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AllAfrica.com
Four Injured As Al Shabaab Destroy Communication Mast in ManderaFour people killed in an attack claimed by Al Shabaab in NE Kenyan town of Mand
Four Injured As Al Shabaab Destroy Communication Mast in Mandera
AllAfrica.com / Posted 43 minutes ago
Four people killed in an attack claimed by Al Shabaab in NE Kenyan town of Mandera Suspected Al Shabaab militants early Thursday raided Fino Town in Mandera County destroying a communication mast and engaged police officers in a shootout. Police say... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Ethiopian Soldiers Among 5 KilledHeavy fighting between Al Shabaab militants and Somali National Army backed by
Three Ethiopian Soldiers Among 5 Killed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 43 minutes ago
Heavy fighting between Al Shabaab militants and Somali National Army backed by Ethiopian forces serving under AU mission in Somalia (AMISOM) killed at least 5 soldiers. The combat flared up when AlShabaab fighters launched a counter-offensive gun... Read more
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CNBC
US military using ‘drone buggies’ to patrol Africa campsCombined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. The area is known as home to a numbe
US military using ‘drone buggies’ to patrol Africa camps
CNBC / Posted an hour ago
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. The area is known as home to a number of hostile militant groups including the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab. An operator sits in a remote location away from the vehicle watching the terrain via a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Shabaab Claims Killing 6 Kenyan Policemen in AttackAl Shabaab militants said they have launched a coordinated bomb attack early Th
Al Shabaab Claims Killing 6 Kenyan Policemen in Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Al Shabaab militants said they have launched a coordinated bomb attack early Thursday on Kenyan police convoy in Fino Town in Mandera County. In a report broadcasted by pro-al shabaab media outlet said at least 6 Kenyan police officers died in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ASWJ Hunts Al Shabaab in Central SomaliaAhlu Sunna Waljama'a (ASWJ), a moderate Islamist group in central Somalia say i
ASWJ Hunts Al Shabaab in Central Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a (ASWJ), a moderate Islamist group in central Somalia say it began military operations, hunting down Al Shabaab members in Galgadud region. ASWJ fighters in fighting vehicles have been deployed south of Guri'el town, where Al... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Japan pledges $120m to counter terrorism in Africa The money will also be used for human resource development training of some 3
Japan pledges $120m to counter terrorism in Africa
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
The money will also be used for human resource development training of some 30,000 people. A man stands next to the Ambassador Hotel after al-Shabaab launched a deadly attack on the top Mogadishu... Read more
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FOX News
Attack inside French church shocks West, but not Christians in Africagroup Open Doors USA. Those figures show terrorist groups like ISIS, which clai
Attack inside French church shocks West, but not Christians in Africa
FOX News / Posted 9 hours ago
group Open Doors USA. Those figures show terrorist groups like ISIS, which claimed credit for Tuesday's attack, as well as Al Shabaab and Boko Haram, will not hesitate to kill inside a house of worship. "News of the murdered priest in Normandy has... Read more
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KERA North Texas
When a suicide bomber destroyed my homefeel like living in limbo, somewhere between conflict and peace; if there was a
When a suicide bomber destroyed my home
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 hours ago
feel like living in limbo, somewhere between conflict and peace; if there was a gray area between extreme violence and normal life, this would be it. No two days are alike, and every day presents a new struggle to maintain a normal routine amid... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Dollars and Kenya's 'Disappeared'Just over a year ago, in May, 2015, Kenyan Border Patrol police arrested Hussei
U.S. Dollars and Kenya's 'Disappeared'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Just over a year ago, in May, 2015, Kenyan Border Patrol police arrested Hussein Ali Abdullahi from his shop in Wajir, northeastern Kenya, and took him to Wajir military camp. His family hasn't been able to trace him since that day. Omar Yusuf... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forces Foil Suicide Attacks in MogadishuHE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the country's security forces have successfully t
Forces Foil Suicide Attacks in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the country's security forces have successfully thwarted suicide attacks in Mogadishu by Al Shabaab. "The security forces of the federal government have raided several suspected house in Mogadishu and neutralized... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabaab Destroys Communication Mast, in ManderaSuspected Al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday raided Fino Town in Mandera County an
Shabaab Destroys Communication Mast, in Mandera
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday raided Fino Town in Mandera County and destroyed a communication mast after engaging police officers on duty in a shootout. Authorities said the gunmen escaped after the incident and no injury was reported... Read more
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DW
Somalia's returnees face uncertain future |government announced in May this year that the Dadaab refugee camp would be clo
Somalia's returnees face uncertain future |
DW / Posted yesterday
government announced in May this year that the Dadaab refugee camp would be closed by the end of November, thousands of Somali refugees have already returned home. At least two flights carrying refugees from Dadaab arrive in Somalia´s capital... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gunmen Destroy Communication Mast in ManderaSuspected Al-Shabaab militants have attacked and destroyed a communication mast
Gunmen Destroy Communication Mast in Mandera
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have attacked and destroyed a communication mast at Fino Town, Lafey Sub-County in Mandera. Lafey police boss (OCPD) Bosita Omukolongolo said the incident happened at 2am Thursday. "There was heavy fire exchange... Read more
