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Somalia's Presidential Palace Attacked By Islamist Militants

AP | ABDI GULED | Posted 09.07.2014 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali troops retook the presidential palace in the capital of Mogadishu after militants forced their way in and exchanged...

Somalia: President's Plane Shelled, Fighting Kills 20

AP | MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Mortars fired by Islamic militants slammed into Somalia's airport as the president was boarding a plane Thursday, sparking ...

Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed: Somalia's Best Chance For Stability In Years

nytimes.com | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia From the gates of Villa Somalia, the hilltop presidential palace, this ruin of a city almost looks peaceful. After nearly two deca...

Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed: Somalia Elects Man Demonized By The West

Rob Crilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Crilly

Funny how things work out. Two years ago Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed was on the run from an Ethiopian assault that had snatched Mogadishu from the Isla...