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US Confirms Death of Al-Shabab Leader

The U.S. government has confirmed the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of Somali militant group al-Shabab. A statement from the White House on Friday said the Defense Department has confirmed that Godane is dead as a result of a U.S. military airstrike in Somalia "over the weekend." Witnesses had reported that a U.S. drone launched missiles at leaders of al-Shabab in southern Somalia on Monday. Godane had led al-Shabab since 2008.  The United States offered a...

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