Somalia Newswire (Page 5)

Somalia Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Somalia. (Page 5)

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  1. Somali soldiers end bloody restaurant siege by extremistsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later. MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) " Somalia's security forces early Thursday morning ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab Islamic extremists at a popular ...

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  2. Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Day

    Somali men carry away the body of a civilian who was killed in a militant attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, June 15, 2017. Somalia's security forces early Thursday morning ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab Islamic extremists at the popular "Pizza House" restaurant in the capital.

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  3. UN agency fears for Africans held by gang in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    ... my family cannot afford to pay that amount." A veiled woman who said she had traveled from Bossaso city in northern Somalia with her two children said she had been beaten daily.

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  4. Somalia: Suicide Bomber Hits Popular Mogadishu RestaurantRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | UAport

    A VBIED bomb targetting popular Posh Treat and nearby Pizza House in Mogadishu killed at least 10 people. NISA officials say they managed to pacify the attackers and arrest the situation.

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  5. Somalia: UN Condemns Attack On Popular Restaurant in MogadishuRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | UAport

    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating, condemned in the strongest possible terms last night's attack on the Pizza House restaurant and Posh Hotel in Mogadishu that reportedly killed at least 19 people.

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  6. 19 dead in Somalia raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Telegraph

    In a separate incident later in the day, at least two soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb, planted by the militant group al Shabaab, struck a car carrying government troops in Central Shabelle outside the capital, the military said.

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  7. AU condemns terrorist attack against restaurant in Somalia's MogadishuRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has strongly condemned Wednesday's terror attack against a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. In a statement released on Thursday, the chairperson expressed the AU's heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased and wished speedy recovery to those wounded.

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  8. Hostages held, 9 killed in attack at Somalia restaurantRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later. MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) " Gunmen posing as military forces were holding dozens of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital in ...

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  9. Toll in Somalia terror attack rises to 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | India.com

    ... strategy and has also launched several attacks against the military bases of the African Union Mission in Somalia, killing hundreds of soldiers. Militant group al-Shabaab, who five years ago pledged allegiance to al-Qaida, claimed to have killed 61 ...

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  10. Restaurant Siege In Somalia Ends With At Least 31 People KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Somali soldiers reclaimed the blasted and bloody remains of a popular pizza joint early Thursday, ending a nightlong siege that left at least 31 people dead in the country's capital, according to local police. News reports quoted Capt.

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  11. .com | Top Africa stories: Lesotho, Somalia, ZimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | News24

    ... taken by ambulances. Mogadishu - At least 31 people are dead after the overnight siege of a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital by al-Shabaab Islamic extremists, ended on Thursday morning by security forces with all five attackers killed. ...

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  12. The Latest: US condemns deadly attack on Somalia restaurantRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The United States is condemning the overnight attack on a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital that police say left at least 31 people dead. A statement Thursday by the U.S. mission to Somalia says many of the victims had been breaking their daily Ramadan fast when the attack began Wednesday night.

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  13. Mogadishu siege endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... outside a destroyed building near a restaurant that was the scene of a car bomb blast and gun battle in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo / AP Somalia's security forces yesterday ended a night-long siege by al-Shabaab Islamic extremists at a popular ...

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  14. News Roundup for June 15, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Switched

    ... no pipeline at all. More here . 3. 31 people were killed in a restaurant siege by the al-Shabab group in Mogadishu, Somalia. The attack began with a car bomb followed by gunmen rushing into a pizza parlour. More here . 4. Missouri State ...

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  15. Bloody siege over in Somalia; Survivors tell tales of terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    At least 17 people were killed in the night-long siege of a popular Mogadishu restaurant by al-Shabab Islamic extremists that was ended Thursday morning by security forces.

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  16. At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somali capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    At least 19 civilians were killed when Islamist attackers launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and an adjacent restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a police officer said on Thursday. Armed security forces and rescue personnel are seen at the scene of an attack outside an hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia June 14, 2017.

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  17. Shabaab steps up attacks in KenyaRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Long War Journal

    ... have been reported. The majority of these incidents were perpetrated in Kenya's Garissa County near the border with Somalia. On May 8, seven Kenyan police officers were wounded near the town of Liboi when their vehicle hit an IED. Four days later, ...

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  18. Man in Australia Hostage-taking, Shootout Had Militant ConnectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... Yacqub Ahmed Mohamed. He moved to a Kenyan refugee camp with his family in 1992, after the outbreak of civil war in Somalia, before moving to Australia with his grandparents in 1994. He returned to Somalia in mid-2006 when the Islamic Courts Union ...

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  19. Mesmerizing maps show the biggest risks to humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to some degree," Muggah tells Business Insider. But what separates a city like New York from one like Mogadishu, Somalia is generally the extent to which local government delivers basic services to its citizens. Obesity is a risk factor for a slew ...

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  20. Mad or bad: What triggered Yacqub Khayre's murderous rage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Age

    ... the wrong crowd, was radicalised at a Preston mosque, and formed links with terror group al-Shabab. He had been to Somalia to train and fight in the civil war. Khayre was involved in the Holsworthy plot but, in the 2010 judgment of a jury in that ...

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