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Somalia wants humanitarian force to guard food convoys




Shabaab's spokesman denied reports that the groups withdrew from Mogadishu due to splits in the leadership. Security forces found a large Shabaab weapons cache in the Bakara market.




Qaeda Trying to Harness Toxin for Bombs, US Officials Fear




Shabaab and government forces again clashed in Mogadishu. The Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency said it was opening an office in Somalia.




The overall commander of African Union forces in Somalia said more troops are needed to secure Mogadishu after Shabaab forces pulled out last weekend. Somali troops and Shabaab forces exchanged mortar fire in Afmadow.




WFP says has more access in Somalia, Mogadishu a challenge




Somali pirate 'used mobile to surf web for US kidnap victim information'




US group trains troops in Somalia




Somalia 'needs more AU troops' after al-Shabab pullout




The government offered amnesty to Shabaab fighters. Three people were killed in a car bombing in Mogadishu. Security forces detained four suspect Shabaab fighters in the capital.




Buffalo transportation worker returns to job after heady tour as Somali prime minister




Mogadishu celebrates Islamists' withdrawal but fears grow of new 'guerrilla' offensive




Exclusive: Somali pirate ransoms skirt US directives




Four people were killed during fighting between government and Shabaab forces in a village near Mogadishu. Four more were killed in fighting in Luk.




Fighting broke out in Mogadishu as Shabaab rearguard forces attacked African Union and Somali troops advanced into areas abandoned by Shabaab two days ago. Prime Minister Ali said Somali troops would continue to fight Shabaab outside of Mogadishu.




Somalia famine: Islamist fighters pull out of Mogadishu to allow food to be distributed




Piracy on the rise off West Africa's coast




Tracking Somali Pirates to Their Lair




Shabaab withdraws forces from Mogadishu




Militants retreat from Mogadishu