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Daily Mail
Trump says African nations have 'tremendous business potential'going to your countries trying to get rich!' Trump tells African leaders their
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
going to your countries trying to get rich!' Trump tells African leaders their nations have 'tremendous business potential' but too many people are suffering from conflict Trump told African leaders attending a United Nations luncheon on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Rallies UK to Join Fight Against AlPresident Yoweri Museveni has called for more support to Africa as the continen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
President Yoweri Museveni has called for more support to Africa as the continent moves to root out ferocious rebel forces in war-torn countries like Nigeria, Somalia, DR Congo and Burundi among others. The president made the call during a Tuesday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Shabaab Poses Biggest Threat to Kenya's SecurityThe National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the bigges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya's national security and development. In a report presented during the induction of MPs Wednesday, NIS Deputy Assistant Director Alexander Muteshi said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Journalist Dies After Suicide Bomber Targets Caféviolence." At least three people were killed and over 10 injured in the attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
violence." At least three people were killed and over 10 injured in the attack, according to reports. The militant group Al Shabaab released a statement claiming responsibility for the attack, according to reports. Al Shabaab frequently targets... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jubbaland President Meets With Ethiopian Military Officers in Dolowthat President Madobe and the Ethiopian military officers have discussed securi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
that President Madobe and the Ethiopian military officers have discussed security on the ground and the fight against Al shabaab in the southern Gedo region. During the meeting, Jubbaland President Ahmed Madobe has asked the Ethiopian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President, UK's Boris Johnson Discuss Somalia, South Sudan, BurundiBoris Johnson during a meeting in New York City on September 18, 2017. New Yor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Boris Johnson during a meeting in New York City on September 18, 2017. New York — President Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia South Sudan and Burundi. Mr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Terror Groups Pose Biggest Threat to Kenya's Security'The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the bigges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya's national security and development. In a report presented during the induction of MPs Wednesday, NIS Deputy Assistant Director Alexander Muteshi said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
County Chief Says Operation Has Reduced Shabaab AttacksGilbert Kitiyo has defended the ongoing multi-agency security operation in Boni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Gilbert Kitiyo has defended the ongoing multi-agency security operation in Boni Forest saying it has greatly reduced Al-Shabaab attacks and attempts in the county by almost 80 percent. The operation, which is conducted by various security... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Mike Pence holds ‘important conversation’ with Pakistan PM on South Asia strategy: White Housewith Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the recently announced S
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 hours ago
with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the recently announced South Asia strategy of the US President Donald Trump, the White House said. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session. “The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni, UK's Boris Johnson Discuss South Sudan, BurundiPresident Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secre
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia South Sudan and Burundi. Mr Museveni told Boris that there must be a more serious concerted effort to flush out and stop... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KDF Sets Fire On Hormuud Telecom HQ in Balad Hawo Cityin the border area between Somalia and Kenya. However, Kenyan authorities did
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in the border area between Somalia and Kenya. However, Kenyan authorities did not officially comment on the incident. Al Shabaab militants have previously attacked offices owned by Kenyan telecom known as Safaricom in the border towns, as part... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jubbaland President Meets With Security Officials in DolowJubbaland President is mulling to fire district officials accused of incompeten
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Jubbaland President is mulling to fire district officials accused of incompetence and failing to serve for the residents. Al shabaab has attacked and briefly seized El Wak town, killing soldiers as Jubbaland President is in Gedo region on a visit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali District Official Assassinated in MogadishuUnidentified gunmen thought to be Al shabaab assassins have shot and killed a l
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Unidentified gunmen thought to be Al shabaab assassins have shot and killed a local district official in Mogadishu on Sunday, as insecurity concerns continue to grow in the capital. Unknown gunmen assassinated Foos Mohamed Hussein working for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NISA Officer Shot Dead in Drive-By Shooting in Mogadishudistrict, according to the Police. A soldier guarding the NISA officer was kil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
