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Somalia Newswire

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  1. Somalia plane bomber was meant to board Turkish flight: airline executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ... canceled a flight to Mogadishu last week due to bad weather and said the company will not make any further comment. Somalia, mired in conflict since civil war broke out in 1991, has few air links outside East Africa. In 2012, Turkish Airlines became ...

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  2. Reborn Maine milling city offers lessons amid refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... of shops, restaurants and mosques – and a championship-winning high school soccer team featuring players from Somalia and other African countries. Shukri Abasheikh, owner of Mogadishu Store, a general store that caters to the African ...

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  3. What happened on the bombed Somali plane?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    ... the attack if there had been a bigger impact. He points out that, usually, the main Islamist militants group in Somalia, al-Shabab, says it has carried out an attack a few hours after it has happened. The group used a laptop bomb three years ago. ...

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  4. ArtsRead the original story

    Monday | The Bridge

    Stories of the Somali Diaspora: Photographs by Abdi Roble through Sept. 27 Weisman Art Museum, 333 East River Road Abdi Roble's black-and-white images document the transition of Somali communities from Africa to the United States and includes photographs taken in Minneapolis - fetauring familiar faces for some Bridgeland communities - and Columbus, Ohio and Portland, Maine- three of the largest Somali communities in the U.S. Born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1964, Roble founded the Somali Documentary Project in 2003, he with Doug Rutledge, Tariq Tarey, and Stanley Kayne.

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  5. Video shows suspected Somali plane bomber taking laptop bag before blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mashable

    ... the explosion. A hole in a plane operated by Daallo Airlines as it sits on the runway of the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia. Officials have said they will beef up security at the airport in Mogadishu. Prior to the incident, the plane's pilot had said ...

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  6. Was Daallo Airlines suicide bomber handed laptop concealing explosives by airport or airline staff?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mirror.co.uk

    Wheelchair-bound Abdullahi Abdisalam Borleh may have been handed the bomb after passing through airport security, according to new CCTV footage The Somalia plane bomber may have had some type of link to the airline or airport staff, it has been reported. The National Intelligence and Security Agency has released footage apparently showing a passenger being handed a laptop by two men in the airport departure lounge.

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  7. Laptop bomb may have blown hole in Somali plane - US officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Investigators examining an explosion that blew a hole in a Somali airliner last week believe the damage was caused by a bomb hidden in a laptop computer, U.S. officials said on Monday. An aircraft belonging to Daallo Airlines is parked at the Aden Abdulle international airport after making an emergency landing following an explosion inside the plane in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, February 3, 2016.

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  8. Dead passenger identified, six arrests made in explosion that ripped hole in Somali jetlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Post

    ... according to the government spokesman. The blast forced the Daallo Airlines plane to make an emergency landing in Somalia's capital. The Serb pilot who landed the jetliner said Sunday he never doubted that it was caused by a bomb and described the ...

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  9. Suspected Bomb Hand-Off Caught on Camera Before Ill-Fated FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KWLM-AM Willmar

    Authorities in Somalia have released video footage from inside Mogadishu's airport that they say shows a laptop packed with explosives being handed to a passenger before the mid-air explosion that forced a Daallo Airlines flight to make an emergency landing last week. In the video, reportedly taken by surveillance cameras after security checks, two men can be seen walking together when one of the men hands a laptop case to a third man.

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  10. Media captionCCTV footage shows 'Somalia plane bomber'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Echo

    ... the ongoing nature of the investigation. Several members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the ground in Somalia to help authorities there investigate an inflight explosion aboard a commercial airplane, which the African nation's ...

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  11. Somali authorities confirm suicide bomber blew hole in planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | World Magazine

    A suicide bomber set off the explosion that tore a hole in an airliner flying out of Somalia last week, according to local authorities investigating the case. The blast blew a 3-foot hole in the fuselage of the Daallo Airlines passenger plane minutes after it took off from Somalia's Mogadishu airport with more than 70 passengers on Feb. 2. We see you've been enjoying the content on our exclusive member website.

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  12. Video Seems To Show Somali Airport Workers Had Role In Plane BombingRead the original story

    Monday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A hole is seen in a plane operated by Daallo Airlines as it sits on a runway at the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Tuesday. After an airplane passenger set off a bomb last week, the pilot managed to land the plane safely in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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  13. Pilot thankful suicide blast was at low altitude, slams Mogadishu airport securityRead the original story

    Sunday | UAport

    The Serb pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a gaping hole in its fuselage said Sunday he never doubted that it was caused by a bomb and described the security surrounding the airplane at Mogadishu Airport as "zero."

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  14. 'I saw man get sucked out of plane'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Iol.co.za

    Screaming passengers watched in horror as a burning man was sucked from a plane at 11,000ft after a suspected bomb blew a hole in the fuselage. Witnesses say his charred body fell to earth nearly 30km from Mogadishu airport in Somalia, where the plane had taken off five minutes earlier.

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  15. The man who bombed a Somali plane was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Silicon Alley Insider

    The hole in a plane operated by Daallo Airlines after an emergency landing at the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Tuesday. A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, the Daallo chief executive said on Monday.

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  16. Reborn Maine city offers lessons amid refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... of shops, restaurants and mosques - and a championship-winning high school soccer team featuring players from Somalia and other African countries. Shukri Abasheikh, owner of Mogadishu Store, a general store that caters to the African ...

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  17. Plane bomb 'meant for Turkish Airlines'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    ... said. The blast punched a one-metre hole in the side of the Airbus A321 about 15 minutes after it had taken off from Somalia's capital Mogadishu. "The investigation is in the hands of the authorities in Somalia," said Olad, speaking by telephone ...

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  18. '58 300 face death' in drought-hit SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    Displaced Somali children queue in 2014 to receive food rations at a feeding centre in the Hodan district in Mogadishu. Picture: AFP/ Mohamed Abdiwahab Over 58 000 children will starve to death in Somalia without urgent support, the United Nations warned on Monday, amid severe drought in the impoverished and war-torn Horn of Africa country.

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  19. 'Bomber meant to be on Turkish flight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    ... had 74 passengers. In 2012, Turkish Airlines became the first major international commercial airline to fly out of Somalia in more than two decades. Mogadishu's heavily guarded airport, which is often compared to the Green Zone in Baghdad, has ...

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  20. Airline Bomb Handoff Seen on Video in SomaliaRead the original story

    Monday | Accuracy In Media

    Surveillance video that investigators believe captured the handoff of an explosive-wired laptop that blew a hole in the side of a Somali jetliner could prove the bombing was an inside job, sources told Fox News. The explosion on board Daallo Airlines Airbus A321 at 11,000 feet Tuesday killed the suspected bomber, who was sucked out of the plane, and forced an emergency landing.

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