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  • U.S. military secretly sent small team of advisors to Somalia

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. military secretly sent a small team of advisors to Somalia last month to assist with operations against militants, the first time U.S. troops have been stationed there since two helicopters were shot down and 18 American...
  • Kenya mall attack: Death toll hits 39; reports of Americans injured

    This post has been corrected. See bottom for details. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- At least 39 people were killed and 150 injured Saturday when masked gunmen stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, shooting people and taking...
  • Kenya mall attack: Al Shabab claims responsibility; up to 30 killed

    Kenya mall attack: Al Shabab claims responsibility; up to 30 killed
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group Al Shabab claimed responsibility on Twitter on Saturday for an attack on a Nairobi, Kenya, shopping mall that killed at least 11 people and as many as 30, according to conflicting...
  • U.S. forces carry out raids in Somalia and Libya targeting terror suspects

    WASHINGTON -- Navy SEALs carried out a predawn raid Saturday against a suspected Shabab leader in Somalia who is believed to have planned the group's deadly attack last month on a shopping mall in Kenya, two U.S. officials said. Also Saturday, a...
  • U.S. targets Al Qaeda, Shabab leaders in Libya, Somalia

    WASHINGTON — U.S. forces conducted raids in Somalia and Libya on Saturday targeting suspected militant leaders, including one tied to the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in East Africa. In an unusual operation in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,...
  • Shabab's brutal warlord sent a message with Kenya mall attack

     Shabab's brutal warlord sent a message with Kenya mall attack
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The Somali warlord who claims responsibility for last month's shopping mall attack in Kenya is a man so ruthless and ambitious that even hardened militants fear him. According to some Islamist fighters in Somalia,...
  • Sudan and South Sudan reach deal on oil transit dispute

     
    Sudan and South Sudan reach oil deal: Uneasy neighbors, Sudan and South Sudan reached a deal on oil transit fees, Friday, a day after the expiry of a UN Security Council deadline for them to reach a deal or face sanctions, it was announced Saturday....
  • Somalia gets new parliament but still waiting for new president

     
    Somalia's new parliament was due to convene, but a scheduled presidential vote was not being held....
  • Police reportedly open fire on striking South African miners

     
    South African police opened fire Thursday on striking mine workers at a Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine northwest of Johannesburg, killing at least seven protesters, according to media reports....
  • Mogadishu marks its first peaceful Eid al-Fitr celebration in years

     
    Mogadishu, Somalia, is marking its first peaceful Eid al-Fitr celebration in years....
  • Must Reads: Foie gras, Mo Farah and a hotly debated memorial

     
    From Mogadishu runners to French fans of foie gras, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the week in global news....