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Policeman among 3 people killed in Mandera gun attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 23 - A police officer is among three people shot dead during an attack by suspected Al Shabaab terrorists in Mandera County Friday morning. Three other people were seriously injured in the attack that occurred outside a bank in Elwak town, police said, adding that one of the dead was the attacker

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Al-Shabab claims suicide attack that kills seven at Mogadishu police station.

At least seven people are dead and a dozen wounded after a suicide car bomb blast at a police station in Somalia's capital, police and ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Car bomb kills 7 at police station in Somali capital - police | Reuters.

By Feisal Omar and Abdirahman Hussein | MOGADISHU MOGADISHU A car bomb targeting a police station killed at least seven people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police said, and al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said it was behind the attack, the second this week.A Reuters witness saw bodies lying on the ground at the ...

- Firstpost - IN

The Latest: Al-Shabab claims suicide blast in Somali capital.

The Latest on a suicide car bombing in Somalia's capital : 3:30 p.m.

- FOX News - US

3 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital.

Ambulance sirens echoed across Mogadishu, with dozens of soldiers at the scene. The blast targeted Waberi district's police station on the busy Maka Almukarramah road. The Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group often targets high-profile areas in Mogadishu.

- Times Of India - IN

News24.com | Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say.

Suicide car bomber in Somalia's capital kills 15, police say; al-Shabaab quickly claims responsibility.

- News24.com - ZA

At least 10 killed by car bomb in Mogadishu claimed by Somalia's al-Shabaab.

At least 10 people were killed on Tuesday in a car bomb attack on a government building in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that was claimed by Islamist insurgents, a government official said.

- The Daily Star - LB

At least 10 killed in Mogadishu minibus bombing.

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jun 20 - At least 10 people were killed Tuesday when Shabaab Islamists drove an explosives-laden minibus into local government offices in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to the security ministry. The minibus rammed through a security barrier outside offices in the southern district of Wadajir, ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Car bomb attack kills nine in Mogadishu.

, June 20 : At least nine people have reportedly been killed in a car bomb attack in Somalian capital Mogadishu.According to an official, a huge explosion was heard in the Wadajir district of the capital.The Al-Shabab militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.The blast took place in an area where Somali ...

- Sify - IN

Police: Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15.

The blast at a district headquarters in Somalia's capital comes less than a week after al-Shabab gunmen carried out an overnight siege on a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, killing at least 31 people.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Blast in Somali Capital Kills At Least 10.

A suicide car bombing in the Somali capital has killed at least 10 people and injured 18, according to witnesses and local officials. Militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attack on a local administration building in the Wadajir district of Mogadishu. A minibus laden with explosives hit the ...

- Voice of America - US

At least 10 killed by car bomb in Mogadishu claimed by Somalia's al Shabaab

NAIROBI, June 20 — At least 10 people were killed today in a car bomb attack on a government building in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that was claimed by Islamist insurgents, a government official said. Al Shabaab frequently launches...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Deadly car bomb attack rocks Somalia's Mogadishu

At least 15 people killed in al-Shabab attack on Wadajir district, government official says.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Suicide car bomber in Somalia's capital kills 7, police say; al-Shabab claims responsibility

- Townhall.com - US

Casualties after explosion in Mogadishu claimed by Al-Shabaab

An explosion caused a number of casualties in the south of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, a government official said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Puntland's problems

On June 8, the Somalian terrorist group al-Shabab overran a military base in Puntland's town of Af Urur, killing between 38 and 61 soldiers and injuring others. The assault came days after the government of Puntland, in…

- Brookings - US

Shabab Talk at the GMF 2017

Jaafar Abdul-Karim: "Does the Arab world need a women's rights revolution?'

- Deutsche Welle - DE

5 Killed, 12 Hurt in al-Shabab Attack on Somali Military Base

At least five people were killed and 12 others wounded Saturday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army soldiers and al-Shabab militants in the Bakol region of southwestern Somalia, officials said. Somali army officials told VOA that the militants had attacked a government military base in el-Lahelay village, about ...

- Voice of America - US

Jordan- Shabaab restaurant assault leaves 18 dead in Mogadishu

Jordan- Shabaab restaurant assault leaves 18 dead in Mogadishu...

- MENAFN - JO

Shabab Kill 31 and Take Hostages in Somalia’s Capital

Members of the extremist group bombed a hotel popular with foreigners and then began firing at a nearby restaurant in Mogadishu.

- International NY Times - US

Somali survivors tell of bloody restaurant siege by rebels

MOGADISHU, Somalia " Somali survivors early Thursday described harrowing scenes of the night-long siege of a popular Mogadishu restaurant by al-Shabab Islamic extremists that was ended by security forces.At least 17 people,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Al-Shabab Mogadishu restaurant attack kills multiple people in Somalia

At least 18 people have died after gunmen posing as soldiers stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital after detonating a car bomb outside another. The militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Mogadishu siege ends

Somalia's security forces yesterday ended a night-long siege by al-Shabaab Islamic extremists at a popular Mogadishu restaurant.Survivors were led by soldiers from the Pizza House restaurant building. The injured were taken by ambulances.Soldiers...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At least 31 dead in Al Shabaab assault on hotel, restaurant in Mogadishu

June 15, 2017, 10:15 AM Terrorists from the Al Shabaab organization detonated a car bomb in front of a hotel in the Somalian capital and then stormed inside an adjacent restaurant and took at least 20 people hostage late Wednesday night. Security forces cordoned off the entire area. A local police commander said Somalian ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Somalia: Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant

At least 20 people are killed following a hostage-taking by al-Shabab attackers.

