Former Al-Shabab terror group members take part in a reintegration project - under watchful eyes. They have given up firearms to learn a profession outside of crime.
A car bomb in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least five people and wounded dozens. Al Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for the Sunday attack. The death toll is expected to rise.
At least 18 people have died after gunmen posing as soldiers stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital after detonating a car bomb outside another. The militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The Pentagon estimates that eight militants were killed in the attack, which both the US and Somalia deemed a success. A limited US military presence in the Horn of Africa has been battling militants there for years.
Officials say Kenyan troops taking part in an AU mission in Somalia have attacked an al-Shabab camp in the south, killing 52 militants. Kenya has claimed several recent successes against the group.
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