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Twenty-three dead, over 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack, Al-Shabab claims responsibility

Al-Shabab often targets high-profile areas of Mogadishu. It has not commented on the massive attack two weeks ago; experts have said the death toll was so high that the group hesitated to further anger Somali citizens as its pursues its insurgency.

Somalia's al Shabaab militants say kill 17 in attack on military base outside capital

"After morning prayer today, two Mujahideen rammed into Barire military base with suicide car bombs. We killed 17 soldiers and took seven technical vehicles," Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab’s military operation spokesman told Reuters on Friday.

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Hostages held, at least 17 dead in car bombing outside Somalia restaurant: Al Shabab claims responsibility

The restaurant is just meters away from another one, Posh Treats, that is frequented by the city's elite.

US strikes hit Somalia training camp; drone report previewed

Multiple drones and manned aircraft launched missiles and bombs on the site, called Raso Camp, which the US had been watching for several weeks, said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman.

Somalia: Gunmen attack hotel, extremist group al-Shabab claims responsibility

No casualties have been reported so far.

Two killed in extremist attack on cars in Kenya's north: official

Two people died in the Kenya attacks in northern Mandera County when gunmen believed to be Somalia's al-Shabab rebels shot at a bus and truck headed for Mandera town.

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Al-Shabab video shows killings of African Union troops

The video, reported Tuesday by SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi activities, shows armed fighters rampaging through what looks like a camp for Ugandan troops, who form part of the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia.

Death toll in Al Shabab suicide truck bomb attack in main Somali hotel rises to 13

The attack comes as Somali forces backed by troops from the African Union have launched an offensive, dubbed Operation Jubba Corridor, to push al-Shabab out of its last strongholds.

Somalia's al Shabab kills 10 in two Mogadishu hotels

The Somali Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, which has vowed to step up attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, claimed responsibility for the attacks.

5 wounded in militant attack on Kenyan police by Al-Shabab groups

Al-Shabab has carried out several attacks in Kenya in retaliation for Kenya's military involvement in Somalia.

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