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  1. Mortar shells land by Somalia's presidential palaceRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTOV9

    At least three mortars landed inside Somalia's heavily fortified presidential palace compound on Thursday, a Somali police officer said. Some were wounded in the attack that was claimed by Somali Islamic extremist group al-Shabab through the group's radio station, Andulus.

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  2. .com | Somali president survives mortar attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | News24

    At least three mortars landed inside Somalia's heavily fortified presidential palace compound on Thursday, a Somali police officer said. A number of people were wounded in the attack that was claimed by Somali Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab through the group's radio station, Andulus.

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  3. ReuterWhy Did Britain Let - Jihadi John' Go?Before he was identified...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Beast

    ... graduate from London, was described as a core member of an extremist network linked to the al Shabab group in Somalia during a court hearing as far back as 2010. Some of his associates reportedly were subjected to control orders or placed under ...

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  4. Mortar shells land by Somalia's presidential palaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Relatives help a woman who was wounded during a mortar attack on the presidential palace, as she is moved on a stretcher to a hospital in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. A Somali police officer says that at least three mortars landed inside Somalia's heavily fortified presidential palace compound, with al-Shabab claiming responsibility for the shelling, according the group's radio station, Andulus.

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  5. Photos That Made The Photographer CryRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | National Public Radio

    ... many future trips," she said in a phone interview. Not only to Darfur but to other regions in Africa like Congo and Somalia. "It is a place that I fell in love with not only as a photographer but as a journalist and as a person." On that first ...

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  6. Somalia's al Shabaab say fire mortars at presidential palaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | AlertNet

    ... group al Shabaab in the capital Mogadishu, February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Feisal Omar MOGADISHU, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab militants said they carried out a mortar attack on the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, but ...

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  7. Somalia:- Mogadishu playground means kids can have funRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Harowo.com

    ... staff members, right, register children before entering to the play area at the Mogadishu Guest House, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The hotel has opened a children's playground and swimming pool in the hope of reshaping the lives of children in a city ...

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  8. Mortars land at Somalia's presidential palace, no casualtiesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Newkerala.com

    At least seven mortars landed inside Somalia's presidential palace in Mogadishu Thursday when the prime minister and his cabinet were holding a meeting, police said. Police said there was no harm caused, and they were still investigating the matter.

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  9. Somalia's Al-Shabaab fire mortars at presidential palace; one killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Star

    British ambassador to Somalia, Neil Wigan , speaks with Somalia's Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Omar Arte during a visit to Villa Somalia, the fortified government quarter in Mogadishu, on February 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO/TRISTAN MCCONNELL MOGADISHU: Somalia's Al-Shabaab militants said they carried out a mortar attack on the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu Thursday, with some reports indicting that a guard has been killed.

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  10. Somalia's al-Shabab Claims Fire Mortars at Presidential PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Voice of America

    Somalia's al-Shabab militants said they carried out a mortar attack on the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The al-Qaida-affiliated group was pushed out of Mogadishu by African peacekeeping forces in 2011 but has waged a series of gun and grenade attacks to try to overthrow the government and impose its strict version of sharia law.

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  11. FBI: Terror Targeting Somali Refugees in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Harowo.com

    In the wake of the terror alert for shopping malls in America, the FBI has warned that Islamic terror groups are targeting tens of thousands of refugees from war-torn Somalia who have settled in Minnesota. The Islamic State and al-Shabab, a Somali organization linked to al-Qaida, have raised terrorism fears in the U.S. while attempting to radicalize troubled young Somalis in the Midwestern state, according to The Washington Times.

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  12. White widow's SA plot revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iol.co.za

    ... an attack by al-Shabaab which had been proposed in intercepted cellphone calls between al-Shabaab operatives in Somalia and Somali expatriates in South Africa. Among the secret cables released this week is one which contains a request from Britain's ...

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  13. Islamist Threats to the North American Economy and to JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | American Thinker

    ... people. Its slaughter continues. On January 22, 2015, an attack was made on a hotel in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, during which a suicide bomber blew himself up. Less than a month later, on February 20, 2015, al-Shabaab attacked another hotel ...

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  14. Domestic Fear Is the Price of EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Reason Magazine

    ... question in the wake of the weekend news that al-Shabaab, the militant Islamist organization that rules parts of Somalia ISIS-style, appeared to encourage attacks at American (and Canadian) shopping malls. Maybe the Shabaab video was just a prank to ...

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  15. Firing squads, blast walls and dangerous diplomacy in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Times

    A navy flak jacket over his sky-blue shirt, Neil Wigan peered through the bulletproof glass window at six uneven wooden poles in front of a sand dune. "There are more of them now," the British ambassador to Somalia said, driving past the execution posts that convicts are tied to before being shot by firing squad.

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  16. Back after Black HawkRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Telegraph

    The US state department said the nomination of career diplomat Katherine Dhanani signals the deepening relationship between the two countries. Somalia is attempting to rebuild after two decades of civil war and lawlessness triggered by the overthrow of President Siad Barre in 1991.

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  17. Terrorism Fears Complicate Money Transfers For Somali-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | National Public Radio

    Customers wait to collect money at the Juba Express money transfer company in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Feb. 12. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images hide caption Regulations intended to block money from getting into the hands of terrorist groups has led the last bank that handles most money transfers from the United States to Somalia to pull out of the business. Somali refugees in the U.S. say their families back home need the money they send each month to survive, and they're counting on lawmakers and Obama administration officials, who are meeting in Washington on Thursday, to try to find a solution.

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  18. U.S. nominates first ambassador to Somalia since early 1990sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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 escort Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh (not pictured) upon his arrival at the Aden Abdulle ...

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  19. U.S. nominates first ambassador to Somalia since ill-fated interventionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    President Barack Obama has nominated the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia since the early 1990s, when the United States pulled its diplomatic staff out of the country following an ill-fated intervention exemplified by the "Black Hawk Down" disaster. The U.S. State Department said the nomination of career diplomat Katherine Dhanani signals the deepening relationship between the two countries.

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  20. Gemalto probe finds it probably was hacked by spy agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | CBC News

    ... non-existent. A Somali man browses the internet on his mobile phone at a beach along the Indian Ocean coastline in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. SIM card key codes stolen from Gemalto were vacuumed up on their way to network operators located mainly ...

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