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Somalia: African Forces Capture Al-Shabaab Head Quarters

AFRICANGLOBE - Al-Shabaab headquarters in Somalia have been captured after a week of strikes by Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali troops. Kenya Defence Forces took over the capital of Gedo, Bardhere, on Thursday.

Ethiopian Troops Enter Somalia For Attack On Al-Shabab

AFRICANGLOBE- At least 3,000 Ethiopian troops have entered Somalia, reportedly for an attack on al-Shabab militants. Residents of the southwestern Gedo region said troops with tanks and armored vehicles began crossing the border Monday and have been seen in the town of Luq.

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Fails To Sway Somalis Against Ethiopian Troops

AFRICANGLOBE - Rather than take up arms and join al-Shabaab's fight against Ethiopian troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), residents of several towns in central Somalia are instead fleeing their homes in the dead of night.

Al-Shabaab’s Threat to Kenya

The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, released a message April 23 informing U.S. citizens in the country that it had received credible information regarding...

Ethiopian Troops Seize Main Rebel Town in Central Somalia

Ethiopian forces on Monday seized the main base of the Al Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents in central Somalia, the latest stronghold the extremists have lost...

Ethiopian and Somali Troops Push Al-Shabaab Out of Another Somali Town

Ethiopian and Somali troops seized a town in Somalia controlled by al-Shabaab militants who fled after battles with troops, residents said Thursday. Hundreds of residents...

Somali Residents Welcome Ethiopian Troops After al-Shabaab Defeat

After three years of killings and violence under the rule of al-Shabaab terrorists, residents of the Somali city of Baidoa said they were happy...

Somalia Headed Towards Peace: Ethiopian and Somali Troops Capture Al-Shabaab Headquarters

Ethiopian and Somali troops captured the central Somali town of Baidoa from al-Shabaab, the militant group linked to al-Qaeda, Ethiopian Foreign Ministry spokesman Dina...

Ethiopian Troops Push Al-Shabaab Out of Another Somali Town

Ethiopian troops backed by tanks wrested control of a town in southern Somalia on Tuesday from the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab terrorists. Addis Ababa sent...

Ethiopia Opens New Front Against Al-Shebab Terrorists

Witnesses in Somalia say columns of Ethiopian troops have crossed into the country and are marching toward key al-Shabab strongholds, apparently opening a new military front against the Islamist militant group. A government official, who wished to remain anonymous, confirmed the reports on Monday, saying the soldiers had reached the town of Luq in the southwest Gedo region.

Ethiopian Troops Reach Central Somalia

AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds of Ethiopian troops with tanks and artillery were reported to have reached on Saturday parts of Hiran region in central Somalia amid tensions run high in the area, reports and eyewitnesses said.