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US assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say




Human Rights Watch has written a letter to President Obama seeking clarification of reports that the CIA is involved in "detention, interrogation, and transfer operations in Somalia that may violate domestic and international law." The Minister of Defense vowed to drive Shabaab from Mogadishu.




A future for drones: Automated killing




The Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama'a threatened to kill anyone who supports Shabaab. The government claimed it has prioritized famine aid for areas under Shabaab control, and accused Shabaab of selling aid.




The government has banned all aid workers from entering Shabaab-held areas to distribute famine relief. Shabaab claimed to have captured three soldiers in Mogadishu.




Unidentified aircraft launched airstrikes on suspected Shabaab training camps near Kismayo. Three people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and government forces in Mogadishu.




Obama Adviser Discusses Using Military on Terrorists




Mozambique holds 'pirate hunters'




Famine in Africa: inside Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp




Government forces prevented aid workers from entering Shabaab-held areas south of the capital. Shabaab reportedly took heavy losses during recent fighting in El Waq.




White House Weighs Limits of Terror Fight




Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali called for the UN Security Council to send an additional 3,000 troops. Shabaab denied it was behind the kidnapping of a Briton in Kenya.




Three Terrorist Groups in Africa Pose Threat to US, American Commander Says




Three people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and a pro-government militia in Dhusamareb. Somali troops arrested three Turkish and 11 Somali aid workers after returning from an area administered by Shabaab.




Norway minister pushes al-Shabaab links




Twenty-six people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and government forces yesterday in El Waq in southern Somalia. Two civilians were killed in an IED attack in Guriel.




Fourteen people were killed during clashes between government forces and Shabaab fighters in El Waq. Shbaab took control of the district but later withdrew.




Al-Qaida will keep trying to attack us, Barack Obama tells Americans




Four people were killed in a bombing at the second largest market in Mogadishu. A Shabaab official called journalists from Shabelle, Radio Mogadishu, VOA and BBC "apostates."




As an Enemy Retreats, Clans Carve Up Somalia