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  1. At least 11 Al-Shabaab militants killed in SomaliaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    A joint security operation conducted by Africa Union troops and Somali military killed at least 11 Al-Shabaab fighters, and recovered explosive devices in Bulobarde town of the H iran Region, central Somalia. According to Somali security officer Colonel Cabdullahi Barre Cimi, both the AU and Somali troops conducted the operation on Tuesday night to liberate areas around Bulobarde town and also captured new bases which Al-Shabaab had already controlled.

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  2. Terrorist Risks by City, According to Actual DataRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Schneier on Security

    ... of Iraq, other capital cities rated 'extreme risk' include Kabul, Afghanistan (13th most at risk), Mogadishu, Somalia (14th), Sana'a, Yemen (19th) and Tripoli, Libya (48th). However, with investment limited in conflict and post-conflict locations, ...

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  3. KCCA Leopards for East Africa Inter-citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... champions Nairobi, Bujumbura,Cairo, Mogadishu, Qatar, Kigali, Mombasa and hosts Dar-es-Salaam. Others teams from Somalia represented by Mogadishu, Quardho and Garowe and those from South Sudan featuring Juba, Citizen and Malakal are also expected. ...

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  4. Who was Somali suicide bomber Luul Dahir?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Harowo.com

    ... Luul Dahir soon emerged. She had recently returned from Holland, where she had lived since childhood as a member of Somalia's huge diaspora. She had applied for jobs at a number of prominent hotels in Mogadishu. In her letter to the Jazzier Palace ...

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  5. ISIS burns woman alive for refusing 'extreme sex act,' UN official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura, visits the Mother and Child Health Center in Mogadishu, Somalia, April 2, 2013. Slavery, rape, forced prostitution and fiery death are among the fates that await women and girls abducted by ISIS, the United Nations's special representative on sexual violence in conflict says.

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  6. Somali militants attack Kenyan police, at least one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. This Nov 16, 2010 file photo shows a member of Somalia's al Shabaab walking with a machine gun after attending Eid al-Adha prayers in Mogadishu. REUTERS/Feisal Omar NAIROBI, May 26 ...

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  7. Police injured in al-Shabab attack in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    Hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area south of Mogadishu in Somalia Al-Shabab gunmen attacked Kenyan police vehicles near Somalia's border, injuring at least five officers and burning five cars, police have said. Two officers were critically injured and three others sustained minor injuries in the attack in the north-eastern Garissa county, a statement signed by police chief JK Boinnet said.

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  8. Al-Shabab engages Kenyan police in Garissa County gunbattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    ... al-Shabab said, taking credit for the attack. Al-Shabab imposes strict Islamic law in the areas it controls within Somalia and frequently carries out attacks, including the 2013 Westgate shopping mall attack in Kenya in which at least 67 people were ...

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  9. Police: 5 wounded in militant attack on Kenyan policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 file photo, hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 18km south of Mogadishu, in Somalia.

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  10. Dozens Of Police Killed In Al Shabaab AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sky News

    ... Shabaab has carried out several attacks in Kenya recently in an effort to force Nairobi to withdraw its troops from Somalia.

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  11. Around 25 Kenyan police killed in al Shabaab attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. This Nov 16, 2010 file photo shows a member of Somalia's al Shabaab walking with a machine gun after attending Eid al-Adha prayers in Mogadishu. REUTERS/Feisal Omar NAIROBI, May 26 ...

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  12. Police: Several Kenyan officers killed in ambushRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... group al-Shabab has carried out several attacks in Kenya in retaliation for Kenya's military involvement in Somalia, where Kenyan troops are part of an African Union force bolstering the Western-backed central government in Mogadishu. Despite major ...

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  13. Somalia: New International Bank Brings More Debit CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... small and medium-sized enterprises and individuals in the country. "Premier bank believes in the promise of a new Somalia and that we all have a role to play in rebuilding in the country," he said. Ahmed emphasised that service delivery was one ...

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  14. VIDEO: Is the tide turning against al-Shabab?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    It is nearly four years since the militant group al-Shabab was driven out of the Somali capital, Mogadishu and it has lost much of the territory it once controlled. Somalia's government says it is weakening the leadership of al-Shabab, through a combination of American drone strikes and an amnesty programme for high-level defectors.

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  15. Commemorate Memorial Day with 'Black Hawk Down' on Netflix StreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    This ominous quote from Plato appears on-screen at the beginning of " Black Hawk Down ", but for many of the United States Delta Force soldiers and Army Rangers - sent to Somalia to stop a General Mohamed Farrah Aidid from starving his own people in 1993 - an escalated war was not part of the original plan. Led by General William Garrison, the mission was to drop into the middle of Mogadishu and pluck a group of Aidid's aides from an office building and get out of the city as quickly as possible.

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  16. Jubaland state Slams the federal Parliament over a motion against its regional assemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNN

    ... Seeraar, has called the motion "adversarial constraints and violent interference from Federal government of Somalia (SFG)" and called the politicians that are purportedly backing the move behind the scene "spoilers that are outside of the sphere of ...

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  17. Somalia: The Surgeons of MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    ... all her other options, she's in a very bad situation, then she comes to the hospital in a very bad condition." In Somalia, women are often expected to give birth every year. Many avoid caesarian sections because a longer recovery time is needed, ...

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  18. Somali Islamists issue blanket ban on moviesRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2010 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    Islamists controlling southern Somalia on Saturday banned watching DVDs or movies on television and said raids would be conducted to catch offenders, who would then be severely punished. "Watching films is totally banned, even indoors," Sheikh Mowlid Ahmed, a security forces commander in the port city of Kismayo said in a statement.

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  19. Somalia concludes own soldiers behind MP's murder - Monday, 25 May 2015 11:50Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Walta Information Centre

    One day after gunmen shot and killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Somalia's government declared military soldiers in its army were behind the cold blood murder, spokesman said Sunday. According to Radio Danaan, Mohamed Yusuf, a spokesman for Somalia's security minister told reporters that after thorough investigations, the government concluded that military soldiers shot the MP Yusuf Dirir from a passing vehicle.

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  20. Somalia: Yemenis Fleeing to Somaliland 'Struggle for Survival'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    ... self-declared autonomous nation of Somaliland, which the international community still considers a part of greater Somalia, that Nadia and part of her family are now picking up the pieces after fleeing an escalating war in Yemen. War broke out in ...

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