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  • 00:49 Chinese Official Killed In Al Shabaab Attack

    Chinese Official Killed In Al Shabaab Attack

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    A Chinese armed officer is among 15 people killed when Somalian Al-Shabaab insurgents launched a car bomb attack on a heavily guarded hotel in the capital Mogadishu. Dozens were injured, including three Chinese nationals. The Chinese armed officer was tra

  • 2:00:52 Taking Back Somalia

    Taking Back Somalia

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    African Union and Somali troops forced Al-Shabaab militants out of Barawe, the last stronghold in Somalia. Please Subscribe To Our Channel: Website Like . African Union and Somali troops forced Al-Shabaab militants out of Barawe, the last stronghold in So

  • 01:25 Somalia: Al Shabaab Driven From Two Major Strongholds In Recent Weeks

    Somalia: Al Shabaab Driven From Two Major Strongholds In Recent Weeks

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    Somali militant group Al Shabaab has been driven from two major strongholds in recent weeks. That's part of an attempt by African Union and Somali forces to liberate the so-called Juba Valley corridor - which leads to the strategic southern port of Kismay

  • 00:50 At Least 18 Killed In Somalia Bombings

    At Least 18 Killed In Somalia Bombings

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    At least 18 people were killed in Somalia on Saturday in two bomb attacks carried out by suspected al-Shabaab militants in the south of the country and the capital Mogadishu.

  • 02:12 Humanitarian Aid Needed In Somali Despite Calm In Diinsoor Town

    Humanitarian Aid Needed In Somali Despite Calm In Diinsoor Town

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    Somalia comes under increasing attacks; some regions are savouring victories of AMISOM and Somali forces, against Al-shabaab. A sense of calm has now engulfed the recently liberated towns of Diinsoor and Bardheere. Leslie Mirungu reports

  • 02:02 Somalia Unrest: Al-Shabaab Militants Take Towns

    Somalia Unrest: Al-Shabaab Militants Take Towns

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    In Somalia, Al Shabaab has reportedly taken control of a third town - apparently after African Union forces withdrew. The militants have been retaking towns in south-western Somalia since Friday. AMISOM forces withdrew from Buqda town late on Saturday - l

  • 02:15 Women  In Mogadishu Protest Against Al Shabaab

    Women In Mogadishu Protest Against Al Shabaab

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    Hundreds of women have protested in the capital Mogadishu against Al Shabab. The demonstration follows a spate of attacks by the militant group. Abdulaziz Billow reports.

  • 01:59 Somalia Fights Gender Based Violence

    Somalia Fights Gender Based Violence

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    Somalia has been making steady progress in restoring stability and fighting off Al-shabaab militants but now its government is taking on what could be a far tougher battle to put a stop to the endemic violence there against women. From Mogadishu, CCTV's A

  • 01:24 Somalia President Optimistic That Al-Shabaabis Coming To An End

    Somalia President Optimistic That Al-Shabaabis Coming To An End

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    Somalia's president says the war against Al-Shabaab is almost won, despite a string of recent attacks by the Al Qaeda-linked group. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says the fight is in its, quote last stages and that people should focus now on rebuilding

  • 02:35 Kenyan Forces In Operation To Flush Out Al Shabaab

    Kenyan Forces In Operation To Flush Out Al Shabaab

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    A major anti-terror operation is underway on Kenya's border with Somalia. The target is suspected Al Shabaab fighters, who are thought to have taken refuge in Kenya's Boni Forest. Kenyan troops are trying to flush them out. But ordinary people also are be

  • 00:54 Al-Shabab Admits To Killing Somali President's Nephew

    Al-Shabab Admits To Killing Somali President's Nephew

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    Somali militant group Al Shabab has shot dead the nephew of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. The attack happened in the capital Mogadishu. CCTV's Abdulaziz Billow reports

  • 01:16 Al Shabab Warns It Plans More Strikes In Mogadishu

    Al Shabab Warns It Plans More Strikes In Mogadishu

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    At least four people have been killed in a suicide bombing close to the presidential palace. The target was a Mogadishu restaurant popular with journalists. There's been no claim of responsibility. But Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabab has warned it plans mor

  • 01:22 WFP Denies It's Supplying Food To Somali Militants

    WFP Denies It's Supplying Food To Somali Militants

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    The UN's food agency has dismissed claims that it's been ferrying food to Somali militants Al Shabab. Kenyan officials detained three trucks belonging to the World Food Programme earlier this week. They claim the aid was headed into the militants' hands.

