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Minnesota Congressman Arrives In Mogadishu

A U.S. congressman visited Somalia’s capital on Tuesday, the first visit in years by a member of Congress to what until recently was considered one of the world’s most dangerous cities.

02/19/2013

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Mogadishu Bombing Shocks Local Somali Community

A car bombing in Mogadishu has shocked the Twin Cities Somali community.

10/04/2011

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Minn. Woman IDs Alleged Suicide Bomber As Stepson

A St. Paul Somali woman has identified a man thought to have been involved in a suicide bombing in Somalia as her stepson, Farah Mohamed Beledi.

06/07/2011

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Militants: Somalia Suicide Bomber From Minnesota

A man who carried out a suicide bomb attack at a peacekeepers’ base in Mogadishu this week was a Somali-American from Minnesota, the militant group al-Shabab said Thursday.

06/02/2011