Tag Archives: AlShabab

#WorldPoli: Somali Forces Recapture Town After Brief Al-Shabab Seizure – #WorldPolitics

Somali security forces recaptured the town of Amaara in the central Galmudug region after al-Shabab militants briefly took over early Tuesday following a dawn attack. The attack on Amaara and a subsequent roadside explosion in the same vicinity killed at least six people, including four Somali soldiers. Witnesses and officials …

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#WorldPoli: Security Experts Warn Al-Shabab May Try to Emulate Taliban in Somalia – #WorldPolitics

MOGADISHU – The Taliban’s swift takeover of Afghanistan has raised concerns that it could encourage other Islamist militant groups around the world, such as al-Shabab in Somalia. Experts warn that when and if international forces there try to hand over security to the Somali government, the world could see a …

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#WorldPoli: Somali Governor Says AU Soldiers Killed Civilians After Al-Shabab Ambush – #WorldPolitics

Forces belonging to the Africa Union Mission in Somalia have shot and killed seven civilians following an ambush by al-Shabab militants last week, a Somali governor told VOA Somali. The governor of the Lower Shabelle region, Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur, said he confirmed through meetings with local residents that five farmers …

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