Battle of Mogadishu

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There have been several Battles of Mogadishu:

  • Battle of Mogadishu (1993) (sometimes called the First Battle of Mogadishu), also known as Battle of the Black Sea or The Day of the Rangers: part of Operation Gothic Serpent/Code Irene. United States, Pakistani, and Malaysian forces fought forces of Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid
  • Battle of Mogadishu (2006) (sometimes called the Second Battle of Mogadishu): The Islamic Courts Union attacked and captured the city held by the ARPCT
  • Fall of Mogadishu (2006): The Transitional Federal Government and Ethiopian Army attacked and captured the city held by the Islamic Courts Union
  • Battle of Mogadishu (March – April 2007) (occasionally called the Third Battle of Mogadishu): The Transitional Federal Government and Ethiopian Army battled the insurgents of the Islamist PRM and the Hawiye clan in the city
  • Battle of Mogadishu (November 2007), Another battle between the TFG/Ethiopia and the Islamist PRM
  • Battle of Mogadishu (2008), another battle between the above mentioned forces
  • Battle of South Mogadishu, a two-day armed clash in February, 2009, between the TFG and Hizbul Islam
  • Battle of Mogadishu (2009), a 6 month stand-off between al-Shabaab and Hizbul Islam rebels and the TFG-ARS Alliance, involving 7 rounds of high intensity violence
  • Battle of Mogadishu (2010–2011), between al-Shabaab and the ICU/TFG Alliance