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  • 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....
  • Egypt's military says it has partially lifted emergency law

     
    Egypt’s military ruler attempted to bolster public support Tuesday by partially lifting a reviled 30-year-old emergency law the day before the anniversary of the revolution that overthrew Hosni Mubarak’s police state....
  • U.N. returns to Somali capital Mogadishu after 17-year absence

     
    U.N. returns to Somali capital Mogadishu after 17-year absence: U.N. special envoy Augustine Mahiga marked the U.N'.s return to Mogadishu for the first time since 1995....
  • Recruitment of Somali children for war on rise, rights group says

     
    Children, forcibly recuited to fight in Somalia's brutal war, were maimed and killed in battle and executed for running away, says Human Rights Watch: All sides in Somalia's war recuited child soldiers, according to Human Rights Watch. Boys were sent to...
  • Population growth: Fastest growing urban area? It may surprise you

     
    New estimates from the United Nations peg Samut Prakan, a Thai province, as the population center expected to grow the most between 2010 and 2015, its population anticipated to surge 9%....
  • Bomb at Mogadishu theater kills 10, including Somali sports officials

     
    The Al Qaeda-linked Somali rebel militia Al Shabab claimed credit for a bomb attack n Mogadishu that killed 10 people, an apparent attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • LA Times: Pirate says hijacked yacht is approaching Somalia coast

    LA Times: Pirate says hijacked yacht is approaching Somalia coast
    A  yacht occupied by a Seattle and California couple,  hijacked by pirates was headed for the coast of Somalia, one pirate told reporters in Africa. The LA Times is reporting that the pirate told several news organizations in the Somali capital of...