| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:38 AM
* Central bank chief says she quit over pressure on
* U.N. envoy says resignation dealt "body blow" to donors
* Somali president denies corruption allegations
* West relies on Mohamud to fight militants, restore
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:53 AM
* Turkey has been key supporter of current Somali govt
* Aid credited with helping millions during 2011 famine
* War-ravaged Somalia plagued by fighting since 1991
By Drazen Jorgic and Tulay Karadeniz
NAIROBI/ANKARA, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Turkey has...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:52 AM
* Berlin has pledged more active foreign, security policy
* EU says security situation in Somalia improving
BERLIN, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Germany is preparing to
contribute troops to a European Union training mission in
Mogadishu, less than a year after...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:37 PM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. carried out a missile strike in southern Somalia on Sunday that is believed to have killed a militant leader linked to Al Qaeda, officials said.
The airstrike in a remote area near the town of Barawe was aimed at a leader of the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:56 PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military secretly sent a small team of advisors to Somalia last month to assist with operations against militants, the first time U.S. troops have been stationed there since two helicopters were shot down and 18 American...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:14 PM
WASHINGTON -- Navy SEALs carried out a predawn raid Saturday against a suspected Shabab leader in Somalia who is believed to have planned the group's deadly attack last month on a shopping mall in Kenya, two U.S. officials said.
Also Saturday, a...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:58 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. forces conducted raids in Somalia and Libya on Saturday targeting suspected militant leaders, including one tied to the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in East Africa.
In an unusual operation in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The Somali warlord who claims responsibility for last month's shopping mall attack in Kenya is a man so ruthless and ambitious that even hardened militants fear him.
According to some Islamist fighters in Somalia,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Not long ago, the travel website Roads & Kingdoms reported that the African nation of Somaliland had put its faith in a new export to raise itself from poverty: camel meat.
"Somaliland’s future prosperity may just ride on the camel," the author...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:46 PM
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- At least 39 people were killed and 150 injured Saturday when masked gunmen stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, shooting people and taking...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 12:27 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group Al Shabab claimed responsibility on Twitter on Saturday for an attack on a Nairobi, Kenya, shopping mall that killed at least 11 people and as many as 30, according to conflicting...