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(Kenya/Al Shabab) The Kenyans robbed of their families by al-Shabab (Al Jazeera)

 Amina* sits close to the edge of her modest home in Garissa, a county in northern Kenya bordering Somalia. Her 15-year-old daughter is standing opposite her, reading a newspaper lying on the ground. “Go inside and start washing the house,” Amina, wearing a navy blue hijab, instructs her daughter. “Make sure you clean all the rooms and arrange the furniture as discussed before guests arrive.”

*Name changed to protect their identity

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(USA/Somalia/al-Shabab) Somalia Fears New US Airstrike Guidance Is Benefiting al-Shabab (VoA)

Harun Maruf, Jeff Seldin

A key U.S. partner in the fight against terrorism is growing increasingly uneasy about the Biden administration’s new guidance on the use of drones and airstrikes, concerned that the changes are giving an already emboldened al-Qaida affiliate more room to operate.

https://www.voanews.com/usa/somalia-fears-new-us-airstrike-guidance-benefiting-al-shabab