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Tag: Somalia

Shabaab attacks US and partner force outside Mogadishu

US Africa Command targeted a Shabaab fighting position outside of Mogadishu after the al Qaeda branch attacked US and Somali…

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 on track to match record 2017 for airstrikes in Somalia

The United States has conducted 21 strikes against Shabaab in Somalia so far this year, meaning it is on track…

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…

US Counterterrorism strikes: Tempo remains high in Somalia and Yemen, transparency improves

In 2017, LWJ reported unprecedented levels of airstrikes in Somalia and Yemen. Thus far in 2018, the United States has sustained…