Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

04 October 21

As East African terrorism moves West, the DRC is in the spotlight

A recent raid on a terrorist cell in Sudan’s capital Khartoum with suspected links to ISIS (also referred to as Daesh) is throwing once again a limelight on East Africa’s persistent problem with terrorism and the high price in blood
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25 November 20

Somalia: CIA officer killed in combat

A CIA officer has been killed in combat during an unspecified operation in the Horn of Africa nation.

07 October 20

Kenya: 2 convicted over 2013 Westgate shopping mall terror attack

Two men were convicted on Wednesday for their involvement in the 2013 terror attack at Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall.

05 May 20

Somalia: Trump orders withdrawal of US troops

US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of almost all US troops from Somalia by January 15.

27 April 20

Somalia: US military admits civilian deaths during airstrikes

The US military has admitted that two civilians were killed and three more injured during an airstrike carried out in Somalia last year.

08 March 20

Somalia: Al-Shabaab leader Bashir Mohamed Qorgab killed in airstrike

A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.

27 February 20

Somalia: US airstrike kills telecoms worker

A telecoms company in Somalia says one of its workers was killed in a US airstrike on Monday.

20 February 20

Somalia: 12 soldiers killed in al-Shabaab military base attack

At least 12 soldiers have been killed in al-Shabaab attacks at a military base in Somalia.

07 January 20

Kenya: 4 children shot dead by al-Shabaab attackers

Four young children were shot dead by al-Shabaab gunmen on Tuesday, Kenyan authorities have announced.

30 December 19

Somalia turns to security cameras in fight against terrorism

Somalian authorities are installing security cameras along major roads in the capital of Mogadishu in the hope they will deter terrorist attacks in the volatile city.


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