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REPORT: US EXPANDING ANTI-TERROR OPERATIONS IN DJIBOUTI

VOA News (26 Oct) A Washington newspaper reports the United States has sharply escalated its counter-terrorism operations at a military base in the East African nation of Djibouti. The Washington Post says unmanned drones on missions over Somalia and Yemen … Continue reading

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SOMALIA’S AL SHABAAB WEAKENED

Panhard AML 90(foreground) and Puma M26-15 MRAP(background)of the Kenya Army in Kismayo VOICE OF AMERICA (26 Oct) The militant group al-Shabab is losing ground rapidly to Somali government troops and allied Kenyan and African Union soldiers. Most recently, the group … Continue reading

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“HOW KENYA WON THE WAR” : WHY KDF STRATEGY IS SUCCEEDING IN CRUSHING AL SHABAAB (PT. 1)

STANDARD MEDIA GROUP Sunday, September 09 2012 By Peter Nguli The entry of Kenya Defence Forces into Somalia in October 2011 shocked the world; it was a case of a peaceful country up in arms after tolerating decades of suppression … Continue reading

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2 POLICEMEN INJURED IN BLAST IN NORTHERN KENYA

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police MANDERA, Kenya Sept. 15 (Xinhua) Two Kenyan policemen were injured on Saturday in an explosion in the northern town of Mandera bordering both Ethiopiaand war-ravaged Somalia, local authorities reported. The officers from … Continue reading

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BLAST ROCKS KENYAN CAPITAL, MORE THAN 30 HURT

General Julius Karangi, Kenya’s Chief of Defence Forces(l) with Yusuf Haji, Defence Minister * Blast targets shopping mall in Nairobi during lunch hour * Police investigate whether it was a bomb attack NAIROBI, May 28 (Reuters) An explosion tore through … Continue reading

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R-E-V-E-A-L-E-D: BOKO HARAM GOT 40 MILLION NAIRA (US$250,000) DONATION FROM ALGERIAN TERRORIST GROUP

Imam Abubakar Mohammed Shekau, Boko Haram leader PREMIUM TIMES (WORLD EXCLUSIVE) Emmanuel Ogala 13 May,2012 The extremist Boko Haram sect, which has since 2009 launched sustained attacks on security installations, places of worship, educational institutions and media outfits, recently got … Continue reading

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BIN LADEN FILES SUGGEST CONTACTS WITH BOKO HARAM, TALIBAN, AL-QAEDA

Boko Haram militants, screenshot from a 2010 video GUARDIAN(UK) Sun 29 Apr 2012 Documents found in the house where Osama bin Laden was killed a year ago show a close working relationship between top al-Qaida leaders and Mullah Omar, the … Continue reading

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