting troops have captured  Cawsweyne (Oswein) to the northwest of El Dheer town, today. Al-Shabaab militants reportedly vacated the village.3 month ago
Somali military commanders reporting troops have captured Cawsweyne (Oswein) to the northwest of El Dheer town, today. Al-Shabaab militants reportedly vacated the village.
Citing security and moral conduct, the Somali government orders internet service providers to turn off access for social media companies TikTok, Telegram, and the gambling site 1xBet
The governor of Kenya’s northeastern Mandera County, Mohamed Adan Khalif is claiming that 60% of his county is under the control of Al-Shabaab militants, according to @citizentvkenya. He was speaking during a security meeting on tackling al-Shabaab. The presence of the militants has affected service delivery in various parts of the county, he reportedly said. Al-Shabaab attacks in the northeastern region increased in recent weeks. nnLocal security officials are vowing to fight back. One MP suggested locals need to mobilise an uprising similar to the self-mobilised Ma’awisley fighters in central Somalia
4 month ago
Somali National Army's elite commando unit, Danab, supported by Jubaland regional forces, has reportedly neutralized four dozens of Al-Shabaab militants, destroying their hideouts and makeshift courts in several locations approximately 42KM west of Jilib town, according to security officials
Multiple injuries reported after a plane has veered off a runway upon landing at Aden Adde airport in Mogadishu
Many people blocked roads with burning tyres after a civilian was allegedly killed by a soldier at Tarbunka junction in the capital Mogadishu
National Army’s special forces (Gorgor) conducted an operation to hunt down the remnants of Alshabab militants in El-Haji and El-Dhigtar villages under Galcad town in Galgadud region, on Tuesday. During the operation the troops deactivated and removed IEDs which militants buried on the road
Kenya: Shakahola cult deaths climbs to 303 bodies5 month ago
Kenya: Shakahola cult deaths climbs to 303 bodies
Somali government media reporting that national forces confronted and repelled an attempted al-Shabaab attack on Masagaway town in the central Galmudug State, on Tuesday. According to the report Govt forces reported received a tip about an imminent al-Shabaab attack and were prepared6 month ago
Somali government media reporting that national forces confronted and repelled an attempted al-Shabaab attack on Masagaway town in the central Galmudug State, on Tuesday. According to the report Govt forces reported received a tip about an imminent al-Shabaab attack and were prepared
Somali Govt troops carry out assault in the vicinity of Ruunirgood town, Middle Shabelle region a day after AlShabab attack on Gorgor forces returning from Harardhere, Galmudug state that killed soldiers, officials say. Prez @HassanSMohamud visited the region yesterday to boost8 month ago
Somali Govt troops carry out assault in the vicinity of Ruunirgood town, Middle Shabelle region a day after AlShabab attack on Gorgor forces returning from Harardhere, Galmudug state that killed soldiers, officials say. Prez @HassanSMohamud visited the region yesterday to boost
Somaliland says it will now go on full offensive posture to bring fighting in Laas Anood to an end
Three people of same family, mother, her daughter and grandson have been killed in the flash floods that hit Bardhere district last night8 month ago
Three people of same family, mother, her daughter and grandson have been killed in the flash floods that hit Bardhere district last night
The Somali Govt reportedly arrested security personnel involved in a shootout at Mogadishu's Sinay junction where as many as 7 people were killed most of them civilians. The Commissioner of Yaqshid district Suleiman Farah is among the wounded after dispute at security checkpoint
A protest erupted shortly after soldier allegedly shot dead a rickshaw driver near Sobe junction in Mogadishu
"Al-Shabaab" kills 10 civilians in the Somali capital
The US military reported new "collective self-defense" strike against al-Shabaab on Feb 15 near Ba'adweyn, Galmudug, killing 5 militants. Somali forces have been fighting al-Shabaab fighters in the area for several days, and have reported capturing Shabelow and Qey'ad
Defense ministers, army commanders of Horn of Africa countries meeting in Mogadishu ahead of Summit for head of states of 'frontline' countries - Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia scheduled to be held in Mogadishu on Feb 1. The Summit focuses on fighting al-Shabaab
US, @USAfricaCommand announce successful counterterrorism operation in Somalia   Statement says it took place in a remote location  Target was NOT alShabaab, per US official10 month ago
US, @USAfricaCommand announce "successful counterterrorism operation in Somalia" Statement says it took place in a "remote location" Target was NOT alShabaab, per US official
The Somali Govt has confirmed that 7 soldiers were 'killed' in Galcad attack; claims killing 100+ militants and destroying 5 vehicles. Al-Shabaab on its side claimed killing 159 soldiers and seizing 45 vehicles. Casualty figures have not been independently verified
Somalia lost 3 top commanders in AlShabab attacks in a week.  1. Jamal Ahmed [R], Beledweyne's CID boss killed in Halgan Jan 16 2. Col Abshir Shataqey [C], Cmdr of SNA's 3rd battalion killed in Hawadley Jan 17 3. Major Hassan Tuure [L], deputy DANAB chief killed today in Gal'ad10 month ago
Somalia lost 3 top commanders in AlShabab attacks in a week. 1. Jamal Ahmed [R], Beledweyne's CID boss killed in Halgan Jan 16 2. Col Abshir Shataqey [C], Cmdr of SNA's 3rd battalion killed in Hawadley Jan 17 3. Major Hassan Tuure [L], deputy DANAB chief killed today in Gal'ad
Somali forces have seized the village of Cali Heelo near Galcad town, Friday. There are several areas named Galcad in Galmudug but the one closest to area of recent military operations is about 375km north of Mogadishu, it locates northwest of Masagaway town
Al-Shabaab Roadside IED Kills 4 Highway Authority Workers in Hailey, Bura East, Garissa County, Kenya
Federal government forces and local fighters have seized El-Ba'ad (Ceel-Bacad) village in Middle Shabelle region, to the southeast of Bulobarde town, state media reporting
Three people were on the wee hours of Wednesday, December 21, 2022, killed by suspected Al Shabaab militants in Garissa County