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Somalia: Blast near Police Station kills at least 6 in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 269 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 17:58:36
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) at least 6 people were killed and another dozen were wounded when a Large Explosion believed to be a suicide bomber hit near Mogadishu's Waberi Police Station in Mogadishu, Witnesses and officials said.

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Suspected Kenyan Jets bomb Shabaab Targets in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 366 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 11:55:37
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Suspected Kenyan military warplanes have bombed militant basis in Gedo region in overnight attack, with residents and officials reporting casualties.

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Saudi-led coalition blamed for attack on Somali refugees near Yemen: UN

0 Visits: 310 | Friday July 28, 2017 - 19:54:10
United Nations (AFP) An attack on a boat carrying Somali refugees off the coast of war-torn Yemen in March was almost certainly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, according to a confidential UN report seen by AFP.

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Somalia: Al-Shabab Forces Burn Villages, Abduct Civilians and Stole Livestock- HRW

0 Visits: 206 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 21:26:22
Nairobi (Horn Observer) The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab burned numerous homes in raids on villages in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region in late May 2017, Human Rights Watch said today based on witness accounts and satellite imagery analysis. Al-Shabab fighters abducted civilians, stole livestock,…

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Somalia: Presidential Guards Kill 3 Soldiers including Senior Security Official in Mogadishu - Officials

0 Visits: 456 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 21:22:25
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Presidential guards have on Wednesday killed three soldiers, among them senior security official at a checkpoint near Villa Somalia, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Tension Rises in the Town of Belet Hawo Over the Murder of 4 Prisoners

0 Visits: 278 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 00:38:57
BELET-HAWO (Horn Observer) The tension of the town of Belet Hawo has dramatically changed in the last 24 hours over the murder of four suspects who were killed without court orders, leading to the arrest of the administration officials.

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7 Somali Aid Workers are freed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 279 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 08:27:31
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) 7 Somali aid workers who were kidnapped two weeks ago by the militant group near the town of Baidoa, have been freed, officials and relatives said

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Kenyan Military Convoy came under Attack in Somalia's Gedo Region

0 Visits: 370 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 15:40:29
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) a convoy from Kenyan Defense Forces came under attack outside Bardhere, Gedo region, after a landmine hit the convoy followed by firefight, officials said. Meanwhile Puntland officials said to have arrested 10 suspected Shabaab members.

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Somalia Warns Traders against Financing to Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 388 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:40:34
MOGADISHU, July 23 (Horn Observer) Somalia government on Saturday said it deems serious crime to offer any sort of support or finance to Al-Shabaab whether it is on business, politics, giving shelter, contacting and moral support, officials said in a joint press briefing.

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Access Roads of the Besieged Southern Somalia Town of Hudur is cleared in a Joint Operation

0 Visits: 297 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:00:30
HUDUR, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Somali National Army and special forces for the South Western State of Somalia have jointly succeeded in opening the access routes of the Southern Somalia town of Hudur of Bakool region, officials said.

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Somali Special Forces destroy Shabaab Taxation Checkpoint in Lower Shabelle region - Officials

0 Visits: 346 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 22:07:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 21 (Horn Observer) Somali troops and American special forces have attacked militant basis near Toorotoorow area on early hours of Friday, in Lower Shabelle region, Somali officials said, meanwhile there has been other reports of Shabab attacks in central Somalia.

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Somali Forces Seize a car loaded with Explosives at a Security checkpoint Outside Mogadishu

0 Visits: 386 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 00:38:48
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 21 (Horn Observer) Somali security forces have on Thursday seized a car loaded with explosives at the Siinka Dheer checkpoint, south of the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said.

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Somali and US Commandos Carry Out Strikes Against Shabab Stronghold in Lower Jubba Region

0 Visits: 325 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 13:47:26
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) Somali and US troops have carried out air strikes against Militants basis in Lower Jubba region, Somalia's National News Agency (SONNA) reported.

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Somalia: Kenyan Fighter Jets Hit Shabab Basis in Gedo Region - Official

0 Visits: 348 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 08:54:08
BARDHERE, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Kenyan Fighter Jets have on Sunday hit several targets in a Shabab controlled areas in Gedo region, close to the Kenyan borders, officials and residents said.

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Al-Shabaab Kills a Security Official in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 271 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 23:25:01
BELETWEIN, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Attackers from Al-Shabaab killed a government official in the town of Beletwein, the regional capital of Hiiraan region, residents said.

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Somalia: ISIS Militants in Puntland accused of looting livestock - reports

0 Visits: 294 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 22:10:21
GAROWE, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Pastoralists in Puntland's Bari region say that ISIS militants started looting hundreds of their livestock and asked the Puntland government to protect their animals, local media reported.

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Local Somali Aid workers Are Abducted, Government Official Killed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 408 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 08:06:35
BUUR HAKABA, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Local Somali Aid workers have been reportedly abducted enroute to Baidoa, while a government military official have been killed in a landmine explosion near Qansaxdhere, Horn Observer reported.

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Somalia: Businesses in Bosaso Oppose Government Tax Over Shabab Pressure

0 Visits: 521 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 09:28:15
BOSASO, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) A stand off between the Puntland authorities and Businesses in Bosaso enters the second week, after the government introduced tax, Horn Observer reports.

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Somali and Allied forces Storm Militant Bases in Southern Somalia - Officials

0 Visits: 393 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 10:43:41
MOGADISHU, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) Somali government official said onThursday that Somali and allied forces launched an overnight attack against militant strongholds in Southern Somalia.

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Somalia: Suicide Car Bomber Attacks Government Checkpoint Outside Mogadishu, Kills at Least 3

0 Visits: 332 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 21:46:08
MOGADISHU, 12 July (Horn Observer) At least 3 people were confirmed killed and 8 others were wounded after a suicide car bomber targeted a government checkpoint outside Mogadishu on Wednesday, in an attack claimed by the Shabab.

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