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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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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