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Aljazeera
Al-Shabab names ex-Somali MP as suicide bomberA former member of Somalia's parliament was one of two suicide bombers behind a
Al-Shabab names ex-Somali MP as suicide bomber
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
A former member of Somalia's parliament was one of two suicide bombers behind a deadly attack on international troops near Mogadishu's international airport, according to the armed group al-Shabab. Salah Nuh Ismail, also known as Salah Badbado, and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bernie Supporters Boo, Chant "No More Wars" As Leon Panetta Pitches Hillary's War Credentialsof Defense Leon Panetta reinforced Hillary Clinton's position as a warmonger in
Bernie Supporters Boo, Chant "No More Wars" As Leon Panetta Pitches Hillary's War Credentials
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
of Defense Leon Panetta reinforced Hillary Clinton's position as a warmonger in his speech at the Democratic National Convention tonight. Amid various jabs at Donald Trump, Panetta exclaimed the danger of "withdrawal" of American forces... Read more
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The Hill
FULL SPEECH: Leon Panetta on defense and Trumpin some very dangerous corners of the world, young Americans stand guard. Our b
FULL SPEECH: Leon Panetta on defense and Trump
The Hill / Posted yesterday
in some very dangerous corners of the world, young Americans stand guard. Our brave military and intelligence professionals are on the front lines, far from home, risking their lives. For us. For our freedom. For our way of life. A president, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ex MP Carries Out Suicide Attack in Mogadishuattack on African Union forces' base in Mogadishu on Tuesday. Salah Badbado, 5
Ex MP Carries Out Suicide Attack in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
attack on African Union forces' base in Mogadishu on Tuesday. Salah Badbado, 57, defected from the government and joined Al Shabaab in 2010. He became a Islamic preacher and waged war on AU and SNA forces for years. Badbado has became a lawmaker... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabaab Attacks AU Base Near MogadishuAl Shabaab fighters have launched a coordinated assault on a military base belo
Shabaab Attacks AU Base Near Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Al Shabaab fighters have launched a coordinated assault on a military base belonging to African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) located in the outskirts of Mogadishu on Tuesday night. Reports say Al Shabaab militants attacked the military base,... Read more
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International Business Times
Former Somalian MP, aged 57, becomes Al-Shabaab's second-oldest suicide bomber A former Somalian MP has become the second-oldest suicide bomber used by Al-Sha
Former Somalian MP, aged 57, becomes Al-Shabaab's second-oldest suicide bomber
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
A former Somalian MP has become the second-oldest suicide bomber used by Al-Shabaab terrorists in one of their attacks. Salah Noh Mohamed, known as Salah Badbado, was one of the two attackers who killed at least 13 people when they detonated car... Read more
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express
POLITICIAN TERRORIST: MP behind suicide car bombing at airport killing 13car bombs close to Mogadishu airport and the main base for UN and African Union
POLITICIAN TERRORIST: MP behind suicide car bombing at airport killing 13
express / Posted 2 days ago
car bombs close to Mogadishu airport and the main base for UN and African Union (AU) peacekeepers. Islamist militants Al Shabaab, who claimed responsibility for the bombing, said former MP Salah Nur Ismail was one of those to blow himself... Read more
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Gulf News
Somalia suicide bomber was a former MP, Al Shabaab saysHe was a former lawmaker but ‘he repented from the apostasy’ in 2010 when he pu
Somalia suicide bomber was a former MP, Al Shabaab says
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
He was a former lawmaker but ‘he repented from the apostasy’ in 2010 when he publicly announced defecting to Al Shabaab Somali soldier stand near the wreckage of a suicide car bomb outside the UN’s office in Mogadishu, Somalia, Tuesday, July, 26,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shabaab suicide bomber who killed 13 was a former Somali MPSomali MP was one of the suicide bombers who killed 13 people near Mogadishu pe
Shabaab suicide bomber who killed 13 was a former Somali MP
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Somali MP was one of the suicide bombers who killed 13 people near Mogadishu peacekeeping HQ Jihadi Salah Badbado served with Somalia's parliament from 2004 to 2010 He joined al-Qaeda group after announcing he was leaving politics behind Badbado,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Turkish Airlines Plane Flies Without Passengers After AttackSomalia which locates beside the aiport. At least 13 people, mostly security gu
Turkish Airlines Plane Flies Without Passengers After Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Somalia which locates beside the aiport. At least 13 people, mostly security guards working for UN and Somali soldiers were killed in the attack which was claimed by Al Shabaab militants. AMISOM said its soldiers are safe and sound after the attac... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KDF Soldiers Injured After Ied Blows Military Tank in Lamudeath by a whisker in the 9am incident. Their carrier unknowingly ran over the
KDF Soldiers Injured After Ied Blows Military Tank in Lamu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
death by a whisker in the 9am incident. Their carrier unknowingly ran over the IED, suspected to have been planted by al Shabaab militants - who have been terrorising the region for the past two years. A police source, who spoke on condition... Read more
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Reuters
Former lawmaker was one of AU base suicide bombers in Somalia: al ShabaabMOGADISHU A former Islamist lawmaker turned al Shabaab militant was one of the
Former lawmaker was one of AU base suicide bombers in Somalia: al Shabaab
