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

Editor's note: There have been a series of political developments in Kenya today. The country has faced several gun and bomb attacks in recent months, the most recent being an al-Shabaab attack that killed 36 quarry workers earlier today. The police inspector general has resigned, and the president has also nominated a new interior minister. Both had been criticized for failing to stop the heightened attacks. - Aaron

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

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says 'we will not flinch' in war against Islamist group al-Shabaab after massacre near Somali border today - @BBCNews

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

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group says it is behind attack on northeast Kenya quarry that has killed dozens - @Reuters

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Mandera, North-Eastern, KE

Local media reports suspected al Shabaab militants involved in attack in Mandera, Kenya, where 36 feared dead; no group has claimed responsibility - @nytimes

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Mandera, North-Eastern, KE

Red Cross confirms at least 36 people feared dead in shooting incident in Mandera, Kenya - @AusNewsNetwork

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Kenya al-Shabaab bus attack, Nov. 22, 2014

Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus that killed 28, Deputy President William Ruto says - @Reuters

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Kenya al-Shabaab bus attack, Nov. 22, 2014

Somalia's al-Shabaab claims responsibility for today's bus attack in Kenya which killed 28 people, saying it was retaliation for raids on mosques in Mombasa - @Reuters

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Kenya al-Shabaab bus attack, Nov. 22, 2014

Editor's note: There are tweets reporting military jets from Kenya have bombed an al-Shabaab base following today's bus attack, but we are waiting on further sources and details. - Sean

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Kenya al-Shabaab bus attack, Nov. 22, 2014

al-Shabaab militants seize bus in north Kenya, kill 28 passengers identifying as non-Muslim - @AFP

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Kenya al-Shabaab bus attack, Nov. 22, 2014

Dozens shot dead in al-Shabaab Kenya bus attack, police say - @AP

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Somalia

Editor's note: Seeing tweets - but no solid stories - about fighting between al-Shabaab militants and government troops in Kudha, Somalia. - Tom

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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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