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Posted: September 5, 2012 at 5:52 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “They own nothing on the ground.Their morale is weak.And if we can attack all the military airports, it will conclude the battle.” Abdel Qader Saleh, the chief of the Syrian opposition’s military council, referring to the forces of President Bashar Assad Article, 1A Somalis flee as Kenyan shells hit port MOGADISHU, Somalia — Hundreds of residents have fled the southern Somali port of Kismayo after the Kenyan navy shelled the town ahead of an expected ground operation to capture it, officials and residents said Tuesday.
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