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Somali jihadists attack military base in Kenya
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Somali jihadists attack military base in Kenya

Jihadis from Somalia’s Al-Shabaab group on Sunday stormed a military base used by US forces in Kenya’s coastal Lamu region,…
Aid groups warn against Kenya’s UN bid to sanction Al-Shabaab
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Aid groups warn against Kenya’s UN bid to sanction Al-Shabaab

Kenya is urging the UN to list Al-Shabaab under the same sanctions as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, but foreign…
Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops
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Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops

Deployed in one of the world’s most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing…
Kenya bomber’s journey offers cautionary tale of intel. failures
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Kenya bomber’s journey offers cautionary tale of intel. failures

NAIROBI/MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) – The bomber who blew himself up outside a Nairobi hotel last week, launching an attack that…
Kenya repels another suspected al-Shabaab attack: police
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Kenya repels another suspected al-Shabaab attack: police

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan police have thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al-Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company in…
15 killed in ongoing attack on Nairobi hotel complex
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15 killed in ongoing attack on Nairobi hotel complex

Fifteen people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday,…
New al-Shabab video calls Trump ‘brainless-billionaire’
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New al-Shabab video calls Trump ‘brainless-billionaire’

The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a “brainless billionaire” as his…
Death toll rises to 39 in Mogadishu bombing
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Death toll rises to 39 in Mogadishu bombing

The toll has climbed to 39 dead in an unusually deadly suicide bombing at the weekend in the Somali capital…
Somali Islamist militants kill six in Kenya attack
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Somali Islamist militants kill six in Kenya attack

Islamist militants from the Somali group al Shabaab killed six people in an attack in northeast Kenya on Thursday, the…
Robed women petrol-bomb police station in Kenya’s Mombasa
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Robed women petrol-bomb police station in Kenya’s Mombasa

Three robed women tricked their way into a Mombasa police station where they stabbed one officer and set fire to…
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