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Somalia: 20 years of anarchy




Militants said to gain ground in south Yemen




Vital for Pakistan to do more against terrorists: US




Shabaab forces in Mogadishu killed six Ugandan soldiers, including a colonel and a lieutenant. Eight people were killed during mortar attacks in Mogadishu.




African Union and Somali forces took control of two more districts in Mogadishu. Burundi's president said his country would not abandon the mission in Somalia.




African Union and Somali forces took control of a main road to the Bakara market in Mogadishu. Shabaab forces in Jowhar arrested a man and seized his family's television sets.




Shabaab claimed that an American citizen named Abdullahi Ahmed carried out the May 30 suicide attack at a military base in Mogadishu. The FBI is investigating the claim.




Shabaab claims American carried out suicide attack




Burundi peacekeepers in Somalia 'unpaid'




Shabaab claimed it killed nine members of a faction of the Ras Kamboni Brigade that joined the government. Two people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and government forces in Mogadishu.




Two African Union soldiers and a Somali soldier were killed as Shabaab attempted to overrun a base in a suicide assault in Mogadishu. Three Shabaab fighters were killed during the failed assault.




Seychelles to take pirates




"The security council and donors are losing patience with the political tensions within the Somalia leadership," UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said. Eleven civilians were killed in mortar attacks in Mogadishu. Forty children pressed to fight for Shabaab have been killed in recent fighting in the capital.




Somalis are told to stop bickering or lose financing




Shabaab's leaders are said to have fled the Bakara market in Mogadishu as Somali and African Union forces advance into the Shabaab stronghold. Four people were killed in fighting in Beledweyn and five more were killed in Mogadishu.




Senior Shabaab leader Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys called for businessmen to take up arms in the Bakara market in Mogadishu. Aweys held a press conference in Bakara to make the announcement. The African Union displayed four captured Shabaab fighters.




African Union and Somali forces have advanced on the Bakara market in Mogadishu, a stronghold of Shabaab and a key source of finances. Twenty people have been killed during two days of fighting.




Spy, military ties aided bin Laden raid




Somali and African Union forces advance in Mogadishu




Security forces seized Kudhaa Island from Shabaab forces. Tribal elders in Balad denounced Shabaab for torturing innocent people; the elders would not give their names.