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Pro Islamic Militants In Somalia Eye Ethiopia

The extremist and militants functioning in Somalia are now done with this African country. Having consumed the nation’s economy with strife and war, they are now eyeing other virgin potential Muslim populated African countries around Somalia. A recent video clip released by militants in Islamic State militants in Somalia reveals …

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In Mogadishu, Somalia arrests 4 al-Shabab militants


Somali defense forces apprehended four al-Shabab militants in an operation conducted last week in the capital, Mogadishu, officials claimed. Zakia Hussein Ahmed, deputy police commander, claimed the arrests were made in an offensive conducted in two different districts in the capital. “Our forces detained on May 1 two militants who …

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In Somalia, US Air Raid Kills 16 Al Shabaab

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Somali armed forces claim US military has carried out deadly airstrikes focusing on Al Shabaab near major rebel stronghold south of Somalia. Radio Risaala, quoting a military official, who asked to be anonymous, reported 16 al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab fighters were killed in a double air strike carried out …

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In Kenya, Somalia’s Al Shabab Attacks

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Somali armed group al Shabaab stated to have made an attack on a police station near Mandera, a town close to Kenyan border along Somalia. The attack triggered heavy fighting between Al Shabaab and then Kenyan police forces as heavy weaponries could be heard through Mandera town. The al Qaeda …

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Maritime piracy statement spots first Somali hijackings after five-year lull 


First Somali hijackings after five-year lull: Somali pirates effectively hijacked a tiny bunkering tanker as well as a conventional show , both within their territorial waters. An overall of 28 workforces were taken hostage and also subsequently unveiled within a quite short time. IMB suspects that these kind of incidents were opportunistic, especially as the hijacked vessels were not following the Proper Management Practices for Defense against Somalia Based Piracy ( BMP4 ) recommendations. “IMB proceeds to promote almost …

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