Map. History of Somalia conflict

21 May 2019
Somali govt Tuesday vowed to retake regions held by the al-Shabab fighters across the country. Security operation begun on Monday and so far the Somali National Army (SNA) has captured four regions in Lower Shabelle, southern Somalia According to the ministry of information.
Somali forces captured Sabiid village (40km SW of Mogadishu) from Al-Shabaab just few hours ago. The soldiers stumbled upon a tanker truck filled with explosives. Early assessment indicates it's one of the largest bombs ever made by AS. Mogadishu was the likely target of this bomb.
Video Aftermath of today's attack: At least 18 killed by a car bomb near a hotel and restaurants in Mogadishu.
ISIS officially claims killing 3 Somali soldiers with an IED in Afgoye area
Somali medical sources: 11 dead and 16 wounded when a car bomb exploded in the capital Mogadishu
Reuters: 8 killed in car bomb explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu
Radio Shabelle director @Aboukar_Sky has survived an assassination attempt on his life after being fired by a guard at Yardmeli hospital in Mogadishu.
Multiple casualties reported after car bomb explosion hits outside a restaurant near Hotel Weheliye in Mogadishu
Explosion occurred outside a restaurant near Hotel Weheliye on Hawlwadag side. A witness saw several injured victims.
Suspected car bomb in the vicinity of Dabka junction, Mogadishu - this is the fifth explosion in the capital since Saturday. Last night the commander of Mogadishu police forces have narrowly escaped an explosion targetibg his convoy.
Explosion reported in Mogadishu, shattering windows in far away buildings - witness.
Explosion just heard in Mogadishu.
At least one person was killed two injured in a blast in Mogadishu - ambulances services. The explosion occurred close to the busy K-4 junction.
An explosion from a vehicle near K-4 junction, Mogadishu. The car was traveling on Maka Al-Mukarama Road but its ultimate target is not yet known. There are fatalities. Most of the victims were civilians traveling on a minibus.
Reports of car bomb in Taleh near KM 4 junction in Mogadishu.
Somalia: at the crossroads of the Bakaara Mogadishu market, the IS claims an IED targeting a vehicle carrying policemen "3 dead and 4 wounded"
Death toll rises to 15 as fighting between Somalia security forces and militants in capital Mogadishu ends – police
1 month ago
Drone raids Al Shabaab bases in Bu'aale district in Middle Jubba region.
Five al Shabaab attackers carried out the attack on the ministries of Labour, Public Work and the HQs of Mogadishu regional police forces in Mogadishu, more than eight people have been killed in the attack while over 15 people injured, reports of gunfire inside the buildings.
Sporadic gunfire inside the building housing the 2 Ministries of Labour, and General Works, Reconstruction and Housing in Shangani. Reports say the militants entered the building through the back side. There are fatalities according to local media reports.
The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack targeting a building housing the two Ministries of Labour, and General Works, Reconstruction and Housing in Shangani, one of the oldest districts of Mogadishu. @AaminAmbulance evacuated 11 injured people.
AlShabaab militants launched suicide car bombs and shooting attack on the Ministry of Labour and near government buildings in Mogadishu. Shooting is heard.
The car bomb attack hit the gate of Banaadir police station bordering Public Works and Labour HQs premises in Mogadishu
Heavy explosions followed by gun shots heard near Somalia's Ministry of Public Works HQs in Mogadishu
Huge explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab claims attack to Ugandan base in Lower Shabelle area causing several casualties
Somalia: IS claims to have killed policeman at Afgooye Livestock Market
2 month ago
[email protected] says airstrikes are primarily conducted in secluded, low-populated areas. It also says the strikes complies with the law of armed conflict and takes all feasible precautions to minimize civilian casualties and other collateral damage. Somalia
US airstrike kills 3 laShabaab fighters March 18 near Awdheegle, Lower Shabelle Region of Somalia, per @USAfricaCommand, which adds reports "alleging civilian casualties resulting from this airstrike" are under review
2 month ago
AlShabaab Recaptures Town in Gedo Kenyan Military Retreat
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