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Somali truck bomb suspects appear in military court

Five suspects are facing charges in connection with the truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu last year which killed more than 500 people, Radioshabelle reported yesterday. Making their first appearance before a military court, the five men were named as Hassan Adan Isack, the driver of a second vehicle;[…]

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Somali president calls on al Shabaab to surrender

Somalia’s new president was inaugurated on Wednesday, promising his people that the era of al Shabaab and other Islamist militant groups was over. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a dual U.S.-Somali citizen, called on al Shabaab’s thousands of fighters to surrender, promising them “a good life” if they did. “To those who[…]

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