Map. History of Somalia conflict

27 September 2020
Two men were executed in Baidoa town in Southwest Somalia after they were accused of kidnapping & gang rapping a 9 years old boy to death. The act ignited public anger. The two confessed the accusations at a court in Baidoa and they were executed by a firing squad1 month ago
Two men were executed in Baidoa town in Southwest Somalia after they were accused of kidnapping & gang rapping a 9 years old boy to death. The act ignited public anger. The two confessed the accusations at a court in Baidoa and they were executed by a firing squad
Multiple casualties reported following a suspected IED explosion at a busy market in the town of Beled Hawo, Gedo region, Monday - residents
Somali special forces said they have ended a 4 hours of Al Shabaab attack on Elite Hotel in Mogadishu, govt officials didn't reveal the casualties but local media reported that more than 10 people were killed, nearly 40 others wounded
Acting education minister Abdullahi Godah Barre safe after a roadside explosion targeted his convoy between Beled Hawo and Dolow towns in Gedo region, Sunday. The minister along with MPs have been visiting the region to launch projects - reports
At least 10 people were killed, 29 more wounded when gunmen stormed a beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital,. Mogadishu after a suicide car bomb explosion. With dozens trapped inside Elite hotel as rescue operation started
Gunmen have stormed a beachfront hotel in Mogadishu. The attackers entered the Elite hotel after setting off a car bomb at the gate outside, witnesses said. The hotel is one of the latest hotels opened in the city. Somalia
At least two Al Shabaab fighters have been shot dead by security forces, according to the spokesperson for the Somali Ministry of Information
At least five dead, 28 wounded and several hostages in an assault by armed men on a hotel in Mogadishu
Somali Govt. official(s) among those killed in the ongoing attack against the Elite Hotel in Lido beach. [Reported picture from the explosion site]
Gunfire and explosion reported at the popular Elite Hotel at Liido Beach in Mogadishu
A VBIED was detonated in front of the Elite Hotel in Lido beach, following the explosion, armed gunmen stormed the building. There are multiple reports of casualties
Somalia: The multi-hazard centre issues new flood warning for residents living along the banks of Shabelle river, in particular Beledweyne and Jowhar zones
Somali government says number of inmates killed in Monday's attack in the central prison has jumped to 15 with seven others injured. Officials say four soldiers were killed and a fifth one injured
Multiple casualties reported when a prisoner managed to grab a gun from a guard and started randomly shooting inside Mogadishu's central prison compound
Reports of gunfire in the vicinity of Mogadishu's central prison.
At least 8 people were killed and 14 wounded when a powerful explosion hit a military base in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb at the enterance of the 12th of April military base near stadium Mogadishu, at least 8 killed and 15 others were injured, reports
1 month ago
Fierce fighting reported at a military base in southwest early on Wednesday. At least five government soldiers and unspecified number of militants killed in the fighting at Daynunay, 18km south of Baidoa, security sources
A Kenyan plane carrying supplies to KDF in Somalia catches fire after crash-landing at Dhobley airport. The 4th such accident this year1 month ago
A Kenyan plane carrying supplies to KDF in Somalia catches fire after crash-landing at Dhobley airport. The 4th such accident this year
Statement from @USAfricaCommand on an airstrike today targeting al-Shabaab militants in Somalia1 month ago
Statement from @USAfricaCommand on an airstrike today targeting al-Shabaab militants in Somalia
2 month ago
@USAfricaCommand latest civilian casualty report says strike on Feb 2, 2020 killed 1 civilian. This is the 3rd time command claims US strikes resulted in civ cas, for a total of 5 civilians killed since April 2018
Mogadishu on internet shut-down under unclear circumstances. Comes a day after the country's Prime Minister Hassan Khaire was ousted in no-confidence motion
US regrets the actions of ⁦@M_Farmaajo⁩ and Lower House of Parliament to withdraw confidence in PM Ali Hassan Khayre, says move undermined ongoing process of dialogue and negotiation between federal government and member states - statement
President Farmaajo says he accepted the decision of the parliament and will appoint a new PM ASAP. The parliament has passed a vote of no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister
2 month ago
Somali Parliament ousts Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire with 170 MPs in favour of no-confidence vote and 8 against, Speaker Mohamed Mursal announces. Mursal called on President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to appoint a new PM who can lead the country to popular election
The Somali parliament passed a vote of no-confidence against the government of Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire - MPs
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a grenade attack on a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, Somalia, allegedly killing 4
IS-Somalia claims it killed or wounded 7 U.S. and Puntland forces during clashes that resulted in a U.S. airstrike that AFRICOM said killed 7 militants; Puntland officials said their forces killed 20 IS-Somalia2 month ago
IS-Somalia claims it killed or wounded 7 U.S. and Puntland forces during clashes that resulted in a U.S. airstrike that AFRICOM said killed 7 militants; Puntland officials said their forces killed 20 IS-Somalia
Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia2 month ago
Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia
2 month ago
Extremist activity in Africa "appears to be outpacing US, European, and African efforts to counter it" per @DoD_IG Sean O'Donnell in new report on US CT operations alShabaab on Somalia remains top concern - "remains adaptive, resilient, & capable" per @USAfricaCommand
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