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AU forces take al-Shabab-held town
Somali government soldiers and AU troops take control of Barawe, the last major port held by armed group.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 20:06 GMT
African forces close in on Shabab-held town
Somali government forces and African Union troops close in on Barawe, the last major port held by al-Shabab group.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2014 23:49 GMT
Kenya's Westgate survivors one year on
Politician and businesswoman recount their ordeal one year after deadly siege on mall in Kenyan capital Nairobi.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2014 08:12 GMT
An ideological pendulum in the Arab world
The tragedy of the Arab world is that people seem to be stuck between nationalistic and religious fascism.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2014 05:43 GMT
Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia bombing
Four Americans reportedly among 12 people killed when suicide bomber targeted African Union troops near Mogadishu.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 18:48 GMT
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
US confirms al-Shabab leader's death
Ahmed Abdi Godane, a founder of Somalia's al-Shabab group, was killed in a US air strike this week, Pentagon says.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 06:29 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
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
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