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Mohamed Olad Hassan

Mohamed Olad Hassan

    Somali ambulance workers risk death in city of war
    Somali ambulance workers risk death in city of war
    A lull during fierce fighting gave Hassan Mohamud Mohamed time to hire a boy to wash the blood from his vehicle.
    Somali militants seize and burn food aid
    Somali militants seize and burn food aid
    Islamist fighters in Somalia said on Friday that they seized food from the World Food Programme from markets in Mogadishu and burned more than 500...
    Somalia's al-Shabaab bans three aid agencies
    Somalia's al-Shabaab bans three aid agencies
    A Somali militant group with links to al-Qaeda on Monday announced it had banned three Christian aid agencies from its territory, and one aid group...
    Somali civilians killed in battle
    Somali civilians killed in battle
    Fourteen civilians were killed on Tuesday during a prolonged battle between government soldiers and Islamic insurgents that followed a separate...
    Gunmen kill Somali judge who jailed pirates, insurgents
    Gunmen kill Somali judge who jailed pirates, insurgents
    Gunmen have killed a top Somali judge who had sentenced many pirates and human traffickers to long jail terms, the security minister for northern...
    Shelling in Somali capital sparks battles killing 20
    Shelling in Somali capital sparks battles killing 20
    Islamic insurgents fired mortars at Somalia's airport as the president was boarding a plane on Thursday, sparking battles that killed at least 20...
    Somalia detains hostages freed by pirates
    Somalia detains hostages freed by pirates
    A deal to swap three hostages held by Somali pirates with 23 prisoners accused of piracy was halted by Somali authorities who say they were not...
    Gunmen kill Somali journalist
    Gunmen kill Somali journalist
    A Somali journalist says masked gunmen have killed the director of Somalia's largest media company at a market in the country's capital.
    Call for Somalia to follow a path of peace
    Call for Somalia to follow a path of peace
    About 3 000 Somalis marched through the streets of the war-scarred capital, Mogadishu, on Friday, celebrating the withdrawal of Ethiopian...
    Somali peace deal in danger as ministers quit
    Somali peace deal in danger as ministers quit
    Ten of Somalia's 15 government ministers announced their resignations on Saturday in a move the prime minister described as designed to threaten...
    Somalia clashes claim further lives
    Somalia clashes claim further lives
    Insurgents battled troops allied to Somalia's government in some of the worst fighting in the lawless country in weeks, killing at least 20 people,...
    Ethiopian troops accused of killing Somali civilians
    Ethiopian troops accused of killing Somali civilians
    Ethiopian troops allied to Somalia's shaky government shot dead 13 civilians after an explosion killed two soldiers on Wednesday, witnesses in...