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Stories with place: Mogadishu
  • 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.

  • Somali officials: Suicide bomber may have blown hole in jet story has video
    Updated: Feb-06-16 3:49 pm

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Saturday.

  • 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.