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By Hassan Ali On Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Somalia: Grenade hurled at mosque kills two in Galkayo

LAS ANOD — Unidentified gunmen hurled a hand grenade at a mosque in Isra area of Somalia’s central town of Galkayo on Thursday evening, killing at least two people. Eyewitnesses in the town said the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

U.S. commandos free two hostages in daring Somalia raid

DJIBOUTI — U.S. special operations forces swooped into Somalia on Wednesday and rescued two hostage aid workers after killing their nine kidnappers, a rare and daring raid in the Horn of Africa nation to free More...

By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 30th, 2011

SOMALIA: Puntland blames TFG and SSC militia for attacks

BURAO — On Friday the leader of Somalia’s northern enclave of Puntland called on the Somali parliament to prepare the country for a general election to form a credible administration to replace the current More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

SOMALIA: Ethiopian man shot dead in Puntland

LAS ANOD — Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a retired security official in the Somali central town of Galkayo, Puntland police said Friday night. According to the details provided by police, two men were More...

Galkayo - central Somalia
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, April 17th, 2011

SOMALIA: Suspected sectarian attacks kill 7

LAS ANOD — Seven people were killed and 13 others wounded overnight after gunmen attacked two mosques in Somalia’s central town of Galkayo, officials and witnesses said. The unknown gunmen opened fire More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, April 16th, 2011

SOMALIA: Gunmen kill 5 in a Mosque in Puntland

LAS ANOD — Gunmen stormed a mosque in the Somali city of Galkayo Saturday and sprayed gunfire on worshippers, killing at least five and wounding 10, security officials and witnesses said. [ad#Google 200×90] It More...

Galkayo - central Somalia
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, April 10th, 2011

SOMALIA: businessman gunned down in Puntland

LAS ANOD — A Somali trader was shot dead on Sunday evening by gunmen in the central town of Galkayo in Mudug region, news reports said. [ad#Google Adsense 250×250] The victim identified as Ainanshe Mire 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...