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Source: Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Date: 02 Oct 2010

At least seven Somali civilians were killed Saturday in a fire fight between African Union forces and hardline Islamist rebels, medical officials said.

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By Mustafa Haji Abdinur (AFP)

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s Al Qaeda-inspired Shebab militants launched a fresh offensive in Mogadishu Thursday, sparking clashes that killed at least 19 civilians, medics and witnesses said.

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Philadelphia Inquirer
September 21, 2010
By Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press

SAN’A, Yemen – Thousands have fled a village in southern Yemen where security forces are laying siege to al-Qaeda extremists, a security official said Monday, signaling an escalation in the government’s U.S.-backed campaign to uproot the terror network’s local offshoot. Government forces have moved into the village of Hawta with tanks and armored vehicles, and 90 percent of its residents have fled, said Abdullah Baouda, police chief for the surrounding district.

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By Abdi Sheikh

MOGADISHU, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Four Ugandan peacekeepers were killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday when Islamist rebels fired mortars at the presidential palace, the African Union said. Six civilians were killed in a separate shelling incident between AU troops and fighters of the al Shabaab Islmaist group in the north of the city, ambulance services said. (more…)

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By MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED
Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — African Union peacekeepers are indiscriminately shelling residential areas of Somalia’s capital, according to internal AU reports reviewed by The Associated Press.
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Source: Reuters – AlertNet
by Allyn Fisher-Ilan
Date: 21 Jul 2010

GAZA, July 21 (Reuters) – Israeli shellfire killed two Palestinian militants and wounded six people, including a 10-year-old girl, in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, Palestinian medical workers and an official with a militant group said.
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April 8, 2010

Source: AHN News Africa

By Hussein Moulid

http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7018344091

Mogadishu, Somalia (AHN) – Heavy shelling killed at least three persons and wounded 10 others in Mogadishu Thursday. (more…)

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