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Aljazeera
Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's LamuSuspected members of Somalia's al-Shabab armed group beheaded at least three me
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Suspected members of Somalia's al-Shabab armed group beheaded at least three men in an attack on a Kenyan village. "They were slaughtered. Their heads were cut off from the rest of their bodies," a police source told Reuters news agency, asking not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Says Airstrikes Kill 7 Al-Shabaab FightersThe U.S. military says seven al-Shabab militants have been killed in a series o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. military says seven al-Shabab militants have been killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Somalia. The military's Africa Command says U.S. forces conducted three precision airstrikes Wednesday and Thursday in Jilib, a town about 200... Read more
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FOX News
Officials say extremist group beheads 3 people in KenyaNAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three people and burnt houses in an attack along the Indian Ocean coast. Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo says gunmen believed to al-Shabab militants attacked... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Three beheaded and houses burned in Kenya attack by suspected Islamic militantsalong the Indian Ocean coast, Kenyan officials said. Lamu County Commissioner
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
along the Indian Ocean coast, Kenyan officials said. Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo says gunmen believed to al Shabab militants attacked Maleli village near Witu town. Beheadings by al Shabab have been relatively rare in Kenya,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Officials say Islamic militants behead 3 in Kenyapolicemen beat protesters to disperse them in Mathare, in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 9
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
policemen beat protesters to disperse them in Mathare, in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 9, 2017. In an unrelated case, Kenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three people and burnt houses along the Indian Ocean coast (Reuters file... Read more
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Daily Star
Islamist terrorists BEHEAD three people in evil attackMilitants from the al-Shabaab – linked to al-Qaeda – extremist group killed the
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Militants from the al-Shabaab – linked to al-Qaeda – extremist group killed the people and burnt down houses in an attack in Kenya, officials confirmed. Gunmen reportedly stormed into Maleli village, near Witu town, and launched a bloody assault on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Officials say extremist group beheads 3 people in KenyaNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beh
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three people and burnt houses in an attack along the Indian Ocean coast. Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo says gunmen believed to al-Shabab militants... Read more
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Navy Times
US says airstrikes kill 7 al-Shabab fighters in SomaliaThe U.S. military has carried out several airstrikes against fighters with the
Navy Times / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. military has carried out several airstrikes against fighters with the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab in Somalia since President Donald Trump early this year approved expanded military operations against the group, including more aggressive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rights Group Watch Calls for Probe of Mukhtar RobowHuman Rights Watch on Tuesday urged the Somali government to investigate allege
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged the Somali government to investigate alleged human rights abuses by a former deputy leader of the militant group al-Shabab who surrendered to the government this week. "International law prohibits amnesties for... Read more
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Salon.com
Charlottesville goddam‘it is an emerging threat that we don’t have as good of a grip on, even with ou
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
‘it is an emerging threat that we don’t have as good of a grip on, even with our intelligence unit, as we do with the Al Shabab/al-Qaida issue, which we have been dealing with for some time.’ President Trump, you reap what you sow and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministers Removed From Uhuru's Cabinet Now Governorsvotes against Ms Karua's 120,341 votes. Ms Waiguru in the Devolution ministry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
votes against Ms Karua's 120,341 votes. Ms Waiguru in the Devolution ministry by Mr Mwangi Kiunjuri following the National Youth Service scandal in which billions of shillings were reported to have been lost. In Kitui Narc's Charity Ngilu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabaab's Mukhtar Robow Surrenders to GovernmentA renegade leader of Somalia's al-Shabab has defected to the regional governmen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A renegade leader of Somalia's al-Shabab has defected to the regional government, severing ties to the armed group that has been carrying out attacks in the country, according to a Somali military official. Al Jazeera has learned that Mukhtar Robow... Read more
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New Kerala
Former Al-Shabaab deputy surrenders before Somali authorities - newkerala news #262877Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 14 : Former deputy leader and spokesman of Som
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 14 : Former deputy leader and spokesman of Somalia's militant group Al-Shabaab Mukhtar Robow Ali on Sunday surrendered before the Somali authorities. "Co-founder of the Somali terrorist group, turned himself over to... Read more
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Raw Story
Charlottesville Godd*mn: Trump’s refusal to condemn his backing from white supremacists is appalling‘it is an emerging threat that we don’t have as good of a grip on, even with ou
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
‘it is an emerging threat that we don’t have as good of a grip on, even with our intelligence unit, as we do with the Al Shabab/Al Qaeda issue, which we have been dealing with for some time.’” President Trump, you reap what you sow and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Al-Shabab's Mukhtar Robow defects to government sideA renegade leader of Somalia's al-Shabab has defected to the government side, s
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
