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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 35

October 27, 2017 1:01 PM Moses Kuria wants Sakaja disciplined for saving Nasa MP from rowdy mob

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria wants Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja disciplined for rescuing Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch on Thursday from a rowdy mob at Panafric Hotel. Mr Oluoch had on Thursday evening led Nasa leaders into an ugly confrontation with their Jubilee counterparts over remarks made by Elgeyo Markwet Senator Kipkomen Murkomen at a press briefing 20

October 25, 2017 7:29 PM Three people die in bomb and gun attacks in Somalia

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Three people died in Somalia on Wednesday in different attacks, one of which targeted a patrol of peacekeepers near the country’s capital, Mogadishu, officials told Reuters. A roadside bomb killed one African Union peacekeeper and wounded another as they patrolled Arbis, a village about 23 kilometres southwest of Mogadishu, according 28

October 25, 2017 4:19 PM Kenyans on twitter react on formation of Raila’s movement

Kenyans On Twitter (KOT) have reacted to the formation of National Resistance Movement with varied opinions. This is after National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga’s declaration Wednesday evening that the coalition is now a resistance movement. Using the trending phrase ‘Resistance Movement’, some supported the idea while those who were against 18

October 21, 2017 2:48 PM Kenyan police nab terror suspect in Mombasa

MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan police on Saturday arrested a terror suspect for allegedly plotting attacks in the coastal city of Mombasa. Regional police commander Larry Kieng said Hamida Awadh was arrested during a security raid at her house in Kibokoni, Mombasa. Kieng said Awadh is suspected to be Al-Shabaab militant after police officers 9

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 26

October 18, 2017 1:19 PM Arrests made in Somalia bombing that killed hundreds

Militant group al-Shabaab has not commented on attacks, which may have been intended for airport Thousands of people took to the streets of Somalia's capital Wednesday in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack, as officials said two people have been arrested in connection with Saturday's massive truck bombing that killed more than 300. Wearing 21

October 17, 2017 1:52 PM Medical aid rushed to stricken Somalia after bombing

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct 17 – Somalia’s allies sent planes carrying medical supplies and doctors Tuesday, while the diaspora rallied to donate blood to help the country cope with the crushing aftermath of its worst ever bombing. At least 276 people were killed and 300 injured on Saturday when a truck packed with explosives blew up in a busy commercial 17

October 17, 2017 10:30 AM Two Somali-Americans Killed in Mogadishu Bomb as Minnesota Vigil Honors Victims of ‘Somalia’s 9/11’

At least two Somali-Americans were reportedly among the more than 300 people killed in a double truck bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday. Mohamoud Elmi, a Somali-American in his early 30s from Ohio, and Ahmed Abdi Karin Eyow—a 50-year-old father of three from Minnesota—have both been confirmed as killed in the attack, which is thought 10

October 16, 2017 8:31 AM Somalia’s ‘deadliest attack ever’ kills 276, injures 300

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MOGADISHU, Somalia, Oct 16 – At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the “deadliest attack ever” to hit war-torn Somalia. The figure was a huge jump from an initial police estimate of 20 dead in the hours 20