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  1. Somalia: Mogadishu Drive-By Shooting Claims MP's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    Al Shabab rebels claimed to have killed Somalia lawmaker and injured another in a drive-by shooting on Maka Al Mukurama road in Mogadishu, witnesses said. Somalia MP Yusuf Dirir was killed, another lawmaker identified as Abdalla Bos Ahmed was seriously injured in an ambush attack by Al Shabaab, a witness told Shabelle Media in Mogadishu.

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  2. Bolder Boulder: Moving on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Daily Camera

    ... Day Tribute that takes place immediately after the pro races are decided. For Abdirahman, who was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, the sacrifices made by American men and women to assure our freedom is particularly poignant because he was a raised in a ...

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  3. Gunmen assassinate Somali politician in Mogadishu drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | UPI

    Yusuf Dirir died after assassins in a minibus blocked his route and sprayed his car with bullets , also killing three workers from Somalia's Transport Ministry and wounding another parliamentarian. The killing follows the death of Abdulahi Qayad Barre , a parliamentarian who al-Qaida-aligned terrorist group al-Shabab shot to death near the presidential palace in February.

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  4. Dozens killed in Somalia al Shabaab fighting, attacks in capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | AlertNet

    ... browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) assess the damage sustained during an attack at the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu July 9, 2014. ...

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  5. The shadowy centre helping former al-Shabab members quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | BBC News

    In a small, heavily guarded compound on the bullet-riddled outskirts of Baidoa, a secretive team is working to undermine Somalia's Islamist militant group, al-Shabab, from the inside. Mr Hussein runs a new "disengagement" programme for surrendering al-Shabab members at the camp here in Baidoa, an hour's helicopter ride northwest of the capital Mogadishu, towards the Ethiopian border.

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  6. Somalian MP killed in Mogadishu attackRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Big News Network.com

    ... militants, BBC reported on Sunday. "He was a man that has long served his country and wanted to see a united Somalia," Parliament Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari. The attacks took place as a number of people were killed in clashes between al-Shabab ...

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  7. Somalia: At Least 20 Killed in Heavy FightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Heavy fighting between Somalia National Army Al Shabab militants has killed at least over 20 government soldiers in Mubarak and Awdhegle villages, 70Km south of Mogadishu. The fighting erupted after heavily armed Al Shababb militants launched an ambush attack on military bases manned by government soldiers in two towns of lower Shabelle region, witnesses said.

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  8. Somalia: MP Killed in Drive-By ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Somali Member of Parliament who was wounded in a drive by shooting has succumbed to the injuries in Mogadishu hospital on Saturday.

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  9. Somalia: Deaths As Al-Shabab Fighters Attack Two Somali TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Dozens of fighters from the armed group al-Shabab have attacked two towns in southern Somalia, sparking clashes with government troops that left at least 18 dead, according to a Somali military official. Mohamed Abdullahi, a Somali military commander in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, said the clashes on Saturday happened in Awdhegle and Mubarak townships, but that fighters were driven out after government troops launched a counter-attack.

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  10. The Balkan connection: smugglers build bridge of bribes to western EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Age

    Novi Pazar, Serbia: In a once-abandoned factory deep in Serbia's southern mountains, migrants bring pots of tea to the boil as snow drifts blanket the surrounding ravines and peaks. From Syria and Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ivory Coast, Iran and Afghanistan, all are here - a state-run reception centre for asylum seekers in the Serbian town of Tutin - after bruising and furtive journeys across deserts and through forests, escaping conflict and upheaval in their homelands.

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  11. 18 dead as Somali troops clash with militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | SFGate

    Dozens of militants attacked two towns in southern Somalia early Saturday and engaged government troops in clashes in which 18 militants and soldiers were killed, according to a Somali military official. Mohamed Abdullahi , a Somali military commander in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, said the clashes took place in Awdhegle and Mubarak townships, but that the militants were later driven out of the towns after government troops regrouped and launched a counter-attack.

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  12. Al-shabab to set up training camp in Awdal mountains with help of SomalilandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Harowo.com

    Members of the previous Islamic courts and of the Al-shabaab group in Somalia whom some them previously imprisoned by the administration in Hargeisa have now been called from the Southern Somalia, where these terrorists carried out much of the terrorist attacks. The group of the Al-Shabab members have been reported and sighted to be in the town of Borama and the Libaahley mountains in Awdal region, where they are now reported to have made training camp for their militia with the help of Awdal's Somaliland administration in Borama.

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  13. Italy's asylum seekers caught in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Scotsman.com

    ... Whether fleeing war in Syria, a repressive regime in Eritrea, poverty in Nigeria or two decades of civil conflict in Somalia, they all have one thing in common - they are desperate enough to pay hundreds and thousands of euros and dollars to ...

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  14. Forty-Five Killed in Fighting in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  15. FIFA Trains Somali RefereesRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Big News Network.com

    As stability returns to the once lawless nation of Somalia, the world football governing body, FIFA, is helping to rebuild the country's sport sector by training referees as well as its young footballers. FIFA has begun training referees in Somalia for the first time since the collapse of the country's government in the early 1990's.

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  16. Somali MP killed in Mogadishu attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Newsday

    The attacks in the capital city came as a number of people were killed in clashes between al-Shabab gunmen and government troops in southern Somalia. Police said that Mr Dirir had been killed when gunmen in a minibus blocked his route and sprayed the car with bullets.

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  17. Gunmen kill Somali lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Nation

    ... Shebab rebels are fighting to overthrow the country's internationally backed government. Shebab attacks in Somalia have targeted key government and security sites in an apparent bid to discredit claims by the authorities and African Union troops ...

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  18. Dozens killed in al Shabaab fighting in Somalia, attack in capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AlertNet

    ... browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) assess the damage sustained during an attack at the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu July 9, 2014. ...

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  19. Al Shabaab attacks soldiers in south Somalia, two dozen deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Peninsula

    At least 24 people were killed in southern Somalia after fighting between al Shabaab Islamist militants and government forces, residents and the rebel group said on Saturday. Al Shabaab launched an attack on government troops on Friday evening in the Awdigle district and Mubarak village in the Lower Shabelle region, south of the capital.

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  20. Four villages taken by Al-Shabaab in SomaliaRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Xinhuanet

    Four villages south of Mogadishu have fallen under the control of the Al-Qaida linked militant group Al-Shabaab, barely few days after the government forces recaptured them, authorities said on Saturday. Lower Shabelle governor Abdulkadir Mohamed Nor Sidii said the militants attacked the four villages of Awdheegle, Mubaarak, Dameeri and Shaam on Friday night.

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