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Sea assault on Somali rebel city Islamists al-Shabab ambush Ethiopia troops Somalia militants lose key town Somali militants threaten Kenya  Somali militant group Al-Shabab has warned Kenya to withdraw its troops from Somalia, or face bloody battles Amnesty offered to Somalia insurgents   Transitional government has offered a general amnesty to insurgent fighters in Mogadishu who surrender and promise to renounce violence Al-Shabab rebels leave Mogadishu Map of Mogadishu Somalia  Islamist rebels have pulled out of all positions in the Somali capital. President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed declared the rebels defeated Al Qaeda affiliate threatens starving 9 killed as AU advances on Somali militants 12 die as Islamists, AU forces fire shells Battle measure success in meters Heavy fighting flared in the Somali capital   A battle between government forces and Al-Shabaab rebels left 29 dead and scores injured   Bloody fighting hits Somali town   At least 47 people have been killed and 100 injured in fighting in the central Somali town. al-Shabab militants were in control for a few ho... Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed'
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B. 2017-10-28 Mogadishu: Deadly attacks rock capital Nasa Hablod Two, Mogadishu, Somalia
2. 2014-12-27 Top al-Shabab militant 'surrenders' Gedo, Somalia
D. 2014-12-25 AU troops fight off al-Shabab attack Mogadishu airport, Somalia
2014-10-05 Al-Shabab: Somali troops 'surround key port town' Barawe, Somalia
F. 2014-07-08 Militants, troops exchange fire at Somalia's presidential palace presidential palace, Mogadishu, Somalia
G. 2014-02-21 Somali presidential palace attacked Mogadishu, Somalia
H. 2014-02-14 Somalia arms 'diverted to al-Shabab' Somalia
8. 2013-10-04 Militant base 'attacked from sea' in Somalia Barawe, Somalia
9. 2013-09-12 American jihadi 'killed in Somalia' Dinsor, Somalia

AU forces 'rout Somali militants' Map of Kismayo Somalia
Mogadishu: Deadly attacks rock capital Map of Nasa Hablod Two Mogadishu Somalia  Security forces in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, have ended an 11-hour siege of a hotel stormed by armed militants of al-Shabab Top al-Shabab militant 'surrenders'   A top al-Shabab militant, Zakariya Ahmed Ismail Hersi, has given himself up, Somali officials say AU troops fight off al-Shabab attack Al-Shabab: Somali troops 'surround key port town' Map of Barawe Somalia  Somali government troops and African Union (AU) forces say they have surrounded the last coastal stronghold of the al-Shabab Islamist group Militants, troops exchange fire at Somalia's presidential palace Somali presidential palace attacked Map of Mogadishu Somalia  A huge car bomb has exploded at the gate of Somalia's presidential palace, followed by a fierce gun battle inside, officials say Somalia arms 'diverted to al-Shabab' Militant base 'attacked from sea' in Somalia   Unidentified foreign forces have launched a night-time raid on a militant base in the south Somali town of Barawe from the sea, reports say American jihadi 'killed in Somalia' At least 14 killed in attack on U.N. headquarters in Somalia Somali army captures key town from Al-Shabaab rebels Map of Jowhar Somalia

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  The Somali National Army, along with African Union troops, on launched a offensive against al Qaeda-linked rebels and captured the town of Jowhar
  Troops from the African Union and Somali army made significant gains in an assault on one of the final strongholds of an al Qaeda-linked militant group


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  US forces have 'likely killed' Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, a top al-Qaeda suspect, during a US military raid
May.22 Fierce battle in Somali capital Map of Mogadishu Somalia
  Pro-government forces have launched a major attack against Islamist militants controlling parts of the capital. At least 36 people were killed

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Mar.21 Bodies dragged as Mogadishu battles rage   The insurgents dragged soldiers' bodies through the streets before burning them on in heavy fighting that killed at least 13 people Jan.6   Fighters: We'll heed al Qaeda's call
Map of Mogadishu Somalia  The interim government indefinitely postponed plans to disarm Mogadishu, as hundreds of people burned tires

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Dec.20 Heavy fighting erupts  A deadline from Islamists for Ethiopia to withdraw troops from Somalia expired. There is a mortar fire at Daynunay Oct.22 Somalis flee as militamen gather  Residents of a town of Bur Haqaba are fearing renewed fighting between government forces and their rivals Sep.24 Islamists seized port of Kismayo  Islamist fighters have advanced to the outskirts of the only port outside their control in central and southern Somalia Jun.5 Islamists claim Mogadishu victory
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  An Islamist militia has seized the capital, after weeks of fighting against an alliance of warlords backed by the US
May.25 Battle intensifies for Mogadishu  Islamic militiamen have taken key points in the capital, as fighting intensifies with their rivals May.12 130 dead in fighting
  Battles between transitional government forces and Islamic fighters have killed mostly civilian bystanders Mar.23 Hundreds flee Mogadishu fighting  People have been fleeing the northern suburbs after 2 days of heavy fighting in the capital

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