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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.




Norway minister pushes al-Shabaab links




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.




Al-Qaida will keep trying to attack us, Barack Obama tells Americans




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




America safer 10 years after 9/11, but new terrorism threats have emerged, experts say