district, according to the Police. A soldier guarding the NISA officer was killed in the drive-by shooting seemed to be an apparent assassination attempt by Al shabaab militants. Police said an investigation is underway to arrest the perpetra... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali Forces Carry Out Security Operation in Mogadishusweep saw the arrest of unspecified number of youths in connecting latest killi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
sweep saw the arrest of unspecified number of youths in connecting latest killings in the capital carried out by Al shabaab assassins in the past few days. The security operation took place at several villages in Wardhigley district,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Policy - a Centerpiece for Nation's Peace, Developmentas well as economic development to the country by redefining poverty, rather th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
as well as economic development to the country by redefining poverty, rather than countries, as a threat for its survival, Ministry of Foreign Affairs says. Regional integration and economic development are the two pillars of the current... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Short Kenyan Film Wins First Oscarto win an Oscar. The story line of the film Watu Wote, by three German student
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to win an Oscar. The story line of the film Watu Wote, by three German students who had to camp in Mandera for several months, is based on the terrorist attack in which Muslims shielded Christians from Al-Shabaab attackers by offering them... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Shabaab Militants Seize Key Town in Central SomaliaAl shabaab militants were reported to have retaken a key town in central Somali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Al shabaab militants were reported to have retaken a key town in central Somalia on Sunday following a deadly attack which killed at least six soldiers, according to the locals. The fighters mounted in battle wagons launched the attack on military... Read more
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Daily Star
Terror cops hunt 'woman in niqab' mastermind of London bomb attack after refugee raidcame hours after officers arrested an 18-year-old man believed to have planted
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
came hours after officers arrested an 18-year-old man believed to have planted the failed device. Last night police were also searching for a “woman dressed in a niqab” suspected of masterminding the Parsons Green Tube attack. A source said she... Read more
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Reuters
Nine killed in fighting between different branches of Somali government forcesnear the border with Kenya. “A few soldiers were in El Wak and they left in th
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
near the border with Kenya. “A few soldiers were in El Wak and they left in the morning for tactical practice. Many al Shabaab fighters advanced,” Captain Ibrahim Ali, a military officer, told Reuters. Al Shabaab said they stayed briefly,... Read more
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dna
Somalia: In midst of bomb attacks and famine, African nation welcomes foreign writers for annual book fairby civil war since 1991, when clan-based warlords overthrew a dictator and then
dna / Posted 5 days ago
by civil war since 1991, when clan-based warlords overthrew a dictator and then turned on each other. Although the Islamist al Shabaab militia was pushed out of the capital in 2011, it continues to mount almost daily bomb attacks and... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Will Honor A Hero With Grueling 'Bone Mill' Run On SaturdayUConn's track and field program will be spend Saturday honoring the memory of o
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
UConn's track and field program will be spend Saturday honoring the memory of one of its own. The Kyle Milliken Memorial Run, a five-mile trek through one of the most challenging routes on campus, will begin at 1 p.m. The run will be a celebration... Read more
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KERA North Texas
In Their Own Words: Why Armed Fighters Attack Aid Workerstalked to 40 former and current members of three militant organizations unaffil
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
talked to 40 former and current members of three militant organizations unaffiliated with the government: Al Shabaab in Somalia and the Haqqani Network and the Taliban in Afghanistan. It's groups like these — called "non-state... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In Their Own Words: Why Armed Fighters Attack Aid Workerstalked to 40 former and current members of three militant organizations unaffil
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
talked to 40 former and current members of three militant organizations unaffiliated with the government: Al Shabaab in Somalia and the Haqqani Network and the Taliban in Afghanistan. It's groups like these — called "non-state... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Remarks by Africom Commnder at the USIP Program on U.S.-African PartnershipsWashington, DC — Prepared remarks by General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of U.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Washington, DC — Prepared remarks by General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of U.S. Africa Command, at the United States Institue for Peace Program on 'U.S.-African Partnerships: Advancing Common Interests' It is great to be here again among friends... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Beheaded By Suspected Al-Shabaab Attackers in Lamu BuriedA sombre mood engulfed Bobo and Uziwa villages in Lamu West on Tuesday evening
