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Somalia Islamic Insurgents

Somali Militants Capture Strategic Town, Setback To Unstable Government

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hardline Islamist militants have captured a strategically important town north of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, eyewitnesses say....

Somali President Ahmed Enacts Islamic Sharia Law; Insurgency Continues

Voice Of America | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Islamist insurgents continued an assault on government forces in Mogadishu, President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed signed a bill late Wednesday enacting Isl...

Looking Beyond Somalia's Pirates And Into Kenya's Refugee Camps (SLIDESHOW)

International Rescue Committee/HuffPost Contributor | Joanne Offer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I'm going to hazard a guess. If I mention Somalia, you'll think of warlords and pirates. Because that's what the media headlines have highlighted. Wha...