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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...

al Shabaab confirms al Qaeda link

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Somalia's hardline al Shabaab insurgents have agreed to join forces with a smaller southern militia and both groups professed their loyalty to...

Six reported killed in Somali capital fighting

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Islamist insurgents fired mortar bombs at the presidential palace in the Somali capital overnight, prompting return fire by troops that killed at...

African summit hears world ignoring Somalia crisis

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The worsening crisis in Somalia is as big a threat to global security as Afghanistan but is being ignored by the world....

Somali hardline rebels threaten Kenya

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Somalia's hardline al Shabaab rebels threatened to attack neighbouring Kenya following a crackdown on Somalis in the capital Nairobi, according to a...

Somali money transfer firms used to fund war: c banker

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Somalia's central bank governor says rebel groups are using informal money transfers to fund their operations and that people in the war-torn...

Some 63 000 Somalis already uprooted by fighting this year

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An estimated 63 000 people have been displaced from their homes in Somalia in just the first few weeks of this year...

Somali MPs arrested in Kenya

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The Somali embassy in Kenya has confirmed the arrest of 12 Somali Members of Parliament who are among about 400 people arrested...

State Security looking at Somali threat

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South Africa's intelligence agencies have reportedly stepped up their surveillance of possible terrorist threats to the country and June's World Cup, with...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...