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU A former Islamist lawmaker turned al Shabaab militant was one of the drivers in Tuesday's double car bomb attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Somalia, al Shabaab said. The militants said in a radio broadcast that Salah... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Envoy Condemns Attack Near Mogadishu AirportThe Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Micha
UN Envoy Condemns Attack Near Mogadishu Airport
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating condemned in the strongest possible terms today's terrorist attack in the vicinity of Mogadishu International Airport that killed at least a dozen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers Injured in Mogadishu AttackBy Risdel Kasasira and Abdulkadir Khalif Two Ugandan soldiers were yesterday i
Soldiers Injured in Mogadishu Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Risdel Kasasira and Abdulkadir Khalif Two Ugandan soldiers were yesterday injured and eight Somali nationals killed in an early morning attack on the African Union forces base in Somalia. The spokesperson of the Ugandan contingent, Capt Flavia... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing claimed by al Shabaabmain peacekeeping base in the Somali capital on Tuesday, police said, in an att
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing claimed by al Shabaab
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
main peacekeeping base in the Somali capital on Tuesday, police said, in an attack claimed by the Islamist militants of al Shabaab. The force of the bombings shattered windows at Mogadishu’s nearby airport, showered arriving passengers with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Envoy Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack Near Mogadishu AirportThe United Nations envoy for Somalia has strongly condemned today's terrorist a
UN Envoy Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack Near Mogadishu Airport
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The United Nations envoy for Somalia has strongly condemned today's terrorist attack in the vicinity of Mogadishu International Airport that killed at least a dozen people. According to the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), suicide bombers... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Suicide car bombs near Mogadishu airport kill 13Unlike previous attacks by al-Shabaab, which is linked to al-Qaida, gunmen did
Suicide car bombs near Mogadishu airport kill 13
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Unlike previous attacks by al-Shabaab, which is linked to al-Qaida, gunmen did not accompany the suicide bomber, said police Capt. Mohamed Hussein. The first suicide car bomber tried to speed through the barrier at the U.N. office but guards shot at... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Suicide blasts kill 13 at Somalia peacekeeping basethirteen people in an attack on African Union peacekeeping base in Somalia's ca
Suicide blasts kill 13 at Somalia peacekeeping base
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
thirteen people in an attack on African Union peacekeeping base in Somalia's capital. Nathan Frandino reports. The two al Shabaab suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gate's of the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu.... Read more
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New Kerala
Somalia: UN envoy strongly condemns terrorist attack near Mogadishu airport - newkerala.com #96111Condemning the attack in the strongest possible terms in a statement to the pre
Somalia: UN envoy strongly condemns terrorist attack near Mogadishu airport - newkerala.com #96111
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Condemning the attack in the strongest possible terms in a statement to the press, Michael Keating, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, said that a ruthless attack was carried out once again by the Al-Shabaab insurgent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mandera to Open First Teachers' Training Collegeinstitution, which was constructed by the county government, has a capacity of
Mandera to Open First Teachers' Training College
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
institution, which was constructed by the county government, has a capacity of 120 fulltime students. The college principal Ibrahim Hassan said the first batch of 50 students will be enrolled under the school-based programme. "We will start with... Read more
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New Kerala
13 killed in Somalia explosions - newkerala.com #95922The first explosions hit the entrance of the airport while the other one hit a
13 killed in Somalia explosions - newkerala.com #95922
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
The first explosions hit the entrance of the airport while the other one hit a checkpoint nearby, another official said. There were huge blasts near the airport, a witness said. "I heard two huge explosions and there were bodies of people strewn... Read more
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Herald Sun
At least 14 die in Somalia double bombingAt least 14 people have been killed when Islamist terrorist group Al-Shabaab de
At least 14 die in Somalia double bombing
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
At least 14 people have been killed when Islamist terrorist group Al-Shabaab detonated two bombs on an approach road to Mogadishu's international airport, police said. African Union soldiers, United Nations security guards and Somalian soldiers were... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suicide bombers hit peacekeeping base in Somali capital, 13 deadbase in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said, in an attack clai
Suicide bombers hit peacekeeping base in Somali capital, 13 dead
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
base in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said, in an attack claimed by the Islamist militants of al Shabaab. The force of the explosions shattered windows at the nearby airport, showered arriving passengers with glass and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
At least 14 die in Somalia double bombingAt least 14 people have been killed when Islamist terrorist group Al-Shabaab de
At least 14 die in Somalia double bombing
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
At least 14 people have been killed when Islamist terrorist group Al-Shabaab detonated two bombs on an approach road to Mogadishu's international airport, police said. African Union soldiers, United Nations security guards and Somalian soldiers were... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 dieat least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping bas
