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In Somalia, hope fades in desperate search for missing

  The Associated Press | October 17, 2017   Turkish doctors transport a critically wounded man on a stretcher to a waiting Turkish air ambulance to airlift injured patients for treatment in Turkey, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, Oct,16, 2017. The death toll from Saturday’s truck bombing in Somalia’s capital now exceeds 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, ...

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Three policemen, two civilians killed in terrorist attack in North Sinai: Interior Ministry

Ahram Online , Monday 16 Oct 2017   File Photo: Armed security forces on the roof guard the police station el-Arish, Egypt after clashing with Islamic militants firing rocket-propelled grenades. (Photo: AP)   Three policemen and two civilians were killed on Monday in North Sinai’s Al-Arish after militants attacked security posts in the city, the Egyptian interior ministry said in ...

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Djibouti sends medical personnel and supplies to assist Somalia

  Africa News | 16 October, 2017   By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban   Djibouti has sent a team of 30 doctors with medical supplies to neighbouring Somalia following the deadly attack in Mogadishu over the weekend. The gesture was confirmed by Yusuf Garaad, Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a tweet on Monday. In the wake ...

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Death toll in Somalia bombing jumps: medical workers

Reuters | Published — Monday 16 October 2017     Somalis remove the body of a man killed in Saturday’s blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP/ Farah Abdi Warsameh)   MOGADISHU, Somalia: At least 300 people were killed by twin bomb explosions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, doctors said on Monday, confirming the deadliest attacks ...

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Somalia: Former al-Shabab militants share their story

  Abu and Gardere worked as teachers in Somalia before joining Islamic extremist group al-Shabab. But what made them decide to leave? DW spoke with the men to hear their side of the story. DW | 15.10.2017     Abu and Gardere are not their real names — they wish to remain anonymous. The two men are deeply disillusioned. They ...

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Qatar Recruits Combat Soldiers in Somalia

  Sunday, 15 October, 2017     Garowe Online has learnt following an investigation that Qatar began recruiting soldiers in the horn of Africa war-torn country, Somalia to increase its defense force, Garowe Online reports. The report says high-ranking officials at Villa Somalia, the country’s Presidential Palace are facilitating the recruitment program which is the currently underway in several Somali ...

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