Half of Somalia’s population is now reliant on emergency aid. Attacks by al-Shabab, as well as the government’s strikes against them, are causing people to flee their homes in droves. Many of them seek refuge in camps in the capital, Mogadishu.
Thousands returned to the site of the country's worst terror attack six days later. The US has stepped up the number of drone strikes inside Somalia since the beginning of the year.
A woman fled with her children to Somalia's capital Mogadishu, after her husband is killed and her village burnt down. She thought she'd reached a safe haven. Instead, she's raped at the refugee camp.
A 10-hour siege by al-Shabab militants at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu has ended. At least 23 people were killed, including government officials.
The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US's African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.
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