The group's leader Ahmed Diriye, in February reportedly attempted to expel the head of finance and intelligence operations Mahad Karate and the head of external operations Bashir Qorgab, as the three fought over control of resources. An intelligence report seen by The Nation newspaper shows that Qorgab's death which came two weeks after his attempted expulsion, has exacerbated wrangles and suspicion within Al-Shabaab ranks.
The African Union Mission in Somalia has announced that they have captured Jannale, a town approximately 90km south-west of the capital Mogadishu that has been used as a hub for ... Read more »
The U.S. has carried out 25 strikes thus far against Al-Shabaab in 2020, including the latest in the vicinity of Janaale in Somalia, the U.S., Africa Command has said. A U.S. ... Read more »
The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) announced an air strike that killed two al-Shabaab members in Somalia, described as "an individual associated with the attack on Manda Bay and his ... Read more »