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Somalis in Kenya find themselves under suspicion

Nigeria: Radical Muslim sect grows more dangerous

Kenya claimed it killed 18 Shabaab fighters as they transported fuel via boat to Kuday. Shabaab detained 10 people in Baidoa and accused them of spreading rumors that Eritrea was supplying weapons to the group.

The governor of Gedo said Somali troops killed 10 Shabaab fighters. Djibouti said it will send 850 soldiers to support the African Union mission in Somalia. Kenya is requesting the US help blockade the southern city of Kismayo.

Eritrea denied reports that it is sending aircraft loaded with weapons to Shabaab forces fighting Kenyan troops in the south. Elders from the Eyr clan denied claims that it sent young men to fight for Shabaab.

Planes Are Flying Arms Into Somalia for Militants, Kenya Says

Islamabad's impulsiveness distancing Afghans: Gulbudin Hekmatyar

Some Aid Trickles Into Somalia, Surrounded by Death and Disease

Kenya warned Somalis in 10 southern towns to expect heavy fighting. Ethiopian troops crossed the border and entered the Galgudud area. An American and a Danish aid worker are thought to have been moved to Shabaab-controlled areas in Galgudud.

The Secret War: How US hunted AQ in Africa

Shabaab names American suicide bomber

The Kenyan military called reports that its warplanes struck a refugee camp in Jilib "Shabaab propaganda." The UN said the African Union is now in control of Mogadishu. The Somali military claimed 25 Shabaab fighters have defected.

Kenya: Conflicting Claims Over Use of US Drones in Somalia

Shabaab claimed that an American known as Cabdi Salaam al Muhajir was one of two suicide bombers who attacked an African Union base in Mogadishu yesterday. Twelve Shabaab fighters were killed in Kenyan airstrikes in Jilib. Security forces detained 20 Shabaab fighters in Gedo.

Armed guards to protect British ships from pirates

Shabaab claims American involved in Mogadishu suicide assault

Shabaab released an audiotape from Cabdi Salaam al Muhajir, who they claimed is an American citizen. Al Muhajir is one of two suicide bombers who attacked an African Union base in Mogadishu.

African Union troops beat back a Shabaab suicide assault on a base in Mogadishu; two suicide bombers dressed as Somali troops were killed. Kenya's top military leader said his country would stay in southern Somalia until the threat from Shabaab is gone.

US denies role in Kenya's Somalia operation

Nine Shabaab fighters were killed as they ambushed Kenyan troops moving to Beles Qooqani. Shabaab claimed to have killed several Kenyan troops near Dhobley.

Somali Islamist militants call for 'mujahideen trained by Osama'