Kismayo

 
Kenya's march to find militants in Somalia fruitless
Kenya's march to find militants in Somalia fruitless
Kenyan troops marched into a decaying Somalian fishing village two months ago, but the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militants they came to hunt are...
Islamist factions clash in key Somali port
Islamist factions clash in key Somali port
Heavy fighting broke out on Thursday between rival Islamist factions in the Somali port of Kismayo, shattering a key alliance in the insurgency...
Islamists stone Somali woman to death for adultery
Islamists stone Somali woman to death for adultery
Somali Islamists have stoned to death a woman accused of adultery in the first such public killing by the militants for about two years, witnesses...
Rival Somali Islamists feud over control of port city
Rival Somali Islamists feud over control of port city
A radical Somali Islamist faction linked to al-Qaeda, which took control of the southern port city of Kismayo, has angered moderate Islamists who...
Aid workers killed in Somalia blast
Aid workers killed in Somalia blast
Two Somalis and two foreign aid workers working for the Dutch arm of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) were killed by a roadside bomb on Monday...
Somali troops briefly seize port in pay row
Somali troops briefly seize port in pay row
Several hundred Somali soldiers briefly seized the southern port of Kismayu in a protest over unpaid salaries in the latest sign of the turmoil...
Ethiopians parade captured Islamist cleric in Somalia
Ethiopians parade captured Islamist cleric in Somalia
Ethiopian soldiers paraded on Tuesday a wounded senior cleric captured in south Somalia during the pursuit of remnants of an Islamist movement...
Islamic forcees abandon stronghold in Somalia
Islamic forcees abandon stronghold in Somalia
Islamic fighters abandoned the last major town they held early on Monday and were seen heading south toward the Kenyan border while government...
Islamists clash with southern Somali militia
Islamists clash with southern Somali militia
Troops loyal to powerful Somali Islamists clashed with rival militia fighters in a southern town, killing four and stoking fears of mounting...
Somali Islamists fire shots to disperse protest
Somali Islamists fire shots to disperse protest
Somali Islamists arrested 35 people and shot in the air to disperse a protest in Kismayo against the new administration at the key port it seized...
Somali Islamists vow holy war against enemies
Somali Islamists vow holy war against enemies
Somalia's radical Islamic leaders held a rally on Wednesday that drew thousands of mostly women and students in the port city of Kismayo, and vowed...
Islamic militia open fire on demonstrators in Somalia
Islamic militia open fire on demonstrators in Somalia
Islamic fighters opened fire on stone-throwing demonstrators in a key Somali seaport on Thursday, in a third day of protests over their seizure of...

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