Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement
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Shabaab Claims Car Bombing on Joint U.S.-Somali Convoy Near Afgoye, Taking Control Over Large Swath of Bal'ad City

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed a car bombing on a joint U.S.-Somali military convoy near Afgoye, in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, and reported its taking control over a large swath of Bal'ad, a city in Middle Shabelle.

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Thursday, 21 February 2019
Shabaab Elaborates on Motivation for Baledogle Airfield Attack, Claims 17 Casualties Among Djiboutian Forces in Jalalaqsi

Two days after it reported to have killed three American soldiers in an attack on Baledogle Airfield, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement elaborated upon its motivations for the strike, and among other reports, claimed killing and wounding 17 Djiboutian forces in a single operation, in Jalalaqsi.

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Monday, 18 February 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
Shabaab Claims Assassinating Somali Interior Ministry Official, Reports Surrender of 3 of Jubaland President's Guards

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed assassinating an official in the Somali Interior Ministry in Mogadishu, and reported the surrender of four soldiers from Jubaland, three of them guards of the autonomous state's president, Ahmed Mohamed Islam (AKA Ahmed Madobe).

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Pro-AQ Group Applauds Recent Attacks by JNIM, Shabaab, and Taliban, But Reminds of Importance of Strikes in West

In applauding the recent attacks by al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliates in Kenya, Mali, and Somalia, and that of the Afghan Taliban, a pro-AQ group reminded that strikes in the West are also important and must be undertaken.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Shabaab Issues Formal Statement on Bar Sanguni Raid Near Kismayo, Claims Killing 41 Somali Troops

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement issued a rare press release for its raid on a Somali military base outside Kismayo, allegedly killing 41 troops. 

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Saturday, 19 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Heavy Losses in Somali Military Ranks Just One Day After Killing 57 Ethiopian Troops

Just one day after it alleged to have killed over 57 Ethiopian troops in an ambush in Somalia's Bay region, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed inflicting more than 41 deaths among Somali soldiers in s "sweeping attack" near Kismayo.

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Saturday, 19 January 2019
Shabaab Declares Ambush Killing 57 Ethiopian Soldiers a "Severe Blow" and "Stern Warning"

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement issued a rare press release for its ambush in Somalia's Bay region allegedly killing 57 Ethiopian soldiers, calling the operation a "severe blow" and a "stern warning" to these forces.

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Friday, 18 January 2019