  • 03:51 Al-Shabaab Claim Responsibility For Attack Near Ugaas Khalif Airport

    Al-Shabaab Claim Responsibility For Attack Near Ugaas Khalif Airport

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    There have been calls for increased security measures at local airports in Somalia, after authorities in Beledweyne foiled a possible attack on a passenger jet. The Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for that attack that didn't cause much damage. But exper

  • 00:51 Al-Shabaab Suffers More Loses

    Al-Shabaab Suffers More Loses

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    Jihadist group Al-Shabaab has suffered more heavy losses, this time in central Somalia. Officials there say the militants include foreign fighters. Authorities say 38 militants were killed and 61 caught, and Galmadug's president credits locals for the def

  • 00:59 More Than 20 People Killed In Attack In Somalia

    More Than 20 People Killed In Attack In Somalia

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    Al-Shabaab militants have targeted an army base in central Somalia. More than 20 people were killed, including soldiers and miltiants. The attack took place in EL-Hareri. Officials say 18 militants, 5 soldiers, and a civilian died. Somalia has made signif

  • 03:29 Al-Shabaab Aims At Disrupting Coming Elections

    Al-Shabaab Aims At Disrupting Coming Elections

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    Despite losing a huge chunk of territory, Somali militant group al-Shabaab has increased its attacks in Somalia and neighbouring Kenya. AS the country prepares for presidential elections, CCTV's Robert Nagila talked to a regional expert on the prevailing

  • 01:46 AU Warns Withdrawal Of Ethiopian Troops Could Give Al-Shabaab Chance To Regroup

    AU Warns Withdrawal Of Ethiopian Troops Could Give Al-Shabaab Chance To Regroup

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    The African Union has warned against pulling troops out of Somalia. That follows Ethiopia's decision to withdraw its forces. The AU says a retreat will give Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab chance to regroup - and that will lead to a “catastrophe.” CCTV's Girum

  • 01:49 U.S. Says It Is Prepared To Maintain Financial & Military Aid In Somalia

    U.S. Says It Is Prepared To Maintain Financial & Military Aid In Somalia

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    The United States says it's prepared to deliver what it calls a "lasting defeat" to regional terrorist groups following reports this week of militant attacks in Somalia and Northeast Kenya. With more, here's our Washington Correspondent, Daniel Ryntjes

  • 02:39 Al-Shabaab Still Poses A Great Threat To Somali And AU Forces

    Al-Shabaab Still Poses A Great Threat To Somali And AU Forces

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    Al-Shabaab continues to pose a great security threat for Somali and African Union forces, especially in Mogadishu. The militant group was dislodged from the capital in 2011 but years later - it continues to wage a deadly campaign to overthrow the internat

  • 02:15 Al-Shabaab Poses Major Challenge To Historic Presidential Polls In Somalia

    Al-Shabaab Poses Major Challenge To Historic Presidential Polls In Somalia

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    A deadly bombing near the African Union headquarters has highlighted the ongoing security challenges in Somalia. At least seven people were killed and 17 others injured in two car bombs. Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility. CGTN's Abdulaziz Billow has t

  • 00:41 KDF Attack: AL-Shabaab Militants Claim They've Killed Dozens Of Kenyan Troops

    KDF Attack: AL-Shabaab Militants Claim They've Killed Dozens Of Kenyan Troops

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    Islamist group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly attack on Kenyan troops. However, the Kenya Defence Forces has refuted the claim. Spokesperson Paul Njuguna says soldiers are still battling the militants, and he's receiving regular

  • 01:34 Kenya Defence Forces Under Attack

    Kenya Defence Forces Under Attack

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    Kenya contributes around 4-thousand troops to the 22-thousand strong African Union mission in Somalia. Since 2011, they've helped drive al-Shabaab out of major towns and cities. But the group continues to launch deadly guerrilla-style attacks. Last year s

  • 02:04 Al-Shabaab Overrun AU Military Base

    Al-Shabaab Overrun AU Military Base

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    Al-Shabaab on Friday overran an African Union military base along the border with Kenya. The attack on Kulbiyow town that lies on the border between Somalia and Kenya came less than a week after Kenyan and Jubbaland regional forces seized a nearby town kn

  • 01:36 Al-Shabaab Executes People Accused Of Spying For Western Agencies

    Al-Shabaab Executes People Accused Of Spying For Western Agencies

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    Onto Somalia now where al-Shabaab has executed four of its fighters suspected of spying. That's according to the pro-al-Shabaab website, Somali Memo. CGTN's Abdulaziz Billow has more from Mogadishu.

  • 05:08 Kenya Declares Dusk-to-dawn Curfew In Response To Al Shabaab Attacks

    Kenya Declares Dusk-to-dawn Curfew In Response To Al Shabaab Attacks

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    Kenya's acting Interior minister Dr. Fred Matiangi has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in response to a barrage Al Shabaab attacks in parts of Lamu, Garissa and Tana River counties.