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  1. Famed Somali singer and lawmaker assassinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Daily Times

    ... lawmaker to be killed since the start of the year. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab threatened earlier this year to kill the country's MPs "one by one". The Shebab have vowed to intensify ...

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  2. Kent woman charged with helping al-Qaida-linked groupRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The News Tribune

    ... and four other people have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria announced the charges Wednesday. The two women, one from Kent, and the other from ...

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  3. Al-Shabaab claims Somali lawmaker's assassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Newstime Africa

    Somalia's Al-Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's assassination of female lawmaker Sada Ali in Mogadishu.

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  4. Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MySanAntonio.com

    In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, Saado Ali Warsame, a Somali member of parliament is seen during a parliament session to endorse Somali prime minister in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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  5. Singer, former St. Cloud resident killed in native SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Cloud Times

    Singer, former St. Cloud resident killed in native Somalia Saado Ali Warsame, a member of Somali parliament, was shot in her car Wednesday Check out this story on sctimes.com: In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, Saado Ali ... (more)

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  6. Greater efforts needed to protect MPs in Somalia, IPU saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Inter-Parliamentary Union has called for greater efforts to protect MPs in Somalia after the assassination of Saado Ali Warsame, the fourth parliamentarian killed this year by militants in the African country.

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  7. United States Condemns the Killing of Somali MP Saado Ali Warsame in MogadishuRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY NAIROBI, KENYA SOMALIA UNIT July 23, 2014 The United States condemns in the strongest terms the killing of Somali MP Saado Ali Warsame today in Mogadishu.

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  8. Islamists gun down Somali protest singer-turned-lawmakerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia assess the damage sustained during an attack at the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu July 9, 2014.

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  9. Somalia MP killed in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... to the hardline rule of Siad Barre before he was toppled in 1991. That event triggered the all-out civil war in Somalia that still drags on today. Mohamed Ali, a Somali MP who knew Warsame, described her as "courageous and patriotic'' saying she was ...

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  10. Somalia: Somali Lawmaker Killed in MogadishuRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Gunmen in Somalia's capital have shot dead a member of parliament -- the fourth Somali lawmaker killed in Mogadishu this year.

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  11. Islamists gun down Somali protestsinger-turned-lawmakerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    ... songs that landed her in jail when she challenged the former dictator Siad Barre before he was toppled in 1991 and Somalia plunged into conflict. Attackers from al Shabaab Islamist group, which has staged a series of assaults during the Muslim ...

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  12. Somali Musician Saado Ali Warsame Shot DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The singer/songwriter, who was also a member of parliament in Somalia, was gunned down when assassins ambushed her car in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday .

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  13. Somali lawmaker, driver gunned downRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... when Islamist militants often scale up attacks on government targets as well as African Union peacekeeping troops in Somalia. The Somali government has pledged to strengthen general security in the capital and for lawmakers in particular following ...

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  14. Somali woman MP famed for political songs shot dead by IslamistsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia assess the damage sustained during an attack at the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu July 9, 2014.

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  15. Somali musician-MP is shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... to go on stage without covering her head and she sometimes wore trousers, which is highly unusual for women in Somalia, he says. Somalia has been a largely lawless state since the fall of Mr Barre, with warlords, religious groups and clans fighting ...

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  16. The absurd and amoral disproportionality chargeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... country must maintain when attacked, especially by terrorists. As the 'Blackhawk Down' nightmare unfolded in Somalia in 1993, President Clinton complained to staffers: 'We're not inflicting pain on these f--kers. When people kill us, they should be ...

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  17. Kenya diverts qat exports to Somalia after British banRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    Mogadishu: Imports of qat into Mogadishu from Kenya have soared in recent weeks, ever since the British government implemented a ban on the stimulant last month.

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  18. Somali Lawmaker Killed in MogadishuRead the original story

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Gunmen in Somalia's capital have shot dead a member of parliament -- the fourth Somali lawmaker killed in Mogadishu this year.

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  19. Kenya: Kenya Diverts Qat Exports to Somalia After British BanRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... implemented a ban on the stimulant last month. Now, Kenyan qat traders have diverted most of their product to Somalia for a fraction of the price, said Habon Sheikh Ali, a qat trader at Mogadishu's KM4 intersection. "Before qat was banned in the ...

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  20. Abdulrahman Adem, respected Twin Cities Somali leader and longtime MPS staff member, dies at 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    ... for the voiceless." A graduate from the Somali National University in Mogadishu, Adem served in the public sector of Somalia for decades. He played a vital role in developing the written Somali language. Today Adem is no more, but his legacy will ...

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