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Shabaab Claims Suicide Bombing on Ethiopian Forces in Gedo, 25 Casualties Among Kenyan Troops in Blasts in Lower Juba

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed a suicide bombing on Ethiopian forces in Gedo region, and inflicting 25 casualties among Kenyan troops in two blasts in Lower Juba.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Killing 12 Ethiopian Troops in Bakool, 5 Somali Explosives Experts in Lower Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 12 Ethiopian troops in Bakool region and five Somali explosives experts in Lower Shabelle. The group's Shahada News Agency reported on the two attacks and a third, in Mogadishu, on December 16-17, 2018.

Monday, 17 December 2018
Shabaab Claims Bombing against Ethiopian Army

 

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed the bombing of an Ethiopian military convoy in the central part of the country.

Monday, 29 October 2018
IS Claims Killing Ethiopian Christians in Somali City of Bosaso

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing three Ethiopian Christians in a gun attack in the city of Bosaso in Somalia's Bari region.

Monday, 01 October 2018
Shabaab Releases Oromic Translation of Video on June 2015 Attack on Ethiopian Military Convoy in Bay

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, released an Oromic translation of its video focusing on the June 2015 attack on an Ethiopian military convoy in Bay.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Shabaab Claims Killing 20+ in Suicide Operation Near Mogadishu, Attacks in Gedo and Banaadir

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing more than 20 in a suicide operation near Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, as well as four further attacks in the country’s Banaadir and Gedo regions on Somali, Kenyan, and Ethiopian forces.

Thursday, 01 March 2018
Shabaab Reports Surrender of Soldier, Claims Multiple Attacks on AMISOM and Kenyan Forces

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported the surrender to its “administration” of a soldier who worked with Ethiopian forces since 2011, and claimed multiple attacks on Kenyan soldiers and troops within the AMISOM mission.

The group’s Shahada News Agency posted reports on the attacks and surrender on its social media accounts on September 12-15, 2017. It stated on September 14 that Abdullah Jarir, an officer in the Somali National Army (SNA), surrendered in the city of Galhareeri in Galduduud, and provided his photo. In other messages, it reported Shabaab fighters storming Djiboutian and Burundian bases in Hiran and Middle Shabelle respectively, and ambushing Ugandan forces in Lower Juba, and also bombing a Kenyan military vehicle near the Somalia-Kenya border.

Friday, 15 September 2017
Shabaab Claims Car Bombing in Mogadishu, Attacking Ethiopian Special Police in Border Town

After claiming to have killed nearly 30 Somali soldiers in Beled Hawa, a town on the border with Kenya, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement took credit for an attack on police officers on the Somalia-Ethiopia border, in addition to detonating a car bomb in the capital, Mogadishu.

Monday, 11 September 2017
Shabaab Claims Targeting Ethiopian Special Police in Border Town, Attacks in Lower Juba, Puntland, Lower Shabelle, and Kenya

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed an attack on Ethiopian Liyuu (Special) Police near the town of Farlibah, in Hiran, in addition to attacks in Lamu County, Kenya and Somalia’s Lower Juba, Puntland, and Lower Shabelle regions.

Thursday, 10 August 2017
Shabaab Claims Attack on Ethiopian Special Police in Border Town, Shelling Joint American-Ethiopian-Kenyan Base

The Somalia-based al-Qaeda branch, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, claimed an attack on a base of Ethiopian Liyuu (Special) Police in the town of Farlibah, located in Hiran on the border between Somalia and Ethiopia, and shelling a joint base in Lower Juba housing American, Ethiopian, and Kenyan forces.

Friday, 21 July 2017
Shabaab Claims Dual Assassination, Attacks on Military Forces between September 5 and 9

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed attacks on Somali, Kenyan, and Ethiopian forces, as well as government personnel, between September 5 and 9, 2016.

Friday, 09 September 2016
Shabaab Claims Assassinating Somali Officer in Mogadishu among Other Attacks in Four Days

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed five attacks in a four-day period, targeting African Union, Somali, Ethiopian, and Kenyan forces in multiple areas in Somalia.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Shabaab Releases Fourth Episode of “From the Frontiers of Glory” Series

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement in Somalia released the fourth episode of its “From the Frontiers of Glory” series, titled, “From Golis to Lamu.”

Tuesday, 05 July 2016
Shabaab Claims Killing 60 Ethiopian Soldiers in an Attack in Halgan Town, Central Somalia

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing more than 60 Ethiopian soldiers in an attack on a military base, in Halgan town, Central Somalia.

Thursday, 09 June 2016
Shabaab Claims Killing 10 Police Officers in Mogadishu Car Bombing

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing 10 police officers in a car bombing outside a police station in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in addition to killing and wounding a number of Ethiopian and Somali soldiers in Baidoa.

