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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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • A birthday for hope

    Some 30 years ago, I was walking the dry, hot, dusty streets of Berbera, Somalia. I was a young U.S. Navy sailor and our ship had pulled in to meet a destroyer tender for some essential repairs.  We had been given a few precious hours of liberty, a gift...
  • Top Al Qaeda Operative Reported Killed In Somalia

    Top Al Qaeda Operative Reported Killed In Somalia
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (CNN) -- A top al Qaeda operative in East Africa, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, was killed at a Somali checkpoint in Mogadishu, a senior official in neighboring Kenya said Saturday. Mohammed, a citizen of both Kenya and Comoros, was long...
  • Somalia Says Killed Top Al Qaeda African Operative

    Somalia Says Killed Top Al Qaeda African Operative
    (Reuters) - Somali police said on Saturday that Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, one of Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operatives, was killed in the capital of the Horn of Africa country on Tuesday. Mohammed was reputed to be the head of al Qaeda in east Africa,...
  • Another One Bites The Dust

    Another One Bites The Dust
    FBI Agents can cross out another terrorist from their most wanted list. Fazul Abdullah Mohammed is dead. Killed in a late-night shootout at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, Somalia. Unlike bin Laden there are graphic pictures of his body. Fazul...
  • Haunted by Somalia

    Haunted by Somalia
    We can't say we weren't warned: In an annual assessment of major national security threats presented to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, military intelligence chief Lt. Gen. Michael D. Maples revealed that Al Qaeda is strengthening its...