mogadishu mogadishu  /ˌmoʊ ɡə ˈdi ˌʃu/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Somalia; a port on the Indian Ocean

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  1. Making the ultimate sacrifice: 20th anniversary of Plano soldier's death fast approaching

    Photo courtesy of Casey Joyce VFW Post 4380: Sgt. Casey Joyce was killed during the Battle of Mogadishu on Oct. 3, 1993. Joyce was a 1987 Plano Senior High graduate.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Plano Courier

  2. Tea shop bomb in Somali town kills at least 7

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed when a bomb exploded in a tea shop popular with government troops in the Somali town of Wanlaweyn on Saturday, officials and residents said. Regional capitals and Western donors are nervous of any reversal of security gains made in Somalia by African Union peacekeepers in the fight against al Qaeda-linked militants, seen as a threat to ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Tea shop bomb in Somali town kills at least seven

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed when a bomb exploded in a tea shop popular with government troops in the Somali town of Wanlaweyn on Saturday, officials and residents said. Regional capitals and Western donors are nervous of any reversal of security gains made in Somalia by African Union peacekeepers in the fight against al Qaeda-linked militants, seen as a threat to ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  1. "There are 3,500 Islamists hiding in Mogadishu and the surrounding areas and they are likely to destabilize the security of the city," Interior Minister Hussein Aideed said at a news conference.
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: Hussein Aideed Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "We are in Mogadishu," Prime Minister Mohamed Ali Gedi said after meeting with clan leaders to discuss the handover of the city. "We are coordinating our forces to take control of Mogadishu."
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Ali Mohamed Gedi Source: USA Today

  3. "We call on the civilians living in terrorist-held areas in Mogadishu to abandon their houses because it is possible that government troops may target these areas any time," Jelle said. "We have to clean Al-Qaida elements from Mogadishu."
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Salad Ali Jelle Source: Washington Post

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