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Missile strike kills Somali rebels

A missile strike killed four Al-Qaeda allied Shebab rebels in war-torn southern Somalia, officials and witnesses said Friday. “An Al-Qaeda commander was targeted in Lower Shabelle early on Friday morning, a missile

Islamist rebels under attack in Somalia

Heavy fighting broke out in Somalia’s anarchic capital Thursday after African Union-backed Somali troops advanced on holdout Islamist Shebab positions, officials and witnesses said. The fighting was centered in the northwest Deynile