Shahada News Agency
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Shabaab Claims Killing, Wounding 16+ Soldiers in Bombing near Bosaso

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing and wounding more than 16 soldiers of the semi-autonomous Puntland region after targeting them with an explosive device on the outskirts of Bosaso.

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Monday, 24 April 2017
Shabaab Claims Shelling Airbase Where U.S. Forces are Present in Southern Somalia

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed shelling Baledogle military airbase in Lower Shabelle region, and noted that U.S. Special Forces are present at the location.

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Sunday, 23 April 2017
Shabaab Threatens Educators Backing “Western Curricula” in Somalia

The spokesman for the al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement threatened educators backing what he called “Western curricula” in Somalia, charging that their support for teachings that deviate Muslims from Islam makes them a “hostile enemy”.

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Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Shabaab Claims Bombing UN Vehicle in Mogadishu Outskirts, Killing 5 Somali Soldiers in Capital

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, claimed bombing a United Nations vehicle in the outskirts of Mogadishu, as well as killing five Somali troops in a gunfire exchange in the capital.

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Sunday, 16 April 2017
Shabaab Calls Its Recent Attacks Countermeasures to Intensified Pressure from Somali, U.S. Governments

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement characterized its recent attacks as “a proactive step against” America’s expanded military campaign in Somalia and President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s recent declaration of war against the group.

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Shabaab Claims Killing, Wounding 40 in Second Suicide Bombing in Mogadishu within 24 Hours

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen claimed killing and wounding 40 security forces and officers in the second suicide bombing it executed in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, within 24 hours.

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Monday, 10 April 2017
Shabaab Claims VBIED Suicide Operation in Mogadishu, Targets New “Commander-in-Chief” of Somali Army

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed credit for a suicide bombing on the country's new military chief.

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Sunday, 09 April 2017
Shabaab Promotes Capturing City of El Buur in Central Somalia Three Years After Losing It

Through its Shahada News Agency, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement promoted its capture of the city of El Buur (Ceelbuur) in Galguduud region of central Somalia, three years after losing it to Ethiopian forces.

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Tuesday, 04 April 2017
Shabaab Claims Killing 17 Soldiers in Raid on Barawe, Capturing Parts of City

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 17 Somali soldiers and wounding 22 others when its fighters stormed the city of Barawe in Lower Shabelle region, as well as taking control over most of the city neighborhoods.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017
Shabaab Claims Suicide Bombing Near Presidential Palace in Mogadishu

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed credit for a suicide bombing near the Presidential Palace in the capital, Mogadishu, and alleged to have killed over 26 Somali soldiers.

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Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Shabaab Claims Attack on Somali Defense Ministry Building in Capital

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed an attack on the Somali Defense Ministry building in the capital, Mogadishu, in addition to throwing a hand grenade at troops in the Bakara market.

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Shabaab Claims Killing 30, Wounding 40 in Mogadishu Car Bombing Near Weheliye Hotel

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 30 people and wounding 40 others in a car bombing near the Weheliye Hotel in the capital, Mogadishu.

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Monday, 13 March 2017
Shabaab Claims Killing 4 Kenyan Soldiers, Wounding 9 in Bomb Blasts in Kenya’s Lamu County

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing more than four Kenyan soldiers and wounding nine others in bombings on them in Kenya’s Lamu County.

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Thursday, 09 March 2017
Shabaab Claims Nearly 40 Attacks in 20-Day Period

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed nearly 40 attacks in a 20-day period between February 13 and March 5, 2017, including a strike on an alleged joint American-Kenyan convoy on the outskirts of Kismayo.

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Wednesday, 08 March 2017
Shabaab Media Affiliate Updates Report on Mortar Strike in Mogadishu During Presidential Ceremony

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement’s Shahada News Agency provided an updated report on the mortar strike on the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, during a ceremony for the new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.

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Thursday, 16 February 2017
Shabaab Claims Capturing Bases in Town, Villages in Lower Shabelle, Repelling Government Forces in Mudug

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed capturing several bases from government forces in one town and two villages in the Lower Shabelle region, repelling government forces in the Madug region, as well as attacks in Mogadishu, Puntland, Lower Juba, and Hiran.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Shabaab Claims Attacks on American, Kenyan, Somali Forces, Two Large-Scale Attacks, Capturing Areas in Somalia

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed over 20 military operations in 21 days targeting American, Somali, and Kenyan forces, including two large scale attacks and capturing areas within Somalia.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Shabaab Claims Suicide Operation, Clashes against KDF near Kenyan-Somali Border

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed a suicide attack and offensive on a Kenyan military base near the Kenyan-Somali border.

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Friday, 27 January 2017
Shabaab Claims Explosions, Follow-Up Raid at Mogadishu’s Dayah Hotel

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed responsibility for two explosions and a follow-up raid at Mogadishu’s Dayah Hotel on January 25, 2017.

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Shabaab Claims Capturing Parts of Qoryoley City, Reports Attacks on U.N. HQ, U.S., Somali, and Kenyan Forces

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported 19 attacks in less than two weeks, including an explosion at the U.N. Headquarters in Mogadishu, capturing neighborhoods in Qoryoley City in Lower Shabelle, and attacks on U.S., Somali, Kenya, and other forces.

Monday, 16 January 2017