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Kenyan aircraft and warships killed five civilians during bombardments in Kismayo and Afmadow. Two Ugandan soldiers died after three Mi-24 helicopters en route to Somalia crashed in Kenya. Shabaab claimed it killed five Kenyan soldiers in an IED attack in El Adde.

Can expatriate Somalis rebuild their country?

Shabaab claimed it killed three Burundian soldiers in Carbiska and "several spies" in Suuq Bacaad, Madina, and Bakaro. A Somali soldier killed a journalist in Mogadishu. Three Ugandan helicopters destined for Somalia crashed in Kenya.

Shabaab fighters attacked government bases in Elasha Biyaha; casualties have not been disclosed. Kenyan warships bombarded Kismayo, according to Shabaab. A Somali journalist was gunned down in Mogadishu.

Once mighty, Somalia's army struggles to rebuild itself

Somali Olympians deny seeking asylum over threats

Eight Somali soldiers were killed in an IED attack in Mogadishu two days ago; Shabaab claimed credit for the attack. Security forces detained nine suspected Shabaab fighters in Baidoa.

Shabaab claimed it killed "more than 20 apostate militia" in attacks in Mogadishu and a Kenyan soldier in a sniper attack in Badhaadhe. The African Union said Uganda over-deployed 600 troops and should pull them out of Somalia.

Kenyan aircraft struck a Shabaab base in the village of Birta-Dheer north of Kismayo. Uganda has deployed elements of its Air Force to Somalia for an upcoming offensive to retake Kismayo. Somali troops killed two people after opening fire at a rally of the former prime minister.

Shabaab claimed it killed 60 Ethiopian troops, took control of the town of Hudur, and torched the Ethiopian bases before withdrawing; Shabaab said seven of its fighters were killed. The Somali government is sending 220 police officers to Beledweyne.

Despite losses, Somalia's Shebab remain major threat

US is the driving force behind the fighting in Somalia

The Somali government claimed its forces killed 20 Shabaab fighters during a clash in Afgoye. Two people were killed in an IED attack in Mogadishu. The manager of Mogadishu's airport was gunned down.

Mogadishu transforms one year on from al-Shabaab exit

Eighteen people were killed as Somali troops and Shabaab forces clashed in the Qansah-dhere district in Bay. Somalis in Mogadishu protested against robberies by government forces.

Heavy fighting broke out in Afmadow after Shabaab forces attacked Kenyan troops at their bases in the town. Shabaab claimed it killed six Ugandan troops in an IED attack on an armored personnel carrier in Mogadishu.

A Somali comic who was critical of Shabaab was gunned down in Mogadishu. Shabaab claimed credit for yesterday's suicide attacks in Mogadishu and also climbed it killed nine militiamen in Baidoa and 12 militiamen and six Kenyan troops in Fahfahdhun.

The Somali parliament approved a new constitution that is based on sharia, or Islamic Law; two suicide bombers were killed outside the building in Mogadishu where the vote took place.

A soldier was killed in an IED attack in Mogadishu. Shabaab claimed it killed three Kenyan policemen in an ambush in Mandera, just across the Somali border. A tribal elder and his son were gunned down in Galkayo.

Eight Shabaab fighters were reportedly killed during fighting with Somali forces in Gedo. Shabaab claimed it assassinated the head of a government militia in Gofgudud.