Map. History of Somalia conflict

15 April 2021
Puntland leader @SaidAbdullahiDe alleges Federal Info Minister Osman Abukar Dubbe was wearing different clothes at today's meeting; suggests the statement was pre-recorded. In the statement Dubbe says leaders of Puntland and Jubaland do not want elections based on Sept 17 deal
1 week ago
AlShabaab fighters have been reportedly ambushed a convoy of Ethiopian troops serving under AMISOM in the outskirt of Hudur town in Somalia's Bakol region. Casualties reported
1 week ago
A number of Somali forces were killed and wounded in an attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a military base of the forces in the town of Qalmo in the central state of Shabelle in southern Somalia.
Security forces in Southwest shot and killed two Al-Shabaab militants suspected of planting IED at Qansahdhere town airport, Sunday. One AK47, a pistol were recovered, IED detonated. Authorities released names of the 2 men one of whom was linked with AS's besiegement of the town1 week ago
Security forces in Southwest shot and killed two Al-Shabaab militants suspected of planting IED at Qansahdhere town airport, Sunday. One AK47, a pistol were recovered, IED detonated. Authorities released names of the 2 men one of whom was linked with AS's besiegement of the town
IS in Somalia claim to have employed a parked VBIED as part of an attack against government forces near Bosaso, N. Somalia1 week ago
IS in Somalia claim to have employed a parked VBIED as part of an attack against government forces near Bosaso, N. Somalia
1 week ago
Army chief Brigadier Gen. Odawaa Yusuf Rageh tells 14 soldiers, dozens of militants were killed in Saturday's Al-Shabaab attacks in Lower Shabelle. In this extensive interview he also addresses recent questions about SNA and political events in Mogadishu
Al Shabab's military spokesman Abdi Aziz Abu Musab says Sunday they killed 67 Somali soldiers in two ambush attacks on army bases in Awdhegle & Barire on Saturday morning but a Somali army commander said on yesterday the SNA killed 76 and captured 10 during the attack
UN urges Somali leaders to break impasse delaying elections. SRSG James Swan tells UN Security Council that Somalia's electoral process required "urgent attention
1 week ago
Somali regional police officer from the Central Investigations Department Omar M Samatar has been shot dead in Galkayo. Police reacted and apprehended one of the assailants. Samatar's boss Warsame Yusuf recently survived an IED explosion near his home
In Mogadishu, the mood Wednesday is tense, police vehicles blocked the roads, plain-clothed armed @HSNQ_NISA agents are inside the parliament ahead of today's meeting amid fears of a vote for alleged @M_Farmaajo term extension by [email protected] MPs
Security army closed roads leading to the Parliament House on Wednesday ahead of today's planned session on Covid, federal & border Commision, national refugee act. There is also a heightened fear that agenda also includes a purpose of term extension for president Farmaajo2 week ago
Security army closed roads leading to the Parliament House on Wednesday ahead of today's planned session on Covid, federal & border Commision, national refugee act. There is also a heightened fear that agenda also includes a purpose of term extension for president Farmaajo
Major roads in the Somali capital Mogadishu have this morning been sealed off and scores of security forces deployed ahead of the Parliament's Lower House session amid election impasse and constitutional crisis in the country
2 week ago
Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has rejected AstraZeneca vaccine, claims in a statement that "its harms far outweigh its alleged benefit"
Somalia: 3 security personnel were killed and 7 wounded in two separate explosions in the capital, Mogadishu
Heavy IED explosion reported in Daynile district of Mogadishu on Monday morning. Early reports indicate that at least five civilians were killed
2 week ago
Somalia's parliamentary session scheduled to take place on Monday was delayed until March 31. This comes as Saturday's meeting ended up in chaos after some lawmakers complained the agenda included a proposed term extension for Somali President @M_Farmaajo
15 Somalia MPs barred from the sessions say they will attend next sitting, noting the speaker "personally" shoulders responsibility for consequences of any "bloodshed" resulting from a clash between their security guards & soldiers protecting the House
15 lawmakers have been suspended from attending the next 5 sessions of the Lower House of Parliament. The MPs were accused of obstructing Saturday's planned session at Parliament. The session was abandoned after argument over alleged plot to extend term for the executive branch
AlShabaab media outlets promised a new audio message of the group's leader Ahmed Omar Abu Ubaida. Affiliate sites of the group said the message will address the people of Djibouti2 week ago
AlShabaab media outlets promised a new audio message of the group's leader Ahmed Omar Abu Ubaida. Affiliate sites of the group said the message will address the people of Djibouti
Death toll climbs to 4 as two more victims succumb to injuries Two people died on the spot after the bus hit an IED in Koromey
Somali National Army took over security responsibilities of the @amisomsomalia forward operating base in Afgoye on Thursday, per reports. AU forces will now move towards Arbiska and Arba'ow, between Mogadishu and Afgoye
Five to eight rounds of mortar attacks were reported in Mogadishu early on Thursday. Some of the mortars landed on the edge of Mogadishu airport, others hit residential areas killing an infant and a father, per @sntvnews1. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack
Heavy explosions, said to be mortar strikes, target the heavily fortified Halane camp (Mogadishu's green zone) which hosts several foreign missions in Somalia. At least 5 explosions heard inside Halane camp and nearby areas. Casualties reported - Witnesses
ColonelAbass Gurey whose militiamen control Elwak town heads to Beled-Hawo to join FGS.He was part of the Package agreement between Kenya&Somalia.Kenya handovers the control of Elwak to FGS.The whole of Gedo would be under the control FGS per the agreement
Mandera IED Attack: At least three people killed, several others injured after a bus they were traveling in was hit by a roadside improvised explosive device in North Eastern
Leader of Somalia's Jubaland region @PresidentMadobe relieves controversial security minister Abdirashid Janan of his duties. Janan who is currently in Najah village near Beled Hawo (picture) is expected to "surrender" to the Federal Govt, according to regional sources
Italian Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini arrives in Mogadishu, state media reports
"As electoral institutions tabulate the results, the United States calls on authorities to ensure that this process is conducted in a transparent and fair manner," says @StateDeptSpox
Biden expected to appoint former UN Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman as his special envoy for the Ethiopia conflict, Horn of Africa crisis
[email protected]_Farmaajo and 3 regional leaders are at the venue of the meeting at Afisyone along with Banadir Governor, but @PresidentMadobe, @SaidAbdullahiDe and opposition leaders have not arrived because they argue some of their demands have been met prior to the start of talks, I hear
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