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Al-Shabab Official Threatens Pro-Islamic State Fighters

For months, a struggle has brewed within Somali militant group al-Shabab over whether to shift loyalties from longtime ally al-Qaida to Islamic State. The dispute intensified this week, after Shabab fighters ambushed and shot dead one of the group's veteran officials, Sheikh Hussein Abdi Gedi, after he reportedly tried to convince members to make the switch.  Four others died in the attack. Now, the head of al-Shabab in the Lower Shabelle region, Abu Abdalla, has issued a...

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