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article 20 April 2015 World, Somalia
UN van targeted by Al-Shabaab in Garowe, Somalia
Four Unicef staff killed in Somalia bomb attack

At least nine people, including four Unicef staff, are killed in an attack that has been claimed by militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia.

article 27 February 2015 UK, Somalia
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Jamal Osman by Security services and the road to radicalisation

It has been commented on that - like the Woolwich killers  the British security services had a file on Mohammed Emwazi. Here, Channel 4 News Africa reporter Jamal Osman describes his own experiences.

article 20 February 2015 World, Somalia
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Al-Shabaab targets politicians in Somalia suicide attack

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for the bombing of a hotel in central Mogadishu killing at least 10 people and injuring dozens of others, including Somalia's deputy prime minister.

video 23 December 2014 World, Somalia

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Three wise pirates? Today's frankincense trade - video

Almost 90 per cent of the age-old precious resin frankincense comes from rare trees in the hills of war-ravaged Somalia. But pirates are threatening to cut off local traders from their profits.

video 09 December 2014 World, Somalia

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Is the US overseeing torture in Somalia? - video

An exclusive report on allegations the CIA has been working closely with Somali forces in the interrogation and torture of suspected al-Shabaab members - the militant group linked to al-Qaeda.

article 22 November 2014 World, Somalia
The Islamist group al-Shabaab claims responsibility for killing 28 non-Muslims on a bus in Kenya. Witnesses said the gunmen spared Muslim passengers but ordered the rest off the bus to their death.
Kenya bus attack: 'non-Muslims singled out and shot'

The Islamist group al-Shabaab claims responsibility for killing 28 non-Muslims on a bus in Kenya. Witnesses said the gunmen spared Muslim passengers but ordered the rest off the bus to their death.

article 27 September 2014 UK, Somalia
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Jamal Osman by Joining the police crack-down on banned drug khat

Popular among East African communities, the amphetamine-like drug khat was outlawed in the UK in June. Channel 4 News joined police in a crackdown on sellers.

article 05 July 2014 World, Somalia
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Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for car bomb in Somalia

Al-Shabaab militants, who threatened to step up attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, say they were behind a blast that killed four people near the Somali parliament building.

article 17 June 2014 Somalia
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Jamal Osman by Who should govern Somalia: Somalis or the UN?

Al-Shabaab's attack on Kenya over the past two nights, in which more than 60 were killed, shows the group still poses serious threat to the region's stability, writes Jamal Osman.

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