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Analysis: Somali reform rush may be militant lifeline




Somali al Qaeda's western reach




Norway - Indicted Muslim extremist Krekar 'will die in Somalia', says Somali Prime Minister




Shabaab claimed to have killed seven Kenyan troops during an ambush in Kulbiyow. A pro-government militia killed a Shabaab commander in Go'don.




Twenty-seven people were killed during clashes between Shabaab and Ethiopian forces in Hudur and Luuq. The Kenyan military said it would not negotiate with Shabaab.




Sheikh Mohammed Said Atom's forces in Puntland, which have operated under the aegis of Shabaab for years, have officially declared allegiance to the terror group. Shabaab imposed a curfew in Afgoye.




Somali Islamist group formally declares allegiance to Shabaab, al Qaeda

Sheikh Mohammed Said Atom's forces in Puntland, which have operated under the aegis of Shabaab for years, have officially declared allegiance to the terror group.


Al Shabaab says extends reach into Somalia's Puntland




The US killed three foreign jihadists, including a Moroccan, in an airstrike in the K60 area south of Mogadishu. The UN approved the expansion of African Union forces to more than 17,000 troops. The AU is approved for 12,000 troops but only 9,000 are currently in country.




Moroccan jihadist killed in Somalia airstrike

Abu-Ibrahim.jpgAbu Ibrahim was one of three foreign jihadists killed in today's strike south of Mogadishu. The attack was likely carried out by the US.


Somali militants target addicts in UK's 'khat cafes'




Video: Hillary Clinton rules out Somalia air strikes




Peacekeepers to gain strength in Somalia




Shabaab has withdrawn its forces from Howlaha Guud as Ethiopian and Somali troops advance on the western town of Bardale. Six people were killed in an IED attack in Bardale. Two IEDs were detonated at a base in Baidoa that was formerly used by Shabaab.




Video: David Cameron warns world will 'pay a price' for ignoring Somalia




Shabaab withdrew from Baidoa after Ethiopian and Somali forces advanced on the city. The terror group also withdrew from Bardale. A Shabaab cleric said that "fathers and mothers must send their unmarried girls to fight alongside the (male) militants."




Somalia: UK weighs up air strikes against rebels




Shabaab abandons western city as Ethiopian troops advance

Shabaab was in control of Baidoa for three years before abandoning the provincial capital today without a fight.


Al-Shabaab militia abducting teenage girls to marry fighters




Jihad stops Arab Spring in Somalia says British PM