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Somalia makes gains against al-Shebab extremists

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Somalia's government has declared an all-out war against the militant group Al-Shabaab. Two clans in drought-afflicted central Somalia sparked a revolt against the group in July. In September, the Somali National Army and US-trained commandos joined the fray.
Published 2 months ago · Somalia

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The ‘total war’ against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Somalia’s government has declared “all-out war” against the militant group Al-Shabaab and adopted a multi-pronged counterterrorism effort which — despite some early headline-grabbing military gains — promises to be long and difficult. The dogged Al-Qaeda affiliate was driven from Somalia’s major cities a decade ago but retains swathes of countryside, where a coalition of armed […]

2 months ago·Nigeria
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Somalia makes gains against al-Shebab extremists

The new Somali strategy against al-Shebab militias combines military operations with ideological and economic measures

2 months ago·Pointe- Noire, Congo
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In Somalia, the government is engaged in a “total war” against al-Shabaab


2 months ago·Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Somalia wages 'total war' against Al-Shabaab

The latest fighting was sparked by two clan militias, sick of living under extreme islamist rule.

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