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October 29, 2017 7:44 PM Latest Attack On Mogadishu Ends With At Least 23 Dead

Somali soldiers inspect the wreckage of vehicles after an attack claimed by al-Shabab left at least 23 dead in Mogadishu on Saturday. Somali security forces finally put an end to a deadly siege Sunday that had dragged on through the night at a hotel in Somalia's capital, but not before at least 23 people were killed. Al-Shabab claimed the attack as the Islamic 2

October 25, 2017 5:04 PM Somali-American father killed in bombing dreamed of building a place that was more than 'war and guns'

ABC News(BLOOMINGTON, Minn.) — After putting their three children to bed in Bloomington, Minnesota, Ruun Abdi and her husband would stay up late, just to talk. He was the first man she met when she came to America and the two had been married nearly 17 years, but they never tired of laughing together. “We’d drink tea together in the middle of the night 4

October 25, 2017 3:19 PM Widow of American dad killed in Somalia terror attack: 'He was my best friend'

After putting their three children to bed in Bloomington, Minnesota, Ruun Abdi and her husband would stay up late, just to talk. He was the first man she met when she came to America and the two had been married nearly 17 years, but they never tired of laughing together. "We’d drink tea together in the middle of the night, talking and laughing," Abdi, 45, told ABC News. "He was my best friend 8

October 24, 2017 7:44 PM Somali diaspora: Blast won't stop effort to rebuild homeland

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Some Somalis who have returned to their homeland in recent years to help rebuild after decades of civil war say they won't be deterred by a truck bombing that killed at least 358 people. Instead, members of the Somali diaspora who spoke to The Associated Press say the Oct. 14 attack in Mogadishu is a call for Somalis everywhere to work toward 10

October 23, 2017 10:32 AM Police launch probe into death of Bobmil owner son, Bunty Shah

NAIROBI, KENYA: Police on Monday regretted killing industrialist’s son, Bunty Shah, in a botched up operation in Nairobi on Sunday. Shah who is the son of Bobmil industries owner was killed at his residence in Westlands during an anti-terror operation. “We regret the unfortunate death and wish to assure the public that a thorough inquiry into the circumstances 4

October 23, 2017 4:12 AM Billionaire’s son killed in police operation gone bad

A police operation turned tragic when the son of a billionaire was shot dead inside his house in Westlands, Nairobi. Bunty Shah, 32, the son of Bobmil Industries owner Vipin Shah, was shot once through his bedroom’s window by a marksman. The circumstances of the shooting by masked policemen in an armoured vehicle was not clear but one theory had it that the officers 11

October 21, 2017 1:20 PM 'State of war' in Somalia as truck blast death toll hits 358

The United States is expected to play a supporting role in the new offensive planned by President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a Somali military official said. The president's emergency speech has been postponed after the death toll of Somalia's deadliest attack rose to 358, while dozens remain missing. Somalia's army spokesman Capt Abdullahi Iman said the offensive 27

October 21, 2017 9:10 AM Somali President to declare war on al-Shabab after deadly truck blast

The US is expected to play a supporting role in the new offensive which President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed will launch on Saturday. Somalia's army spokesman Capt Abdullahi Iman said the offensive involving thousands of troops will try to push al-Shabab fighters out of their strongholds in the Lower Shabelle and Middle Shabelle regions, where many deadly 5

October 21, 2017 8:06 AM Somalia's death toll now at 358 as 'state of war' planned

Mogadishu - Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray on Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabaab extremist group blamed for the bombing, the prime minister said. The United States is expected to play a supporting 10

October 20, 2017 3:17 PM Deadly Somalia blast reveals flaws in intelligence efforts

NAIROBI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The size and methods of the latest truck bombing in Mogadishu show how international and Somali government efforts to stop the killings are failing, partly because intelligence gathering to counter such attacks is so disjointed, security sources say. More than 300 people were killed in the bombing in the heart of the capital 8