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Deadly Car Bomb Attack Outside Somalia's Parliament

AP | ABDI GULED | Posted 07.05.2014 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Four people were killed when a car laden with explosives blew up near the parliamentary building in the Somali capital, Mo...

Somalia's Parliament Comes Under Militant Attack During Debate

AP | ABDI GULED | Posted 07.24.2014 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Militants in Mogadishu on Saturday carried out a multi-pronged, complex attack against the country's parliament building i...

Al Shabab Bans Internet In Somalia

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

MOGADISHU (Reuters)- Somali rebel group al Shabaab has banned the use of the Internet in the Horn of Africa country, giving telecom operators 15 days ...

Somalia Strike Kills 2 Senior Militants

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MOGADISHU, Oct 28 (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike killed at least two Islamist al Shabaab insurgents driving in a car south of the Somali ...

How Somalia's Famine Aid Went Astray

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A large amount of food sent by the U.N. to the Somali capital during last year's famine never reached the starving people i...

Fearing Imminent Attack, Desperate Refugees Flee To Capital

AP | ABDI GULED | Posted 04.17.2012 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Thousands of Somalis on Thursday fled an insurgent-held town for the capital, fearing a military attack by African Union tr...

Pirates Attack Italian Ship

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

ROME — State TV in Italy says pirates have attacked an Italian cargo ship carrying 23 crew members in waters off Somalia. The ship's owner, D'A...

Heavy Fighting Between Militants And Government Troops In Somalia

AP | ABDI GULED | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The African Union force in Mogadishu said its forces on Monday fought their way into and took over the last militant strong...

Day After Suicide Bombing, Militants Vow To Up Attacks

AP | ABDI GULED and MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Qaida-linked militants threatened more terror attacks that will "increase day by day" after a suicide bomber killed 72 p...

UN Says Food Assistance Reaches Half Of Somalis In Need

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The U.N. on Wednesday said food assistance has reached nearly half the Somalis in need, though it warned cases of diarrhea and ...