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  1. Somalia militants launch deadly attack on hotel in MogadishuRead the original story

    58 min ago | UAport

    A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at the gate of a hotel popular with government officials in Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least nine people, police said.

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  2. At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somali capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    ... toll was likely to rise. Al-Shabab, the al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremist group that has carried out many attacks in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the assault on the hotel, which is popular with Somali government officials and foreigners. ...

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  3. Somalia hotel attack: Diplomat, others killedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WICU12 Erie

    Gunmen detonated bombs and sprayed people with bullets as they raided a hotel in Somalia's capital late Friday afternoon, killing a Somali diplomat and at least five other people in an attack claimed by Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab, officials said. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail Bari-Bari, Somalia's permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, was among those killed in the attack at the the Makka Al Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu, the Somali government said.

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  4. Al-Shabaab, Somali forces battle inside hotel - Chilling Al-Shabaab...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... spokesman, told Reuters. Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage at the scene of a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) "Al-Shabaab fighters are on the top of the building and inside the hotel," Police Major Ismail ...

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  5. Islamist fighters kill 7 in Somali hotel, officials trappedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CNews

    ... African Union forces along with the Somali army has driven the group out of its strongholds in central and southern Somalia, while a series of U.S. drone strikes have killed some of its top leaders. "There is much casualty but we shall give details ...

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  6. Somalia: Huge Blast At Popular Hotel in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A popular hotel in the Somali capital has come under attack. An explosion was heard, followed by gunfire at the building, where government officials were staying.

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  7. At least 10 dead in Somali hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... of life on board the Germanwings flight, now bound forever in death. AT least 10 people have died in an attack by Somalia's al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabab militants on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somali security officials say. A CAR bomb explosion ...

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  8. At least 10 killed in al Shebab attack on Somalia hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    At least 10 people have died in an attack by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somali security officials said Friday. A car bomb explosion went off outside the Maka al Mukarama hotel, considered a high security facility and frequented by politicians, diplomats and businessmen, before around five heavily-armed gunmen stormed inside.

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  9. How do you get prisoners back from Somali pirates? Convince them a ransom is a lost causeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Post

    Even by Somalia's standards, the village of Amara is a lawless place. A tumbledown hamlet in the sun-bleached scrubland north of Mogadishu, it lies in a "no man's land" between turf controlled by local warlords and the al-Shabaab Islamist militia.

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  10. URGENT - Somalia Hotel Attack Al Shabaab ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack on a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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  11. At least 10 dead in Somalia hotel attack: officials : March 27, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Times

    MOGADISHU At least 10 people have died in an attack by al Qaeda-linked Shebab militants on a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, Somali security officials said Friday.

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  12. Somali rebels kill at least seven in attack on Somali hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Members of Somalia's military forces stand guard at a ruined building in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, February 21, 2015. REUTERS/Feisal Omar ...

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  13. Militants attack hotel in Somali capital, at least 9 deadRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | UAport

    Wreckage of a car that carried the bomb and was detonated at the gate of one of Mogadishu's most popular hotels, on March, 27, 2015. Abdi Guled, The Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least four gunmen took up positions inside a Mogadishu hotel Friday, exchanging fire with security forces, a Somali police official said.

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  14. Islamists kill 7 in Somali hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... African Union forces along with the Somali army has driven the group out of its strongholds in central and southern Somalia, while a series of US drone strikes have killed some of its top leaders. The remains of two destroyed cars could be seen at ...

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  15. Islamist gunmen take hostages at Somali hotel popular with foreignersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... the hotel and possibly take hostages, witnesses told reporters. More than a dozen were reported injured, including Somalia's Ambassador to Switzerland. A local police captain said the death toll was sure to rise. A Twitter account called Mogadishu ...

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  16. Somalia Shabaab attacks kill six in Mogadishu hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... hostages, including government officials, the reporter said. Al-Shabaab had controlled much of central and southern Somalia for years, but recently lost ground to the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali army troops.

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  17. Al-Shabaab extremists storm Mogadishu hotel and take hostages with...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... trapped inside the building amid sporadic exchanges of gunfire, officials have said. While the hotel, located in Somalia's capital, is popular with government officials, it remains unclear who is being targeted in the attack. However, Islamic ...

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  18. Somalia's Shebab militants raid Mogadishu hotel, casualtiesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants launched a car bomb attack followed by an armed raid on a Mogadishu hotel Friday, causing several casualties, a police official said. "There was an explosion outside and gunmen stormed the hotel.

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  19. Shabaab suicide assaut team storms hotel in Somali capitalRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    ... State. Suicide assaults are commonly executed by jihadist groups in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, and Nigeria. Shabaab routinely targets hotels in the Somali capital as these are often meeting places for government officials ...

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  20. Bombing, gun attack at Mogadishu hotel kills at least 6Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Gunmen raided a hotel in Somalia's capital after detonating a car bomb outside the building Friday, killing at least six people and sparking a gun battle with security forces, a police officer at the scene said. Security forces and the assailants still were exchanging gunfire at the Makka Al Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu early Friday evening, police Capt.

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