February 22, 2016: Key pro-al Shabaab elder in Adado has defected to the Somali National Army soldiers after he deserted the group.
Ahmed Ali Gees said the defected from the Harakat al Shabaab al Mujahideen due ideological difference with the group after he realized the group was misrepresenting their agenda and Islam.
Ahmed Ali has been identified as one of the traditional elders in the region backing the al Shabaab, providing the necessary assistance to the group living in the region.
The number of strategic al Shabaab member defecting to the government including senior officials of the al Shabaab has continued to increase as the group losses major strategic regions they once controlled.
- Somali Security Forces Hold Two Al-Shabaab Suspects after Shooting Dead an Elder in Mogadishu Somali security forces on Wednesday held two Al-Shabaab suspects who murdered Hilowle […]
- Somalia’s Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a Planning to Attack Galmudug Administration and Control the State The Somali based Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a militia has declared a full-fledged war on […]
- Somali Forces Preparing Major Offensive to Liberate Lower Shabelle Region from Al-Shabaab Somali National Army troops are preparing for a major offensive aimed at liberating […]
- Warplanes Destroy Al-Shabaab Convoy, Kill Several Fighters in Gedo, Southern Somalia Wednesday 1/3/2017, unidentified warplanes have bombed an Al-Shabaab convoy in Gedo […]
- 30 Suspected Al-Shabaab Militants Arrested in a Major Security Swoop in Lower Shabelle Lower Shabelle, March 14, 2016 At least 30 Al-Shabaab suspected were arrested […]
- SNA, AMISOM Unleash Anti-al-Shabaab Push in Southwestern Bakool Region OSINT SUMMARY Latest military reports from Somalia indicate that SNA, […]
- Al-Shabaab Attack SNA-KDF-AMISOM Base in El-Adde, Gedo, Somalia SUMMARY Suicide Bomber detonated an SVBIED at AMISOM camp main entrance SNA Troops […]
- AMISOM and Somali National Army Capture More Territories In Hiiraan Region Event Monday 3rd August 2015, Somali National Army backed by the African Union […]