Articles by Somalia

  • Brangelina Gives $340K to War-torn Somali Kids (PHOTOS)Brangelina Gives $340K to War-torn Somali Kids (PHOTOS)

    October 12 2011 9:46 AM

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who are renowned for their philanthropic efforts, have given a large donation of $340,000 to Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid, to cover the health care for children, who have been left homeless in war-torn Somalia.

  • Brangelina Gives $340K to War-torn Somali Kids (PHOTOS)Brangelina Gives $340K to War-torn Somali Kids (PHOTOS)

    October 12 2011 9:46 AM

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who are renowned for their philanthropic efforts, have given a large donation of $340,000 to Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid, to cover the health care for children, who have been left homeless in war-torn Somalia.

  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Make Large Donation to Somali Aid Group [PHOTOS]Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Make Large Donation to Somali Aid Group [PHOTOS]

    October 10 2011 11:30 AM

    The power couple donated $340,000 to aid the drought and famine crisis.

  • Mitt Romney Speech Perpetuates the Myth of Obama's Foreign Policy WeaknessMitt Romney Speech Perpetuates the Myth of Obama's Foreign Policy Weakness

    October 07 2011 3:44 PM

    Of all the falsehoods to attach themselves to President Barack Obama, perhaps the most outrageous is the one that Mitt Romney trotted out during a foreign policy speech on Friday: that Obama is an America apologist who has undercut the country's military.

  • Agriculture a Strong Buy in Asia, Africa and America

    October 07 2011 3:31 AM

    Rising demand in Asia and Africa, recent floods in Asia and droughts in Africa are combining to lift global food prices. Despite improved production prospects, world cereal markets are likely to remain fairly tight in 2011/2012, FAO said today.

  • Turkey evacuates dozens of Somali blast victimsTurkey evacuates dozens of Somali blast victims

    October 06 2011 12:47 PM

    Turkey evacuated dozens of severely wounded blast victims from the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, two days after a suicide bomber killed 72 people in the rebel al Shabaab group's deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in 2007.

  • Angelina Jolie Appears in Ceremony Hosted by U.N. Refugee Agency (PHOTOS)Angelina Jolie Appears in Ceremony Hosted by U.N. Refugee Agency (PHOTOS)

    October 06 2011 9:50 AM

    Angelina Jolie appeared on Monday night at a ceremony hosted by a U.N. refugee agency. The ceremony was organized to award a Yemeni aid group named Society for Humanitarian Solidarity and its founder Nasser Salim Ali Al-Hamairy with the annual Nansen prize, because they give lifesaving aid to help thousands of Somali and African refugees fleeing for Yemen to survive in every year.

  • Angelina Jolie Appears in Ceremony Hosted by U.N. Refugee Agency (PHOTOS)Angelina Jolie Appears in Ceremony Hosted by U.N. Refugee Agency (PHOTOS)

    October 06 2011 9:50 AM

    Angelina Jolie appeared on Monday night at a ceremony hosted by a U.N. refugee agency. The ceremony was organized to award a Yemeni aid group named Society for Humanitarian Solidarity and its founder Nasser Salim Ali Al-Hamairy with the annual Nansen prize, because they give lifesaving aid to help thousands of Somali and African refugees fleeing for Yemen to survive in every year.

  • Why Somalia's Al-Shabab Promises More Attacks and DeathWhy Somalia's Al-Shabab Promises More Attacks and Death

    October 05 2011 11:09 AM

    The Somali rebel group responsible for the suicide bombing Tuesday that killed 70 people has vowed that attacks will increase day by day. But what does al-Shabab want?

  • Over 70 People Killed in Somalia Following Bombing in MogadishuOver 70 People Killed in Somalia Following Bombing in Mogadishu

    October 05 2011 2:10 AM

    More than 70 people were killed as Somalia's al Qaeda-linked rebels hit the centre of the capital with a truck bomb.

  • Turkey spreads its wings into AfricaTurkey spreads its wings into Africa

    October 04 2011 2:38 PM

    Turkish Prime Tayyip Erdogan visited South Africa on Tuesday, the latest stop in a diplomatic drive into the resource-rich continent whose attention is increasingly fixed on emerging market relationships rather than old commercial ties to Europe.

  • Rebels kill scores in Somali capital blastRebels kill scores in Somali capital blast

    October 04 2011 1:53 PM

    Somalia's al Qaeda-linked rebels struck at the heart of the capital on Tuesday, killing scores of people with a truck bomb in the group's most deadly attack in the country since launching an insurgency in 2007.

  • Dozens Die in Huge Suicide Bombing in Somali CapitolDozens Die in Huge Suicide Bombing in Somali Capitol

    October 04 2011 9:04 AM

    Rescue workers found at least forty wounded people.

  • Jolie Appeals for Somalia at U.N. Refugee Award CeremonyJolie Appeals for Somalia at U.N. Refugee Award Ceremony

    October 04 2011 12:52 AM

    Angelina Jolie made a surprise appearance on Monday night at the U.N. refugee agency's ceremony to honor a Yemeni aid group credited with rescuing thousands of desperate Somali and other African refugees who arrive in southern Yemen each year.

  • Kenya Kidnapping: Can Kenyan Government Protect Tourists?Kenya Kidnapping: Can Kenyan Government Protect Tourists?

    October 03 2011 12:08 PM

    The ability of the Kenyan government to protect tourists is called into question after a second kidnapping in a month’s time.

  • Al-Qaida Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki Killed: Is it Legal For America to Assassinate a Citizen?

    September 30 2011 6:21 PM

    The assassination of radical al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen, has revived a debate about the limits of the Obama administration's authority to hunt and kill terrorists abroad.

  • Somali pirates free Greek-owned cargo shipSomali pirates free Greek-owned cargo ship

    September 30 2011 3:02 PM

    Somali pirates have freed a Greek-owned bulk carrier held off the Horn of Africa coast for seven months after a multi-million dollar ransom was air-dropped to secure its release, a pirate source and local maritime expert said on Friday.

  • Ahmadinejad United Nations Speech: 'U.S. Too Incompetent to Run World'Ahmadinejad United Nations Speech: 'U.S. Too Incompetent to Run World'

    September 22 2011 5:43 PM

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's United Nations speech on Thursday angered a number of world leaders, especially the delegates from the United States, who walked out of the General Assembly while Ahmadinejad soliloquized.

  • America's Secret War Expands to Drone Bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula

    September 21 2011 9:50 AM

    The Obama administration is constructing a network of drone strike bases in Africa and the Arabian peninsula as its broadening campaign against Al Qaeda affiliates reaches increasingly into Yemen and Somalia.

  • Cell phones may be new tool vs Somalia famineCell phones may be new tool vs Somalia famine

    September 21 2011 4:41 AM

    Cell phones may bring relief to famine victims in parts of Somalia controlled by al Shabaab insurgents as donors seek new ways to circumvent the hard-line militants, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday.