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Yemeni al Qaeda commander reported killed in Mogadishu clash

Rajah Abu Khalid was killed along with 12 other foreign fighters during clashes with African Union and Somali forces in Mogadishu.


Twenty-two people were killed in mortar exchanges and fighting between Shabaab and African Union forces in Mogadishu. A 1,050-man anti-piracy militia is being trained in Puntland.




Somali Americans return to help motherland




Shabaab defeated a Hizbul Islam attack on the town of Burhakaba after two days of fighting. Both Shabaab and the African Union claimed victory after a week of fighting in Mogadishu.




Twenty people were killed during fighting between Shabaab fighters and Somali and African Union troops in Mogadishu. Six Islamist commanders were among 15 people killed during clashes between Shabaab and Hizbul Islam forces in Burhakaba. Shabaab accused Somaliland of opening Christian schools.




Shabaab's governor in Kismayo ordered the city's men to wage jihad against Somali and African Union forces in Mogadishu. The UN Security Council approves the expansion of the number of African Union troops in Somalia from 8,000 to 12,000.




Fifteen more people were killed during clashes between Shabaab fighters and Somali and African Union forces in Mogadishu. Puntland blamed Shabaab for the assassination of a court official in Bosaso. A US court sentenced a Somali pirate to 30 years in prison.




Mixed portraits of Oregon terrorism suspect




Twenty-five people, mostly civilians, were reported killed in clashes and mortar exchanges between Shabaab and African Union and Somali troops in Mogadishu over the weekend. The president of Uganda made a surprise visit to Mogadishu.




After thwarted attack, question is 'Why Portland?'




Suspect in Oregon bomb plot is called confused




Ten people were killed during fighting between Shabaab and Somali and African Union troops in the Bakara Market in Mogadishu. Shabaab recruited and trained 150 women in Kismayo to serve as soldiers.




Eighteen Somalis were killed during clashes between Shabaab and Somali and African Union forces in Mogadishu. Somalia's parliament approved the new cabinet formed by Prime Minister Mohammed.




A Somali teen's path to jihad




International jihadists use Karachi as hub




A Somali-American from Minneapolis who was helping the new prime minister was gunned down in Mogadishu. An African Union commander said 12,000 more troops are needed in Somalia.




A Somali official said that NGOs are providing aid to Shabaab. Six African Union soldiers were arrested for opening fire on civilians in Mogadishu. A US court convicted five Somalis of piracy.




The commander of African Union forces in Somalia apologized for the deaths of two civilians during mortar strikes that targeted Shabaab in Mogadishu. A British warship destroyed a pirate skiff off the coast of Somalia.




Somali piracy is a problem for the world




African Union troops reportedly killed two civilians in mortar attacks in Mogadishu; several others are in critical condition. Shabaab fighters in Hiran flogged a young man and woman for eloping.