Map. History of Somalia conflict

2 April 2020
Al-Shabab yesterday claimed to have temporarily captured Mahaday town in Middle Shabelle after a large-scale attack on Somali government forces; Insurgents said they killed 2 soldiers including a captain and wounded 2 others while capturing weapons and other military equipment;
Kenya's Mandera County Governor @aliiroba says situation unstable as Jubaland forces still holed up within Mandera town. Roba says public have reported 2 lorries carrying troops loyal to fugitive minister Abdirashid Janan heading to Mandera along B9/A13 Road.
Last night, on March 05, 2020, the Federal Government of Somalia and US @USAfricaCommand, conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia. The precision airstrike killed one al-Shabaab terrorist
Kenya accuses Somali troops of attacking border town during alleged incursion
4 week ago
SNA kills 8 Al-Shabab militia in a military operation, Hiran region
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted 2 airstrikes today against AlShabaab militants in the vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia , killing 1 terrorist and wounded 2 militants; no civilians assessed injured or killed as a result of the strikes
Kenyan police escorted 30 soldiers loyal to fugitive Minister of Jubaland Abdirashid Janan into Mandera after being overpowered by Somali army in Balad Hawo town. Today's fighting killed 10 people while houses were destroyed - Residents Somalia
1 month ago
Explosion reported in Las'Anod town in Sool region Somalia, initial reports say Top Somaliland court official killed in the explosion
Reports of fierce confrontation b/w federal Govt forces and Jubbaland forces loyal to wanted security Minister Abdirashid Janan. Fighting affected Border Point One and Bulo Amin areas. Somalia previously asked Kenya to handover Janan who is wanted for "serious crimes"
A barrage of Mortar rounds reign down on Mogadishu's fortified Halane compound, which houses Foreign embassies and Western diplomats. At least four shells hit the compound. Casualties remain unknown
The Somali Govt reported new airstrike conducted in partnership with the US military against Al-Shabaab in Kunyo Barrow town, Friday, killing two militants and destroying one vehicle
1 month ago
A gunfighting between govt forces and pro Ahlusuna Wal Jama'a militias heard in Dhuusamareeb town tonight
The Federal Government of Somalia calls upon the Government of Kenya to immediately halt its ongoing violations of the Federal Republic of Somalia's sovereignty and encroachment in the border areas between the two countries.
IMF said on Wednesday it had secured sufficient financing to provide $334 million in debt relief to Somalia, a milestone the bank said brought it one step closer to a decision on forgiveness of most of Somalia's $5.3 billion in debt
Somalia: Several explosions heard in the outskirt of Balad town last night, about 30Km North of Mogadishu, while Somali special forces known as "Danab" conducting operations around Basra village in the road between Balad and Afgoye towns. Casualties not clear
1 month ago
Nairobi-bound bus attacked in Lanfin area, Mandera county by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Wednesday, casualties reported - source
1 month ago
At least 12 people confirmed dead and more than 60 others hospitalized in Somalia's Jalalaqsi town, Hiran region, As cholera breaks out in the city.
Reports indicate that two people were killed and 13 others injured in the grenade attack at a shopping center at Golol intersection near the city of Kismayo
Statement: The United States resumed providing direct security assistance to a non-mentored unit of the Somali National Armed Forces (SNAF) this week in support of counterterrorism operations in Lower Shabelle against al Shabaab
Presidents of Somalia @M_Farmaajo and Somaliland @musebiihi held one-on-one meeting at Ethiopia PM's office on Tuesday afternoon, source tells @voasomali. This is the first time the two men met since they came to office
"Al Shabaab is seeking to export terrorism beyond the region, and potentially to the UnitedStates" per new @DoD_IG report, citing Congressional testimony by @USAfricaCommand's Gen Stephen Townsend
A @USAfricaCommand airstrike on Jilib, Somalia killed a young woman and wounded her sister and grandmother, relatives told @DefensePost. Two sources say AFRICOM was informed hours before releasing a statement saying no civilians were killed
Al-Shabaab militants burn construction vehicles in Lamu attack
US airstrikes hit alShabaab near Jilib Somalia Friday, killing 2 fighters, per @USAfricaCommand Such strikes, per BrigGen Bradford Gering, "are 1 way we help prevent al-Shabaab from building a safe haven to plan deadly attacks against the US homeland & East African partners"
A member of the Young Mujahideen Organization was killed in a US air strike in Bir Zani, southern Somalia
Federal Government of Somalia, AFRICOM conduct airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorist
The govt Somalia has INTERPOL issued a request for international warrant for the arrest of fugitive regional Minister Abdirashid Janan who escaped from detention a week ago. Somalia asked Kenya to arrest, extradite Janan, but reports say Janan has reentered Somalia
Federal Government of Somalia, AFRICOM conduct operations against al-Shabaab militants
Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. conduct airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorist
Somalia declares locusts a 'national emergency - AFP
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