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Several killed in Somalia airstrike Several people are believed to have been killed in an airstrike in southern Somalia apparently targetting a house used by members of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militia, officials and witnesses said Sunday. Abdukadir Mohamed Nur, a Somali government of
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'I felt a calling': Doctor's busy truck-stop clinic fills health-care void in U.S. Dr. Rob Marsh practises in a more tranquil setting compared to his days with the U.S. military's elite Delta Force unit - a job that took him to Somalia and other health-care hot spots. Now he has a clinic at a truck stop in Virginia that serves truckers | Jan 30, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
APNewsBreak: Suspected terrorist brother of no-fly-list man The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia. | Jan 30, 2015 05:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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FBI Adds Somali-Born Suspect to Most-Wanted-Terrorist List The FBI on Thursday added a U.S. citizen born in Somalia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he might have knowledge of U.S. government buildings, Washington airports and the area's subway system. The wanted man is Liban Haji Mohamed. Officials
Voice of America | Jan 30, 2015 01:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In empty classrooms, evidence of Kenya's struggle to fight Al Shabab The insecurity along Kenya's border with Somalia has forced an exodus of teachers from Wajir County ahead of the new school year. A spree of attacks by the militant group has been aimed at non-Muslims.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jan 30, 2015 01:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FBI seeking Virginia cabbie with ties to terrorists A former Virginia cab driver, suspected of being a recruiter for al-Shabab and traveling to Somalia to aid the militant group, was added to the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list Thursday. Authorities believe Liban Haji Mohamed, 29, lef
The Washington Times | Jan 29, 2015 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
FBI names alleged terror recruiter to most-wanted list ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) The FBI has added an alleged recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia to its list of most-wanted terrorists.
Yahoo! News | Jan 29, 2015 9:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Northern Virginia cab driver added to Most Wanted Terrorists list The FBI on Thursday announced it was adding a taxi driver with Northern Virginia ties to its Most Wanted Terrorists list, saying the 29-year-old was suspected of providing support to al-Shabab and al-Qaeda and was believed to have fled to Somalia to join
Washington Post | Jan 29, 2015 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
UN forecasts 'worrisome' 2015 outlook on humanitarian front for Somalia Malnutrition rates are “stubbornly high” in Somalia with more than 200,000 children requiring emergency nutrition, the top United Nations humanitarian official in the African nation said today as he projected a “worrisome” outlook for 2015.
UN News Centre | Jan 29, 2015 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US court in Virginia hears 2 Somali pirates' appeals RICHMOND, Va. (AP) One Somali pirate convicted of killing four Americans aboard a yacht claims he was abducted and coerced into joining the mission. Another says the United States illegally reached into Somalia's territorial waters to arrest him.
Yahoo! News | Jan 29, 2015 5:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend