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8 dead as al-Shabab claims blast in Somalia’s capital
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8 dead as al-Shabab claims blast in Somalia’s capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A vehicle laden with explosives rammed into cars and trucks at a checkpoint leading to the…
Extremist attack in Somalia’s capital kills at least 9
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Extremist attack in Somalia’s capital kills at least 9

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A large explosion in Somalia’s capital killed at least nine people and injured eight others, a…
Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity
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Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their…
New US airstrike in Somalia kills 13 al-Shabab members
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New US airstrike in Somalia kills 13 al-Shabab members

The US military says it has killed 13 members of the al-Shabab extremist group with a new airstrike in southern…
Somalia’s death toll now at 358 as ‘state of war’ planned
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Somalia’s death toll now at 358 as ‘state of war’ planned

The death toll in Somalia’s deadliest attack has risen to 358 while dozens remain missing. Somalia’s president will announce a…
Thousands in Somali capital march in defiance after attack
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Thousands in Somali capital march in defiance after attack

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Somalia’s capital in a show of defiance after the country’s deadliest…
276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history
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276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s…
Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to government
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Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to government

A renegade leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow arrived Sunday in the…
Car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six, 20 wounded: police officer
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Car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six, 20 wounded: police officer

A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday killed six and wounded 20 others and the death…
At least 9 killed in bomb attack on UN vehicle in Somalia
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At least 9 killed in bomb attack on UN vehicle in Somalia

Two Kenyans and seven Somali guards were killed in a bomb attack on a vehicle carrying workers to the United…
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