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A sombre mood engulfed Bobo and Uziwa villages in Lamu West on Tuesday evening as the four men butchered by suspected Al-Shabaab militants at Silini-Mashambani and Bobo in Hindi Division a week ago were laid to rest. One of those buried is a teacher... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Issues Travel Alert Ahead of Repeat PollThe US State Department has issued a travel alert, warning of possible violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The US State Department has issued a travel alert, warning of possible violence linked to October 17 repeat presidential election. The new notice comes less than a week after the US urged travellers to Kenya to take precautions against the threat of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Advancing Common Interests in Africa #USAfrica17 - Undersecretary ShannonWashington, DC — Prepared Remarks by Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Under Secretary fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Washington, DC — Prepared Remarks by Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Under Secretary for Political Affairs at the U.S. Institute of Peace 'U.S.-African Partnerships' Seminar #USAfrica17 Good morning. Thank you President Lindborg for your very kind and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US says air strikes in Somalia kill six al-Shabaab fighters The US military’s Africa Command said in a statement it had carried out three
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
The US military’s Africa Command said in a statement it had carried out three air strikes on Wednesday at 2:15 am local time. FILE: Somalian Flag. Picture: Wikipedia. WASHINGTON - The... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. says air strikes in Somalia kill six al Shabaab fightersit had carried out air strikes in Somalia against an al Qaeda-allied Islamist g
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
it had carried out air strikes in Somalia against an al Qaeda-allied Islamist group and killed six militants. The group, al Shabaab, is fighting to topple Somalia’s Western-backed transitional federal government and impose its own rule on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US says air strikes in Somalia kill six al Shabaab fightersit had carried out air strikes in Somalia against an al Qaeda-allied Islamist g
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
it had carried out air strikes in Somalia against an al Qaeda-allied Islamist group and killed six militants. The group, al Shabaab, is fighting to topple Somalia’s Western-backed transitional federal government and impose its own rule on the... Read more
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FOX News
US hits Al Qaeda-affiliated group in Somalia in new drone strikesThe U.S. military carried out another round of drone strikes in Somalia Wednesd
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. military carried out another round of drone strikes in Somalia Wednesday. A trio of drone strikes hit the Al Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab terror group killed six militants, U.S. Africa Command announced. The strikes took place 160 miles... Read more
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The Hill
On Afghanistan, generals know the lessons from Charlie Wilson's warzones. The global community is currently fighting famine in Yemen, Somalia, Sou
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
zones. The global community is currently fighting famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria where ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al Shabaab and Boko Haram are ever-present, alongside an unprecedented refugee crisis and an emboldened North Korea, among... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lamu Chiefs Only Good At 'Fattening', Taking Bribes From Al Shabaaband suspicious herders into the county. He said they find out later that the p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and suspicious herders into the county. He said they find out later that the people are members of the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab terror group. The group wants Kenyan troops to leave Somalia where they were part of the African Union... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Arrests Burundi Nationals While Headed to Join AlFour Burundi nationals were Tuesday morning arrested at Merile area along Isiol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Four Burundi nationals were Tuesday morning arrested at Merile area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway, Isiolo County while headed to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab militia. Police say the men had traveled from Bujumbura to Kenya as tourists. They then... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AP Officer Dies, 6 Hurt After Car Runs Over IED in LamuBy Kalume Kazungu and Mohamed Ahmed An Administration Police officer has died
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Kalume Kazungu and Mohamed Ahmed An Administration Police officer has died with six others being injured after a vehicle they were travelling in ran over a homemade bomb in Mararani, Lamu County. The explosive is believed to have been planted by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabaab Claims Killing 30 Soldiers in Balad Hawo AttackSomali government forces have regained control of a town on the border with Ken
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Somali government forces have regained control of a town on the border with Kenya after al Shabaab militants stormed an army base there on Monday, causing heavy clashes in which at least 17 people died, the military said. Islamist insurgents... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Car Bomb in Mogadishu Kills One, Injures NineNine people who were wounded in the attack had been rushed to hospitals for tre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nine people who were wounded in the attack had been rushed to hospitals for treatment. No group has so far claimed credit for the bombing in Mogadishu, that becomes the latest in series of attacks in the seaside capital, some claimed by Al sha... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Agents Destroy 3 Al-Shabaab Camps in Boni ForestOfficers conducting the ongoing multi-agency security Operation Linda Boni in L
