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#Mogadishu

From TheJournal.ie At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing Mogadishu

At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing

Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven people killed as gunmen hold hostages at Somali city restaurant Pizza House

Eleven people killed as gunmen hold hostages at Somali city restaurant

The attack began when a car bomb exploded outside a Pizza House restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

From TheJournal.ie At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market Mogadishu

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market

The death toll is likely to rise.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort Shebab

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort

After a huge explosion, gunmen burst into the restaurant yesterday evening as diners were sitting down for their evening meal.

From TheJournal.ie 16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex Mogadishu

16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex

The preliminary death includes all nine attackers.

From TheJournal.ie Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid Rescue Attempt

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid

The hostage, known as Denis Allex, had been captured in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia Aid

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia

Eamon Gilmore announced the funding during a trip to the capital Mogadishu today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital Somalia

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital

Two people have died in the explosion which occurred shortly after a UN and media visit.

From TheJournal.ie MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings Somalia

MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings

The staff members were killed in Mogadishu yesterday. MSF has said today that some staff members are to be relocated from the compound there for security reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee" Somalia

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"

The incident involved a disgruntled former employee and took place in the Somali capital of Mogadishu today.

From TheJournal.ie Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies Somalia

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies

The Islamist group has banned Concern, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNHCR – amongst others – from operating in the country, where 250,000 people face the immediate risk of starvation.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu Somalia

Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu

This is the second bombing in Mogadishu in the past month. People have been leaving the city in droves (pictured) in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest Somalia

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest

Islamist group al-Shabab gave the prizes to children aged between ten and 17 after testing them on their knowledge of the Koran.

From TheJournal.ie 750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN Horn Of Africa This post contains images

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN

The UN says a fourth region in southern Somalia is now suffering from famine – meaning half of the south is now in crisis.

From TheJournal.ie WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia Somalia

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia

Families at makeshift camps say that once photographers leave, they are forced to hand over their food aid.

From TheJournal.ie Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists Somalia

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

From TheJournal.ie Seven shot dead during food distribution in Mogadishu Somalia

Seven shot dead during food distribution in Mogadishu

Reports from Somalia say that seven people died after looting broke out at a World Food Programme distribution point in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government may ban smoking in cars, man charged over assault on Irishman in Canberra, and the fishy tale of some Christchurch quake survivors…

From TheJournal.ie After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia East Africa

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years

From TheJournal.ie More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting Somalia

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting

African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu Somalia

Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu

At least half a dozen people, including children, have been killed in a suicide attack in the Somali capital

A BOMB ATTACK AT MOGADISHU Airport in Somalia has killed eight people. African Union security officers told AFP that a suicide car bomb exploded at the main entrance, which is usually guarded by AU troops. A second bomb exploded inside the airport compound. The fatalities include AU soldiers. Yesterday, Somalia’s interim government said it expects a surge in Islamist rebel attacks as the month of Ramadan ends.

From TheJournal.ie Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers Somali Islamists

Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers

Four Ugandan peacekeepers have died following Somali Islamist group al-Shabab mortaring the presidential palace.