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  1. Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six attackers. Somali special forces stood over three bloodied bodies of the alleged attackers after officials declared they have full control of the Maka Al-Mukarramah Hotel Saturday, more than 12 hours after six gunmen from the Islamic rebel group al-Shabab stormed the hotel.

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  2. Somali hotel battle ends with 24 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... gunmen involved in the attack escaped, in a statement released Saturday. The group vowed to carry out more attacks. Somalia's ambassador to Switzerland and permanent representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Yusuf Bari-Bari, was among ...

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  3. Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... was no immediate indication of how many of the dead were attackers, all of whom were killed according to Hussein. Somalia's ambassador to Switzerland was among those killed in the attack, said Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Al-Shabab, an ...

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  4. Somali forces end al-Shabab siege of hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... ed the building, killing and wounding guests and hotel employees. Among the dead was Yusuf Mohamed Ismail Bari-Bari, Somalia's permanent representative to the United Nations office in Geneva, according to the Somali government.

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  5. UN strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack on Mogadishu hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. 28 March 2015 - The top United Nations official in Somalia along with the members of the UN Security Council have strongly condemned yesterday's terrorist attack on a hotel in Mogadishu city that ...

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  6. Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 deadRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KDWN

    ... gunmen involved in the attack escaped, in a statement released Saturday. The group vowed to carry out more attacks. Somalia's ambassador to Switzerland and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Yusuf Bari-Bari was among ...

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  7. .com | At least 21 dead in Al-Shabaab hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    ... of Mogadishu's ambulance service, said 28 people were wounded. Six attackers were killed, said Ridwan Abdiweli, Somalia's government spokesperson. Officials displayed the bodies of three attackers but did not give an explanation of where the bodies ...

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  8. World Briefs: Deadly siege ends at hotel in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Somali troops ended a 16-hour siege at a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday, during which gunmen killed 15 people, officials said. Al-Shabab, a militant Islamist group that routinely strikes government and business sites in the capital, claimed responsibility for the attack, which also left at least 13 people wounded, Somali officials said.

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  9. UN Security Council condemns hotel attack in SomaliaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a hotel in Somali capital of Mogadishu that resulted in the heavy deaths of civilians. In a press statement issued on Saturday here, the Council members underlined that "neither this, nor any other senseless act of terrorism in Somalia, would dent their resolve to support the peace and reconciliation process in Somalia," Xinhua reported.

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  10. Jihadists Attack Somali Hotel, Release Video of MassacreaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    A lethal attack on a hotel by Islamist militants in Somalia Friday has left at least 17 dead and more than 30 wounded. Simultaneously, a video has been released depicting the slaughter of blindfolded Somali civilians on a beach.

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  11. Hotel retaken from militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... in the capital Mogadishu. Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked Islamic extremist group that has carried out many attacks in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the assault on the hotel, which is popular with Somali government officials and foreigners. We ...

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  12. Islamic extremists attack Somali hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NHK World

    The Islamic extremist group al-Shabab attacked a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday. At least 14 people were killed.

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  13. The man admired by presidents and warlordsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... me plenty of times - certainly more times than it's hindered. I've shouted it out in Chechnya, Afghanistan and Somalia. In 2011 we were waved down by sullen armed men on a country road in Ivory Coast. I could see four, maybe five people tied up in ...

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  14. U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in SomaliaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    The United States strongly condemns al-Shabaab's terrorist attack on the Maka al-Mukarama Hotel in Mogadishu yesterday. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the innocent victims killed in the attack and our regrets to the many who were injured.

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  15. Over a dozen killed in al-Shabab attack on Mogadishu hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | UPI

    ... also began with a car bomb and armed fighters storming the complex, killing 25 people, including two members of Somalia's parliament and the deputy mayor of Mogadishu. In January al-Shabab claimed credit for a car bombing outside a hotel near the ...

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  16. Somalia hotel siege ends, 14 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Friday evening and fought the attackers into Saturday. Mohamed Abdi, information minister, said the 14 dead included Somalia's ambassador to Geneva, five civilians, four hotel guards and four government soldiers. Four attackers, including one who ...

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  17. '14 killed' in Somalia hotel siege by al-ShabaabRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... diplomats and businessmen, officials said. The earlier death toll given was 10. The attack came as members of Somalia's Western-backed government were meeting at the hotel, located on an arterial road linking the presidential palace to the airport, ...

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  18. Somalia ends Shebab hotel siege, 14 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    A military police woman of the African Union Mission in Somalia takes pictures on March 28, 2015 of three bodies of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants at the Makal Almukarama hotel in Mogadishu after Somali security forces killed them. The death toll in a bomb attack on March 27 by Shebab militants on the hotel rose to 14, police said on March 28. -- PHOTO: AFP MOGADISHU - Somali forces brought an end to an hours-long gun and bomb siege on a Mogadishu hotel by Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants on Saturday, with the government giving a final toll of 14 dead.

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  19. Al Shabab's deadly show of force in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    The deadly attack on a hotel in Mogadishu by Al Shabab militants was another show of force for the Somali-based terrorist group that has been hitting the capital and threatening to attack abroad The Maka al Mukarama Hotel in Mogadishu is a popular hangout for diplomats, journalists or Somalia's returning diaspora, who come for the strong WiFi and even stronger coffee. But on Friday, that oasis of normalcy in the capital was shattered as Al Shabab militants stormed the hotel, killing at least nine, and trapping others inside for hours as Somalia's security forces tried to take control.

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  20. Somalia: More Than Dozen Killed, Several Injured in Hotel BlastRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    At least 14 people, including government soldiers, hotel security guards, civilians and attackers were killed and 13 others also injured in an attack on hotel in Mogadishu on Friday and Saturday, Minister of Information said. Somalia Minister of Information, Mohamed Abdi Hayr, told journalists that 5 Al Shabab attackers, 2 of them blew themselves up at the entrance gate of the Maka Al Mukurama hotel while the 3 others then entered inside the hotel with gunfire.

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