A renegade leader of Somalia's al-Shabab has defected to the government side, severing ties to the armed group that has been carrying out attacks in the country, according to a Somali military official. Al Jazeera has learned that Mukhtar Robow has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali Insurgent DefectsA senior Somali militant who had been on the run for several years has surrende
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A senior Somali militant who had been on the run for several years has surrendered to the government, intelligence official tells VOA Somali. Mukhtar Robow Ali, known as “Abu Mansour,” met with government representatives early Sunday morning at his... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to Somalia governmentMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insu
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow was flown to Mogadishu Sunday from Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Col. Adam Ahmed, a senior... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to Somalia governmentMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insu
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow was flown to Mogadishu Sunday from Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Col. Adam Ahmed, a senior... Read more
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CTV News
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to Somali governmentMOGADISHU, Somalia -- A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgen
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow arrived Sunday in the government-controlled town of Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Ahmed Mohamed, a... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to governmentMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insu
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow arrived Sunday in the government-controlled town of Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Ahmed Mohamed,... Read more
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The Hindu
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to governmentA renegade leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has sur
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
A renegade leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow arrived on Sunday in the government-controlled town of Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Ahmed Mohamed, a senior government... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to governmentMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insu
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow arrived Sunday in the government-controlled town of Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Ahmed Mohamed,... Read more
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Gulf News
Widespread violence over Kenya election; police open fire on opposition protesters, rights groupand robust middle class, but it also faces frequent terrorist attacks, is embro
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
and robust middle class, but it also faces frequent terrorist attacks, is embroiled in war against the Al Qaida-allied Al Shabab in neighbouring Somalia and loses about $6 billion a year to corruption, almost a third of its gross domestic... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to governmentMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insu
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow arrived Sunday in the government-controlled town of Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Ahmed Mohamed,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Renegade al Shabab leader defects to government AP News | 08/13/17 04:08 AM MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A renegade leader of
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
AP News | 08/13/17 04:08 AM MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Ahmed Mohamed, a senior government... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to governmentMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insu
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow arrived Sunday in the government-controlled town of Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Ahmed Mohamed,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to government A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has s
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
A renegade leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Ahmed Mohamed, a senior government security official, said that Mukhtar Robow arrived Sunday... Read more
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EuroNews
Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government - militaryRobow Abu Mansur has defected to the government, a military official said on Su
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
Robow Abu Mansur has defected to the government, a military official said on Sunday, severing ties with Islamist group al Shabab two months after the U.S. quietly removed a $5 million reward for his capture. “Robow and his seven bodyguards are... Read more
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The Star
Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government - militaryRobow Abu Mansur has defected to the government, a military official said on Su
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
Robow Abu Mansur has defected to the government, a military official said on Sunday, severing ties with Islamist group al Shabab two months after the U.S. quietly removed a $5 million reward for his capture. "Robow and his seven bodyguards are... Read more
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Reuters
Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government: militaryRobow Abu Mansur has defected to the government, a military official said on Su
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Robow Abu Mansur has defected to the government, a military official said on Sunday, severing ties with Islamist group al Shabab two months after the U.S. quietly removed a $5 million reward for his capture. "Robow and his seven bodyguards are... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
24 killed in Kenyan election violence, many after police open fire on opposition protesterssector and robust middle class, but it also faces frequent terrorist attacks, i
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
sector and robust middle class, but it also faces frequent terrorist attacks, is embroiled in war against the Qaida-allied Al Shabab in neighboring Somalia and loses around $6 billion a year to corruption, almost a third of its GDP. Every five... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali Military Commander Survives Apparent Assassination AttemptPrison guards stand outside a cell in Mogadishu Central Prison (file photo). T
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Prison guards stand outside a cell in Mogadishu Central Prison (file photo). The commander of Somalia’s Custodial Corps, General Hussein Hassan Osman, has survived an apparent assassination attempt inside Mogadishu’s central prison, security sources... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kenya on edge as citizens await the results of a heated presidential electionNAIROBI - Kenyans waited anxiously on Friday for the results of a heated presid
