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War in Sothern Somalia:Another town falls to Kenyan military

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 29,2011         Kenya Media
Saitoti: Kenya doesn’t intend to annex Somalia
Conflicting reports emerge over US role in war against militia
Kenya ‘not at war with Somalia’


 
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War in Southern Somalia:Somali Al-Shabaab threatens Kenya with retaliatory attacks

Friday, October 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 28,2011

MOGADISHU, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) — Somalia’s Islamist Al-Shabaab group on Thursday threatened to launch attacks on Kenya in retaliation to its incursion into the militant controlled southern Somalia. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Push to take Kismayu ‘is on course’ + Related News

Friday, October 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 28,2011              Kenya Media

Laban Walloga | Nation A Kenya Army jeep at the Ishakani border point in Kiunga as it heads for the battlefront in Somalia on October 27, 2011. Kenyan troops killed nine Al-Shabaab fighters and injured several others during an ambush. Photo:Nation Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:US planes join Kenyan battle

Sunday, October 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 23,2011
(Nation)

Al Shabaab militants were on the back foot on Saturday evening as they faced heavy bombardment from multiple fronts from a combined force of Kenyan troops, US drones, African Union peacekeepers and Transitional Federal Government fighters. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Kenya targets al Shabaab’s lifeline

Saturday, October 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 22,2011        Kenya Media &  ……………..Kismaayu & Kistaada  – naxash la’aan!!!!!!!!!!!

Kenyan military planners have targeted the capture of Kismayu and two nearby secondary ports to cut off billions of shillings earned by al Shabaab to finance their insurgency. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Kenyan MPs in camera session to discuss Al shabaab + Related News

Thursday, October 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 20,2011

“An estimated 102 militants have been killed in the operation” – KBC News
Jets hit al Shabaab, as rain delays march 
 

Stephen Mudiari | NATION Invisible soldier: Kenyan troops patrol the Liboi border with Somalia. One at the rear is well camouflaged in his uniform.

 
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Ground forces are preparing to eventually fight their way into town of Kismayu Read more…

Kenya:AU backs Kenyan military operation against Somali militia

Thursday, October 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 20,2011

By Ben Ochieng and Chrispinus Omar

NAIROBI, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) — The African Union is backing Kenya’ s military operation against Somalia’s militia group of Al Shabaab,Kenya’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Moses Wetangula said on Wednesday. Read more…