Wednesday, 09 March 2016
Shabaab Reportedly Kills 36 Ethiopian Troops in Attack in Bakool

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reportedly killed 36 Ethiopian troops in an “intense attack” on their base in Somalia’s Bakool region, and also seized control over a base of Somali forces in the region.

Monday, 02 November 2015
Shabaab Claims 55 Attacks in Sep.-Oct. 2015, Capturing Somali Soldier

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed 55 attacks on Djiboutian, Ethiopian, Kenyan, Somali, and unidentified AMISOM forces between September 15 and October 12, 2015, and capturing a Somali soldier in what it called a “special operation”.

Thursday, 22 October 2015
Shabaab Claims Over 80 Attacks in Somalia from Aug.14-Sep.16, 2015

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed 83 attacks on Djiboutian, Ethiopian, Kenyan, Somali, and Ugandan forces between August 14 and September 16, 2015, including a suicide bombing and raid at an AMISOM base in Janale, and a suicide bombing at a training center in Kismayo.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Shabaab Video Shows June 11-12, 2015, Attack on Ethiopian Convoy in Bay

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, released as a “gift” for Eid al-Fitr, a video on the deadly attack on June 11-12, 2015, on Ethiopian troops near the town of Jameeco in Bay region.

Friday, 17 July 2015
Shabaab Claims Killing More than 60 Ethiopian Troops in Ambush

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, claimed killing more than 60 Ethiopian troops near the town of Jameeco, and provided photos of burning vehicles and corpses.

Thursday, 18 June 2015
Jihadist Suggests Shabaab Attack Outside Somalia, Hit Western Interests

A jihadist directed a message to the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement suggesting it launch attacks outside Somalia and strike American and Western interests in the region.

Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Shabaab al-Mujahideen Claim 18 Attacks, Report on Activities

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen reported on their activities from January 7- 17, 2013, claiming responsibility for eighteen attacks on Ethiopian, Kenyan, and Somali forces; marking the failed French raid to rescue the hostage Denis Allex; and announcing administrative activities.

Friday, 25 January 2013
Shabaab Condemns IGAD's Grand Stabilization Plan for Somalia

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement condemned the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) Joint Committee's Grand Stabilization Plan for South-Central Somalia from December 6, 2012, calling it the "coordinated implementation of the grand occupation".

Friday, 28 December 2012
Shabaab Claims 52 Attacks, Pledges to Retake Kismayo

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed 52 attacks against Burundian, Ethiopian, Kenyan and Somali forces in a two-week period, and pledged to retake Kismayo after losing control in September 2012.

Friday, 07 December 2012
Shabaab Expresses Joy for Death of Ethiopian Prime Minister

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement expressed its joy for the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, saying that it "brings to a conclusion a dark chapter in the history of the East African Horn."

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Shabaab Claims Killing 60 Ethiopians in Clash, Reports Over 40 Attacks

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed that its fighters killed 60 Ethiopian soldiers in a clash in Hudur district of Bakool region in southern Somalia, and reported over 40 other attacks against Burundian, Ethiopian, Kenyan and Somali forces.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012
Shabaab Claims Recapturing Two Cities, Attacks Withdrawing Forces

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed that its fighters recaptured two cities in Galguduud region of central Somalia, and that they attacked Ethiopian forces as they withdrew.

Monday, 18 June 2012
Shabaab Announces Surrender, Conversion of Ethiopian Soldier

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement announced the conversion to Islam of an Ethiopian soldier who surrendered to its fighters.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Pro-IS Channels Warn of Migrant Fighters Being Killed in Idlib, Claim Fleeing to IS “Best Option”

Aug 07, 2017
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Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels warned of dangers posted to migrant fighters…

Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls Western Muslims to Kashmir, Characterizing Westerners as Having Intense “Love for Jihad”

Jul 31, 2017
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A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for Westerners to migrate to Kashmir,…

American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

Jun 01, 2014
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Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, named as the American suicide bomber "Abu Hurayra al-Amriki"…

British Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters

Jan 09, 2014
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Purported English-speaking jihadi recruiters and foreign fighters in Syria have adopted…

Bomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook

Nov 22, 2013
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Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide…

Syrian Faction Uses Facebook, Skype to Recruit Fighters

Nov 15, 2013
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The Jund al-Haq (Soldiers of Truth) Brigades, a Syrian militant faction, advertised for…

Facebook Page Reports on Death of Alleged Bulgarian Jihadist In Pakistan

Oct 02, 2013
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A Facebook page dedicated to jihadist fighting uploaded a September 29, 2013 image of a…

Social Network Jihad: Madad News Agency on Facebook

Apr 20, 2012
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Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…