Militants fire six rounds of mortars on Garbaharey capital of Gedo region tonight, casualties not yet known: residents
Two blasts heard in and outside Mogadishu, Somalia. The 1st one took place near KM13 while the 2nd blast happened in Mogadishus Howl-Wadag district
3 civilians were killed 8 injured after a car exploded at a checkpoint outside Mogadishu, officials say victims were passing by.
Four suicide bombers kill at least 15 in Maiduguri, Nigeria: police
Reports that a plane carrying TV journalists has crash-landed near Kibera in Kenya. Casualties unknown
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Puntland security forces say they have captured a group of 14 Al-Shabab fighters heading for Galgala mountains; unclear when it happened.
A professional runner from Kenya who was out training on a nature trail in the woods near his home in Maine says he encountered two charging black bears but was able to outrun them during a frantic sprint to a nearby vacant house for cover.
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US hits al Shabab troops in "self defense" strike 300 miles SW of Mogadishu on July 4, per @USAfricaCommand
US military conducted airstrike in Somalia against al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabaab "troop concentration" at 6:30 pm ET on July 4th
Somali militants kill 2 police during extended raid on Kenyan town
14 AlShabaab militants were Monday killed and 17 others injured in a fight with SNA backed by AMISOM in southern Somalia. Officials
Al-Shabab attacks Pandanguo police post in Lamu, Kenya, casualties reported.
U.S. carries out strike in Somalia against al Shabaab militant group - U.S. official tells
US forces conducted strike operation against AlShabaab Sunday. "We are currently assessing the results of the operation" : @USAfricaCommand
Possible airstrike has been reported on suspected Shabab militants in Kunyo Barrow town late Sunday, a source says vehicles were targeted.
Explosion in a car belonging to a businessman at Al-Baraka junction late in the evening, Mogadishu, one person is hurt: reports
Puntland executed 7 alleged Al-Shabab members convicted for role in killings and other terrorism charges
IED explosion damages AU military vehicle in Daynile district of Mogadishu early Friday, no casualties reported: source
Al-Shabab militia manoeuvres reported in Bakool near the camp of Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansour who was removed from terror list last week
Somalia, African Union troops have re-captured several villages from AlShabaab in Middle Shabelle region - Media reports
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The Chadian military claimed to have killed 162 Boko Haram fighters during clashes on islands on Lake Chad
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Black Hawks make a Mogadishu comeback
Senior military officer shot dead by suspected militants in his home in El-Wak, Somalia: residents
At least 4 were killed in El-Wak after 5 militants attacked equity bank; 2 guards, a cashier among the dead, assailants escaped: residents
Gunmen thought to be Al-Shabab militants have attacked equity bank branch in El-Wak Kenya, this morning, casualties reported.
At least 4 govt soldiers wounded when bomb explosion went off in Barder town. No group says it carried out. Somalia
Mustaqbal radio says its staff are all safe after a suicide bomber hit a nearby building. 8 people dead, over 10 wounded in Mogadishu blast
Jubbaland authorities have confirmed that their minister of youth Mohamed Mohamud Aw Libax was killed in today's suicide blast im Mogadishu
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At least 8 people are dead after suicide car bombing of Mogadishu police station; three of them are women: source
At least four people are reported to have been killed in a suicde blast on Waberi police station, most of them were pedestrians
Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen. Is a Salafist jihadist fundamentalist group based in East Africa.Al-Shabaab is an offshoot of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), which splintered into several smaller factions after its defeat in 2006 by Somalia's Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and the TFG's Ethiopian military allies
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