The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) issued a statement indicating that al-Shabaab is releasing false information following April 10 U.S. airstrike in Somalia.
United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) post-strike assessments confirm that one of the three terrorists killed in the command’s Apr. 2 precision airstrike. One of the deceased was a long-standing, high-ranking leader in the al-Shabaab terrorist organization, according to AFRICOM’s press statement.
The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) conducted an airstrike killing five al-Shabaab terrorists in the vicinity of Janaale, Somalia.
Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed has arrived Asmara, Eritrea, On Sunday to discuss regional cooperation with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Somalia’s President Mohammed Abdullahi.
Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service said it has foiled terrorists’ attack by capturing several members of the terrorist groups Al Shabaab and IS. The terrorists were preparing to attack civilians in the capital, Addis Ababa and other parts of Ethiopia, according to the state broadcaster-ETV.
The government of Ethiopia said the national intelligence agency has intercepted Al Shabab’s terror plot in Addis Ababa.
UPDATED: Ethiopian Air Force helicopters hit Al Shabaab targets in Somalia, 75 kilometers east of Baidoa city, killing 35 fighters of the Islamist extremists.
UPDATED: Ethiopian troops in Somalia along with the Somalia government forces have killed 66 Al Shabaab insurgents in Kismayo area and destroyed nine Land Cruiser pickups equipped with heavy explosives, Ministry of Defense said.
The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab – an al-Qa’ida affiliate in Somalia – to include al-Hijra and other aliases.
The Council of Ministers of Ethiopia on Saturday has decided to take out the names of Ginbot 7, Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) from terrorist group list.
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike destroying an al-Shabaab vehicle-borne improvised explosive device near Jana Cabdalle, Somalia, on the afternoon of April 11.
The inter-governmental Authority n Development (IGAD), the eight-country trade and development bloc in eastern Africa, has launched a report on Al Shabaab that highlighted the extremist group is changing tactics.