Map. History of Somalia conflict

25 February 2021
Singer Farah Sidow Farah has died in Mogadishu, reports. Farah sang about love, patriotism and has songs encouraging agricultural production and work
1 week ago
Al-Shabaab were also able to counter 3 attempts by the Somali forces to regain control of the Jaideri town, and they carried out several mortar shells on the forces' bases in the city of Baadween.
1 week ago
Al-Shabaab fighters took control of the town of Jaideri, located 18 kilometers north of the city of Baadwin, in the state of Mudug, central Somalia, following a large-scale attack on the town that killed 5 Somali forces and seized weapons and military equipment
1 week ago
The US Navy confiscates smuggled weapons off the coast of Somalia
1 week ago
Al-Shabaab fighters raid two military bases for the Djiboutian forces in the cities of Boloberdi and Jalalqsi in Hiran state, central Somalia
Kenya battles devastating locust infestation. Kenyan farmers are overwhelmed by a swarm of desert locusts as the East African country fights its second wave of pests since the start of the year1 week ago
Kenya battles devastating locust infestation. Kenyan farmers are overwhelmed by a swarm of desert locusts as the East African country fights its second wave of pests since the start of the year
Deputy Speaker of the Senate accuses @M_Farmaajo of signing a resolution into law without the approval of Upper House. The resolution on appointing 7 of the 9 members of the Judicial Services Commission was approved by the Lower House but not the Senate
Turkish ir Force A400 TUAF226 inbound Djibouti from Somalia
Gunmen shot dead two women in Mogadishu's Denyiile district on Sunday morning
SNA radio reported that the US-trained Danab forces seized a vehicle loaded with explosives in Afgoye district in lower Shabeelle region
Security forces intercepted a VBIED this morning at a checkpoint, destroying it before it could reach the parliament building in Mogadishu. Reports say 7 wounded but none killed in the blast
A car bomb exploded in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
No casualties reported as police have foiled a roadside bomb attack on Bakaro road in Mogadishu
Hearing the bang was a controlled explosion by the bomb squad near Engineer Yarisow stadium
Reports of suspected Al-Shabaab attack on AU, SNA FOB bases at Raaxoi, north of Bal'ad town, Middle Shabelle region. The scale of the attack is unclear but there has been exchange of gunfire in the area late on Monday evening2 week ago
Reports of suspected Al-Shabaab attack on AU, SNA FOB bases at Raaxoi, north of Bal'ad town, Middle Shabelle region. The scale of the attack is unclear but there has been exchange of gunfire in the area late on Monday evening
The Council of Presidential Candidates, an umbrella group which unites Somali opposition leaders say they won't recognise @M_Farmaajo as President effective Feb 8. It follows after the collapse of election talks in Dhusamareb and as @M_Farmaajo's term expires on Feb 82 week ago
The Council of Presidential Candidates, an umbrella group which unites Somali opposition leaders say they won't recognise @M_Farmaajo as President effective Feb 8. It follows after the collapse of election talks in Dhusamareb and as @M_Farmaajo's term expires on Feb 8
Somalia President @M_Farmaajo's 4-year-term expires tomorrow, February 8. There is no agreement or consensus among the key stakeholders at this very hour on elections and how to go forward from here
A Ugandan military helicopter used by AU forces in Somalia crashed shortly after takeoff at Ballidogle airport on Feb 5. All 4 soldiers onboard were rescued and are in stable condition. Preliminary reports indicate that it was due to a mechanical failure, per @amisomsomalia
12 Somali soldiers were killed on Sunday in a new IED attack in the vicinity of Ceel Dheere near the town of Dhusamareb. The town's head of intelligence Abdirashid Abdinur Qoje is among the dead, per security sources2 week ago
12 Somali soldiers were killed on Sunday in a new IED attack in the vicinity of Ceel Dheere near the town of Dhusamareb. The town's head of intelligence Abdirashid Abdinur Qoje is among the dead, per security sources
A vehicle carrying the commander of Somali security forces in Dhusamareb was targeted by a landmine near Eldhere village, 30km from Galmudug capital Dhusamareb.  Local officials said the blast killed the NISA commander in Dhusamareb, Abdirashid Abdi (Qooje), & his bodyguards2 week ago
A vehicle carrying the commander of Somali security forces in Dhusamareb was targeted by a landmine near Eldhere village, 30km from Galmudug capital Dhusamareb. Local officials said the blast killed the NISA commander in Dhusamareb, Abdirashid Abdi (Qooje), & his bodyguards
At least 3 government soldiers wounded in an roadside bomb explosion while guarding Turkish engineers, who are working on road construction project near Mogadishu
Intensive Turkish Air Force flights to Somalia Three Airbus A400M-180 strategic military cargo planes (TuAF: 217, 218, 219) arrived at Mogadishu airport in Somalia Today
One civilian was killed, another injured after IED blast around airport checkpoint near KM4 area in Mogadishu
Explosion from suspected IED planted occurred near Afrik Hotel in K-4 area; one civilian was killed, another injured; ambulances are at the scene, per reports. It was just a week ago when the same hotel was attacked by Al-Shabaab militants killing half a dozen people
Reports of an explosion in Mogadishu
In his speech to the Lower House of parliament @M_Farmaajo argued he made several concessions to the regional leaders; blames foreign interference for lack of implementation of 17 Sept agreement; in going forward called for a return to the implementation of election Sept 17 deal
Desert Locust Situation  FAO, 4 February 2021.  The few swarms that moved to northern Ethiopia continued to Eritrea & reached the Red Sea Coast where they were controlled. Control operations continue in winter breeding areas along the Red Sea2 week ago
Desert Locust Situation FAO, 4 February 2021. The few swarms that moved to northern Ethiopia continued to Eritrea & reached the Red Sea Coast where they were controlled. Control operations continue in winter breeding areas along the Red Sea
3 week ago
New mortar attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Dhusamareb town, the 2nd time this happened this week. These attacks coincide with the presence of the country's leaders in the town to discuss elections
3 week ago
The city of Dhusamareb was hit by a number of mortar shells. A meeting between Somali leaders is underway in the capital of Galmudug state
Reports of an incident in Tabeelaha area b/w Wanlaweyn and Afgoye. Al-Shabaab reportedly attacked charcoal trucks and checkpoints run by locals, resulting casualties, among them elders. The militants could potentially cut off this road unless AMISOM/SNA are deployed, per locals3 week ago
Reports of an incident in Tabeelaha area b/w Wanlaweyn and Afgoye. Al-Shabaab reportedly attacked charcoal trucks and checkpoints run by locals, resulting casualties, among them elders. The militants could potentially cut off this road unless AMISOM/SNA are deployed, per locals
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