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
NAIROBI - Kenyans waited anxiously on Friday for the results of a heated presidential election earlier in the week that has brought the country to a near standstill. Preliminary results show the incumbent, President Uhuru Kenyatta, leading by nine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opinion - Déjà Vu After Kenya ElectionsEven before the result is official, there can be no doubt that Uhuru Kenyatta h
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Even before the result is official, there can be no doubt that Uhuru Kenyatta has been reelected president of Kenya. But the threat of violence remains, says DW's Andrea Schmidt. It was a battle between arch rivals from two political dynasties -... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Forces Minimize Car Bomb Attack in MogadishuAt least three people were wounded Thursday after a car packed with explosives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
At least three people were wounded Thursday after a car packed with explosives blew up in Mogadishu. Somali authorities said the car exploded at Maka al-Mukaramah, Mogadishu's busiest street, minutes after it was stopped by intel forces. A Somali... Read more
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ABC News
US airstrikes target al-Shabab fighters in Somaliaby U.S. Africa Command as to the targets of the airstrikes, which were the four
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
by U.S. Africa Command as to the targets of the airstrikes, which were the fourth offensive airstrikes carried out in Somalia since President Trump authorized such actions in March. Previously, only self-defense airstrikes could be carried out in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UN: Islamic State is funding attacks, al-Qaeda is resilient2017-08-11 13:21 United Nations — The Islamic State extremist group is still c
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
2017-08-11 13:21 United Nations — The Islamic State extremist group is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure... Read more
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New Kerala
Al-Shabaab leader killed in US airstrikes in Somalia - newkerala news #262243Moscow [Russia], August 11 : Top al-Shabaab leader has been killed in air strik
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Moscow [Russia], August 11 : Top al-Shabaab leader has been killed in air strikes conducted by the United States against the militants near the Banadiir region in southern Somalia. "On August 10, the Department of Defense conducted two kinetic... Read more
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The Economic Times
UN: Islamic State is funding attacks, al-Qaida is resilientstill capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe a
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure and falling revenue - and al-Qaida remains resilient especially in West Africa, East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, U.N.... Read more
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CTV News
ISIS funding attacks, al Qaeda is resilient: UN reportstill capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe a
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure and falling revenue - and al Qaeda remains resilient especially in West Africa, East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, UN experts... Read more
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FOX News
Up to 55 migrants missing off Yemen, UN agency saysoff the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the U.N. migrat
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the U.N. migration agency said Thursday. The International Organization for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migratio
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migration agency said overnight. The International Organisation for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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dna
US airstrikes in Somalia; high-level al-Shabab leader killedThe US military has announced two new airstrikes against al-Shabab extremists i
dna / Posted 10 days ago
The US military has announced two new airstrikes against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, and Somalia's president says the joint operation killed a high- level leader of the group. The US statement says the airstrikes were carried out today near the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
More migrants ‘deliberately drowned’off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migratio
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migration agency said overnight. The International Organisation for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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DW
Déjà vu after Kenya elections |It was a battle between arch rivals from two political dynasties - Uhuru Kenyat
DW / Posted 10 days ago
It was a battle between arch rivals from two political dynasties - Uhuru Kenyatta, son of Kenya's first president, and Raila Odinga, son of the first vice president. Kenyatta and his Jubilee Alliance emerged as clear winners. For former Prime Minster... Read more
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The Courier Mail
More migrants ‘deliberately drowned’off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migratio
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migration agency said overnight. The International Organisation for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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News.com.au
More migrants ‘deliberately drowned’off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migratio
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migration agency said overnight. The International Organisation for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
More migrants ‘deliberately drowned’off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migratio
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the UN migration agency said overnight. The International Organisation for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Up to 55 migrants missing off Yemen, UN agency saysoff the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the U.N. migrat
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the U.N. migration agency said Thursday. The International Organization for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Up to 55 migrants missing off Yemen, UN agency saysoff the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the U.N. migrat
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
off the coast of Yemen in the second such drowning in two days, the U.N. migration agency said Thursday. The International Organization for Migration statement came less than a day after it said up to 50 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia were... Read more
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