25 Al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

 At least 25 Al Shabaab militants were killed by government troops in Hiran region of Somalia, military officials said.

Government troops attacked at base in northern Mali

Three attackers were killed in a firefight and two others captured after an assault on a Malian army base in Boulkessi on Wednesday, Malian officials said.

Somali Shebab say 18 dead in attack on government troops

Somalia`s hardline Islamists reported heavy fighting on Saturday in battles against government and African Union troops in the central Hiran region.

Government troops advance in Syria`s largest city

Syrian troops advanced in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Monday in what appears to be an attempt to lay siege to rebel-held parts of the country`s largest city, activist said.

15 killed in inter-clan fighting in Somalia

A clan elder in
Somalia says a fight over land rights between two rival clans
has killed at least 15 people.