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Al Qaeda members land in Somalia from Yemen: govt

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At least 12 al Qaeda members have crossed from Yemen into Somalia in the last two weeks, bringing money and military expertise...

Somali pirate killed in cargo ship hijack shooting

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A suspected Somali pirate was killed during shooting between pirates and armed guards on board a Panamanian-flagged ship, a maritime official and...

Somali rebels join forces in cyberspace: UN report

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Armed rebel groups in Somalia are using the Internet for fundraising and recruitment, and they achieve better results through the Web than...

Somali Sufi militia joins government to fight rebels

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Somalia's government has agreed to bring one of the country's militia groups on board ahead of an expected military push against Islamist...

Rising piracy may prompt more joint naval action: NATO

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The number and scope of pirate attacks is seen increasing worldwide and could trigger more joint military operations to keep shipping lanes...

Somali tied to Islamists worked with two UN agencies

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A Somali businessman linked to Islamist rebels who likely received a ransom paid for kidnapped French aid workers was a contractor for...

AU to hold meetings on Somalia and Madagascar: official

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The spokesperson for the African Union (AU) says the continental body will soon hold special meetings to address the political and security...

Kenya seeks Israel’s help against jihadists

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Kenyan Minister George Saitoti met his counterpart in Jerusalem last week, Minister for Public Security, Yitzchak Aharonovich and the two discussed their...

Iranian Proxies: An Intricate and Active We

For the past few years, STRATFOR has been carefully following the imbroglio over the Iranian nuclear weapons program and efforts by the...

Kenya tightens security on porous Somalia border

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Kenya has increased security on its porous desert border with Somalia ahead of an expected offensive by government forces there that could...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...