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17 Killed in Al-Shabab Attack on Mogadishu Hotel

Somali security forces have ended the deadly siege of a hotel by the militant al-Shabab group in the capital city.   The takeover of the Maka al-Mukarama Hotel in Mogadishu ended early Saturday. Officials say at least 17 people, including a Somali ambassador and soldiers, were killed in the attack that began Friday with a car bomb explosion.  Officials say at least six gunmen stormed into the hotel after the blast. Gurey Haji Hassan, the co-owner and manager of the hotel,...

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