Map. History of Somalia conflict

19 August 2018
Somalia, African Union (AMISOM) forces and US troops' military vehicles came under ambush attack by AlShabaab following roadside bomb explosion in south of Mogadishu
Explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu
1 day ago
Puntland Military have retaken a strategic town Of Af-Urur which Al-Shabaab fighters had captured last month. Af Urur is 60km to the south west of Bosaso and lies near the Galgala hills a remote mountainous region controlled by AlShabaab.
Pres @M_Farmaajo has appointed Gen Dahir Aden Elmi "Indhoqarsho" as the new army chief replacing Gen Abdiweli Gorod. Gen Indhoqarsho returns to the post he lost in 2015. Leutenant Colonel Odawaa Yusuf Rageh is being promoted to Gen to become the new deputy army chief.
Dahir Aden Elmi has been appointed as the new army chief while Fahad Yassin,former @TheVillaSomalia director,has been named as NISA's deputy chief.
At least two people including a driver of a rickshaw were killed in a roadside bomb explosion on Tuesday near SOS junctions in Somalia's Mogadishu
US-trained Somali forces, Danab, backed by AMISOM attacked Basra village area which has been an Al-Shabab bastion, late Tue. Basra which locates in agricultural zone was used by militants to launch attacks on the main Bal'ad-Jowhar Highway. Reports say allied forces seized it.
Somali Security forces apprehended five militants on their way to carrying out an attack after brief exchange of gunfire at Alamada suburb of Mogadishu, at least one is injured
Three Kenya border workers killed after their vehicle ran over an IED; Al-Shabab militants suspected of being behind planting the device
AlShabaab claims it killed/wounded 12 KDF soldiers in a roadside blast near Yado village between Damase and El-waq towns in Mandera county Northeast Kenya. Somalia
Kenya: Al Shabab claims an IED targeting a vehicle carrying #Kenian soldiers in #Mandera County, according to the release 12 dead and wounded
Isis claims to have killed a Somali solider in Mogadisho.
#Somalia: Al-Shabaab claims IED destruction of 2 AMISOM vehicles and killing and injuring passengers on the outskirts of Afgooye
Somalia's PM suspends the Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Mukhtar Mahad Daud for corruption allegations.
Djiboutian plane started to evacuates its citizens from Diridawa in eastern Ethiopia -Somali region after killing of several Djibouti nationals by Oromo mobs for being Somalis.
Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in Mogadishu; reports of casualties - local radio
US airstrike 74 miles NW of Mogadishu kills 4 alShabab fighters on August 2, per @USAfricaCommand2 week ago
US airstrike 74 miles NW of Mogadishu kills 4 alShabab fighters on August 2, per @USAfricaCommand
4 Al-Shabab militants killed in new US airstrike in Somalia: @USAfricaCommand
A Somali police soldier shot dead by gunmen while sitting at tea-shop in Mogadishu. One of the killers was shot and injured by security forces, but escaped with injuries - Media reports
Somali Pres @M_Farmaajo to fly to Afgoye town [Lower Shabelle region], and almost 35 KM from Mogadishu where a day before attacked by AlShabaab forces. Security on tightened as special forces with dogs were deployed main roads in the city to secure the safety of the President
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), has intensified plans to enhance twenty of its Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), over the next six months, to bolster military operations
AlShabaab says fired mortar rounds at an aircraft carrying supply for AU peacekeepers near the ancient port city of Barawe, killing 3 soldiers, a claim that local official has denied.
Somalia, Eritrea agree to establish diplomatic ties: statement
President @M_Farmaajo meets with ONLF Admiral Mohamed Omar Osman in Asmara, Eritrea. Formerly, Admiral Osman was commander of the Somali navy and a member of the ruling revolutionary socialist party of Mohamed Siyad Barre. (Photo courtesy of @TheVillaSomalia)2 week ago
President @M_Farmaajo meets with ONLF Admiral Mohamed Omar Osman in Asmara, Eritrea. Formerly, Admiral Osman was commander of the Somali navy and a member of the ruling revolutionary socialist party of Mohamed Siyad Barre. (Photo courtesy of @TheVillaSomalia)
Somali leader heads to Eritrea in possible diplomatic thaw, 'ready to write a new chapter.'
President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to visit Eritrea tomorrow, Eritrea Minister of Information announces it. The Minister @hawelti says President Isaias Afwerki has invited Mr Farmajo to visit Asmara
A Somali TV cameraman was shot and killed in Mogadishu late Thursday. Relatives of Abdirazak Qasim Iman told local media that a Govt soldier shot and killed the cameraman after an argument over a motorbike the victim was riding. There has been no response from Govt yet.
A Somali official accused of stealing public funds has been arrested, per state media. A Director at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Dahir Mohamed Nur is accused of stealing $84,000 in public funds. Nur is Director of IDP resettlement program.
3 week ago
Isis claims to have killed and wounded 14 Somali Army soldiers with an IED in Shabili al-Sufla region.
Local media report airstrikes near Qalimow village about 60km north of Mogadishu late Tuesday. Villagers told media that several missiles targeted Al-Shabab vehicles
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