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Abdi Guled

Abdi Guled

    SA security trainer killed in Somalia
    SA security trainer killed in Somalia
    A South African security trainer was killed by his bodyguard in Somalia's semiautonomous region of Puntland, officials said.
    US military raid frees hostages, kills nine Somali pirates
    US military raid frees hostages, kills nine Somali pirates
    United States military forces flew into Somalia in a night-time helicopter raid on Wednesday, freed an American and a Danish hostage, and killed...
    In Somalia, fears over wire transfer block
    In Somalia, fears over wire transfer block
    Somali officials said on Friday they are pleading with US authorities to persuade banks to reconsider a decision to block money transfers from...
    Hostage shot dead by Somali pirates
    Hostage shot dead by Somali pirates
    A man was shot dead on Sunday after he refused to disembark from a yacht in the Indian Ocean that was hijacked by Somali pirates last week, pirates...
    Somali pirates claim to have seized two more vessels
    Somali pirates claim to have seized two more vessels
    Somali pirates said on Wednesday they had hijacked a fishing vessel and another ship in the Indian Ocean believed to be carrying oil.
    Somali pirates claim to be holding British couple
    Somali pirates claim to be holding British couple
    Somali pirates said on Tuesday they had seized a yacht in the Indian Ocean with a British couple aboard and were taking the vessel to the Horn of...
    Somali troops retake key central town
    Somali troops retake key central town
    Somali government troops routed Islamist insurgents from a strategic central town after launching a pre-dawn assault on Monday, witnesses said.
    Deadly clashes rock Mogadishu
    Deadly clashes rock Mogadishu
    Fighting erupted between Islamist rebels, government forces and African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing...
    Somali Islamist rebels holding French hostages
    Somali Islamist rebels holding French hostages
    One of Somalia's militant Islamist rebel groups was holding two French security men on Wednesday after receiving them from abductors linked to the...
    Suicide bomber targets Somali security minister
    Suicide bomber targets Somali security minister
    A suicide car bomber targeted Somalia's security minister in his hotel in the central town of Baladwayne on Thursday, witnesses said.
    Somali pirates move to aid comrades
    Somali pirates move to aid comrades
    Pirates sailed a hijacked German freighter toward a lifeboat off Somalia early on Saturday to help four comrades holding an American ship captain...