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Mustafa Haji Abdinur

Mustafa Haji Abdinur

    Kenyan troops push into rebel-held Somalia
    Kenyan troops push into rebel-held Somalia
    Kenyan troops pushed deep into Somalia on Monday to hunt al-Qaeda-linked fighters blamed for a spate of kidnappings, in an unprecedented move that...
    Somalia: Still in search of elusive peace
    Somalia: Still in search of elusive peace
    Somali leaders launched a fresh bid on Sunday to chart a new future for the war-ravaged country and wind up a seven-year transition that has failed...
    Somalia anti-insurgency forces in major push
    Somalia anti-insurgency forces in major push
    Somalia's pro-government forces on Tuesday closed in on bastions of the insurgent al-Shabaab group, mounting their largest coordinated effort in...
    Dozens dead as major Mogadishu battle erupts
    Dozens dead as major Mogadishu battle erupts
    Fighting raged in Mogadishu on Tuesday after al-Qaeda-inspired extremists launched an offensive that the government said was a declaration of war...
    Somali govt applauds AU move to beef up troops
    Somali govt applauds AU move to beef up troops
    Somalia's embattled government on Wednesday hailed the African Union's decision to beef up its force in Mogadishu, where fierce clashes with...
    Insurgents parade bodies after Mogadishu battle
    Insurgents parade bodies after Mogadishu battle
    Somali insurgents displayed the bodies of what they said were African Union troops on Friday following a day of fierce clashes with government...
    Somalia's al-Shabaab vows all-out war against govt
    Somalia's al-Shabaab vows all-out war against govt
    Somalia's al-Shabaab-led rebels rallied support after Friday prayers and vowed all-out war as the conflict-riven country braced for a huge...
    Al-Shabaab prepares for Somali govt onslaught
    Al-Shabaab prepares for Somali govt onslaught
    Somalia's al-Shabaab rebels sent in hundreds of reinforcements and civilians fled their homes Wednesday as Mogadishu braced for a government...
    Mogadishu residents flee ahead of govt offensive
    Mogadishu residents flee ahead of govt offensive
    Hundreds of Mogadishu residents were fleeing the war-ravaged city on Wednesday, ahead of a large offensive Somalia's government has promised...
    Somalia rocked by fresh fighting
    Somalia rocked by fresh fighting
    Islamist insurgents battled government forces in western Somalia during which at least 17 people, mainly combatants, were killed, elders said on...
    Mogadishu bombings pile pressure on peacekeepers
    Mogadishu bombings pile pressure on peacekeepers
    The African Union's Somalia mission reeled on Friday from twin suicide attacks on its headquarters, as Islamist insurgents to pursue their campaign...
    Somalia's al-Shabaab amputates robbers' hands, feet
    Somalia's al-Shabaab amputates robbers' hands, feet
    Hooded Somali Islamist militiamen on Thursday chopped off the right hand and left foot of four thieves in front of a crowd of 200 people in...