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American Jihadi In Somalia With Few Friends Left

Agence France Presse | Peter Martell | Posted 04.10.2013 | World

Once his reputation was of a feared fighter, an American-born extremist who left small town Alabama to wage war alongside Al-Qaeda-linked Somali Islam...

High Taxes Hastened Devastating Famine

AP | By ABDI GULED and KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 12.01.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The withdrawal of Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebels from their bases in Mogadishu and severe food shortages in southern Somalia m...

Offensive Launched To Protect Somalian Aid From Al Qaeda Militants

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — African Union troops fought house-to-house battles with militants Thursday to clear space for aid groups bringing in food s...

The "Fantastic Somalia Job"

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

The Tangled Web of Lies "Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive," said Sir Walter Scott, the English novelist and poet. I...

Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan Killing Shows Dramatic Shift In U.S. Policy Towards Somalia

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tristan McConnell | GlobalPost NAIROBI, Kenya -- A strike by six U.S. helicopter gunships on an Al Qaeda target in Somalia on Monday marks a dramat...