Somali Islamist insurgents make gains as government and allies fall out

MOGADISHU, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Somali Islamists have captured a town in the semi-autonomous central state of Galmudug, residents said, part of a string of incursions underscoring the group’s gains amid divisions between the central government and its erstwhile allies in the region. The gains – in towns free of the al Shabaab insurgency for … Continue reading Somali Islamist insurgents make gains as government and allies fall out