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Twelve people were killed during heavy fighting between Shabaab and government forces in northern Mogadishu. The African Union claimed it controls 95 percent of Mogadishu.

Norwegian ship hijacking averted

Al-Shabaab - A Looming Threat

ICRC Begins Food Distribution In Somalia's Islamist-Controlled Areas

UN expert calls for added protection of civilians after suicide attack in Somalia

Shabaab warned civilians to stay away from government institutions. "Somalis, we warn you: keep away from government buildings and the bases of their soldiers, more serious blasts are coming," spokesman Ali Mohamud Rage said. Police claimed yesterday's suicide bomber was a Kenyan.

Somalia's al Shabaab vows more attacks

A Shabaab suicide bomber killed scores of people, including many students and their parents, in an attack at a compound in Mogadishu. Shabaab claimed they were targeting AMISOM and government officials.

Kenya: New Security Measures Unveiled

Shabaab suicide bomber kills scores in Mogadishu

A suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives outside a compound where students were present. Shabaab claimed it was targeting government ministers and "informers."

Shabaab killed two people in an IED attack in Karan north of Mogadishu. Three telecom and money transfer firms reopened after Shabaab closed them down for failing to pay bribes.

Shabaab has closed the offices of telecommunication and money transfer companies in central and southern Somalia. US "spy planes" have been spotted circling near the city of Beledweyne.

Five people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and government forces in Mogadishu. US warplanes reportedly struck Shabaab camps in the El Bur area. Shabaab fighters chopped off a boy's hand and foot for stealing and tore down advertisements in Mogadishu.

Rebels urged to join Somali peace efforts

Gunmen kidnap disabled Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort

Shabaab forces launched a three-pronged offensive in the town of Dhobley in southern Somalia. Thirteen people, mostly fighters from a pro-government militia, were killed. Kenya has deployed forces to the border.

With al-Awlaki dead, it's apparent Obama's covert campaign knows no boundaries

Shabaab claims 'anti-aircraft battalion' shot down US drone

The al Qaeda-linked group claimed it would display the remains of the unmanned aircraft on Sept. 30.

Ten people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and government forces near the city of Garbaharey in the Gedo region. Both sides have claimed victory after the fighting.

An unconfirmed Iranian press report claims "dozens" of people were killed in three US Predator strikes in Kismayo on Sept. 25. Shabaab claimed it will display the remains of a US drone it said it shot down in Kismayo.