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  • Somalia's presidential newcomer faces tough job

     
    Somalia's presidential newcomer faces a mammoth job: While international leaders on Tuesday urged Somalia’s new president to move swiftly to establish an inclusive government in order to rebuild his ruined nation, the Islamic militia that controls...
  • Somali troops take key port of Kismayo after Al Shabab rebels retreat

     
    Somali troops and their foreign allies occupied the key city of Kismayo, the last strategic base for Islamist militants who had relied on the local port as an main source of revenue....
  • As one Somali journalist is buried, a top poet and comedian is slain

     
    As one Somali journalist is buried, a leading poet and comedian is slain: Hours after assassinated Somali radio journalist Mohamed Mohamud Turyare was buried Monday, gunmen killed one of Somalia's famous poets and radio comedians, Warsame Shire Awale,...
  • Helping famine-stricken Somalia: It's not as easy as sending food

     
    If only helping the people starving in Somalia were as simple as sending food. In a July 22 Op-Ed by U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, he pleaded with readers: That is why I reach out today: to focus global attention on......
  • U.S. denies role in Kenya's Somalia operation

     
    U.S. denies role in Kenya's Somalia operation: The U.S. denied any role in Kenya's invasion of Somalia, as Kenya sentenced a Shabab militant to life in prison for a grenade attack at a crowded bus station....
  • American jihadist reportedly carried out Somalia attack

     
    An American jihadist was reported killed in a weekend suicide bombing in Somalia. Abdisalan Hussein Ali, a Somali American from Minneapolis who traveled to Somalia to join the Al Qaeda-linked militia, Al Shabab, reportedly died in a weekend suicide...
  • Aid can't get through to many Somalia famine victims, expert says

     
    Many Somali famine victims are not getting help. As UNICEF and other aid agencies struggle to upscale their humanitarian operations in southern Somalia, most famine victims are still beyond their reach....
  • Somalia's famine eases in some areas

     
    Somalia's famine eases in some areas: Somalia's famine has eased in three of six famine-hit regions, but three areas remain in famine and 250,000 are likely to die of starvation according to the United Nations....
  • Details of Somalia hostage rescue emerge

     
    Somali hostage rescue: New details from U.S. officials on the U.S. military rescue of two aid workers held hostage by Somali pirates....
  • Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?

     
    Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?...
  • U.S. helicopter raid frees two aid workers from Somali pirates

     
    U.S. Navy Seals in dramatic hostage rescue in Somalia: In a dramatic overnight rescue, U.S. military helicopters with Navy Seals swooped into Somalia and safely rescued two Western aid workers....