Meanwhile, on Saturday, veteran Islamist leader Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, escaped to the Somali capital Mogadishu amid reports of a split in the al-Shabab group.
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At least 19 people were killed in the Somali capital yesterday in suicide bombings and assaults by al-Shabaab militants linked to al-Qaeda, breaking a fragile return to peace in Mogadishu.
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French troops underestimated the strength of Islamist rebels when they launched a failed bid to free an intelligence officer held hostage in Somalia, the French defence minister said.
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Three people were killed and eight wounded in a blast outside a mosque in the Kenyan capital, the Kenyan Red Cross and police said Friday.
Police fired tear gas to disperse Kenyans who threw stones and broke into the homes and shops of ethnic Somalis in Nairobi’s Somali-dominated Eastleigh neighbourhood on Monday to protest against a...
They buried Somali radio journalist Mohamed Mohamud Turyare on Monday, a week after he was assassinated by unknown gunmen near a mosque in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital.
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Al-Qaeda linked Shebab rebels said on Saturday they have abandoned the southern Somali port city of Kismayo, their last bastion in the country, a day after an assault by African Union troops.