Non-ATMIS Ethiopian Units Enter Gedo

12.3.2023: Dooloow, Gedo Addis Ababa has deployed dozens of soldiers from the Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF) to the Gedo region of Jubaland on Wednesday according to locals in the region. According to reports, the units were accompanied by armoured vehicles and tanks amongst other heavy armaments. While it is a common theme to witness... Continue Reading →

Senior Al-Shabab Fighters Defect to the Somali Government in Middle Shabelle

21.12.2022: Jowhar, Middle Shabelle The Ministry of Information announced this week that four senior Al-Shabab members including a commander of a militant armed faction have surrendered to Somali National Army (SNA) in the Middle Shabelle region of Hirshabelle State. In a statement released to the public, the Ministry stated that the Mohamed Ali Hassan also... Continue Reading →

President Hassan Sheikh vows ‘all-out war’ against Al-Shabaab following deadly 30-hour siege

24.8.2022: Mogadishu, Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud pledged "an all-out war" against Al-Shabab in his first statement since the militants besieged Hayat Hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu for over 30-hours. The attack which began Friday evening was the first of its nature or status since the horrendous Al-Shabab car-bomb attack in December of 2019... Continue Reading →

Al-Shabab attack on Somali Galbeed, Why Now?

06.08.2022: Mogadishu, Somalia The scale of the Al-Shabab attack on Somali Galbeed (Somali State) has come as a surprise to many security and political analysts alike. It is clear that Al-Shabab has spent a lengthy amount of time preparing including recruiting, arming and training of new fighters as well as devising both military and political... Continue Reading →

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