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 die
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
at least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu, Somalia, police said. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group that is trying to topple the Western-backed Somali government, claimed responsibility... Read more
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Daily Mail
Suicide car bomb blast near Somalia peacekeeping uniton Tuesday morning. Another man reportedly exploded when he tried to storm the
Suicide car bomb blast near Somalia peacekeeping unit
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
on Tuesday morning. Another man reportedly exploded when he tried to storm the base on foot but was shot at the gate. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group that is trying to topple the Western-backed Somali government, claimed responsibility... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Suicide bombers kill seven at peacekeeping base in Somaliathe explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriv
Suicide bombers kill seven at peacekeeping base in Somalia
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
the explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriving passengers with glass, said witnesses. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group fighting to topple Somalia's Western-backed government, claimed responsibility for... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Twin suicide bombings target Somalia peacekeeping basthe explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriv
Twin suicide bombings target Somalia peacekeeping bas
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
the explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriving passengers with glass, said witnesses Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group fighting to topple Somalia's Western-backed government, claimed responsibility for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AMISOM Forces Lay a Siege to Al Shabaab-Held Townsaid. AMISOM soldiers from different corners are being deployed near the town,
AMISOM Forces Lay a Siege to Al Shabaab-Held Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
said. AMISOM soldiers from different corners are being deployed near the town, to prepare for an offensive to dislodge Al Shabaab fighters from the coastal city, according to the sources. Marka, is a seaside town located around 100Km south of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopian Troops Commit Atrocities in Somalia - MPthe UN-mandated African Union Mission in Somali (AMISOM) troops of civilian dea
Ethiopian Troops Commit Atrocities in Somalia - MP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the UN-mandated African Union Mission in Somali (AMISOM) troops of civilian deaths. African Union troops have battled Al Shabaab militants in central and southern Somalia alongside Somali National Army (SNA) for nearly a decade as part of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspected KDF Fighter Jets Pound El AddeSuspected Kenyan military warplanes have pounded Al Shabaab-held El Adde area i
Suspected KDF Fighter Jets Pound El Adde
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Suspected Kenyan military warplanes have pounded Al Shabaab-held El Adde area in Gedo region, where militants killed up to 100 KDF soldiers in January. The fighter jets targeted Al Shabaab bastions believed to be training camps, but details on... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suicide bombers kill seven at peacekeeping base in Somaliathe explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriv
Suicide bombers kill seven at peacekeeping base in Somalia
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
the explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriving passengers with glass, said witnesses. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group fighting to topple Somalia's Western-backed government, claimed responsibility for... Read more
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dna
Somalia: Suicide bombers kill seven at peacekeeping base in Mogadishuthe explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriv
Somalia: Suicide bombers kill seven at peacekeeping base in Mogadishu
dna / Posted 3 days ago
the explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu's nearby airport, showering arriving passengers with glass, said witnesses. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group fighting to topple Somalia's Western-backed government, claimed responsibility for... Read more
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News.com.au
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 dieat least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping bas
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 die
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
at least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu, Somalia, police said. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group that is trying to topple the Western-backed Somali government, claimed responsibility... Read more
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Perth Now
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 dieat least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping bas
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 die
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
at least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu, Somalia, police said. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group that is trying to topple the Western-backed Somali government, claimed responsibility... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Seven dead as bombs hit Somalia peacekeepersat least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping bas
Seven dead as bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
at least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu, Somalia, police said. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group that is trying to topple the Western-backed Somali government, claimed responsibility... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 dieat least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping bas
Bombs hit Somalia peacekeepers: 7 die
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
at least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu, Somalia, police said. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group that is trying to topple the Western-backed Somali government, claimed responsibility... Read more
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