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Tag: Shabaab

Shabaab targets local government headquarters with suicide bombing

Today's suicide bombing on a district headquarters in Mogadishu comes only a week after a similar attack on another district…

Shabaab attacks focus on Somali military, African Union forces

Shabaab has managed to launch 418 attacks of different types during the six-month timeframe in support of its persistent and…

US military targets Shabaab north of Kismayo

The strike is the second against Shabaab, which is al Qaeda's branch in East Africa, in Somalia that has been…

Shabaab claims deadly IED blast in Kenya

Shabaab continues to claim deadly attacks on Kenyan Defense Forces inside Kenya despite military operations against it.

US airstrike hits Shabaab north of Mogadishu

AFRICOM noted that Shabaab, which is al Qaeda's branch in East Africa, continues to maintain "training camps" and "safe havens…

Shabaab releases photos from inside joint US-Somali-Kenyan base

If the photos are confirmed, Shabaab was able to wrestle brief control over the base yesterday. This contradicts official statements…

Shabaab again assaults base where US soldier died

The same base where a US Special Forces soldier was killed last month was again targeted by Shabaab, this time…

US amends terror designation of Shabaab to include Kenyan ‘wing’

The State Department has amended the terrorist designation of Shabaab, al Qaeda's branch in East Africa, to include Al-Hijra, which…