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Somali security forces kill 5 al Shabaab fighters, end hotel siege
Somali security forces have ended an attack on a hotel near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police said on Wednesday.
Video: Ten years on, what remains of Somalia's 'Pirateland'?
A decade ago, Somali pirates were frequently in the headlines for hijacking boats and holding their crews for ransom. The epicentre of the piracy crisis was Somalia's northeastern state of Puntland. Local fishermen were angry at trawlers from around the world scouring the plentiful waters of the Horn of Africa. Our reporters returned to Puntland to meet its fishermen and talk to local armed forces who today face a much more dangerous threat: Al Shabaab Islamists.
Islamist attack on hotel in Somali capital kills 25 - police
An Islamist attack on the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has ended, leaving 25 people dead. The attack began with a car bomb on Saturday (October 28) and ended on Sunday after a 12-hour siege.
At least six killed in Somali car bomb attack
A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday (July 30) killed six people and wounded 20 others and the death toll was likely to rise, a police officer said.
Bomb blast caught on camera as Somali militants attack hotel
A suspected suicide car bomb rammed into the gates of a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu before a secondary explosion was caught on camera as media had gathered to film the aftermath of the first attack.
Suicide bombing 'kills 16' in Somali capital
At least 16 people die in a suicide truck bombing outside the busy sea port of the Somali capital Mogadishu, the director of the ambulance service says.