Somalia
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Shabaab Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers in Shelling of U.S. Base in Baledogle Airfield, Attacks on Somali Soldiers in Lower Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed shelling an American base inside Baledogle Airfield in Lower Shabelle, killing three U.S. soldiers and five Somali Special Forces, and took credit for attacks on Somali soldiers elsewhere in the region.

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Friday, 15 February 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 197 Casualties in 79 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (Feb 7-13)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper featured an infographic identifying 197 casualties in 79 attacks, in a statistical breakdown of IS operations for the week of February 7-13, 2019.

Friday, 15 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Destroying Safaricom Post in Garissa (Kenya), Assassination Attempt on South West State of Somalia MP

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the assassination attempt in Mogadishu on an MP of the South West State of Somalia, and destroying a post of the telecommunications company Safaricom in Garissa County, in neighboring Kenya.

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Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Shabaab Charges U.S. with Taking Revenge on Civilians for Failed Raid, Claims American Disregard for Lives Strengthens its Jihadi Call

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement accused the U.S. of bombing a residential area in revenge for its failed raid in Lower Shabelle, and claimed that such disregard for civilians only strengthens the jihadi call.

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Thwarting Joint U.S.-Somalia Raid in Janale, Concentrates Operations in Lower Shabelle in 24 Hours

During its operations concentrated in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed thwarting a joint raid by U.S. Special Forces and Somali troops.

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Monday, 11 February 2019
Shaabaab Releases 2nd Episode in Video Series on Assassinations and Bombings, Shows Blast on U.S. Vehicle in Lower Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released the second episode in a video series documenting the assassinations and bombings executed by its "Muhammad bin Maslama Battalion," including a blast on an American vehicle in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region.

Saturday, 09 February 2019
Al-Qaeda Condemns Papal Mass in UAE, Calls Muslims in Arabian Peninsula to Embrace Jihad and Support AQAP and Shabaab

Al-Qaeda (AQ) condemned the historic papal mass in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, considering it a manifestation of of the shame into which leaders plunged Muslims, and called on Muslims in the entire Arabian Peninsula to embrace jihad and seek help from and lend support to AQAP and the Shabaab in Somalia.

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Friday, 08 February 2019
Shabaab Media Unit Notes Escalation in Attacks on SNA and AMISOM Forces, Claims 7 Attacks in 5 Days

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed seven attacks in a five-day period, one of them a bombing in which a brigade commander was killed, while its media unit noted an overall escalation in strikes on Somali and AMISOM forces.

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Friday, 08 February 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 191 Casualties in 74 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (Jan 31 - Feb 6)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper featured an infographic identifying 191 casualties in 74 attacks, in a statistical breakdown of IS operations for the week of January 31 - February 6, 2019.

Friday, 08 February 2019
Shabaab Officials Justify Assassination of DP World Manager in Bosaso, Threaten Oil Companies Ahead of London Conference

Following its assassination of a UAE-based DP World executive in the Port of Bosaso, Somalia, officials for the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement justified the act and encouraged Somalis to follow its example, and also threatened oil companies ahead of the upcoming London conference.

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Tuesday, 05 February 2019
Dubai-Owned DP World Executive Assassinated by Shabaab Militants in Somalia

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing a UAE-based DP World executive in the Port of Bosaso, Somalia.

Monday, 04 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Assassination of DP World Company Manager in Bosaso, Blast in Mogadishu on Security Officials

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the assassination of a manager for the UAE-based DP World Company in the port city of Bosaso, and blast in Mogadishu's Hamar Weyne district, targeting security officials.

Monday, 04 February 2019
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.

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Saturday, 02 February 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 363 Casualties in 69 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (Jan 24-30)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper featured an infographic identifying 363 casualties in 69 attacks, in a statistical breakdown of IS operations for the week of January 24-30, 2019.

Friday, 01 February 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 231 Casualties in 68 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (Jan 17-23)

While the Islamic State's (IS) al-Hayat Media Center broke its streak of consistent releases of weekly statistical breakdown videos on group operations, the IS' al-Naba featured the data in an infographic, identifying 231 casualties in 68 attacks between January 17-23, 2019.

Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Car Bombing in Mogadishu, Reports 7 Casualties

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the car bombing in the capital, Mogadishu, which took place at a gas station in front of the Somali Ministry of Petroleum.

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Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Shabaab Shows War Spoils Captured in Two Operations, Claims 16 Casualties Among Djiboutian Forces

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement published photos of war spoils in captured in two operations, including the January 19, 2019, raid on Somali bases in Bar Sanjuni, and claimed inflicting 16 casualties among Djiboutian forces.

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Monday, 28 January 2019
Al-Qaeda Central Lauds JNIM and Shabaab Attacks in Name of "Jerusalem Will Never Be Judaized"

Al-Qaeda Central issued a statement lauding its branches in Mali and Somalia, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) and the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, respectively, for their operations carried out in the name of "Jerusalem Will Never Be Judaized".

Sunday, 27 January 2019
In Somalia, IS Claims Killing Christians in Bosaso and Policemen in Afgoye

The Islamic State (IS) claimed casualties among Christians in an attack in Bosaso in Somalia's Bari region, and killing four policemen in Afgoye by gunshot.

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Friday, 25 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Killing 19 Somali Soldiers in Single Bombing in Lower Juba

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 19 Somali soldiers in a single bombing in Lower Juba region, in addition to inflicting casualties among other Somali troops as well as AMISOM forces in Bay, Hiran, and Lower Shabelle.

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Friday, 25 January 2019