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  • Somali terrorists acknowledge death of leader, name successor

    Somali terrorists acknowledge death of leader, name successor
    The Somali terrorist group Shabab on Saturday confirmed the death of its leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, in an American airstrike early in the week and announced that it had chosen a new leader reportedly from among his small circle of remaining allies.
  • Somali 'paradise flower' chewers savor low-price bliss after UK ban

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - "The president has arrived, the president has arrived," chant youths in Mogadishu's Beerta Khaatka market, as armed men in trucks mounted with machine guns escort lorries with horns blaring through the throng. The joking...

    Fourteen dead as peacekeepers battle militants in Somali capital

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - African peacekeepers and Somali troops battled militants in a suburb of Mogadishu on Friday, launching a joint offensive that killed at least 14 people, police said. The attack was part of an armed campaign by government forces...

    South Sudan leaders show little appetite for peace deal: U.N.

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar show little interest in making a deal to end months of fighting that has brought the nation to the brink of "man-made" famine, U.N. Security Council envoys said during a...

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...