- BBC - UK

Somalia soldiers end deadly al-Shabab restaurant siege

Security forces end night-long hostage situation at Mogadishu's Pizza House restaurant after 31 people were killed.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Shabaab restaurant assault leaves 18 dead in Mogadishu

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jun 15 - A suicide car bombing and armed assault by six Shabaab militants on two neighbouring restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ended Thursday morning with at least 18 dead, the government said. “The operation is over now and the gunmen were killed by the security forces,” said ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Somalia soldiers end deadly al-Shabab restaurant siege

Security forces end night-long hostage situation at Mogadishu's Pizza House restaurant after 19 people were killed.

- Al Jazeera - QA

At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack

A suicide car bombing and assault by Shabaab militants on two neighbouring restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ended Thursday morning with 18 dead, a government spokesman said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Al-Shabab Mogadishu restaurant attack kills multiple people in Somalia

At least 18 people have died after gunmen posing as soldiers stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital after detonating a car bomb outside another. The militant group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Attackers Kill More at Least 17 People and Take Hostages at a Restaurant in Somalia

The extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility

- TIME Magazine - US

Somalia: Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant

At least 18 people are killed following a hostage-taking by al-Shabab attackers.

- BBC - UK

At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Jun 15 - A suicide car bombing and assault by Shabaab militants on two neighbouring restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ended Thursday morning with 18 dead, a government spokesman said. “The operation is over now and the gunmen were killed by the security forces,” said Mohamed Ahmed ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

At least 19 civilians killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

Extremist group al-Shabab claims responsibility for the attack

- The Hindu - IN

Hostages held, 9 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant

Gunmen posing as military forces were holding dozens of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital in an attack that began when a car bomb exploded at the gate, police and a witness said, while the extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility.

- Times Of India - IN

Shabab Kill 17 and Take Hostages in Somalia’s Capital

Members of the extremist group bombed a hotel popular with foreigners and then began firing at a nearby restaurant in Mogadishu.

- New York Times - US

Hostages held, 9 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant

Extremist group al-Shabab claims responsibility for the attack

- The Hindu - IN

Attackers Kill More Than a Dozen People and Take Hostages at a Restaurant in Somalia

The extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility

- TIME Magazine - US

Somalia: Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant

At least 11 people are killed, and a number of hostages are being held by al-Shabab attackers.

- BBC - UK

Gunmen kill several, take dozens of hostages in Mogadishu

Gunmen posing as military have taken dozens of hostages at a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after ramming a gate with a car bomb, killing at least 14. Extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Hostages held, at least 9 killed in car bombing, attack at Somalia restaurant

Gunmen posing as military forces were holding an unknown number of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital in an attack that began when a car bomb exploded at the gate, police and a witness said Wednesday night, while the extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility. Two of...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Attackers Kill 9 People and Take Hostages at Restaurant in Somalia

The extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility

- TIME Magazine - US

At least 20 people being held hostage in Somalia's capital after suicide bomb attack

MOGADISHU - Gunmen were holding at least 20 people hostage in a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police said, after a suicide bomber rammed a car next door and militants stormed inside in an attack claimed by Islamist al Shabaab militants.

- Reuters - US

Nine people killed in suicide attack on Mogadishu hotel

MOGADISHU - At least nine people were killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday when a suicide bomber rammed a car into a hotel, police and witnesses said, in an attack claimed by militant Islamist group al Shabaab.

- Reuters - US

Assault on Puntland military outpost indicates deteriorating security, to the advantage of Islamist militants and Somali pirates

Key Points This was the single largest Al-Shabaab attack against Puntland forces since 2014. Al-Shabaab's ability to deploy sufficient fighters to mount a direct assault on a military outpost indicates that the Islamists are taking advantage of an escalation in an ongoing clan dispute between

- Jane’s - US

Al-Shabaab militants kill 70 people in Somalia's Puntland

SEVENTY people, mostly soldiers, were killed and 18 others were wounded when suspected Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants, including suicide bombers, attacked a military base as they took control of the town of Af Urur in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on 8 June, Reuters and

- Jane’s - US

U.S. Strikes Shabab, Likely a First Since Trump Relaxed Rules for Somalia

Eight militants were believed killed in the airstrike, two and a half months after Mr. Trump cleared the way for strikes with no self-defense rationale.

- New York Times - US

US air strike on a main Somali al-Shabaab command post

June 11, 2017, 6:04 PM The Pentagon said it had carried out an air strike on Al Shabaab in Somalia on Sunday, hitting one of the ISIS-linked group’s main training and command posts. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi said he had authorized special forces to join “our international partners” to conduct a ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Upsurge in attacks threaten to suppress vote

This week, seven legislators from northeastern Kenya warned that residents would acquire arms to defend themselves if the government fails to contain ongoing suspected Al-Shabab attacks. The government must protect people in the region or they should allow us to protect ourselves,' said Garissa county Women Representative, ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia

Militants say they killed 61 government troops, but there is no independent confirmation of this.

- BBC - UK

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