Somalia: Victory Over Al Shabab

On August 6th, Somali President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed said his military has gained victory over the Al Shabab group wanting to topple his Western-supported government after the Islamist rebels began pulling out fighters from the capital, Mogadishu.

Government troops occupy old al-Shabab base

Somalia’s president is claiming victory after al-Shabab fighters began pulling out of the capital Mogadishu.