Map. History of Somalia conflict

8 May 2021
US imposes sanctions on several Kenyans over alleged support to terrorist groups, among them is pro-Al-Shabaab cleric Sheikh Hassaan Hussein
Al-Shabaab group claims responsibility for attack on vehicle carrying Turkish Maarif Foundation personnel in Somalia's capital
Reports of an Al-Shabaab attack on a security checkpoint in the vicinity of Bal'ad town, 30km north of Mogadishu; casualties reported
Turkish vehicle hit by explosion in Mogadishu
At least one person injured after a bomb explosive fitted in Turkish vehicle exploded near KM5 area in Mogadishu
Somali military tribunal chief Hassan Ali "Shuute" survives an assassination attempt after IED attack in the outskirt of Mogadishu, Reports say roadside blast hit his convoy while he was returning from El-Sanini Military base in Somalia's L/Shabelle region. - local media
Heard an explosion in Mogadishu
ISIS claims targeted assassination of a Somali policeman in Mogadishu yesterday
US AFRICOM: Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia
Former Hirshabelle business minister Sabrie Osman Tohobow, current Deputy regional finance chief Abdullahi Shitaawe and a humanitarian worker identified as Hassan Baldoos among the dead following a massive roadside explosion in Middle Shabelle region, today, sources
The Mayor of Mogadishu, confirms that his administration will re-open the closed roads in the Somali capital. On Thursday night, Omar Filish appointed a seven-member committee to assess and work on the re-opening of the roads. Most of the roads have been remain closure
1 year ago
Reports from Badhan indicating that Puntland security forces arrest Abdirahman Ahmed Somaliland's deputy governor of Badhan region.
1 year ago
At least 5 people, including African Union peacekeeping mission forces in Somalia (AMISOM), were killed and several others wounded when a double roadside blasts targeted AMISOM convoy in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region on Sunday, local media reported
Bomb explosion heard in Mogadishu
Sec. Esper gave AFRICOM's Gen. Townsend 90 days to assess the next drawdown of ~300 US troops from Africa per pool producer @Elizabeth_McLau
Somalia: Former director of Hirshabelle presidency office defects to AlShabaab
Security forces intercepted a car bomb heading to Mogadishu, a militant driving a car bomb tried to speedy through the junction of Ex-control Afgooye but the vehicle exploded after security forces fired on it, several casualties reported. Somalia
At least 3 people killed in suicide explosion in Mogadishu
Director of the Somali military hospital Khadija Iman and her driver were injured in a roadside bomb in Taleh of Hodon district in Mogadishu.
Former MP and faction leader Omar Mohamud Mohamed appointed as Mayor of Mogadishu; he replaces late Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman "Eng Yarisow" who died on August 1 following a fatal injury from Al-Shabaab attack - statement
Jubaland regional MPs re-elected Ahmed Mohamed Islaam known as Ahmed Madoobe as president of regional. Mr Madoobe obtained 56 votes out of 74 votes, three candidates were competing for the top job of the region and they accepted the result
U.S., Federal Government of Somalia target al-Shabaab with airstrike
Ethiopian plane carrying unspecified passengers "turned away" from Kismayo airport, sources. Kismayo Airport is controlled by Jubbaland regional forces supported by Kenya troops
The election of Jubaland speaker of parliament is under way in Kismayo today as Jubbaland and AMISOM Police have jointly tied the security
1 year ago
A heavy fighting between al Shabaab and govt troops broke out in Deynuunay district some 18 KM north of Baidoa on Saturday morning after the militants ambush an army base. The militants claim that they took over the district but there is no independent confirmation
Deyniile district official survives a roadside bomb, sources indicating that three civilians were wounded near Hanta-dheer in Mogadishu's Deyniile district on Saturday
Somali youth movement claims responsibility for a double bombing targeting a military base in southern Somalia
The parallel Jubaland Assembly selected by the opposition candidates have been sworn in today in Kismayo and they about to elect chairs of the Jubaland Parliament
Humanitarian leaders and former U.S. diplomats say Kenya proposal could exacerbate the dire humanitarian situation in Somalia and put millions at grave risk
[email protected]: "while in Somalia, Townsend met with the US units responsible for training the Danab," a light infantry force seen as critical to combating the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab. Background on US efforts to train Danab
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