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News Topic - Somalia

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A neighboring son gave his life for our country Chandler is mourning the loss of a Hamilton High School graduate who was killed by enemy fire in Somalia, becoming the first Arizonan killed in combat since November 2016.
Ahwatukee Foothills News | Jun 20, 2018 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Phoenix, Arizona
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Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia Somalias most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of a U.S. special operations soldier earlier this month. The assessment, by U.S. military and counterintelligen
Voice of America | Jun 20, 2018 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Help famine victims in Africa, Yemen Twenty million people across four countries need food assistance: Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and northeast Nigeria
CNN.com | Jun 19, 2018 8:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kenya says five police officers killed in explosive device attack NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eight Kenyan police officials were killed in the eastern part of the country on Sunday after their vehicle hit an improvised explosivedevice planted by Somalia's al Shabaab militant group, police said.
Reuters | Jun 18, 2018 04:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Visits Somalia The new Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, has arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu amid tight security. Ahmed was received at the airport by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. In a message posted on Twitter, Farmajo told the Ethiopian pr
Voice of America | Jun 16, 2018 10:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New Details Emerge in Attack That Killed US Soldier in Somalia New details have emerged about an attack by al-Shabab militants that killed one U.S. soldier and injured four others in southern Somalia last week. Somali officials say the attack occurred just before 2 p.m. local time Friday as U.S., Kenyan and Somali fo
Voice of America | Jun 11, 2018 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Courage to write Ahmed Ismail Yusuf was raised as a nomadic herder in Somalia, and taught himself to read with Maya Angelous I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. He's in Madison to read from his new collection of short stories.
The Daily Page | Jun 11, 2018 10:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
Fellow soldiers share memories of Chandler soldier killed in Somalia Friday A brave soldier and a fearless friend, that's how 26-year-old Alex Conrad is remembered by his Army brothers, who say the world is a little darker without him.?
KOLD - News 13 | Jun 11, 2018 03:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Tucson, Arizona
American soldier killed in Somalia firefight identified A U.S. commando killed in a Somalia firefight against al-Shabaab militants was identified as U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alexander Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Ariz., the Department of Defense said late Saturday.
New Hampshire Union Leader | Jun 11, 2018 02:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Concord, New Hampshire
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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Somalia The Department of Defense announced the death of a Fort Bragg soldier who was supporting Operation Octave Shield in Somalia.
abc13.com | Jun 11, 2018 01:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Houston, Texas