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Somalia

Former al-Shabab intelligence chief appears for 1st time since surrendering, urges ex-colleagues to abandon violence - @BBCAfrica

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

Al-Shabaab militants claim responsibility for Mogadishu hotel attack in Somalia, say they were directly targeting Turkish delegation - @Hamza_Africa, @Reuters

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Kenya

Official: 6 dead as Kenyan troops engage extremist group al-Shabab - @AP

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Attacks on Kenyan coastal towns 2014 - 2015

Kenyan army says 1 soldier, 5 suspected Islamist insurgents killed in battle near Somali border - @AFPAfrica

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Kismaayo, Jubbada Hoose, SO

Remote-controlled bomb hits a vehicle in a troop convoy in the southern Somali city of Kismayu, killing at least 3 soldiers - @Reuters

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al-Shabaab

Suspected Islamist car bombing badly injures Somali lecturer in Mogadishu - @Reuters

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Somalia

Leader of a unit of al-Shabaab was reportedly killed by a US air strike in Somalia, Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency says - @Reuters

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Somalia

More: US airstrike targeting senior al-Shabaab leader was in vicinity of Saakow, Somalia, Pentagon says - @AFP

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al-Shabaab

Pentagon: US military airstrike conducted in Somalia today against senior al-Shabaab leader; still assessing results, no sign of civilian casualties - @PentagonPresSec

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al-Shabaab

Top al-Shabaab militant Zakariye Ahmad Ismail gives himself up, Somali officials say - @BBCNews

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al-Shabaab

2nd Al-Shabaab commander, deputy of Ahmed Godane, captured at Kenyan border by Somalian army, Somalian media reports - @garsoornews

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

3 African Union soldiers, civilian killed in al-Shabaab attack on Somali base, AMISOM says - @AFP

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

Somalian military official confirms large scale attack underway on AMISOM base in Mogadishu - @meghamohan

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

Aleem Siddique, spokesman for UN staff in Somalia, says all UN staff are safe and accounted for - @Reuters

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al-Shabaab

Al-Shabaab militants attack main African Union compound in Mogadishu, gunfire and explosions heard - @ajenglish

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Somalia

7 Somali women killed in 'barbaric' revenge attacks, village elders say - @France24_en

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Beledweyne, Hiiraan, SO

Al-Shabab militants attacked Djibouti military base at Beledweyne, Somalia, casualties reported - @MogadishuNews

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Somalia

Somali Islamist group al Shabaab claims to have shot down a Kenyan military plane in southern Somalia, contradicting Kenyan newspaper reports that it crashed due to technical problems - @Reuters

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Explosion in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, Dec. 3, 2014

Somalia's Al Shabaab militants claim responsibility for attack targeting UN convoy in capital - @Reuters

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Kenya al-Shabaab quarry attack, Dec. 2, 2014

President Obama's National Security Council: 'We strongly condemn yesterday's attacks in Wajir and Mandera counties in Kenya as well other recent attacks by terrorist group al-Shabaab'; says US will continue to support Kenya in combating terrorism - @NSCPress

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