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Battle against al-Shabab heats up in Somalia
American and AU troops aided by drones ramp up offensive against armed group blamed for a wave of violence in Somalia.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 08:22 GMT
AU troops seize strategic Somalia town
Afgoye town captured from al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab fighters, as AU and Somalia troops clear areas around Mogadishu.
Last updated: 26 May 2012 08:47 GMT
Somali fighters seize another town
Hizbul Islam fighters march into Mahaday, north of Mogadishu.
Last updated: 20 May 2009 04:50 GMT
Somali fighters capture key town
Al Shabab group seizes strategic town of Jowhar, in a day of "serious fighting".
Last updated: 17 May 2009 19:35 GMT
Islamist militias capture Somali town
Somali Islamist militias have seized the town of Jowhar from regional commanders, whom they unseated from the capital last week.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2006 13:57 GMT
Islamists claim control of Mogadishu
An Islamist militia that wants to establish a religious state in
has said it has taken the capital after weeks of fighting wa
Last updated: 05 Jun 2006 17:41 GMT
Somali Muslim clerics reject president
Islamic clerics in the Somali capital have dismissed President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed as another warlord and have said they would not recognise him as the leader of the country's transitional government in the shattered African nation.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2005 15:11 GMT
Somali PM warns regional leaders
Somalia's Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi has said his government is prepared to use force to confront powerful leaders turned legislators who he accuses of trying to undermine the peace process from their bases in the capital.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2005 01:27 GMT
Somali president lands in Djibouti
The transitional president of Somalia has landed in Djibouti, after leaving Kenya for his home country.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2005 01:37 GMT
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