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Stories with place: Mogadishu
  • Somalia: Al-Shabab claims responsibility for plane bomb 
    Updated: Feb-13-16 10:52 am

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, said Saturday they carried out the bombing of a commercial passenger jet earlier this month that blew a hole in the fuselage, sucking out the suspected bomber and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.

  • Somalia spokesman: Video shows laptop handed to bomb suspect story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-07-16 6:31 pm

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - Security video footage taken at Mogadishu airport shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber after he passed through the security checkpoint, Somalia's government spokesman said Sunday.

  • AU and Somali troops retake Somali town from militants 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 3:15 pm

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - A Somali military official says allied African Union and Somali troops have retaken the town Marka one day after Islamic extremist fighters took control of the center following the withdrawal of African Union forces.

  • Somalia attack turns symbol of resurgence into one of grief story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-22-16 9:52 am

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - Among the survivors of al-Shabab's attack on a beachside restaurant in Somalia's capital was Mohamed Abdiqani Kheyre. He is only 3 years old, and his mother was killed.