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  1. Somalia on high alert over Al Shabaab chief deathRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    Somali government on Saturday said it's on high alert for possible retaliatory attacks following the US drone attack targeting Al Shabaab's leader on Monday. After nearly a week of silence, the radical group said Ahmed Abdi Godane, 37, was killed in the US drone attack in the Lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia.

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  2. Al-Shabab names new leader after previous chief killed by U.S. airstrikeRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | UAport

    Hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area, south of Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb.17, 2011.

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  3. Ahmad Umar named al-Shabab's new leaderRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Somalia's Islamist militant group al-Shabab has appointed Ahmad Umar as successor to its former leader Ahmed Abdi Godane who was killed in ...

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  4. Somalia's Shebab rebels appoint new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants on Saturday announced the appointment of a successor to their former leader who was killed in a US air strike. The Shebab militant group claimed responsibility for the September 2013 massacre in the Kenyan capital's Westgate mall, a four-day seige in which at least 67 people were killed The group also vowed to avenge the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane and said they would continue their fight to topple the country's internationally-backed government.

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  5. Al-Shabab names new leader after U.S. airstrike kills predecessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | CBC News

    ... change their alliance and become allied to the Islamic State group operating in Syria and Iraq. (Associated Press) Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, named a new leader Saturday after confirming the killing of their previous leader by a ...

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  6. Al Shabaab warns of revenge after leader killed in U.S. strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | CNews

    The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab confirmed on Saturday that its leader Ahmed Godane had been killed in a U.S. air strike this week and named a new leader, promising "great distress" to its enemies. U.S. forces struck Godane's encampment in south-central Somalia with Hellfire missiles and laser-guided munitions on Monday, but the Pentagon did not confirm his death until Friday.

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  7. Somalia's al-Shabab Names New LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Somalia's al-Shabab militant group has confirmed the death of its leader in a U.S. airstrike and named his successor. U.S. officials ...

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  8. US confirms death of Somalia terror group leaderRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    U.S. airstrikes earlier this week killed the leader of the al-Shabab terrorist group in Somalia, the Pentagon said Friday. President Barack Obama said the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane demonstrated U.S. counterterrorism resolve and was an example of his deliberate approach to dismantling al-Qaida affiliated groups.

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  9. .com | Somalia's Shebaab rebels appoint new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | News24

    Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked Shebaab militants on Saturday announced the appointment of a successor to their former leader who was killed in a US air strike. The group also vowed to avenge the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane and said they would continue their fight to topple the country's internationally-backed government.

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  10. Somalia Terror Group Names New Leader Following Al-Shabab DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | KRON 4

    A commander of the Somali-based extremist group, al-Shabab, says a new leader has been appointed following Monday's killing of Ahmed Abdi Godane in a U.S. airstrike. Godane and other al-Shabab officials were killed by a U.S. airstrike Monday hit the car in which he was traveling.

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  11. Somalia's Al Shabab Confirms Leader Ahmed Godane Is DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Switched

    A commander of Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, confirms that the leader of the terror group was killed in a U.S. airstrike. Abu Mohammed said Saturday the militants were meeting at an undisclosed location to pick the successor to Ahmed Abdi Godane.

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  12. Killing Godane, Chasing ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | New Yorker

    ... had led the Shabaab as the group sought to impose an extreme form of sharia law in the areas it controlled inside Somalia-effectively, most of the hinterland. (The BBC has a good map .) Godane was prominent on the State Department's "Rewards for ...

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  13. Somalia's Shabaab confirm leader's killing in U.S. airstrike, name new headRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... as residents watch during an attack in Mogadishu August 31, 2014. REUTERS/Feisal Omar MOGADISHU, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Somalia's al Qaeda-linked Islamists on Saturday confirmed for the first time that their leader Ahmed Godane was killed in a U.S. ...

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  14. Minnesota boyhood pals drawn to fatal jihadi pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... "This is the real Disneyland," Kastigar said with a grin in a video shot after he joined Islamist militants in Somalia in late 2008. McCain wrote on Twitter in June 2014, after he left the United States to fight with the Islamic State extremist ...

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  15. Somali militants attack AU troops; nation on alert after Al-Shabaab deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Somali Islamist militants ambushed African Union peacekeeping troops in southwestern Somalia on Saturday, a local official and a resident said - an attack that came as Somali officials braced for possible retaliation after the U.S. announcement that it killed Al-Shabaab's leader . Al-Shabaab militants attacked a convoy carrying Ethiopian AU troops in two locations between the towns of Qansahdheere and Burdhubo, said Hassan Mohamud Ali, district commissioner of the latter town.

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  16. U.S. confirms Al Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane killed in airstrikeRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    The Pentagon has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, leader of al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has been killed in Somalia in a United States airstrike that was carried out on Monday this week. According to the BBC, the airstrike had destroyed a vehicle and encampment in the southern area of Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

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  17. Somalia Braces for Retaliation After Al-Shabab Leader's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Time

    Hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area south of Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 17, 2011. Officials in Somalia have placed the country on high alert in anticipation of retaliatory attacks after the U.S. confirmed Friday it killed the leader of al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-affiliated militant group operating in the country.

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  18. Somalia Airstrike Targeted al-Shabab Leader, Camp, Official SaysRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Manned and unmanned aircraft operated by U.S. special operations forces participated in an airstrike yesterday in Somalia that destroyed an al-Shabab encampment and a vehicle located at that camp, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today.

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  19. U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of ...Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, and EU Ambassador to Somalia Appeal for All Armed Forces to Withdraw from Saaxdheer, Sool Region.

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  20. Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | AlertNet

    A Somaliland resident with his face painted in their national colours joins a procession during celebrations to mark the 22nd anniversary of Somaliland's self-declared independence from the larger Somalia, in Hargeisa May 18, 2013.

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