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In Somalia, a new parliament and a presidential election, but no votes for ordinary citizens




Can expatriate Somalis rebuild their country?




Somali Olympians deny seeking asylum over threats




Despite losses, Somalia's Shebab remain major threat




US is the driving force behind the fighting in Somalia




Mogadishu transforms one year on from al-Shabaab exit




Obama administration weighs intervention in Mali




Will Ethiopian crackdown stir Islamist backlash?




Shabaab to try, execute 3 more Somalis for 'spying'




NCTC director: 'We remain at war with al Qaeda'

During testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security on July 25, National Counterterrorism Center director Matthew Olsen provided his organization's view of the ongoing fight against al Qaeda and its affiliates.


Drone operations over Somalia pose danger to air traffic, UN report says




Shabaab executes 3 alleged spies




North Mali terrorist haven threatens Africa -leaders




After attacks, Kenyan Muslims guard Christian churches




Detained UK suspect trained by Shabaab

An al Qaeda suspect detained in the UK after visiting the site of the Olympic Games was trained by and fought with Shabaab, al Qaeda's affiliate in Somalia. Leaked US government files show that Shabaab has sought to use its recruits in al Qaeda's plots against the West.


Kenya: Death of Muslim preacher exposes the real face of terror




Africa facing sharp rise in Islamic extremism




2 Eritrean officials designated for supporting Shabaab

Two Eritrean intelligence officials were designated by the US Treasury Department for supporting Shabaab, al Qaeda's affiliate in Somalia. One of the two men is an explosives expert who has allegedly provided training to Shabaab operatives in Eritrea.


Bin Laden advised Somali militants on 'good governance'




15 Christians killed in attacks on churches in northern Kenya