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Somalia

UN Security Council authorizes inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and from Somalia - @Reuters

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Canada

More: Canada's terror threat level being raised is not the result of specific threat, officials say; decision linked to 'increase in general chatter from radical Islamist organizations' like Islamic State, al-Qaida, Al Shabaab - @CP24

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

Toll from car bombing in Mogadishu said to be at least 5; militant group al-Shabaab take responsibility - @Reuters

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

2 killed as bomb hits Somali police car in Mogadishu day after deadly cafe attack - @Reuters

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Somalia

African, Somali troops retake Al-Shabaab stronghold of Barawe, local government official says - @Reuters

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Somalia

About 1,000 African Union and Somali troops launched an assault to retake the al-Shabaab militant stronghold of Barawe - @Reuters

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Kampala, Kampala, UG

Police in the Ugandan capital of Kampala seized 'substantial amounts of explosives' and suicide vests in raids on a suspected al-Shabab terror cell that was planning an imminent attack, Ugandan official says - @Reuters

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Uganda

Ugandan police say suspected Islamist Al-Shabab insurgents arrested in weekend raids had planned to carry out bombings - @AFP

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al-Shabaab

US embassy in Uganda says local authorities have alerted the US to the discovery of an al-Shabaab terrorist cell in Kampala planning for an 'imminent attack' - @NBCNews

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Al-Shabab leader killed by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Somalia's deputy commander in charge of anti-terrorism activities, Mohamed Qanuuni, gunned down by Al Shabaab Islamists while riding in car in Mogadishu - @Reuters

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al-Shabaab

Kenyan authorities have detained 2 German nationals who they accuse of being members of the Somali Islamist group al-Shabab, which has been blamed for a series of attacks on Kenya, police say - @Reuters

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al-Shabaab

Senior leader with al-Shabab issues new threats, promising revenge on US, Kenya, Uganda following twin bombings near Mogadishu, Somalia - @Reuters

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Al-Shabab leader killed by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group claims responsibility for 2 car bomb attacks targeting African peacekeepers and a government convoy; 1st such strikes by the group since it vowed revenge for the killing of its leader last week - @Reuters

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Al-Shabab leader killed by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Somalia has replaced national security director and put army on alert for retaliation after Islamist militant group al-Shabab confirms leader killed in US air strike - @Reuters

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Somalia

Somali government shuts down Kulmiye FM and Simba FM in Mogadishu for broadcasting Al-Shabab press conference - @BBCMonitoring

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Al-Shabab leader killed by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Al-Shabab confirms death of leader Ahmed Godane and appointment of Ahmed Omar as successor - @AJELive

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al-Shabaab

#BreakingNews Spokesman for #Somalia's Shabaab confirms leader killed in U.S. attack http://t.co/YRL3J5yIi7 - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

Heavy gunfire can be heard in the Industrial Road area of Mogadishu, Somalia; a suspected Al Shabaab attack - @Daudoo

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Ahmed Abdi Godane

#BREAKINGNEWS - @WhiteHouse and #Pentagon confirm leader of Al-Shabab, Abdi Godane, killed in U.S. air strike. More: http://t.co/OHmzZX4wPY - @ABC7News

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al-Shabaab

Pentagon: Al-Shabaab leader killed in U.S. strike: http://t.co/1jaeuZQIUj #breaking - @16WAPTNews

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