Al Shabaab members killed in Somalia fighting

More than 20 combatants of the Al-Shabaab and several soldiers from Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region were killed Wednesday in fighting, officials said. Puntland security forces launched an attack on an al-Shabaab base in a mountainous area 30 kilometres east of the port city of Bosaso, Puntland leader Abdiwali Mohamed Ali[…]

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US kills six in attack on al-Shabab convoy

At least six people were killed in a US drone attack on a convoy believed to be carrying senior al-Shabab leaders in Somalia. Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Adow, reporting from Mogadishu on Tuesday, said details of the attack near the coastal town of Barawe on Monday night remained unclear but that[…]

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Suicide car bomb explodes in Somalia

Several people were killed when a powerful suicide car bomb exploded near Somalia’s parliament in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police and witnesses said. Al Shabab rebels claimed responsibility for the bombing, the latest in a surge of attacks in Mogadishu during Islam’s holy month of Ramadan. “A car loaded with[…]

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