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One person was killed in a bombing yesterday at the UN headquarters. Ten people were detained in connection to a bombing in Galkayo. A US "drone" is reported to have crashed in Kismayo, while fighter aircraft were spotted in the Jubba region.




One dead in blast at UN mine service in Somalia




US uses drones to target al-Qaeda in the Horn of Africa




US building a 'constellation' of drone bases




Three soldiers were killed as Shabaab and government forces clashed in Mogadishu. Elements of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a accused the government of attempting to split the militia.




US Expands Drone Flights to Take Aim at East Africa




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.