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IS' Somalia Province Claims Assassination Attempt on Governor for Bari Region

The Islamic State's (IS) Somalia Province claimed credit for the assassination attempt on Yusuf Mohamed Wacays, the governor of Bari region in Puntland state.

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Shabaab Claims Raids on AMISOM and SNA Bases, Bombing "Bancroft" Vehicle in Mogadishu Outskirts

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed multiple raids on military bases where Ethiopian and Ugandan forces in AMISOM, and Somali soldiers, are present, and bombing a vehicle belonging to "Bancroft" in the Mogadishu outskirts.

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Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Shabaab Claims Car Bombing in Capital Killing 10, Reports Surrender of 20 Soldiers Total in Two Regions

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed credit for a car bombing in the capital, Mogadishu, and reported the surrender of 20 Somali soldiers total in Galguduud and Gedo regions.

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Friday, 19 April 2019
Shabaab Claims Killing 15 Kenyan and 6 Ethiopian Troops in Separate Bombings in Bakool and Lower Juba

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 15 Kenyan and 6 Ethiopian troops in bombings in Bakool and Lower Juba regions, respectively, in addition to 11 other attacks in five days.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Shabaab Boasts Increasing Frequency of Attacks, Imposing Control Over Bases and Towns Despite Heightened Security Alert

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement boasted that its fighters are increasing their frequency of attacks and seizing control over military bases and town, despite the heightened security alert by the Somali government.

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Thursday, 11 April 2019
Shabaab Claims 16 Casualties in Car Bombing Near Police Academy in Mogadishu

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed inflicting 16 casualties in a car bombing near the police academy in Mogadishu.

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Friday, 05 April 2019
Shabaab Spokesman Speaks on Hotel Attacks, Calls Protesting Somali Soldiers to Repent and Leave Service

Ali Mahmoud Rage (AKA Ali Dheere), the spokesman for the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, participated in an interview with a Shabaab radio station regarding recent events in Somalia, including attacks on hotel and Somali soldiers protesting their non-payment of salaries.

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Wednesday, 03 April 2019
Shabaab Claims Ambush at Sea on Somali Soldiers, Executes 4 Spies in Public Square in Lower Juba

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed an ambush at sea on Somali soldiers boating between Merca and Mogadishu, and announced its execution of four spies in a public square in Lower Juba, one who confessed to working for the British intelligence.

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Tuesday, 02 April 2019
Shabaab Claims Killing and Wounding Dozens in Mogadishu Bombing

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement killed and wounded dozens in a bombing targeting government officials in Mogadishu, according to a “special report” by the group’s Shahada News Agency.

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Friday, 29 March 2019
IS Reports Close to 2000 Operations with Over 7450 Casualties in 6-Months, Other Statistics in Naba Newspaper

As a feature in Naba 174, the Islamic State (IS) gave an infographic covering military statistics for the past six months by its fighters and those inspired by the group in the West, totaling nearly 2,000 operations and over 7,450 casualties.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Shabaab Claims Seizing Control Over Additional Towns Following SNA Withdrawal, Reports Residents Celebrating Fighters' Arrival

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed seizing control over additional towns following the withdrawal from them by the Somali National Army (SNA), and reported that the residents celebrated the arrival of the fighters.

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Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Shabaab Claims 41 Casualties in Suicide Raid on Labor and Works Ministries in Mogadishu

After its Shahada News Agency reported its responsibility for two car bombings and a suicide raid at a building housing the Somali labor and work ministries in Mogadishu, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement issued a formal communique in which it announced the killing and wounding of 41 people, including senior officials.

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Saturday, 23 March 2019
Shabaab Reports Ongoing Suicide Raid at Somali Labor and Work Ministries in Mogadishu

The Shabaaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for two car bombings and an ongoing suicide raid at a building housing the Somali labor and work ministries in the capital, Mogadishu.

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Saturday, 23 March 2019
Shabaab Retakes Control Over Busar Following Kenyan Withdrawal, Spokesman Boasts of Victories

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, announced that it has regained control over Busar, a town near the Somalia-Kenya border in Gedo region, following the withdrawal by Kenyan forces, and freed prisoners from a jail amidst an offensive in Bal'ad, in Middle Shabelle.

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Shabaab Promotes its Educational Curricula in Controlled-Areas Despite Alleged U.S. Attempts to Undermine Them

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, issued a press release on a graduation ceremony held for students of its "Shariah Institute for Higher Studies," wherein it promoted its educational curricula in the areas its controls despite alleged U.S. attempts to undermine them through airstrikes.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Shabaab Spokesman Condemns Trump in Press Conference on New Zealand Shootings, Vows Revenge

The spokesman for al-Qaeda's (AQ) Somalia branch, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, condemned U.S. President Donald Trump at a press conference he held on the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, arguing that his rhetoric and that of other "Crusader" leaders make them "the real criminals behind this crime".

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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Shabaab Publishes Photos of Weapons and Gear of Allegedly Slain U.S. Special Forces Operation Commander

Following-up on its claim for thwarting a raid by U.S. Special Forces outside Mogadishu and killing the operation commander, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement published photos of his alleged weapons and gear, including 200 USD and a picture of Jesus Christ.

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Wednesday, 13 March 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 156 Casualties in 44 Attacks in Breakdown of Ops (Feb 28 - March 6)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper, Issue 172, featured an infographic identifying 156 casualties in 44 attacks - its lowest number of recorded attacks in eight months - in a breakdown of IS military actions for the week of February 28 - March 6, 2019.

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Shabaab Claims Thwarting U.S. Special Forces Raid Outside Mogadishu and Killing Operation Commander

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed thwarting a raid by U.S. Special Forces outside Mogadishu and killing the operation commander.

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019
AQ-aligned Hurras al-Deen in Syria Praises Shabaab and Afghan Taliban for Their Respective Large-Scale Raids

On its own, separate from the "Incite the Believers" Operations Room to which it belongs, the al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Syria-based Hurras al-Deen issued a statement praising the Afghan Taliban and the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement for their respective large-scale raids.

Monday, 11 March 2019
Shabaab Reports 40 Somali Tribal Leaders Pledging Allegiance to its Leader and Vowing to Fight "Occupiers" Together

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported that 40 Somali tribal leaders pledged allegiance to its leader, Abu Ubaidah Ahmed Umar, and vowed to fight the "occupiers" together.

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Monday, 11 March 2019