Somalia Newswire

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  1. Shabaab launches another attack on US and partner forcesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    On Sept. 21, al Qaeda's Somalia branch attacked US and partner forces 50 kilometers northwest of Kismayo, according to a US Forces Africa Command press release over the weekend.

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  2. Sokpari reveals decision to join Somali side Elman FCRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... his stay cut short following series of uninspiring results as he picked only one point from three games. "I moved to Somalia to experience a change of environment and to take a challenge onto myself," Sokpari told 442gh.com. "I believe that I will ...

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  3. The making of 'Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... who were surrounded by more than 1,000 well-armed hostile forces. A year before, U.S. soldiers were deployed to Somalia to support a United Nations humanitarian mission to help with a devastating famine. Without a government in place, militia and ...

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  4. Two car bombs explode in Somali capital, one diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manila Bulletin

    One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital on Saturday and the Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacks. A car burns at the scene of an explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia September 22, 2018.

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  5. 1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Car Bombs Explode in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Voice of America

    ... ng a female university student shot dead in her class by two men armed with pistols. Al-Shabab is fighting to topple Somalia's Western-backed central government and establish its own rule based on its own strict interpretation of Islamic law.

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  6. US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came under attack in southern Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said Saturday. No U.S. or Somali forces were killed or injured in the attack, an AFRICOM spokesman, Nate Herring, told The Associated Press.

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  7. Two car bombs explode in Somali capital, two injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Reuters

    ... Hussein, a police officer. Fire fighters attempt to extinguish a burning car after an explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia September 22, 2018. REUTERS/Feisal Omar Al Shabaab told Reuters they had planted the car bombs and that they were targeting a ...

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  8. Two car bombs exploded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Times of Oman

    Fire fighters attempt to extinguish a burning car after an explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia September 22, 2018. Photo - Reuters/Feisal Omar Fire fighters attempt to extinguish a burning car after an explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia September 22, 2018.

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  9. U.S. military says U.S. airstrike kills an estimated 18 Somali militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Reuters

    U.S. forces acting in self defense called in an airstrike on al Shabaab militants in the southern Somalia province of Lower Juba, killing an estimated 18 Islamist extremists, U.S. Africa Command said on Saturday. Somali government troops accompanying the U.S. unit killed two other fighters of the al Qaeda-linked group with small arms fire during the clash that took place on Friday, it said.

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  10. US Airstrike Kills 18 Al-Shabab After US Forces Attacked in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Voice of America

    Somali security officers look at the body of a suspected al-Shabab fighter in Mogadishu, Somalia, Nov. 5, 2016. The U.S. military says 18 al-Shabab members were killed in an airstrike in southern Somalia Friday.

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  11. US air strike in Somalia kills 18 al-Shabab fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Al Jazeera

    African Union soldiers take up positions in the Deynile district of Somalia's capital against al-Shabab [File: Ali Bashi/AP] A US military drone strike in southern Somalia killed 18 al-Shabab fighters after American and local forces on the ground came under attack, the US Africa Command said. The air strike was carried out Friday in self-defence after fighters were "observed maneuvering on a combined patrol," while the US also responded with "indirect fire", a military spokesman said on Saturday.

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  12. 5 years after mall Kenya attack, al-Shabab's threat growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... the luxury shopping mall hurling grenades and starting a days-long siege that left 67 people dead, analysts say the Somalia-based extremist group has been pushed down Africa's east coast as far as Mozambique as its regional threat expands. less FILE ...

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  13. Five Years After Westgate, Al-Shabab Still Threat in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Voice of America

    ... learned to work with the Muslim community, helping to reduce the likelihood of successful attacks. FILE - Members of Somalia's al-Shabab militant group patrol on foot on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, March 5, 2012. "I used to work at Westgate ...

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  14. Our victories in the Horn of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Vanguard

    ... Abdullahi Farmaajo and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki. A major significance of that meeting, is that Eritrea and Somalia that have had a decade old conflict over allegations that the former was supporting Islamist fighters in Somalia, talked ...

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  15. How a Buddhist Couple Helped a Somali Writer Find Refuge in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Tricycle

    ... his age being wasted felt intolerable. I knew that foreign news bureaus were being disbanded and that places like Somalia would go quiet with no one reporting on them. And, I had been working with graduate public health students about how to promote ...

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  16. Worldwide Terror Attacks Down, but Threat More 'Complex': US ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | News Max

    ... a very potent threat globally, responsible for, among others, a truck bomb attack in October 2017 in Mogadishu, Somalia that killed more than 300 people. The third major threat, in U.S. eyes, is Iran, which Sales said uniquely has the entire power ...

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  17. Girl, nine, is shot dead when soldiers open fire to clear traffic in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Daily Mail

    A nine-year-old girl sitting on a school bus was shot dead after government soldiers opened fire to clear the way for their vehicle that was stuck in a traffic jam in Somalia. Deqa Dahir was on her way home around midday on Tuesday when her bus got stuck in traffic near the busy Banadir junction in Mogadishu.

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  18. Girl killed as troops shoot to clear trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Newsday

    Four soldiers have been arrested in Somalia after a nine-year-old schoolgirl was shot dead in the capital Mogadishu, police have said. Deqa Dahir died and another girl was wounded when bullets hit their school bus while it was stuck in a traffic jam, Amnesty International said.

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  19. Terror attacks down but global threat more 'complex': US reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Manila Bulletin

    ... a very potent threat globally, responsible for, among others, a truck bomb attack in October 2017 in Mogadishu, Somalia that killed more than 300 people. The third major threat, in US eyes, is Iran, which Sales said uniquely has the entire power of ...

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  20. Somali officials: Airstrike kills or hurts several al-ShababRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Several senior officials with the al-Shabab extremist group have been killed or wounded in an airstrike in southern Somalia, Somali intelligence officials said Wednesday, while the al-Qaida-linked group and a resident said children were among the dead. The intelligence officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media said the overnight airstrike hit a training school and nearby hospital in Sakow, a town in Middle Jubba region.

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