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List Of Somali Civil War Battles

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List of every major Somali Civil War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Somali Civil War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Somali Civil War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Somali Civil War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Somali Civil War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List features battles like War in Somalia and War in Somalia.
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War in Somalia

The 2009–present phase of the Somali Civil War is concentrated in southern Somalia. It began in early February 2009, with the conflict between the forces of the Federal Government of Somalia assisted by African Union peacekeeping troops and various militant Islamist groups and factions. The violence has displaced thousands of people in the southern part of the country. The conflict has also seen sectarian violence between the moderate Sufis ASWJ, and the Islamists Al-Shabaab. In 2011, a coordinated military operation between the Somali military and multinational forces began. The mission was officially led by the Somali army. In August 2014, the Somali government-led Operation Indian Ocean ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Somalia

Part of: War on Terrorism, Somali Civil War

Events: Battle of Mogadishu (2009), Battle for Central Somalia, Battle of Mogadishu, Battle of Jubbada Hoose, Battle of South Mogadishu, + more

Combatants: al-Qaeda

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Battle of Beledweyne

The January 2010 Battle of Beledweyne began on January 10, 2010 when Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a forces attacked and captured East Beledweyne which was being held by the Hizbul Islam insurgent group. It was initially reported that TFG forces took part in the offensive however Ahlu Sunna Waljma'a leaders said the government was not helping them during the offensive,. Fighting soon spread from the East to the center of the city. It became the first battle in months were al-Shabaab and Hizbul Islam groups cooperated against the TFG. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Beledweyne, Somalia

Part of: Somali Civil War, War in Somalia

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Battle of Beledweyne

In December 2011, Ethiopian forces recaptured the central Somali town of Beledweyne from Al-Shabaab fighters. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Hiran, Somalia, Somalia

Part of: Somali Civil War, War in Somalia

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Battle of Dobley

Locations: Somalia

Part of: Somali Civil War, War in Somalia