Map. History of Somalia conflict

16 April 2021
Local media saying that Somali security forces have rescued Sonja Nientiet, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff and German nurse, who was abducted in the Mogadishu on May 2nd 2018. She had been held captive in a secret location in Galgudud region.
Two people were shot dead by gunmen in Bakara, the biggest market in Mogadishu.
2 year ago
US forces conducted 2 airstrikes near Debatscile, Somalia targeting al-Shabaab militants on Monday. [email protected] assessed the first strike killed 27 militants and the 2nd killed 10 militants. These were the 30th and 31st US airstrikes in Somalia in 2018
Somali MP Dahir Amin Jesow survives bomb explosion after an IED device fitted to his car exploded near Maka hotel in Mogadishu
Reports of explosion near Maka Al Mukarama hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab claims killing and injuring 4 Somali government militia in Yayali area and several Ethipian troops near Bardali2 year ago
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab claims killing and injuring 4 Somali government militia in Yayali area and several Ethipian troops near Bardali
Kenyan security agency says four Al-Shabaab militants have been killed in an operation carried out between Lamu and Garissa towns.
Al-Shabaab's Andalus radio station in Jilib town hit in airstrike, Somali Govt radio has reported. The station didn't specify when the strike took place. Jilib is an Al-Shabaab stronghold in southern Somalia.
At least one person killed another injured in an IED explosion outside Mogadishu, Sunday, witnesses. Reports say the deceased victim is a government soldier the injured person is a civilian.
Multiple casualties reported following bomb explosion near Somali capital Mogadishu
2 year ago
Russia to recognize Somaliland in exchange for a port there
Islamic State warns Shabaab of impending battle in Somalia2 year ago
Islamic State warns Shabaab of impending battle in Somalia
Somalia: Somali police force commander Gen Bashir Abdi Mohamed says five members of the police have been arrested for using different aliases to collect salaries from the police and army, says that the five will be prosecuted for using false IDs to obtain public funds.
Pentagon: U.S. pulling roughly 700 troops from Africa, ~10% of its forces, as military shifts focus to Russia and China and away from terrorism. American forces will remain in Somalia, Djibouti and Libya: statement
A young student named Hashim was among those lost their lives in yesterday's complex attacks in Mogadishu.
Death toll from car bombs attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, rises to 39: police
Somali police: At least 17 people were killed when three car bombs exploded in front of a hotel in Mogadishu
A third explosion and heavy gunfire heard in Mogadishu. Target(s) unknown, but all blasts took place in the KM4 vicinity.
Two explosions in Mogadishu and exchange of fire after
Two heavy consecutive explosions reported in Mogadishu. Witnesses say it's in the area of K-4 junction. (Witness photo of the first explosion just few minutes ago)
2 year ago
A second explosion just occurred in Mogadishu.
A huge explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu
Police Commissioner says attacker moved to Australia from Somalia in 1990s, family known to police on terrorism-related matters.
Turkey to help Somalia with rebuilding its navy, coastguard. Effort will involve training and equipping the forces according to state media. The announcement came following a two-day visit by Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar to Mogadishu where he met @M_Farmaajo and @SomaliPM
A car parked at a car wash near Hotel Muna in Hamar-weyne exploded, casualties feared.
124 Somali migrants return to Mogadishu from Libya on Wednesday - officials
A truck carrying militiamen opened fire on UN convoy while travelling between Galkacyo and Adado towns in central Somalia. UN condemns the latest attack. No one was killed or injured in the attack.
African Union in Somalia says bomb explosion hits its peacekeepers in Mogadishu. A driver injured as 4 civilians shot dead by the soldiers - Media reports
AMISOM troops are accused of shooting dead three civilians in northern Mogadishu earlier Tuesday. Shooting followed after IED explosion and gunfire targetted AMISOM military vehicle, per witnesses.
Al-Shabaab militants say it had killed three AMISOM soldiers and injured 7 others in a roadside bomb targets a convoy at ex control Balad in today's morning. AMISOM didn't comment on claimed by al Shabaab while there has been no independent confirmation of the casualties
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