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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.

Squeeze al-Shabab and help Somali reformers to stop the famine

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