| Jun 11, 2011
| 11:20 AM
(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,...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:41 PM
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.
| Feb 21, 2011
| 9:05 AM
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...
| Apr 14, 2009
Sometimes the most a U.S. congressman can hope for is a little drive-by diplomacy.
On Monday, Rep. Donald M. Payne, a Democrat from New Jersey, made a surprise five-hour stopover in this dangerous seaside capital -- against the advice of his family and...
| Oct 2, 2007
The Eritrean president sat down recently with the Los Angeles Times to share his views about U.S. relations, a long-simmering border dispute with Ethiopia and progress in Africa toward democracy and human rights.
U.S.-Eritrea relations are at an all-time...
| Mar 13, 2009
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...
| Nov 24, 2008
To glimpse America's secret war in Africa, you must bang with a rock on the iron gate of the prison in this remote port in northern Somalia. A sleepy guard will yank open a rusty deadbolt. Then, you ask to speak to an inmate named Mohamed Ali Isse.
| Jul 10, 2008
Honked off by Los Angeles pump prices? Cheer up. You could be commuting in Oslo, where gasoline costs $9.85 a gallon and filling up a Mini Cooper would set you back $130.
That's the priciest petrol on a list of world gas prices released Wednesday by...
| Dec 30, 2009
| 9:42 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, issuing a report that called the failed Christmas Day airline bombing a "professional" al-Qaida...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 12:13 PM
According to officials, a Somali-American from Seattle is one of the suicide bombers who killed 21 peacekeepers in Mogadishu last week.
According to CNN, the online report identified several American involved in the deadly incident.