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Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, seven dead Attackers set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least seven people dead, police said. Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the assault on the headquarters of Som
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Somalia: At least 9 killed in attack on security facility A police official says an attack on a security facility in the Somali capital has left at least nine people dead, including four attackers. | 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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Somalia car bombing: Al-Shabaab claims responsibility as nine killed after gunmen storm police HQ Police said gunmen stormed the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters after two car bombs exploded outside
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In Debt to Turkey, Somalia Shuts Network Tied to Fethullah Gulen Two schools and a hospital, linked to the Muslim cleric whom the Turkish president blames for an attempted coup, were closed.
New York Times | 18 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Turkey's anti-Gulen crackdown ripples far and wide By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Barely 12 hours after a failed coup in Turkey, Somalia's cabinet met in Mogadishu to consider a request from Ankara to shut down two schools and a hospital linked to Fethullah Gulen, the Muslim cleric Turkey blame
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migr Buri Hamza left family in Canada to help bring order to Somalia Hamza first found a safe haven in Canada for his young family during a time of political upheaval, then returned to Somalia years later to help steer his country as a legislator
The Globe and Mail | Jul 28, 2016 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia suicide bomber was ex-lawmaker, al-Shabab claims Read full story for latest details.
The Daily Sentinel | Jul 27, 2016 10:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
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Former lawmaker was one of AU base suicide bombers in Somalia: al Shabaab By Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A former Islamist lawmaker turned al Shabaab militant was one of the drivers in Tuesday's double car bomb attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Somalia, al Shabaab said. The militants said i
Yahoo! News | Jul 27, 2016 08:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Somalia attack: 'Ex-MP' was Mogadishu suicide bomber An ex-MP was one of two suicide car bombers who carried out Tuesday's deadly attacks in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, militants say.
BBC News | Jul 27, 2016 08:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At least 12 killed in twin suicide bombings Suicide bombers from militant group Al Shabaab detonated two vehicles laden with explosives Tuesday near the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least 12 people, the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) said in a statement. | Jul 26, 2016 9:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend