Shabaab seized control of Yeed town on the border with Ethiopia from government forces after clashes that killed at least 17 people. Militiamen of the Ethiopian rebel group the Ogaden Liberation Front (OLF) crossed the border and helped the Somali insurgents. Shabaab fighters shot dead two demonstrators protesting the arrest of three religious leaders in Wanlaweyn, south of Mogadishu.
The ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.