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Shabaab claimed it executed two "apostate" spies in Barawe; the men were identified as Ali Hussain Wiilow and Fuad Nuur Alasow. Gunmen executed a senior military commander in Hobyo.




Shabaab killed five civilians in Johwar; the group claimed it killed seven "apostates" in the town. Shabaab also claimed it killed 10 Sierra Leon troops near Dhobley. Security forces captured Shabaab commander Abdikafi Mohamed Ali in Puntland; one soldier was killed during the raid..




Shabaab claimed it overran a Ugandan military base outside of Mogadishu and killed 14 soldiers and captured the base commander. Shabaab also displayed two Kenyan hostages in the town of Idlib.




Suspected pirates face unprecedented trial in US court




In Somalia, some parents say no to polio vaccine




Ten people are thought to have been killed during clashes between Shabaab and African Union forces in Lower Shabelle. Security forces imposed a curfew and rounded up Shabaab suspects in Jowhar. Troops from Sierra Leone arrived in Mogadishu.




Shabaab forces attacked an Ethiopian and Somali base in El Berde, the only town in Bakool under government control. Shabaab claimed to have killed six Ugandan troops in Balidogle. A senior government official was gunned down in the former Shabaab stronghold of Jowhar.




Drone death Londoner's Somalia links probed




Radical Islamists in Britain Prove a Challenge to Security




Shabaab claimed it killed eight Kenyan soldiers and captured two more during a raid in Dhamajale. Heavy fighting was reported between Shabaab and government forces south of Dhobley.




A government official claimed that 12 Shabaab fighters were killed after clashing with a group of nomads in Beledweyne. Three Ethiopian soldiers were seriously wounded in an IED attack in Beledweyne.




Ten people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and Ethiopian forces in Beledweyne. A Puntland court sentenced seven men to death for the murder of a prominent cleric. An AMISOM spokesman denied a UN claim that more than 3,000 soldiers were killed while battling Shabaab.




Shabaab claimed it killed seven Kenyan troops in Fahfahdhun and five African Union "crusaders" in Mogadishu. The military commander in Juba said that there are no government troops in the former Shabaab stronghold of Kismayo.




Seychelles cells: The Somali pirates 'jailed in paradise'




Security forces killed 13 Shabaab fighters while repelling assaults in the towns of Farwaley and Ara As. Four civilians were killed as Shabaab launched attacks in El Barde.




Global impact to Sahel terror




The parents of Shabaab's emir and a top commander were detained by the authorities in Somaliland. Security forces detained two Shabaab propagandists in Baidoa. Two soldiers were killed in an internecine clash in Baidoa.




More than 3,000 African Union soldiers have been killed while fighting Shabaab since deploying in 2009; Uganda and Burundi have made up the bulk of AU forces over the years. Shabaab and a pro-government militia battled in Kismayo.




Somalia's struggle for unity far from over




Kenya: Countering the Radicalization of Kenya's Youth