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Ten people were killed in an IED attack in Luq. Three soldiers and two civilians were killed during clashes with Shabaab in Mogadishu. Shabaab banned khat usage in Marka.




Somalia postpones vote to 2012 amid security crisis




Shabaab executed two young boys in Mogadishu. Shabaab forces took control of the city of Dhusamareeb after clashes with the pro-government Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama'a.




Fifteen people were killed during fighting between government forces and Shabaab in Mogadishu. Shabaab arrested nine volunteer doctors and nurses in the Lower Shabelle region.




Twenty-one people were killed in fighting between Shabaab fighters and the pro-government Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama'a in El Waq. Puntland security forces detained 10 people suspected of being involved in attacks in Bosaso.




Four people were killed after Shabaab attacked Somali forces in the town of Busar. Shabaab has banned women in the town of Bardhere from selling khat.




Eighteen people were killed in fighting between Shabaab forces and government and African union troops in Mogadishu. Seven people were killed after "gunmen" attacked mosques in Galkayo over the weekend.




A solider was gunned down in Galmudug. A prominent clan elder was assassinated near Dhusamareb. Security forces detained 14 men in Mogadishu.




Somalia, wobbly on ground, seeks control of its airspace




Report: Piracy at a record high




FBI snatches alleged pirate inside Somalia




Ten people were killed during fighting between government and Shabaab forces in Mogadishu. Shabaab chopped off the limbs of three men in Johwar and killed Somali businessmen and elders in Bardhere for maintaining links with Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a.




Somalia: Best way to free pirate-held Indonesians is 'through negotiations'




Shabaab beheaded four men accused of spying in the southern port city of Kismayo. Shabaab has arrested dozens of others and accused them of spying and other "crimes against Islam."




American Shabaab commander Omar Hammami releases tape that mocks reports of his death

omar-hammadi.jpgIn Hammami's latest rap-nasheed, he asks to die in a Predator strike, special operations raid, air strike, or cruise missile attack, like other top al Qaeda commanders.


Somalia: Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama'a - We are ready to fight off al Shabaab




Shabaab forces killed two Somali troops in an ambush in Dharkenlay. Twenty Shabaab fighters in Beledweyne surrendered to the government. The prime minister said Somali and African Union forces would eject Shabaab from Mogadishu within a year.




Is the US launching airstrikes against Shabaab in Somalia?




More than 35 Shabaab fighters, including a commander, Hassan Abdurrahman Gumarey, were killed in recent fighting in Dhobley. Twenty people were wounded in a bombing at a market in Hargeysa in Somaliland.




Twelve people were killed in fighting between Somali forces and Shabaab in Mogadishu. Shabaab leader Hassan Dahir Aweys denounced UN talks on Somalia that will take place in Kenya in mid-April.