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Somalia’s Civil War Continues

February 29, 2012

Kenyan Airstrikes Drive al-Shabab Terrorists From Somalia Strongholds — Washington Times

KAMPALA, Uganda — After months of delay often bogged down in muddy fields, Kenyan troops are finding their footing to become a valuable asset in the fight against al-Shabab terrorists in Somalia.

About 1,500 Kenyan soldiers crossed Somalia’s eastern border in October without approval from African Union peacekeepers, who were there to support a shaky transitional government in a lawless nation gripped in turmoil for more than 20 years.

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More News On Somalia’s Civil War

Somalia: Thousands Flee to Mogadishu After Afgoye Fighting —
Blast kills 3 at Mogadishu football match — News24
Nervously, world powers eye greater Somalia action — Defense Web/Reuters
Somalia’s Shabab occupy beloved “Mama Hawa” camp — Toronto Star
Somali PM hopes to see Shebab fighters gone soon — AFP
UN team out to verify needs of Kenya forces — Daily Nation
Analysis – Somali reform rush may be militant lifeline — Reuters
Somalia’s President: Still the ‘best hope,’ or leader of a failed state? — Michelle Shephard, Toronto Star