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Somalia: 10 Killed As Al Shabaab Attacks Liberated Towns
At least 10 people were confirmed dead and 23 others were wounded after Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab fighters attacked the Somali Federal Government and African Union Mission in Somalia military bases in central and southwestern Somalia overnight on Friday, Garowe Online reports.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Somalia: Hotel Hit By Car Bomb
A car bomb attack targeted a parking garage behind Maka Al Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu's Hodan district, wounding two persons according to witnesses on Saturday, Garowe Online reports.
Somalia: Physical Confrontations Last Night in the Gedo Region
According to the local news reports, armed groups allegedly from Al-Shabaab ambushed a military base belonging to the Somali National Army and AMISOM in the bridge within the Buurdhuubo district.
Pan-African News Wire
Two Somalians Killed by U.S.-backed Military Forces
Two Al-shabab militants killed and two others arrested in Daynile, Mogadishu Posted on March 13, 2014 [RBC Radio Mogadishu] Two Al-shabab militants have been shot dead in police operation carried out today at Daynile district, Banadir Region as confirmed by Daynile deputy governor on social affairs Ahmed Dubac Ali.
The Daily Star
Car bomb blast in Somali capital: police
This photo taken on March 6, 2014, shows Somali government soldiers looking out from a machine gun mounted pick-up truck at Tobanka Buundo in the lower Shabelle region, near the Somalian capital Mogadishu, where residents created a road block during a protest against the Islamist Al-Shabab insurgent group.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Uppity Deniers, Unite
There are three classes of people that worship at the climate change altar: These people are not only in the U.S. -- the United Nations also thinks it sees a bonanza.
The real fight is behind closed doors
NARRATIVES about countries, especially under-reported ones, can be hard to shift.
Somalia: Firing Squad On the Football Field
Two days ago, in broad daylight, on a makeshift football field in Mogadishu, state security forces carried out the execution by firing squad of three men.
Somalia: 'More Dangerous for Aid Workers Now Than Under Al Shabaab'
It is more dangerous for humanitarians to work in the Somali capital today than it was when parts of the city were controlled by the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, a senior United Nations official said.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
AU, Somali forces begin offensive against militants
Nick Kay, UN Special Representative to Somalia said on Thursday that AU peacekeepers and the Somali army have begun a major offensive against al Shabaab militants.
Somalia: Less Than Three Years After Famine Gripped Somalia's Breadbasket, Somali Farmers Bounce Back
WFP purchases more than 2 million metric tons of food every year worldwide. At least three-quarters of it comes fromdeveloping countries.This isbecause WFP's policy is to buy food asclose as possible to where it is needed.By buying locally WFP helps sustain local economies, reduces transport times and saves money.
The black stuff can be very useful
The ramshackle capital of Somaliland, Hargeisa, in northern Somalia has a bustling market for camels and is a frequent destination for aid workers.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The New Face of African Conflict
As a new wave of violent conflicts has ravaged Africa, borders and conventional peace processes have done little to contain them.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Offensive in Somalia sees militants flee 5 towns
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Somalia: Army Firing Squad Executes Soldiers
The Military court of Somalia today executed three soldiers in Mogadishu who were charged and convicted of killing soldiers and a journalist in Mogadishu last year.
Somaliaa s efforts to build cohesive State require international support, Security Council told
Food, water and other non-combat supplies being offloaded for troops of the Somali National Army battling insurgents alongside the African Union Mission in Somalia.
Somalia: Somali, AU Troops Retake Towns From Al-Shabab
Somali government and African Union forces say they have recaptured territory that was held by the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Al Shabaab leader urges Somalis to battle old enemy Ethiopia
The leader of the al Qaeda-aligned Islamist group al Shabaab has urged Somalis to wage holy war against Ethiopia, Somalia's Horn of Africa neighbour whose forces are preparing to lead an African Union offensive against the militants.
VIDEO: Mogadishu - from art deco to ruins
The image that always come from the Somalia's capital Mogadishu is more often than not of conflict, but there is always another side to the story.
NUSOJ condemns harsh sentence for Somali journalist in Ethiopia
MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 10, 2014/African Press Organization / The National Union of Somali Journalists today condemned guilty verdict and prison sentence against veteran Somali journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey as "outrageous and unacceptable", and urged Ethiopian authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally.