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Shabaab executes 3 alleged spies




Police in Puntland captured a Yemeni who was transporting weapons and explosives. Shabaab forces abandoned the town of Burhakaba. The deputy director of the finance ministry was gunned down in Mogadishu.




NATO says it's winning war against Somali piracy




Somali pirate kingpins enjoy impunity: U.N. experts




Security forces killed 11 Shabaab fighters during clashes in Bardhare. President Sharif has been sheltering a wanted pirate leader, according to a UN report. President Sharif accused the UN group that issued the report of being "against peace in Somalia."




Shabaab claimed credit for yesterday's attack that killed a former cabinet minister and member of parliament. Shabaab hit Ethiopian troops in Beledweyne with IED attacks.




Shabaab killed a member of parliament in a car bombing in Mogadishu and shot and killed two more people in a bombing in Afgoye. Kenyan aircraft struck a Shabaab training camp in Howsingo, killing 18 people.




One person was killed in an IED attack in Mogadishu. Security forces detained 89 suspected Shabaab fighters in Mogadishu.




North Mali terrorist haven threatens Africa -leaders




Somali pirates kidnap aid workers: Swedish NGO




Kenyan strike aircraft killed 20 Shabaab fighters in an attack on a training camp in the village of Birta-dheer near Garbaharey. African Union troops found looted food aid at a Shabaab training camp in Lanta-Buro.




Al-Qaeda free to tighten its grip on Africa




Three aid workers, two Kenyans and a Somali, were kidnapped in the Ba'adweyne district in Puntland. Police blamed Shabaab fighters for the kidnappings.




Kenya's Dadaab camp: Aid agencies make appeal




African Union and Somali troops took control of Lanta‚ÄźBuro, a village west of Mogadishu that hosted a Shabaab training camp. Shabaab claimed it killed eight Kenyan troops in an ambush in Jower Jubba and three Burundi soldiers in a sniper attack in Lafoole. Somali troops looted food aid in Afgoye.




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.


Three people were killed during fighting in Beledweyne. A pro-governemnt militia took control of El Bur as Shabaab forces retreated. Shabaab arrested a group of farmers in Jowhar after they refused to pay a tax.




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




Security forces rounded up more than 150 men between the ages of 15 and 25 who are suspected of being members of Shabaab. More than 1,000 families have been displaced due to fighting in Balad.