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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.




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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




Somalia denies CIA rendition base in Mogadishu




Somalia's prime minister said the government is willing to negotiate with Shabaab. A Somali soldier killed six civilians who sought food aid in Somalia.




Meeting al Shabab




Officials from the semi-autonomous region of Puntland captured 18 Shabaab fighters in Galkayo. Shabaab and government forces clashed in Luq.




Somalia: Islamic militants threaten the English language




Analysis: Al Qaeda influence growing south of the Sahara




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Three people were killed in artillery attacks in Mogadishu. Two Kenyan soldiers have been declared missing in action after accidentally entering Somalia in late July.




Somali Pirates Free 7 Danes




Shabaab beheaded two young men in Mogadishu. Malaysia ordered the evacuation of its aid workers after a reporter was killed by African Union troops.




Somalia pirates free MV Panama after $7 million ransom paid




Somalis fear tyranny of al-Shabaab as they flee drought-stricken areas




"Gunmen" killed five people in an ambush in Jowhar. Shabaab arrested four people in connection with the murder of a Red Cross worker in Baidoa, and imposed a curfew in Afgoye. Puntland said it is expelling more than 1,700 "foreigners," most of whom are Pakistanis and Ethiopians.




Somalia famine: UN warns of 750,000 deaths




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