Federal Government of Somalia combats terrorists with support from U.S. forces
Somali National Army forces were engaged with al Shabaab fighters in a remote area approximately 285 kilometers northeast of Mogadishu on Nov. 9.
Federal Government of Somalia engages terrorists with support from U.S. forces
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorists who were attacking Somali National Army forces near Buulobarde, Somalia, about 218 km north-northwest of Mogadishu, on Oct. 23, 2022.
U.S. government designates al-Shabaab financial facilitators to thwart revenue streams
The effort adds a multi-pronged approach to supporting partners in Somalia against al-Shabaab – an approach that sends a signal to those conducting business with the terrorist group, and intends to hobble al-Shabaab’s ability to both economically exploit communities and conduct attacks against Somalia’s people.