- Shabaab Claims Seizing Control Over Town in Gedo, Attacking Ugandan and Somali Soldiers in Lower Shabelle and Mogadishu
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed seizing control over a town in the country's Gedo region and attacking Ugandan forces within AMISOM and Somali soldiers in Lower Shabelle and Mogadishu.
- Shabaab Claims Attacks on Ugandan Forces within AMISOM in Lower Shabelle, Several Operations in Capital
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed three attacks on Ugandan forces in two days in Lower Shabelle and took credit for several operations in the capital, Mogadishu.
- Shabaab Claims Attacks on SNA and Ugandan Forces on Roads from Baidoa, Shelling SNA Base Near Kismayo
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed attacks on Somali National Army (SNA) and Ugandan forces on two roads from Baidoa, and shelling an SNA base near Kismayo on two consecutive days.
- Shabaab Claims 5 Attacks on Ugandan Forces in Somalia within 6 Days
The Somalia-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), the Shabaab a-Mujahideen Movement, claimed five attacks on Ugandan forces within the AMISOM missions within six days, all in Lower Shabelle region.
- Shabaab Video Shows Clashes in Somalia and Kenya, Identifies “Martyrs”
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) affiliate in Somalia, released a video showing footage of clashes with Somali, Kenyan, and Ugandan forces throughout Somalia and Kenya.
- Shabaab Publishes Photos of Base Vacated by Ugandan Forces in Lego, Claims Assassination of Galguduud Governor
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed credit for assassinating the governor of the country’s Galguduud region and other attacks on AMISOM and Somali forces, and published photos from the military base in Lego vacated by Ugandan troops on August 4, 2017.
- Second Tanzanian Fighter Promotes Immigration and Jihad to East and Southeast African Muslims in Shabaab Video
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a posthumous video of a second Tanzanian fighter, who promoted immigration and jihad to Muslims in East and Southeast Africa.
- Ugandan Shabaab Fighter Promotes Jihad in Posthumous Video
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a posthumous video of a Ugandan fighter promoting jihad as a means to stop "disbelievers" from invading and besieging Muslim lands.
- Kampala Suicide Bomber Incites Muslims to Seek “Martyrdom” in Battlefield in First Episode of New Shabaab Video Series
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, launched a new video series, and in the first episode, featured a suicide bomber involved in the July 2010 attack in Kampala, Uganda, inciting Muslims to seek “martyrdom” in the battlefield.
- Shabaab Executes Ugandan POW in Video, Shows Attacks in Kenya
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a video showing the execution of Ugandan captive “Masassa M.Y.”, in addition to footage of some of the group’s attacks in Kenya.
- Shabaab Claims Taking Ugandan Soldier Prisoner, Assassinating Puntland Officials
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed taking a Ugandan soldier prisoner in Lower Shabelle region, and assassinating Puntland government and security officials, as well as other attacks on Somali and AMISOM forces.
- Shabaab Releases Video of "Urgent Plea" from Captive Ugandan Soldier
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's branch in Somalia, released a video of an "urgent plea" from a Ugandan soldier captured in Janale in September 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.
- Shabaab Claims Killing Over 50 Ugandan Forces in Janaale in Revenge for Muslims “Massacred” in Marka
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing more than 50 Ugandan forces and overrunning their base in the town of Janaale in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region, declaring the attack to be revenge for Ugandans allegedly massacring Muslims in Marka.
- Shabaab Video Shows Repentance of Alleged Kenyan Forces in Pandanguo
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released a video showing the repentance of men it identified as Kenyan forces in Pandanguo, a settlement in Kenya’s Coast Province, and featuring footage of group official Ahmad Iman Ali warning Muslims against assisting the enemy.
- Al-Muhajiroun in East Africa Releases 2nd Issue of English/Swahili Magazine
Al-Muhajiroun - Emigrants of East Africa, a pro-al-Qaeda group, released the second issue of its English/Swahili magazine, “Amka,” in which it promoted what it called a “homecoming” of Shabaab fighters to Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
- Shabaab Releases Posthumous Video Will of Suicide Bomber Involved in July 2010 Kampala Attack
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, released a posthumous video will of a suicide bomber involved in the July 2010 attack in Kampala, Uganda, threatening strikes in Burundi and Kenya, and urging Muslims to come to the battlefield.
- Al-Muhajiroun in East Africa Threatens UN, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
“Al-Muhajiroun - Emigrants of East Africa,” a pro-Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement group, issued a statement threatening the United Nations as well as the governments of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
- Shabaab Claims Capturing Ugandan Base Commander
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed capturing a Ugandan commander during a raid on a base on the outskirts of the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
- 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.
- Wife of Imprisoned Jihadist Asks AQIM For Consideration
The wife of a Muslim prisoner in Uganda addressed Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), appealing for him to work for the release of Muslim prisoners held at Luzira prison, Uganda.
- Shabaab Remarks on Uganda's Announced Withdrawal from Somalia
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reported that its spokesman Ali Mahmoud Ragi AKA Ali Dheere, responded in an interview to Uganda announcing its intention to withdraw its forces from the UN-based mission in Somalia, claiming that it's "purely hypocritical" and "intended to deceive the Ugandan public".