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10 March 16

Laptop Bomb Explodes at Somali Airport

Six people have been injured in a laptop bomb explosion at an airport in Somalia – the second attack targeting passenger planes in recent weeks.

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08 March 16

Somalia: Death Sentence for Al-Shabaab Media Officer Found Guilty Of Killing Journalists

A former Al-Shabaab media officer accused of organising the killing of several Somali journalist has been sentenced to death.

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01 March 16

Somalia: At Least 30 Killed in Al-Shabaab Restaurant Bombings

At least 30 people have been killed in bomb attacks on a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa.

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26 February 16

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Killed 180 Kenyan Troops in El-Adde

Somalia President Hassan Shiek Mohamud says Al-Shabaab killed at least 180 Kenyan troops in last month’s attack on a military base in El-Adde.

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23 February 16

Al-Shabaab Says More Attacks Coming to Kenya

Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has threatened Kenya with further violence, following the recent attack on a Kenyan Defense Force (KDF) base in El-Adde, Somalia.

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20 February 16

Kenya Claims to Have Killed Al-Shabaab Intelligence Chief

Kenya claims it has killed the commander of Al-Shabaab’s elite intelligence unit in Somalia.

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17 February 16

Kenya to Build New Prison for Extremists

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he will set up a new prison dedicated to dealing with extremist criminals, following years of terrorist attacks in the country.

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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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