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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

‘Somalia hotel suicide bombers were Dutch’

Twin suicide bombings at a Mogadishu hotel popular with ministers and officials were carried out by Dutch nationals, Somali intelligence sources said Saturday, the day after 25 people were killed. Somali intelligence More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Somali president, Kenyan FM escape bomb attack

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the visiting Kenyan foreign minister escaped unharmed on Wednesday from an apparent suicide bomb attack on a Mogadishu hotel where they were More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Ninety six Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide bombing

SANAA — A Yemeni soldier who detonated a bomb hidden in his uniform during a rehearsal for a military parade has killed 96 fellow soldiers and wounded at least 200 in what was one of the deadliest attacks More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

SOMALILAND: mentally ill man hurts 11 in Hargeisa

HARGEISA — Eleven people were hurt in central Hargeisa when mentally disable man hurled a hand grenade in a busy market on Tuesday morning. [ad#Google Adsense 160x600r] The incident occurred around 10:30 AM More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, March 5th, 2011
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SOMALIA: Roadside bomb targets another Puntland official

LAS ANOD — A police official from Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland escaped unscathed when a bomb exploded by his car on Friday night, Somalilandpress reports. A roadside bomb killed the driver More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, November 8th, 2010

SOMALILAND: Grenade injures nine in a business dispute incident

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — A live grenade which was thrown at a passenger car early Monday morning resulted in minor damages and the injury of nine civilians in Hargeisa. The incident which has no ties with More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Yemeni police arrest woman suspected of mailing printer bombs

Medical student quizzed in Yemeni capital Bombs bear the hallmarks of al-Qaeda They were designed to explode mid-air SANA’A (Somalilandpress) — YEMENI investigators have questioned a woman suspected More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

At Least 30 Killed in Somalia Hotel Attack

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — Somali insurgents disguised in government military uniforms stormed a Mogadishu hotel on Tuesday and killed at least 30 people, including 6 lawmakers, laying bare how vulnerable Somalia’s More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Six MP among 31 killed in Mogadishu suicide hotel raid

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress) — At least 30 people including six Somali lawmakers were killed and dozens others wounded on Tuesday after Islamist fighters including suicide bombers raided a hotel used by Somali More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, June 11th, 2010

Somaliland cops arrest ‘bombers’

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland police arrested 11 people in possession of firearms and explosives on Thursday in the breakaway republic but lost one officer killed in the raid, a spokesperson said. “They More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Somaliland: Explosion Kills One Person in Lasanod

Lasanod, 4 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Explosion rocks Lasanod as delegations consist of Government ministers and other Somaliland officials are in the city. The explosion which happened near Hamdi hotel More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Gunmen Attack Police Station In Somaliland

* Three policemen wounded in Las Anod * Rebels want to destabilise northern Somalia (Updates with political wrangle, paragraphs 16-17) By Hussein Ali Noor HARGEISA, (Somalilandpress) — Unidentified attackers More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, December 14th, 2009

The Enemies Within

HARGEISA, 14 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – It hasn’t been long since Major Nidal Malik Hasan became the most recent jihadist to launch a terror attack on US soil. The unique thing about Major Hasan’s More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, December 6th, 2009

Somalia: Explosion in Mogadishu injures two doctors of SOS Hospital

HARGEISA, 6 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – An explosion at a graduation ceremony being held at a hotel in Mogadishu/Somalia has injured many people including two doctors who work at the SOS Hospital in More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 4th, 2009

Somalia’s wounded flown to Kenya

NAIROBI, 5 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Eight people wounded on Thurday’s Mogadishu bombing that ripped through a university graduation ceremony at a hotel were taken to Nairobi for medical treatment. The More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, December 4th, 2009

CPJ: Explosion kills three Somali journalists in Mogadishu

NEW YORK, 4 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Three journalists were among the victims of a suicide bombing at a Benadir University graduation ceremony in Mogadishu today. At least 22 people were killed at More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 4th, 2009
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Somali ministers killed by hotel suicide bomb

MOGADISHU, 4 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) — At least 19 people have been killed including three government ministers after an explosion ripped through the Shamo Hotel in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, during More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Somalia: Suicide Attack Kills Gov Officials

MOGADISHU, 3 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – A powerfull hotel blast has killed atleast  20 people including three top officials from the transitional government of Somalia today in Mogadishu. The Minister More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Buhoodle Tribal Leaders Pursue Insanity Defense In Weekend Blast

Buhodle, 3 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — At a press conference in Buhodle in the Sool region, tribal elders said that a man who recently claimed responsible for the weekend roadside bombs that killed two More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Somaliland: The Alshabaab Beast Struck Again

HARGEISA, 2 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Last year, on October 29, 2008 Alshabaab terror group carried out a devastating terrorist attack against Somaliland. Over twenty-two Somaliland citizens—not More...