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Niger fears takeover by militants in neighbor Libya




U.N. flies aid to Somalia after Islamist rebels lift ban




Misery Follows as Somalis Try to Flee Hunger




UK government: Al Qaeda weakened, but terrorism still greatest threat to Olympics




Did Shabaab's leader say the terror group is losing ground?




US official: CIA aiding interrogations of terror suspects in Somalia




Ugandan drones: this is how rumors get started




Muslim activist in Minnesota struggles as one-man counter against lure of terrorism




MI5 and police reduce UK terror threat from 'severe' to 'substantial'




Senior Shabaab commander rumored to have been killed in recent Predator strike

Ibrahim al Afghani fought in Afghanistan, traveled to Pakistan, is linked to top al Qaeda and Shabaab leaders, and is mentioned in the GITMO documents. The report of Afghani's death is unconfirmed.


UN refugee agency warns of crisis 'of unimaginable proportions' in Somalia drought




Alleged Shabaab operative to stand trial in New York

A Somali man named Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame was transferred to New York where he will stand trial for allegedly providing material support to both Shabaab and al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The unsealed indictment in his case follows a series of reports connecting Shabaab to AQAP.


Somali Tied to Militants Held on US Ship for Months




Shabaab arrested 13 young men south of Mogadishu for watching pornographic videos on cell phones. Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a accused Shabaab of provoking intra-clan fighting in central Somalia.




US expands its drone war into Somalia




US drone targets two leaders of Somali group allied with al-Qaeda, official says




US helicopters strike Shabaab camps in Somalia: report




Somalia's Shabaab vows allegiance to new al Qaeda emir Zawahiri

Rage.jpgShabaab spokesman Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage "announces the renewal of its allegiance to the Emir of Qaedat al-Jihad," according to a statement released on an al Qaeda-linked forum.


British targets found near body of al-Qaida leader




Young Somali soldier killed Qaida operative