Violence Resurges in Somalia's Capital

  • Somalia:   Islamists, 'Foreign Fighters' Make Gains in Mogadishu

    Garowe Online, 11 May 2009

    Islamist hardliners led by the notorious Al Shabaab militants in the Somali capital Mogadishu have made gains during four days of fighting where upwards of 50 people have been… Read more »

  • Somalia:   Calm Returns to Mogadishu

    Shabelle, 11 May 2009

    Calm has returned to the Somali capital Mogadishu after four days of heavy fighting between pro government Islamic Courts forces and Islamist rebels in the Somali capital… Read more »

  • Somalia:   Mogadishu Fighting Worsens, 25 Killed

    Garowe Online, 10 May 2009

    Fighting among Islamist militias reignited in the Somali capital Mogadishu Saturday night and continued into Sunday, with at least 25 people killed in battles described as the… Read more »

  • Somalia:   Heavy Fighting Continues Into Fourth Day

    Shabelle, 10 May 2009

    At least ten people were killed and more than thirty others were injured in heavy fighting between pro government Islamic Courts forces and Islamist rebels in Mogadishu, witnesses… Read more »

  • Somalia:   Government Says It Was Attacked

    Shabelle, 11 May 2009

    Farhan Ali Mohamud, the information minister of the Somali government has said in a press conference he held in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday that bases of the… Read more »

  • Somalia:   Street Battles, Targeted Killings in Mogadishu

    Garowe Online, 9 May 2009

    At least five people were wounded Saturday in the Somali capital Mogadishu as pro-government forces and insurgent militias battled over control of a police station, Radio Garowe… Read more »

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