Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Alshabab

Armed men attack Hotel Near presidential residence in Somalia’s capital

Al Shabaab gunmen attacked a hotel in Somalia’s capital near the president’s residence and fighting was still going on, police and the militant group said. Abdi-Aziz Abu Mus’ab, al Shabaab’s...

Two men arrested for seeking terrorism training in Somalia

Two men were on Wednesday arraigned in court and charged with travelling to Somalia for terrorism training. Salama Salim Mohammed and Suleiman Hemed Mwandilo were arrested on March 7 at Takaba in Mandera County enroute to the war-torn nation. They denied the...

Five police officers killed in Al Shabaab attack on two Mandera camps

At least five police officers were killed in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack on two camps at Fino Ward in Lafey, Mandera County. The  dead include four administration police officers and a reservist in the Friday dawn attack. Police said the...

Mortar attack in Somali Capital kills three people

A mortar attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu, claimed by Islamist group al Shabaab, killed three civilians and injured two others on Thursday, the African Union peacekeeping force AMISOM said. The mortar rounds were fired near a stadium, Lieutenant Colonel Wilson Rono, AFRICOM spokesman,...

Suicide car bomb detonates in Mogadishu, causing casualties

 Somalia’s Islamist group al Shabaab set off a suicide car bomb at a security checkpoint about 15 km (nine miles) outside the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, the group’s spokesman and a police official told Reuters. The blast has caused casualties,...

Somali forces capture key town from Al-Shabaab militants

The Somali National Army (SNA) on Wednesday captured Moqokori, a very strategic town in Hiraan region in central Somalia where Al-Shabaab militants were in full control earlier, an official said. "The Somali National Army took control of Moqokori town and...

AMISOM and the Somali government reiterate their commitment to eliminate Al-Shabaab

Mogadishu, 27 February 2018 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Somali government have pledged to complement each other in the fight against the terrorist group Al-Shabaab. The announcement comes four days after a twin bomb attack in...

Puntland on high alert amid search for escaped Alshabab prisoners

Ten Alshabab militants escaped from a rehabilitation center on Sunday night in the town of Garowe Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland. The escape occurred at around 8 p.m. local time, when the militants managed to scale a wall and slip...

U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants on Feb. 26, in the vicinity of Jilib, Somalia, killing two (2) terrorists and wounding one (1) terrorist. We assess no civilians were killed...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...