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Ahmed Abdi Godane
Have New Leader
After US Airstrike
Sep 6, 2014 3:01 PM CDT
Al-Shabab Militants Have New Leader After US Airstrike
Attack killed former spiritual leader Ahmed Abdi Godane
- Somalian Islamic extremist rebels al-Shabab named Abu Ubeid Ahmed Omar to be their new leader following the killing of the previous leader by a US airstrike , said a commander of the group. The Somali militants unanimously selected Omar today at a meeting in an undisclosed location in Somalia, said rebel...
US Unleashed 'Earthquake'
Strike on al-Shabab
Sep 2, 2014 7:48 AM CDT
US Unleashed 'Earthquake' Strike on al-Shabab
Target may have been Somali militants' 'spiritual leader'
- The US says it carried out an operation against Islamic extremists in Somalia yesterday, but the military hasn't released other details of the strike on the al-Shabab network. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," a Pentagon...
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