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Kenya: Day after militant attacks, thousands gather for anti-govt rally

Jul 07, 2014

Kenya: Day after militant attacks, thousands gather for anti-govt rally

Police say they have deployed 15,000 officers to ensure the rally passes off peacefully, with the country already on high alert fearing attacks by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab gunmen, who have vowed revenge for Kenya's military presence in Somalia. #Terrorism #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Somalia #Kenya #Al Shebab #Mombasa Republican Council
US discloses secret military presence in Somalia since 2007

Jul 03, 2014

US discloses secret military presence in Somalia since 2007

An official said there were currently up to 120 US military personnel on the ground throughout Somalia and described them as trainers and advisors. #Barack Obama #Terrorism #US #CIA #NewsTracker #Somalia #al Shabaab #Bush administration #AMISOM #US military intervention
Kenya attack: Al-Shabab militants singled out non-Muslims

Jun 17, 2014

Kenya attack: Al-Shabab militants singled out non-Muslims

The attack began Sunday night as residents watched World Cup matches on TV and lasted until early Monday, with little resistance from Kenya's security forces. #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Somalia #Kenya #Militancy #WestGate mall #Mombasa #Shebab militants
Shebab militants gun down at least 34 in Kenya's coastal town

Jun 17, 2014

Shebab militants gun down at least 34 in Kenya's coastal town

Cafes and bars were reportedly packed with people watching the World Cup on television when the gunmen attacked. #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Somalia #Kenya #Militancy #WestGate mall #Mombasa #Shebab militants
Somalia: Al-Shabaab commander surrenders, will not partake in more violence

Jun 08, 2014

Somalia: Al-Shabaab commander surrenders, will not partake in more violence

Sheik Mohamed Said Atom Saturday gave himself up to authorities, saying he will not take part in violence in the country #Somalia #Atom Saturday #Galgala

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab commander surrenders, will not partake in more violence

Aug 15, 2014

7 Dead as Battle Erupts in Somali Capital

(MOGADISHU, Somalia) — Combat shook Mogadishu early Friday as government troops launched a dawn attack on a house belonging to a former warlord as part of a disarmament campaign. Seven people died in the violence. Explosions and gunfire were heard as... #Somalia #African Union
Somalia: Al-Shabaab commander surrenders, will not partake in more violence

Aug 14, 2014

Somalia seizes 500 guns in new disarmament campaign

Somalia's government has launched a new disarmament campaign that has netted some 500 guns and sparked gun battles in a capital that is awash with weapons, said officials who want to get rid of the weapons before they fall into the hands of al-Qaeda-... #Somalia #Al-Qaeda
Somalia: Al-Shabaab commander surrenders, will not partake in more violence

Jul 25, 2014

Women charged with sending money to al-Qaida-linked group in Somalia

Five people, including two women in the U.S., have been charged with funneling money to the Al Qaeda-linked extremist group Al Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said... #Al-Qaeda #Somalia #Al-Shabab