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Somali Forces End Al-Shabab Siege of Mogadishu Hotel

Government forces wrested control of the Maka al-Mukarama Hotel from al-Shabab early Saturday, hours after a confrontation with gunmen who stormed the hotel late Friday afternoon. Officials in Somalia said at least 20 people were killed and 28 injured when militant group attacked the popular hotel in Mogadishu Friday. Another 50 were rescued from the hotel early Saturday. All five attackers were killed, government officials said. Information Minister Mohamed Abdi Mareye led the...

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