Map. History of Somalia conflict

25 September 2018
Youth leader Abdiweli Mohamed shot dead in Mogadishu after he was accosted by unknown gunmen at Iftaar time. 13 assassinations in the capital since the start of Ramadan. Somalia
Talks between Kenya, Somali leaders underway in the 2nd day of @M_Farmaajo's visit to Kenya. Main items on the agenda - border security, AMISOM, charcoal and trade. 2 sides reportedly agreed to form a joint team to look into concerns by Somalia on construction of Kenya border fence
Kenya Official Statement: Warning of Increased alShabaab presence in the border are with Somalia
Kenya says number of Al-Shabab fighters along border with Somalia is "on the rise"; says some are trying to cross into Kenya. According to the statement a group of Al-Shabab militants led by operational commander Sharif Layn Kulul may be planning attacks in Kenya
3 month ago
Two journalists and protesters arrested in Laasaanood town and two TV channels shut down
3 Al-Shabab militants sentenced to death by a military court for their role in the attack on Hotel Nasa Hablod2 on October 28 last year. The trio Farhan Mohamed Samatar, Abdinasir Dhaqane Hassan and Abdshir Mohamed Haji were overpowered and arrested as they tried to escape the scene.
Security forces in Mogadishu captured two suspected militant assassins after exchanging gunfire in Waberi district; both suspects were carrying pistols, one of them is wounded in the operation. A civilian bystander was killed after being caught in the fire, source.
3 month ago
A regional Govt soldier was killed 4 others including civilians injured in a fresh overnight attack by pro-Islamic State militants in Anjel village, Bari region of NE Somalia, security officials. Last Oct IS militants attacked the same village killing a mother and son
3 month ago
Somalia: Isis claims to have killed 1 Somali soldier and wounded 2 others with an IED near Qandala.
3 month ago
Somaliland authorities arrest demonstrators, journalists covering protest
3 month ago
Suspected Islamists behead 10 in Mozambique - local sources
Parliamentary staffer has been shot dead near Shaqaalaha junction in Mogadishu a short while ago: Reports
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo sacks Chief Justice Ibrahim Idle Suleiman; appoints Bashe Yusuf Ahmed as his replacement: statement
4 month ago
Another Somali businessman is murdered near Pretoria, South Africa, overnight. The man has been identified as Khalif Mohamed Jimale
4 month ago
Fighting between Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region and breakaway Somaliland has killed dozens of soldiers, according to a witness and a military commander who spoke of a “hellish” outbreak of violence
U.S. military says 10 Al-Shabab militants killed in new airstrike outside Mogadishu: statement4 month ago
U.S. military says 10 Al-Shabab militants killed in new airstrike outside Mogadishu: statement
US drones are temporarily operated from Greek air bases, as their normal unnamed base in Africa undergoes repairs4 month ago
US drones are temporarily operated from Greek air bases, as their normal unnamed base in Africa undergoes repairs
4 month ago
Reports of shooting near a hotel in Galkayo, regional MP targeted
Pakistan gives grant of US$ 10.500 million to improve Somalia's National Identification System
ISIS claims responsibility for another killing, this time in Elasha Biyaha just on the outskirts of Mogadishu. Group claimed killing an intel agent; there is no independent confirmation of this incident today
4 month ago
Somali security forces shot dead two suspected militants carrying pistols in Bakara market: Sources
Heavy gunfire heard in Bakara market in Somali capital Mogadishu
ISIS is active in Mogadishu - they have claimed the killing of a police officer in Hodan district, and has published photos of the killing to prove it. Local sources say he was a traffic police officer killed near Bakara market; it's the 3rd such killing by group in recent days.
Five people including four civilians were injured after Al-Shabab suicide VBIED in Afgoye; a child was also killed after being run-over by a vehicle running away from the scene of the explosion: Official
Al Shabaab claims suicide bomber hits Somalia military convoy
Suicide car bomb hits Somali military convoy in Afgoye, casualties reported: Official
ISIS claims killing a policeman in Mogadishu
Over 30 killed as cyclone, heavy rains hit Horn of Africa. Somaliland reported the death of 25, two died in Djibouti while heavy rains killed 6 in Mogadishu
4 month ago
At least 16 people are killed and 1,780 others displaced after tropical cyclone Sagar caused heavy rainfall in Somaliland, northern Somalia
Reports of an explosion in Mogadishu, Somali capital.
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