Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

17 February 16

US Denies Reports One of Its Drones Has Crashed in Somalia

The Pentagon has denied claims from Somali-based militant group Al-Shabaab that one of its drones has crashed in the Horn of Africa country.

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15 February 16

Al-Shabaab Claims Responsibility for Somalia Plane Attack

Somalia’s Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for last month’s plane attack, which blew a hole in the side of an aircraft mid-air.

12 February 16

‘Sophisticated’ Laptop Bomb From Somali Plane Blast Passed Through Security

The laptop bomb that detonated on board a Somali passenger jet last week has been labelled a “sophisticated” device that made it through airport security, according to sources close to the investigation.

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10 February 16

Evidence Suggests Laptop Bomb Caused Somali Plane Explosion

Investigations into Tuesday’s explosion aboard a Somali passenger plane have revealed the blast was likely caused by a laptop bomb.

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10 February 16

Al-Shabaab Reclaims Key Somalia Port City

Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab has reclaimed Somali port city Merka, according to residents in the area.

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03 February 16

Mid Air Explosion Kills One, Injures Two Aboard Somali Passenger Plane

An explosion believed to be caused by a bomb onboard a Somali passenger plane has killed one and injured two.

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02 February 16

Somalia Probes Kenya Air Strikes As Residents Flee

Somalia is investigating recent air strikes carried out by Kenya amid claims of heavy civilian casualties.

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31 January 16

Somalia, AU Troops Arrest 50 Al-Shabaab Supsects

At least 50 A-Shabaab suspects have been arrested by Somalia and African Union (AU) forces in a joint operation this week.

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28 January 16

Kenya Defence Forces Will Stay in Somalia, Says President Kenyatta

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed that Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will remain in Somalia, despite the withdrawal of troops from key bases within the country.

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27 January 16

Kenyan Troops Pull out of Two Somali Military Bases

Kenyan forces have pulled out of two military bases in Somalia, according to local residents, including one recently attacked by Al-Shabaab militants.

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