African Union forces kill five militants in Somalia camp, including 'notorious' leader Mohammed Dahir
Islamic State claims missile attack on Egypt navy boat; in Somalia US drone strike kills Shabaab militants
Thursday's attack could be the Sunni extremist group's first maritime attack. Meanwhile Kenya announces killing of militant commanders.
UPDATE: 6 killed as 'Shabaab' hit Mogadishu hotels; new strategy targeting Somalia and Kenya emerges
More than 500 people have been killed in attacks by Islamist militants in Kenya since a raid on a Nairobi mall in September 2013.
Kenya tightens security on fears of new terror attacks, as Opposition demands early election over corruption
“The president needs to seriously consider calling fresh elections to save our country from total collapse” – opposition leader.
The signs are Shabaab is no longer just a Somalia force, but has transformed into a pan-East African extremist group.