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Somali army bombs Al-Shabaab hideouts, 17 dead confirmed

Somali army bombs Al-Shabaab hideouts, 17 dead confirmed MOGADISHU, Somalia - In a rare operation, the Somali national army on Tuesday launched an airstrike in Middle Shabelle as part of the ongoing operation to drive al-Shabaab militants out of the country, after decades of devastation among innocent civilians and government officials. To seize security functions in the country, the national…

Al-Shabaab seizes town in southern Somalia after UPDF exit

Al-Shabaab seizes town in southern Somalia after UPDF exit MOGADISHU, Somalia - A contingent of the Ugandan People's Defense Force walked out of the Mariaguwaay Forward Operating Base in Lower Shabelle, handing the land over to the Somali federal government, but only for Al-Shabaab militants to take control of the city. Ugandan troops serving in AMISOM have been relocated as part of the troop…

SNA commandos capture Al-Shabaab bases in Somalia

SNA commandos capture Al-Shabaab bases in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least 14 Al-Shabaab bases captured by Somali National Army Commandos commonly referred to as Danab's special forces, state media reported, as part of the ongoing crackdown on militants who control large rural areas of central and southern Somalia. Over the past seven months, the Somali National Army has carried out…

Al-Shabaab introduces Arabic study program to Somali schools

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Al-Shabaab activists have stepped up their urge to change the status quo and hijack institutions in Somalia, targeting the school curriculum as one of their strategies to attract more supporters in a bid to overthrow the fragile backed Somali administration by the UN. The Arabic language has been one of the group's preferred languages ​​due to its affiliation with Al-Qaida, a Middle East-based terrorist group that, among other things, supports draconian Sharia law that both discriminates against women…

Biden to send US special forces to Somalia at war with Al-Shabaab

Biden to send US special forces to Somalia at war with Al-Shabaab WASHINGTON, United States - A contingent of US military special forces could be sent to Somalia in the coming weeks, it has been learned, just weeks after former President Donald Trump withdrew soldiers serving in the war-torn country. war. A proposal by President Joe Biden, which was seen by The New York Times, suggests the…

Al-Shabaab base captured in Northeastern State, Somalia

Al-Shabaab base captured in Northeastern State, Somalia BOSSASO, Northeastern State - A base used by Somalia-based al-Shabaab militants has been captured in Somalia's Northeastern State state, state media say, as part of the ongoing crackdown on extremists, who are fighting to overthrow the fragile Somali administration backed by the UN. Northeastern State security forces reportedly raided the…

Al-Shabaab suffers multiple defeats in Somalia; loses more ground

MOGADISHU, Somalia - When General Yusuf Rageh Odowaa announced major crackdowns against Al-Shabaab in central and southern Somalia, he insisted that "we will crush them, reclaim our territories" and true to his words, the activists have continued to suffer defeats in recent weeks. But even more fascinating, unlike many configurations of the military, General Odowaa Yusuf Rageh has taken it upon himself to lead a crackdown on the militants, which has apparently paid off in recent weeks. Since last week, more than 200…

Somalia: Al-Shabaab militants sanctioned by the United Nations Security Council

MOGADISHU, Somalia - In what aims to degrade Somalia-based Al-Shabaab, the United Nations Security Council slapped three Al-Shabaab operatives with sanctions, following the latest coordinated efforts to end militant domination in parts of Somalia. The chairman of the Security Council sanctions regime on Monday announced a measure intended to help the Somali federal government fight the militants, who control large swathes of rural areas in central and southern Somalia, but have steadily continued to lose ground. ground.…

FEATURED: Potential Methods to Defeat Al-Shabaab in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia -In one of his assessments before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, General Stephen Townsend, commander of the US Africa Command, called Al-Shabaab militants "dangerous" and "destructive" in Africa. from the East, adding that "we must fight them and degrade them". The United States has been a major partner in the fight against Al-Shabaab, teaming up with African Union mission forces and other stakeholders in the training and equipping of the Somali army, in addition to providing aerial…

Al-Shabaab militants linked to Al-Qaeda suffer a series of casualties in

Al-Shabaab militants linked to al-Qaeda suffer series of casualties in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia-based al-Shabaab militants continued to suffer immeasurable losses in the country following a series of operations launched by the Somali National Army which consolidates most of the territories of central and southern Somalia, occupied by the militants. Activists are fighting to…

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