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Somalia intervention cited for mall assault
Al-Shabab warns of more attacks unless Kenya pulls its troops out of neighbouring Somalia.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 14:32 GMT
Dozens killed in battle for Somali port city
Clashes between rival warlords for control of Kismayo left at least 71 people dead last month, UN officials say.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2013 20:28 GMT
Hundreds flee deadly gunbattles in Somalia
At least 18 dead as rival groups battle for control of southern Somalian port city of Kismayu.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2013 15:53 GMT
Somali battles result in bumpier rides
Bus drivers complain of losing livelihood, as fighting between government troops and al-Shabab make journeys riskier.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 09:48 GMT
Troops lay siege to Somali rebel bastion
Kenyan troops backed by AU forces surround port city of Kismayo, last stronghold of Somali rebel group al-Shabab.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2012 20:56 GMT
Somalia's future debated at Turkey conference
UN chief Ban Ki-moon tells meeting on Somalia's transition process that country must develop its own security apparatus.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2012 14:02 GMT
Al-Shabab confirm loss of major Somali town
The insurgent group leaves strategic town after advance from Somali and Kenyan troops.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 23:30 GMT
Somali group seeks Sharia expansion
Al-Shabab says imposing its version of Islamic law across Somalia will bring peace.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2008 11:47 GMT
Scores killed in Somalia fighting
Armed opposition group is reported to have taken control of the port city of Kismayu.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2008 07:43 GMT
Islamic Courts flees Kismayu
Advancing Ethiopian troops force fighters of the Union of Islamic Courts out of Kismayu.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2007 09:04 GMT
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