Somalia president tests positive for COVID-19
In last week's segment for Channel 4 News, Jamal Osman obtained rare access to film in Al Shabaab territory and traveled to their de facto capital Jilib.
This has affected the education sector, forcing tens of teachers who are non-locals to leave. Other professionals also escaped amid mounted security operations.
In June 2021, Puntland has publicly executed 21 men after they were convicted of being members of the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab. They were sentenced by a military court in Galkayo town.
Robow, who also served as Al-Shabaab spokesman surrendered himself to the Somali government in 2017 and was arrested in Baidoa in the next year by Ethiopian troops a week before the regional election.
Safiirka Mareykanka ee Soomaaliya Larry Andre ayaa sheegay inaysan suurta-gal ahayn xiligan Al-Shabaab inay qabsato dalka oo dhan.
Some 501 civilians were killed or injured in Somalia in 2020 due to improvised explosive devices and explosive remnants of war while the number of casualties increased to 669 casualties in 2021, according to the UN.
Madaxweyne Xasan Sheekh ayaa sidoo kale bogaadiyay shacabka Baxdo sida ay uga hortageen Al-Shabaab, isagoo xusay in Al-Shabaab loo dhigay cashar lama-illoobaan ah, oo ay xasuusan doonaan.
Al Shabaab's Radio Andalus said in a broadcast that the al Qaeda-linked group lost nine fighters and said its fighters had killed 27 soldiers during a fierce battle after morning prayers.
Last month, Biden approved a Patnagaton request to redeploy the US troops to Somalia to help local and AU forces in the fight against Al-Shabaab.
The militant group, which is fighting the internationally-backed government, has been driven out of major strongholds in Somalia in recent years in a joint offensive, but the group still stages attacks across the country.
The jihadists claimed earlier this year that they had launched a “drought relief” campaign and are known for exploiting the situation to boost its popularity.
Al-Shabaab collects extortion from local farmers and pastoralists in areas under its control in Somalia which sometimes sparks clashes.