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News Topic - Somalia

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African leaders call for united front against terrorism after US strikes Al Shabab While speakers urged a stronger response to the militant group Al Shabab at the first African Union summit on terrorism, none called out last night's US airstrike on the Somalia-based group.
The Christian Science Monitor | 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Full Episode: GMA 9/2: Teens Escape Juvenile Detention Center in Tennessee US Launches Operation in Somalia to Target Al Qaeda; 'AK-47 Bandit' Appears to Resurface
ABC News | 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. strikes Somali militant camp in bid to kill al Shabaab leader MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A U.S. military airstrike in Somalia has targeted the leader of the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, Somali and U.S. officials said on Tuesday, but they added it may take time to determine whether Ahmed Abdi Godane was killed.
Reuters | 3 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pentagon: Attack Targeted Al-Shabab Leader U.S. defense officials confirm reports that leader of the terrorist group al-Shabab was the target of recent attack in Somalia. Carla Babb has more.
Voice of America | 4 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
WorldViews: The mysterious figure the U.S. targeted in Somalia While theworld was discussing U.S. strikes on the Islamic State in Iraq and debating the merits of actionwithin Syria last week, American officials were apparently planningmilitary action somewhere quite different:Barawe, Somalia. Read full article >&
Washington Post | 5 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Amid ISIS Threat, U.S. Strikes Target Terror Leader in Somalia As U.S. forces carry out a military operation in Somalia aimed at terrorist group al-Shabab, the threats the U.S. faces across the region intensify.
MSNBC | 6 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US Airstrike in Somalia Targeted Al Shabaab's Top Leader Ahmed Abdi Godane claimed responsibility for Kenya mall attack.
ABC News | 6 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US attempts to kill Al Shabab leader in Somalia It's not yet clear whether the US air strike killed Al Shabab leader Ahmed Godane. He's blamed for encouraging the group to branch out into international terrorism.
The Christian Science Monitor | 7 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US strike targets leader of Somali extremist group U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died. | 8 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
WBOC-TV 16 | 9 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Salisbury, Maryland