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US now has significantly more troops in Somalia

November 17, 2017 11:18 pm
US now has significantly more troops in Somalia

Foreign Policy, General News, InfoNews, International  News, News, Society, Spotlight, the United States, United State’s History, United States, United States (Overview), US, World News, militPentagon chief spokesperson Dana W. White (L) and Joint Staff Director Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. are seen in a briefing, on November 16, 2017. […]

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Somaliland votes for new president amid tight contest

November 13, 2017 4:00 am
Somaliland votes for new president amid tight contest

Women queue to cast their votes in the presidential election in Hargeisa, in the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland, in Somalia on Nov. 13, 2017. (Photo by AP) People in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Somaliland are voting to elect their fifth president as the ruling party faces a strong challenge from […]

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Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu rises to 231

October 15, 2017 9:10 pm
Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu rises to 231

The death toll from two recent bomb blasts in busy locations in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, has jumped to 231 with at least 275 people injured, making them the deadliest attacks to have ever happened in the country. Police said on Saturday that a truck bomb exploded in a busy area outside […]

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Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu rises to 231

9:10 pm
Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu rises to 231

The death toll from two recent bomb blasts in busy locations in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, has jumped to 231 with at least 275 people injured, making them the deadliest attacks to have ever happened in the country. Police said on Saturday that a truck bomb exploded in a busy area outside […]

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Police chief at airport in Somalia’s Puntland shot dead

October 2, 2017 8:30 pm
Police chief at airport in Somalia’s Puntland shot dead

A soldier keeps guard at the opening of Bossaso International Airport in Puntland, Somalia, January 2016. (Photo by Reuters) A policeman has shot dead the chief of security at an airport in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region and also his bodyguard, police say. The assailant’s motive for killing Colonel Abdisalan Sanyare […]

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Somalia-based al-Shabab terror group beheads 3 people in Kenya

August 18, 2017 6:59 pm
Somalia-based al-Shabab terror group beheads 3 people in Kenya

This file photo shows members of Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab terrorist group. Kenyan officials say suspected Takfiri al-Shabab militants from Somalia have beheaded three people and burnt houses in an attack in Kenya. Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo said gunmen believed to be al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants attacked Maleli Village near the […]

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Defected militant commander says Somalia’s al-Shabab not serving Islam

August 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Defected militant commander says Somalia’s al-Shabab not serving Islam

Former Deputy Leader and spokesman of Somalia’s al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabab militants, Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, also known as Abu Mansur, speaks to journalists on August 15, 2017 in Mogadishu. (Photo by AFP) The one-time deputy leader and a senior commander of Somalia’s al Shabab has called on for others to quit the […]

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Al-Shabab Takfiri group ‘seizes town in Somalia’

August 4, 2017 11:26 am
Al-Shabab Takfiri group ‘seizes town in Somalia’

An African Union (AMISOM) soldier from Burundi is seen on patrol in Mogadishu on July 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Somalia’s militant group al-Shabab seized a town in the south of the country early on Friday after it was abandoned by the military and African Union-mandated (AMISOM) peacekeepers, residents said. […]

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US drones kill 10 people in Yemen, Somalia: security sources

July 31, 2017 10:30 pm
US drones kill 10 people in Yemen, Somalia: security sources

A US MQ-9 Reaper drone (File photo) Two separate attacks by unmanned aerial vehicles have left at least 10 people dead in Yemen and Somalia as US drones continue to claim more cilivian lives in Islamic countries. According to security sources, five people alleged to be suspected members of the […]

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Al-Shabab militants blocking aid to starving kids in Somalia, warns charity

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Al-Shabab militants blocking aid to starving kids in Somalia, warns charity

This photo taken on March 15, 2017, shows a malnourished child being weighed by an aid worker at a facility in Baidoa town, the capital of Bay region of southwestern Somalia. (Via AFP) A survey by an international charity shows that lack of access to hungry parts of Somalia controlled […]

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