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Shabaab attacks focus on Somali military, African Union forces

Shabaab has managed to launch 418 attacks of different types during the six-month timeframe in support of its persistent and…

Shabaab targets Somali, African Union troops in southern Somalia

Shabaab has claimed a number of attacks in recent days across southern Somalia, including briefly recapturing the strategic town of…

US kills 4 Shabaab fighters in 2 separate airstrikes

The US military has stepped up its attacks on al Qaeda's branch in East Africa after the jihadist outfit has…

Shabaab ambushes AMISOM forces in southern Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) says that 12 Ugandan soldiers were killed in an ambush by Shabaab yesterday.…

Shabaab claims US is ‘Satan of our time,’ praises al Qaeda’s leadership

Shabaab, al Qaeda's branch in Somalia, released a nearly hour-long video celebrating al Qaeda's legacy and promoting its war as…


Mogadishu Security Declines As Armed Forces Stretched Outside Capital


On the shifting frontlines of the fight against al-Shabaab

Al Qaeda

Somalia, allies batter al Shabaab, but gains may be fragile