In East and West Africa, the belligerence of Al-Shabaab and Jamaat al-Nusrat al-Islam -wol- Muslims beneath the umbrella of Al-Qaeda has intensified at a time when Al-Qaeda has but to nominate a brand new chief after the killing of its second chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri. Based mostly on the intelligence info from the Zahadan space of the jap border of Iran, a safety assembly was held in Sistan and Balochistan, the joint border area of Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan, on August 13.
Afghan and Pakistani students participated within the assembly. The assembly was held in relation to the successor of the previous chief of Al-Qaeda, however the end result of the assembly has not been identified but. The Al-Qaeda group turned extra famend on the worldwide stage after the assaults on American business buildings and the Ministry of Protection after September 11, 2001, and the actions of this group turned demised and light out, when the founder and chief of this group, Osama Bin Laden was killed by the American Special Forces in Pakistan in 2011.
Properly alongside, when Afghanistan fell into the palms of the Taliban for the second time, this group rejuvenated its actions. The AQ deceased chief Dr. Zawahiri had a plan to relocate the (Afghan) Taliban from South Asia to the Center East for Jihad. Ayman al-Zawahiri, the chief of the al-Qaeda group, was killed on July 31, 2022, within the capital of Afghanistan, as the results of MQ9-Reaper aerial strike of CIA. Furthermore, after July 31, Al-Qaeda has remained in an unsure place, however the Jihadi organizations beneath the patronages of this group have been strengthened and accelerated their actions in East and West Africa. If there’s a delay or any impediment within the number of a brand new chief for Al-Qaeda group in such delicate circumstances, so the Al-Shabaab group is able to declare its authorities in East Africa as a robust Jihadi group separate from Al-Qaeda beneath the management of its chief Ahmad Omar.
So as to obtain this objective, Ahmed Omar has made a secret assembly with the newly appointed minister of spiritual affairs of the Somali authorities, Mukhtar Robo, on the joint border between Somalia and Ethiopia, and Mukhtar Robo additionally cooperates with al-Shabaab in rising as much as the federal government in Somalia, and participates within the new authorities in East Africa. Sheikh Mukhtar Robo is without doubt one of the founders and companions of al-Shabaab group in Somalia and he was the previous deputy of this group. Mukhtar Robo separated from Al-Shabaab as a consequence of inside variations with the previous chief of Al-Shabaab, Ahmed Abdi Godan, who was killed in 2013, and surrendered to the Somali authorities in 2017.
In 2018, earlier than he was arrested by the Federal Authorities of Somalia, he ran for the presidency of the South West Province of Somalia. Nonetheless, after being beneath home arrest by the Somali authorities for 3 years, Robo was appointed the Minister of Spiritual Affairs of Somalia on August 2, 2022, two days after the killing of Al-Qaeda’s second chief Ayman Al- Zawaheri.
Now, Ahmad Omar, the chief of Al-Qaeda in Somalia is making an attempt to overthrow the federal authorities of Somalia with the assistance of Robo. If there’s a delay or impediment within the number of the chief of the Al-Qaeda group, Ahmad Omar will declare Al-Shabaab as a separate and impartial jihadist group from the Al-Qaeda group, and the middle of the brand new authorities of Al-Shabaab might be in East Africa. He’ll lengthen his group to the Center East in order that this group features fame within the Center East and seems to substitute Al-Qaeda.
In any case, after the dying of al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri, from August seventh to 14th, I render a report on the harmful targets of jihadist organizations beneath the umbrella of al-Qaeda in African nations as a tip of iceberg. On August 7, three Somali troopers have been injured and two have been killed after the assault by al-Shabaab fighters on the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu. On the eighth of August, the Somali al-Shabaab rebels attacked Hoden headquarters within the capital Mogadishu, together with the killing of Colonel Hassan Farahi, And Jelli, the deputy commander of the state militia in Wajar district, was additionally killed in a battle with al-Shabaab fighters on the morning of August 8. There was a simultaneous battle by al-Shabaab group on eight navy bases in Mandera metropolis within the northeast of Kenya, and numerous these bases have been chosen for the Kenyan elections. Al-Shabaab fighters additionally attacked the middle of Ugandan forces, the capital of Mogadishu, and the cities of Janali. One other safety unit of the Al-Shabaab motion killed a guard of the poll packing containers within the ongoing Kenyan elections close to the capital. There have been additionally assaults in Canton District, Garfarar District, Wajir County, and North East Kenya and 20 Kenyan troopers have been killed.
As well as, on August 7, 2022, a bloody assault was carried out by Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam Walmuslim in Mali between Kosala and Kouri on Mali troopers, And moreover this assault, the struggle in South Sikaso space began with the destruction of an armored navy automobile and ended with the killing of 5 Malian troopers. As the results of that struggle 5 Kalashnikovs, 5 pistols and 12 armored tanks have been captured and 432 folks have been captured alive.
On August 9, six safety guards of the parliament constructing have been killed by Al-Shabaab fighters within the Somali parliament constructing within the capital of Mogadishu. On the ninth of August, a colonel of Somalia’s intelligence company, named Muhammad Abbas Jars, was killed by al-Shabaab fighters at Banadir intersection. On August eleventh, 11 mortar shells have been fired at a base of Ethiopian troopers by al-Shabaab fighters within the metropolis of Qanshadiri within the southwest of Somalia, and consequently, 9 Ethiopian troopers have been killed. 4 Somali troopers have been killed because of assaults on two bases of the Somali military by the al-Shabaab group within the cities of Badawa and Densoor.
On August 11, two Somali troopers have been killed in Shabelle province. August twelfth: The previous deputy safety affairs of Afjawi metropolis, Hussain Jibril, alongside together with his two bodyguards have been killed by al-Shabaab fighters within the southwest of the identical metropolis. Moreover, Geno Muhammad Ibrahim, a member of the Somali authorities’s parliamentary election committee was killed by the al-Shabaab motion within the Harawa space of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
Al-Shabaab group was ordered by the Sharia court docket to execute six American, Kenyan and Somali spies who have been answerable for the air operations beneath the orders of the American forces. August 14, a navy officer named Abdo was killed together with 4 troopers due to an assault on the bottom of the Somali military by al-Shabaab group in Yarkad space of Loq metropolis within the west of Somalia.
Al-Shabaab is presumably a franchise of Al-Qaeda, which has doubled down the jihadi terrorist undertakings beneath the auspices of Al-Qaeda in your entire African continent presupposed to declare its independence from Al-Qaeda, whereas performing as an imminent jihadi terrorist group worldwide.
Al-Shabaab hoist within the worldwide geopolitical enviornment might be a serious blow to the counterterrorism and counter intelligence companies on the international stage.