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  1. African, Somali troops retake town on way to rebel stronghold : August 31, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... to hold since losing control of the capital Mogadishu in 2011. Al Shabaab ruled most of the southern region of Somalia from 2006 until 2011 when African troops marched into the capital. African and Somali forces have regained several towns this ...

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  2. Somali, AU Forces Launch Offensive On Al-ShababRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... fleeing and the forces are making successful advances so far," said Abdukadir Mohamed Nur, the governor of southern Somalia's Lower Shabelle region. Witnesses reported hearing the booms of heavy shelling, as well as seeing convoys of tanks and ...

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  3. Somali troops oust militants from southern townRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... from a southern town they have been controlling, an official said Saturday. Abdiqadir Mohamed Nor, the governor of Somalia's Lower Shabelle region where the fighting is taking place, said the al-Shabab stronghold of Bulomarer was seized from ...

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    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab fighters in southern Somalia.

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  5. Rand Paul: Benghazi "precludes" Hillary Clinton's 2016 bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    ... hero father, former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, the younger Paul compared Benghazi to the 1993 mission in Mogadishu, Somalia , in which 18 members of the United States military were killed. Shortly following the tragedy, then-President Bill Clinton ...

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  6. Somalia launches offensive against extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab fighters in southern Somalia.

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  7. African troops in fresh offensive against Islamists in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... fleeing and the forces are making successful advances so far," said Abdukadir Mohamed Nur, the governor of southern Somalia's Lower Shabelle region. Witnesses reported hearing booms from heavy shelling and seeing convoys of tanks and armoured ...

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  8. Somalia: Fierce Fighting Starts in Lower Shabelle Between the Govt Troops and AlshabaabRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A fierce fighting broke out in Lower Shabelle this morning between the forces of the federal government backed by AMISOM and Alshabaab.

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  9. Somali and AU forces in al-Shabab offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    The fighting comes as the UN warns that large areas of Somalia are struggling with dire hunger and drought [AFP] Somali and African Union forces have launched a long-awaited fresh offensive against al-Shabab fighters aimed at capturing remaining ports from the armed group, army and government officials have said.

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  10. Rand Paul defends remarks about ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

    ... group Americans for Prosperity. The first-term senator went on to compare Benghazi to the 1993 mission in Mogadishu, Somalia, in which 18 U.S. military members were killed. Two months after the tragedy, President Bill Clinton announced the ...

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  11. Somalia sentences Islamist killers of journalist to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2013 | Yahoo!

    A military court in Somalia has sentenced two Islamist Shebab gunmen to death for killing a journalist, the information minister said Saturday.

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  12. Rand Paul: If 'Hillary Clinton worked for Bill Clinton, she'd probably have been fired'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    ... fit to be commander in chief?" The first-term senator went on to compare Benghazi to the 1993 mission in Mogadishu, Somalia, in which 18 U.S. military members were killed. Two months after the tragedy, President Bill Clinton announced the ... 1 comment

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    Friday | National Review Online

    ... after admittedly mishandling requests for military support that led to the deaths of 18 Americans in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993. The Kentucky senator has made no secret that he is mulling a presidential bid, and his pitch to Republican heavyweights ...

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  14. Rand Paul Blasts Administration's 'Old MacDonald's Farm' of ScandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    ... after admittedly mishandling requests for military support that led to the deaths of 18 Americans in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993. The Kentucky senator has made no secret that he is mulling a presidential bid, and his pitch to Republican heavyweights ...

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  15. Diane Sawyer Introduces Incoming 'World News Tonight' Anchor David Muir in PromoRead the original story

    Friday | FishBowl

    In a new promo for ABC News "World News Tonight," former anchor Diane Sawyer introduces incoming anchor David Muir and highlights his reporting for the network, from the revolution in Egypt, earthquake in Haiti, and tsunami in Japan to Tehran, Iran and Mogadishu, Somalia.

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  16. Kenya: Court to Rule On Tobiko's Application for Sh1 Billion Heroin Ship to Be DestroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... authorities would be ferrying narcotics within Kenyan territory. The ships left Pakistan and berthed in Mogadishu, Somalia from where it said to Kenya at which point it was intercepted by naval officers manning the Kenyan Coast. Nine crew members, ...

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  17. U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of ...Read the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, and EU Ambassador to Somalia Appeal for All Armed Forces to Withdraw from Saaxdheer, Sool Region.

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  18. Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AlertNet

    A Somaliland resident with his face painted in their national colours joins a procession during celebrations to mark the 22nd anniversary of Somaliland's self-declared independence from the larger Somalia, in Hargeisa May 18, 2013.

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  19. ISS Celebrates ISO Accreditation in M.East and AfricaRead the original story

    Thursday | Marine News

    ... of a three year (plus two year option) contract with the United Nations to supply the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), ISS had to meet a number of operational criteria relating to the procurement, supply chain management, transportation, ...

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  20. Hunger and desperation spread in Somalia as militants set blockade of towns in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Severe hunger is spreading in southern Somalia where militants have encircled several towns in the control of African Union forces, preventing food deliveries there, residents and officials say.

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