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Attack Near Mosque Shows al-Shabab Capabilities Intact

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The Somali government is trying to determine how a car filled with explosives was able to enter one of the country’s most heavily guarded hotels just hours before worshippers gathered for Friday prayers at a neighboring mosque. The explosion from the car killed at least 25 people, including the deputy […]

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UN SR for Somalia condemns attack on Central Hotel in Mogadish

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The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemns, in the strongest terms, today’s attack on the Central Hotel in Mogadishu that resulted in the death and injury of dozens of people, including senior members of the Federal Government of Somalia. Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for […]

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President Hassan condemns Mogadishu terrorist attack

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The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack at a hotel in Mogadishu, where government officials and civilians have been residing. “I am very sorry and shocked that terrorist groups have once again targeted innocent Muslim people, who were […]

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Car bomb targets Somali officials in hotel

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A car bomber rammed the gate of a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital on Friday where some ministers and lawmakers had gathered, and a suicide attacker then blew himself up inside the compound, police officers said. Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Transport Minister were wounded in the […]

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Car bomb kills Somali lawmaker en route to security conference

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Car bomb kills Somali lawmaker en route to security conference

A Somali lawmaker was killed and another was injured when a bomb hidden in their car exploded while they were headed to a conference on security, officials said. Parliamentarian Isack Mohamed Ali, popularly known as Isak Rino, was killed, and lawmaker Mohamed Ali was seriously injured, said Mohamed Abdiqadir Mohamed, […]

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Well Known Somali elder assassinated in Kismayo

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Well Known Somali elder assassinated in Kismayo

Reports from the southern port city of Kismayo indicate that unidentified assailants have shot dead a well known clan elder in the city, the 2nd top traditional leader to be killed in Kismayo in less than a month.Residents identify the slain elder as Sultan Amir Abdi Dhuh, the Sultan of […]

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