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AU troops accused of raping Somali women
AMISOM says report claiming soldiers assaulted girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex "unbalanced and unfair".
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 12:46 GMT
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
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
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
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
What has the current regime in Somalia achieved in the two years of its existence?
Abdi Ismail Samatar
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 13:33 GMT
US forces target al-Shabab in Somalia
US military forces conduct operation against armed group that is seeking to topple Somali government.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 12:43 GMT
Al-Shabab attacks Somalia's intelligence HQ
Armed group tells Al Jazeera its fighters entered building in capital Mogadishu as gun battle continues.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 12:05 GMT
Somali and AU forces in al-Shabab offensive
Somali and African Union forces launch "Operation Indian Ocean" to capture remaining ports held by armed group.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 18:08 GMT
Somalia famine: 'We only have days to live'
People are starving in southern Somalia while relief efforts are blocked by government and rebel fighting.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 12:29 GMT
Dangerous work as taxmen return to Somalia
Workers return to their positions in Mogadishu for first time in decades, despite high risk of being killed on the job.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 09:12 GMT
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