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Officers conducting the ongoing multi-agency security Operation Linda Boni in Lamu have discovered and destroyed three key Al-Shabaab hideouts at Lango la Simba in Witu Division of Lamu West. Speaking during a security meeting at Mahrus Hotel in... Read more
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Perth Now
Why al-Qaida is still strong 16 years onSIXTEEN years ago, on September 11, 2001, al-Qaida conducted the most destructi
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
SIXTEEN years ago, on September 11, 2001, al-Qaida conducted the most destructive terrorist attack in history. An unprecedented onslaught from the U.S. followed. One-third of al-Qaida’s leadership was killed or captured in the following year. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Journalists Wounded in Suicide BombingA suicide bombing on Sunday 10 September in the central Somalian town of Beledw
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A suicide bombing on Sunday 10 September in the central Somalian town of Beledweyne has killed at least 6 people and wounded over 15 others, including 3 journalists. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), along with its affiliate... Read more
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Breitbart
Allies al-Qaeda, Taliban Stronger Despite 6,786 U.S. Military Fatalities, 52,570 Injuries Since 9/11Al-Qaeda and the Afghan Taliban, the jihadi allies responsible for the Septembe
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
Al-Qaeda and the Afghan Taliban, the jihadi allies responsible for the September 11, 2001, attacks on the American homeland, have grown stronger in the last 16 years despite the thousands of U.S. military casualties from the ongoing fight against the... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
News Analysis: Why al-Qaida is still strong 16 years after 9/11Al-Qaida forged an alliance with al-Shabaab in Somalia, but did not publicly an
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Al-Qaida forged an alliance with al-Shabaab in Somalia, but did not publicly announce it or ask al-Shabaab to change its name. Bin Laden justified to al-Shabaab’s leader the shift to a less visible form of alliance as a way to prevent an increase in... Read more
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Salon.com
Why al-Qaida is still strong, 16 years after 9/11This article was originally published on Sixteen years ago, on September 11, 2
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
This article was originally published on Sixteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, al-Qaida conducted the most destructive terrorist attack in history. An unprecedented onslaught from the U.S. followed. One-third of al-Qaida’s leadership was killed... Read more
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Market Watch
16 years after 9/11, al Qaeda is still strongSixteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, al Qaeda conducted the most destructive t
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
Sixteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, al Qaeda conducted the most destructive terrorist attack in history. An unprecedented onslaught from the U.S. followed. One-third of al Qaeda’s leadership was killed or captured in the following year. The group... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police on Red Alert in Mandera As Al-Shabaab Attack BullahawaPolice in Mandera town are on a red alert after Al-Shabaab attacked and routed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Police in Mandera town are on a red alert after Al-Shabaab attacked and routed security officers out of Bullahawa, a neigbouring township in Somalia. At least six officers of Somalia National Army and a six-year-old boy were injured in the overnight... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Death Toll From Sunday's Suicide Attack in Beledweyne Rises to 7in Beledweyne city. At least 15 people, including three local journalists were
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in Beledweyne city. At least 15 people, including three local journalists were among the wounded. The al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab group said it was behind Sunday's attack. Beledweyne, is strategic city connecting south and north of Somalia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabab Fighters Briefly Seize Beled Hawo After Dawn AttackHeavily armed Al shabaab militants have briefly retaken the control of Beled Ha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Heavily armed Al shabaab militants have briefly retaken the control of Beled Hawo town near Somali border with Kenya following a dawn attack on Monday morning. Local residents, told Radio Shabelle that the town fell into Al Shabaab hands after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Police Officer Killed, 2 Injured in Al-Shabaab Attack in Lamutwo others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling ran over an i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
two others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the coastal Lamu County on Sunday evening. Coast regional police commander Larry Kieng on Monday confirmed the incident which took... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Shabaab Attacks Mandera Town, Clashes With Kenyan PoliceA fierce gun battle was reported between police and Al Shabaab terrorists in Ma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A fierce gun battle was reported between police and Al Shabaab terrorists in Mandera Town Monday morning. Police say this followed a dawn attack in Bullahawa where several people - including the attackers are believed to have been killed. Mandera... Read more
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