Gulf of Aden Security Review

Contributors: Joseph Hughes, Tessa Deardorff (Current), Daniel O'Keefe, Steven Wachter, Sam Cleaves, Joshua Koontz, James Miller, Greg Schroeder, Breuk Bass, Barr Benyamin, Remy Bourget, Dylan Clement, Cody Curran, Ali Dahlin, Stephanie Fishman, Steve Gonzalez, Sasha Gordon, Michael Graziani, Chris Harnisch, Kerry Harris, Nathaniel Horadam, Courtney Hughes, Paul Jarvis, Adam Kahan, Kennan Khatib, Landon LaSyone, David Lesser, Matthew Lu, Gabriella Nassif, Alexander Neill, Jacob Schaffer, David Schapiro, Jared Sorhaindo, Miles Taylor, Gilad Wenig, and Katherine Zimmerman

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition forces conduct tactical operations and airstrikes near the Saudi-Yemeni border.

Horn of Africa: SNA and AMISOM forces clash with al Shabaab in Bakool region.

Yemen: AQAP destroys an army headquarters in al Mukalla; Saudi-led reinforcements mobilize near the Saudi-Yemeni border; coalition reinforcements arrive in Ma’rib; VBIED explodes in Lahij.

Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab ambushes SNA convoy in Gedo region; al Shabaab attacks SNA military base near Baidoa.

Yemen: Al Houthis and allied military forces fire Scud missile into Saudi Arabian territory as Saudi forces deploy to border.

Horn of Africa: SNA forces seize village from al Shabaab in Gedo region; SNA and AMISOM forces fail to take towns from al Shabaab in Bay region.

Yemen: Saudi soldiers killed by al Houthi shelling along border; gunmen storm office of ICRC in Aden.

Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab attacks two bases in south-central Somalia; SNA forces retake villages in Lower Shabelle.

Yemen: AQAP temporarily seizes neighborhood in Aden city; U.S. airstrike kills three AQAP militants in Ma’rib; U.A.E. forces free British hostage.

Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab detonates VBIED at military camp in Kismayo; VBIED near restaurant kills five in Mogadishu.

Yemen: Al Houthis fire missiles into Saudi Arabian territory; Popular Resistance forces seize territory near Ibb city.

Horn of Africa: AMISOM confirms troops involved in July 31 deaths of Marka civilians.

Yemen: ISIS Wilayat Hadramawt attacks military site in eastern Yemen near Saudi border; unidentified militants bomb Aden governor’s office.

Horn of Africa: Vice president of ASWJ-proclaimed state avoids arrest in Galgudud.

Yemen: Popular Resistance forces seize key military sites in Taiz city; Popular Resistance may be mobilizing in Dhamar; al Houthis attack Labuza Airbase in Lahij.

Horn of Africa: Kenyan police name suspected al Shabaab recruiters.

Yemen: Anti-al Houthi forces push al Houthis into northeastern outskirts of Taiz city; Saudi-led coalition bombs al Hudaydah sea port.

Horn of Africa: AMISOM commander accuses Ethiopian troops of taking orders from Addis Ababa.

Yemen: Tribal forces retake Shabwah governorate from al Houthis; ISIS claims attack against al Houthis in Shabwah; Anti-al Houthi forces advance in Taiz city.

Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab militants temporary seize town in Lamu County, Kenya; al Shabaab retakes Halgan and Wabho in Somalia.