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al-Shabaab

More: US military drone fired Hellfire missiles against at least 2 vehicles in a very remote area of southern Somalia - @NBCNews

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Somalia

US military launched an airstrike aimed at leaders of the al Shabab militant group in Somalia, US officials confirm - @NBCNews

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Somalia

Report: US Drone strike in Somalia is believed to have targeted top al-Shabaab leader Godane - @NBCNews

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Somalia

Rear Adm. John Kirby: US military 'assessing the results' of operation against al-Shabaab network in Somalia - @CBSNews

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Somalia

Pentagon: US military forces conduct operation against al-Shabaab network in Somalia - @CNN

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al-Shabaab

Somali government officials now say at least 12 people are dead after Islamist rebels attacked an intelligence site in Mogadishu: 3 soldiers and 2 civilians, along with 7 militants - @Reuters

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Somalia

Update: 11 dead following car bomb, gunmen attack on prison in Somalia's capital Mogadishu - @Reuters

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Somalia

Somalia's government forces regain control of high security prison in Mogadishu that was attacked by suspected Islamic militants - @AP

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Africa

Islamic State fighters may be inspiring jihadists in Africa, experts say - @AFP

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Somalia

Heavy artillery fire heard in Lower Shebelle, Somalia, as African Union and Somali National Army forces advance toward Al-Shabaab stronghold - @MOALIMUU

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Attacks on Kenyan coastal towns 2014

Peace Corps: Operations being suspended in Kenya; 50 volunteers to be pulled due to security concerns - @AP

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Somalia

Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame shot dead; al-Shabaab claims responsibility - @BBCNews, @Daudoo

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Attacks on Kenyan coastal towns 2014

Militant al Shabaab group claim responsibility for deadly Kenya bus attack that killed 7 in northern coastal town of Witu - @Reuters

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Attacks on Kenyan coastal towns 2014

Gunmen kill at least 3 people in ambush on Kenyan bus, local official says; coast has seen attacks claimed by Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab since mid-June - @Reuters

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Attack on Somalia's presidential palace, July 8, 2014

Al-Shabab militant group claims responsibility for ongoing attack on Somalia's Presidential Palace in Mogadishu - @BBCNews

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Attack on Somalia's presidential palace, July 8, 2014

Somali president not hurt in attack on compound as he was not there at the time, interior minister says - @Reuters

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al-Shabaab

#BREAKING: Somali presidential palace under attack by al Shabaab militants: official, al Shabaab spokesman - @Reuters

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Attack on Somalia's presidential palace, July 8, 2014

al-Shabab attackers have reportedly 'taken over' offices of the Somalian PM and finance minister in the presidential palace; heavy fighting continuing - @harunmaruf

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Attacks on Kenyan coastal towns 2014

Deadly attacks on Kenyan coastal towns that killed dozens have been claimed by Al-Shabaab - @France24, @AFP, @AP, @Reuters

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Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

Police say at least 4 dead after suicide car bomb near parliament buildings in Somali capital Mogadishu - @AP

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