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# mogadishu - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital

Mayor Omar Mohamud Mohamed said that university students were among those killed.

# mogadishu - Saturday 14 October, 2017

At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing

Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.

# mogadishu - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Eleven people killed as gunmen hold hostages at Somali city restaurant

The attack began when a car bomb exploded outside a Pizza House restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

# mogadishu - Saturday 26 November, 2016

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market

The death toll is likely to rise.

# mogadishu - Friday 22 January, 2016

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort

After a huge explosion, gunmen burst into the restaurant yesterday evening as diners were sitting down for their evening meal.

# mogadishu - Sunday 14 April, 2013

16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex

The preliminary death includes all nine attackers.

# mogadishu - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid

The hostage, known as Denis Allex, had been captured in 2009.

# mogadishu - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia Aid

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia

Eamon Gilmore announced the funding during a trip to the capital Mogadishu today.

# mogadishu - Monday 2 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# mogadishu - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital

Two people have died in the explosion which occurred shortly after a UN and media visit.

# mogadishu - Friday 30 December, 2011

MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings

The staff members were killed in Mogadishu yesterday. MSF has said today that some staff members are to be relocated from the compound there for security reasons.

# mogadishu - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"

The incident involved a disgruntled former employee and took place in the Somali capital of Mogadishu today.

# mogadishu - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies

The Islamist group has banned Concern, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNHCR – amongst others – from operating in the country, where 250,000 people face the immediate risk of starvation.

# mogadishu - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu

This is the second bombing in Mogadishu in the past month. People have been leaving the city in droves (pictured) in recent weeks.

# mogadishu - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest

Islamist group al-Shabab gave the prizes to children aged between ten and 17 after testing them on their knowledge of the Koran.

# mogadishu - Monday 5 September, 2011

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN Horn Of Africa This post contains images

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN

The UN says a fourth region in southern Somalia is now suffering from famine – meaning half of the south is now in crisis.

# mogadishu - Monday 15 August, 2011

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia

Families at makeshift camps say that once photographers leave, they are forced to hand over their food aid.

# mogadishu - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

# mogadishu - Friday 5 August, 2011

Seven shot dead during food distribution in Mogadishu

Reports from Somalia say that seven people died after looting broke out at a World Food Programme distribution point in the capital.

# mogadishu - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government may ban smoking in cars, man charged over assault on Irishman in Canberra, and the fishy tale of some Christchurch quake survivors…

# mogadishu - Sunday 17 July, 2011

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years

# mogadishu - Friday 4 March, 2011

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting

African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.

# mogadishu - Monday 21 February, 2011

Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu

At least half a dozen people, including children, have been killed in a suicide attack in the Somali capital

# mogadishu - Thursday 9 September, 2010

A BOMB ATTACK AT MOGADISHU Airport in Somalia has killed eight people. African Union security officers told AFP that a suicide car bomb exploded at the main entrance, which is usually guarded by AU troops. A second bomb exploded inside the airport compound. The fatalities include AU soldiers. Yesterday, Somalia’s interim government said it expects a surge in Islamist rebel attacks as the month of Ramadan ends.

# mogadishu - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers

Four Ugandan peacekeepers have died following Somali Islamist group al-Shabab mortaring the presidential palace.