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Somalia's al-Shabab names new leader
Armed group appoints Ahmed Omar as successor to Ahmed Abdi Godane who was killed in US strikes last Tuesday.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 21:42 GMT
US kills six in attack on al-Shabab leaders
US says group's commander, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was target of air attack near Barawe - but al-Shabab denies he was there.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 12:10 GMT
Al-Shabab stronghold facing AU assault
African Union troops are heading to Somalia's port city of Barawe to try to stop the country's ongoing violence.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 03:17 GMT
Al-Shabab executes men accused of spying
Al-Qaeda-linked group accused three men of spying for the Somali and French governments.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 19:27 GMT
US sources confirm raids in Somalia and Libya
Military officials say US forces captured al-Qaeda figure in Libya and confirmed raid on al-Shabab base in Somalia.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 01:20 GMT
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