2011 in Somalia
The timeline of events in the War in Somalia (2009–).
TFG soldiers mutinied in Mogadishu near the presidential palace due to non-payment of wages. Witnesses say the mutiny caused 3 TFG soldier dea...
Somali piracy was reduced to zero in 2013
Not a single vessel was hijacked this year off the Horn of Africa, where piracy waged by Somalis was once rampant, according to the US Office of Naval Intelligence. It's the fourth annual decline in I...
Battle of Beledweyne (2011)
In December 2011, Ethiopian forces recaptured the central Somali town of Beledweyne from Al-Shabaab fighters.
al-Shabbab claimed to have repelled three Ethiopian attacks and then made a "tactical ...
Battle of Beledweyne (2011) - Wikipedia
MV Karagöl
The MV Karagöl is an oil/chemical tanker owned and operated by the Istanbul based Turkish company YDC Denizcilik A.Ş. (YDC Maritime Co.), sailing under Turkish flag. The marine company is also partner...
2011 Mogadishu bombing
The 2011 Mogadishu bombing occurred on 4 October 2011, when a suicide bomber drove a truck into the gate of the Transitional Federal Government's ministerial complex in Mogadishu, Somalia. The resulti...
Somali piracy was reduced to zero in 2013
Not a single vessel was hijacked this year off the Horn of Africa, where piracy waged by Somalis was once rampant, according to the US Office of Naval Intelligence. It's the fourth annual decline in I...
Operation Linda Nchi
Operation Linda Nchi ("Protect the country"; Swahili: Linda Nchi) is the codename for a co-ordinated military operation between the Somalian military, the Kenyan military and the Ethiopian militar...
Puntland Maritime Police Force
The Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) is the marine police force of Puntland, an autonomous region in northeastern Somalia.
The Puntland Maritime Police Force is a locally recruited, professio...
Puntland Maritime Police Force - Wikipedia
Operation Umeed-e-Nuh
Operation Umeed-e-Nuh (Operation New Hope), was a naval humanitarian and a rescue operation in order to secure the merchant vessel MV Suez. The operation was carried out by the Pakistan Navy. The merc...
Operation Umeed-e-Nuh - Wikipedia
MV S Venus
The MV S Venus is a freighter of Panamanian registry, attacked by Somali pirates on January 1, 2009. It was successfully defended by defensive actions by members of Anti Piracy Maritime Security Solu...
Battle of Gedo (2011)
The Battle of Gedo is an ongoing conflict of the 2009– phase of the Somali Civil War. Centered in the region of Gedo, it pits the Somali government and its allies against the al-Qaeda-aligned militant...
Battle of Gedo (2011) - Wikipedia
MY Le Ponant
Le Ponant is a three-masted, commercially operated French luxury yacht operated by Compagnie du Ponant. The ship carries up to 67 passengers in 32 cabins. It was built 1991 by the SFCN shipyard in Fr...
MY Le Ponant - Wikipedia
Battle of Wabho
The Battle of Wabho was a large battle fought on Friday, June 5, 2009 between on one side, rebels of Hizbul Islam and al-Shabaab and on the other side a pro-government militia Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a ove...
Battle of Wabho - Wikipedia
MV Sea Horse
The MV Sea Horse is a ship captured by Somali pirates 14 April 2009.It was released 20 April 2009, reportedly for $100,000 or less in ransom.
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1972
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1972, adopted unanimously on March 17, 2011, after recalling previous resolutions on the situation in Somalia, particularly resolutions 733 (1992), 1844 (200...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1972 - Wikipedia
2009 Hotel Shamo bombing
The 2009 Hotel Shamo bombing was a suicide bombing at the Hotel Shamo in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 3 December 2009. The bombing killed 25 people, including three ministers of the Transitional Federal Go...
2009 Hotel Shamo bombing - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1976
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1976, adopted unanimously on April 11, 2011, after recalling previous resolutions on the situation in Somalia, particularly resolutions 1918 (2010) and 1950 ...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1976 - Wikipedia
Operation Dawn of Gulf of Aden
Operation Dawn of Gulf of Aden (Korean: 아덴 만 여명 작전) was a naval operation by the Republic of Korea Navy against Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea. The operation was spurred by the pirates' seizure...
Operation Dawn of Gulf of Aden - Wikipedia
War in Somalia (2009-)
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 ...
War in Somalia (2009-) - Wikipedia
Battle off Minicoy Island
The Battle off Minicoy Island was a single ship action in January 2011 between Indian naval forces and Somali pirates, during Operation Island Watch. Pirates in the former Thai fishing trawler Prantal...
Battle off Minicoy Island - Wikipedia
MV Irene
The MV Irene is a ship captured by Somali pirates April 2009. The freighter is Greek-owned, and had at least 20 crew at the time of the hijacking.It was released September 14, 2009, after a two millio...