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2016-06-27 U.S. Condemns Deadly Attack On Mogadishu Hotel
[Shabelle] The U.S. Mission to Somalia condemns in the strongest terms the barbaric attack on the Nasa-Hablood Hotel in Mogadishu. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those injured or killed, including the State Minister of the Office of the Prime Minister for Environment, and we express hope for a speedy and complete recovery of the injured.

2016-06-27 Ex Minster Links Security Agencies to Al Shabaab
[Shabelle] Former Somali defense minister Salad Ali Jelle has accused the security agencies of the federal government of having links with Al Shabaab, helping them in the attacks.

2016-06-27 A City Council Member Shot Dead in Northern Galkayo
[Shabelle] Unidentified pistol-wielding men have shot and killed a local council member in northern Galkayo town, the headquarters of Mudug province in central Somalia, a witness said on Monday.

2016-06-27 Al Shabaab Attacks KDF Camp in Gedo With Mortars
[Shabelle] Al Shabaab has launched again an overnight mortar attack on Kenyan military camp at Dhamase village in Gedo province, the latest in series of bombardments on KDF base in the area.

2016-06-27 Turkey Strongly Condemns Terror Attack in Mogadishu Hotel
[Dalsan Radio] Republic of Turkey has strongly condemned Saturday terror attack in Mogadishu hotel.

2016-06-27 President Sends Condolences to Mogadishu Hotel Attack Victims
[Dalsan Radio] The President of the Federal Republic of Somali has sent his heartfelt condolences to the victims of Mogadishu hotel attack on Saturday.

2016-06-27 Kenya Beefs up its Security After Al-Shabaab Attack
[Shabelle] Just days after another Al-Shabaab attack that left several dead in Mandera, security in the North Eastern region has been beefed after the militia group struck Damasa destroying a communication mast and a key borehole.

2016-06-27 Loud Explosion Just Heard in Mogadishu
[Shabelle] A loud explosion followed by gunfire just heard in Mogadishu, Somali capital.

2016-06-27 Mogadishu Hotel Under Attack By Alshabaab
[Dalsan Radio] Armed group Alshabaab militants have entered Nasa Hablod hotel in Mogadishu.

2016-06-27 Security Forces Operation in Mogadishu Preempt Car Bomb Attacks
[Dalsan Radio] Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) have on Friday night preempted suspected armed group Alshabab attack in the capital Mogadishu.

2016-06-27 Blasts Heard As Mortars Rain Down On Mogadishu
[Shabelle] Several deafening blasts heard as mortar shells rained down on Somali capital, Mogadishu on Friday evening, reports said.

2016-06-27 Govt to Withdraw Troops From Somalia By End of Next Year
[Dalsan Radio] Ugandan government has said it is planning to withdraw troops from Somalia by end of next year. Speaking to BBC, Ugandan People Defense Forces chief General Katumba Wamala has confirmed the move.

2016-06-26 EU Condemns Al Shabaab Attack On Mogadishu Hotel
[Shabelle] Somalia has once again been hit by deadly terrorist attacks perpetrated by al-Shabaab.

2016-06-26 Two Blasts Heard Near Kenyan Army Camp
[Shabelle] Two Powerful explosions were heard on Sunday morning near a military camp belonging to Kenyan defense forces (KDF) in Bardere city of Gedo region.

2016-06-26 Somalia Will Never Surrender to the Terrorists, Says President
[Shabelle] Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said his government and its people will not surrender to the terrorists, a day after deadly Al Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotel.

2016-06-26 State Minister Among 15 Killed in Mogadishu Hotel Attack
[Shabelle] The State minister of environment of the office of Somali prime minister Bur'i Mohamed Hamza is among 15 people killed on Saturday's deadly Al Shabaab attack on Nasa-Hablod hotel in Mogadishu.

2016-06-26 Iswa Forces Carry Out Security Sweep in Bardaale
[Shabelle] The forces of the Somalia's Interim South West Administration (ISWA) have conducted a massive security sweep in the town of Bardale in Bay province on Sunday, an official said.

2016-06-26 Woman Killed As Kenyan Army Bomb On Civilian Area in Gedo
[Shabelle] Kenyan defense forces (KDF) have fired at least nine mortar rounds on a residential area in Gedo region near Somali border with Kenya on Sunday, a resident confirmed the shelling.

2016-06-26 150,000 Refugees to Leave Camp By December
[Shabelle] Kenya re-emphasised its position on the world's largest refugee camp yesterday, stating that plans for the repatriation of the more than 360,000 Somali refugees within the camp will proceed as planned.

2016-06-27 Deadly Attack On Hotel in Somalia Kills More Than 10
[Shabelle] At least 12 people have been killed, 20 others wounded when armed militants from Al Shabaab stormed Nasa-Hablod, a popular hotel in the heart of Somalia's seashore capital, Mogadishu on Saturday.

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