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Battle rages after Mogadishu hotel attack, death toll nears 30

” Heavy gunfire rang out across central Mogadishu on Friday as Somali special forces battled to dislodge insurgents holed up…

AMISOM Unveils Plan to Flush al-Shabab From Somalia Hideouts

“Top military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday that they had agreed to launch new,…

Somalia port boss killed, car bomb leaves 9 dead in Shabaab attacks

“Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militants on Monday shot dead the Maltese manager of a port, while detonating a car bomb in the…

Al-Shabab Carries Out a Car Bomb Attack in Southern Somalia

“Al-Shabaab has claimed it carried out a suicide car bomb attack in a government-controlled town in southern Somalia on Saturday…

Kenyan Govt Asks UN to Finance War on terror

“Kenya has urged the United Nations to finance the continental counter-terrorism mission in Somalia, arguing that this will stop the…

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Nairobi attack

“Somalia-based Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood.”…

Studente italiano sequestrato da Al Shabaab

In un attacco compiuto dai terroristi di Al Shabaab a Malindi, Kenya, cinque persone sono state ferite e uno studente…

Five wounded in al shabaab attack in Kenya

“Five people have been injured and an Italian student volunteer kidnapped in a suspected Al-Shabaab night attack on a shopping…

Terrorism in Mozambique

“Independent security analyst Johann Smith warns that ‘al-Shabaab’ or ‘Ansar al-Sunnah’ or ‘Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jamo’ (no one is sure…

Two U.S. Air Strikes Kill 37 Al-Shabaab in Somalia

“Two air strikes by the United States forces in Somalia have killed 37 Al Shabaab militants.┬áThe first air strike left…

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