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Somalia Militants

Somalia Strike Kills 2 Senior Militants

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MOGADISHU, Oct 28 (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike killed at least two Islamist al Shabaab insurgents driving in a car south of the Somali ...

Al-Shabaab: 10 Camels For Obama's Head

Sasha von Oldershausen | Posted 06.12.2012 | World

What do you do when the U.S. government puts a bounty on your head? In the case of a leader of the Somali militant group al Shabab, he made his own of...

Al-Shabab Bans Aid Groups From Somalia

AP | ABDI GULED | Posted 01.28.2012 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Somali militant group al-Shabab on Monday banned 16 aid groups – including a half dozen U.N. agencies – fro...

Heavy Fighting Between Militants And Government Troops In Somalia

AP | ABDI GULED | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The African Union force in Mogadishu said its forces on Monday fought their way into and took over the last militant strong...

Day After Suicide Bombing, Militants Vow To Up Attacks

AP | ABDI GULED and MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Qaida-linked militants threatened more terror attacks that will "increase day by day" after a suicide bomber killed 72 p...

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...

AK-47 First Prize In Somali Radio Competition For Children

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

A Somali radio station with ties to a militant Islamist group awarded rifles and grenades as prizes in a Koran-reciting competition for children. ...

Somalia Militants Withdraw From Capital

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 10.06.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Islamist fighters withdrew overnight from almost all their bases in the famine-struck Somali capital, the most significant ...