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Opportunity in Somalia after killing of Qaeda militant




Killing of embassy bombings mastermind deprives al Qaeda of key figure




A Shabaab fighter killed a woman after opening fire on a group of teenagers playing soccer in Mogadishu. AMISOM vowed to take control of the Bakara market in Mogadishu.




The Gitmo Files: Fazul Mohammed continued to seek bin Laden's direction

Abdullahi-Sudi-Arale.jpgLeaked Guantanamo threat assessments highlight Osama bin Laden's influence over East Africa al Qaeda (EAAQ) and its leader, the recently slain Fazul Mohammed. The files also contain striking details about the ties between EAAQ and Somalia's Islamic Courts Union, the predecessor of Shabaab.


Somalis, Kenyans hail al-Qaida mastermind's death




Shabaab claimed credit for a suicide attack that killed Somalia's interior minister. Shabaab said the bomb was "planted in his home by the mujahideen, and specifically under his bed," according to a translation of the statement provided by the SITE Intelligence Group.




'US Africa embassy bomber Fazul Abdullah Mohammed dead'




Suspect behind US Embassy bombings is killed




Pictures of al Qaeda leader Fazul Mohammed's corpse, SUV, and weapon




Al Qaeda's East Africa chief Fazul Mohammed killed in Somalia

Somali officials have confirmed that Fazul was killed at a checkpoint near Mogadishu.


Shabaab suicide bomber kills Somali interior minister

A female, thought to be the niece of the interior minister, may have carried out the attack.


Canadian Shabaab commander reported killed in Mogadishu




A pair of suicide bombers attacked a port in Mogadishu; the two bombers and two security guards were killed. A Canadian Shabaab leader was killed in Mogadishu.




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.