Articles by Somalia
- Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to Huddle With Obama in New York
September 19 2011 12:47 PM
The issue of Palestine is also likely to occupy Erdogan’s time.
- British Woman Kidnapped by Suspected Militants at Kenya-Somalia Border
September 17 2011 10:24 AM
Her husband, David Tebbutt, 58, was killed during the attack.
- China's Drought Persists, Endangers 44 Million
September 15 2011 2:25 PM
The drought, which started in the fall of 2010 and hit eight provinces, has already touched more than 44 million people and cost the agriculture industry $4.5 billion,
- Kenyan Resort Attack: UK Calls for Release of Kidnapped Woman
September 13 2011 9:19 PM
The UK called for the release of a woman kidnapped at a Kenyan beach resort.
- Somalia briefly detains Turkish aid workers
September 13 2011 1:59 PM
Somali security forces briefly detained two Turkish aid workers on Tuesday after they delivered food to famine victims in an area near the capital controlled by rebels, officials said on Tuesday.
- Opinion: Did Osama Bin Laden Succeed?
September 09 2011 9:00 AM
The United States has killed the mastermind of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, Osama bin Laden. But in engaging in two costly wars, did the U.S. do much of what bin Laden wanted the U.S. to do?
- Somalia Denies Reports of CIA Detention Center in Mogadishu
September 09 2011 8:57 AM
It's an underground prison in the compound of the presidential palace.
- Bono and N'Dour to Hold Famine Concert in Kenya
September 07 2011 2:31 PM
Irish musician Bono and Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour are planning a global Olympic-style torch relay, culminating in a concert in Kenya in 2012 to raise funds and awareness about the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
- Somalia Lastest: Famine, Elections and Truces
September 06 2011 2:09 PM
Spurred by a massive drought in the Horn of Africa, the famine in Somalia has already left tens of thousands of people dead. Making matters worse, Somalia's ineffective government has been unable to counter the crisis on its own, and is desperately relying on the humanitarian efforts of foreign powers.
- Hundreds dying daily as famine spreads in Somalia: UN
September 05 2011 4:08 PM
Famine has spread to six out of eight regions in southern Somalia, with 750,000 people facing imminent starvation, the United Nations said on Monday, and hundreds of people are dying each day despite a ramping up of aid relief.
- 9/11 Anniversary: Shadow Army of CIA, Special Ops Drives Counterrorism
September 05 2011 9:19 AM
As counterterrorism has become the preeminent goal, the military has relied increasingly on covert operations
- Al-Qaeda in Nigeria: Has the Group Found a New African Foothold?
September 01 2011 9:42 PM
With news that the United Nations bombing in Nigeria is connected to al-Qaeda, how serious is the militant group's presence in the country?
- Somalia famine yet to reach its peak - U.N.
September 01 2011 2:04 PM
Food will be increasingly scarce in famine-struck southern Somalia until next year's harvest, the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said Thursday.
- Somalia famine yet to reach its peak: UN
September 01 2011 1:56 PM
Food will be increasingly scarce in famine-struck southern Somalia until next year's harvest, the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday.
- Eid al-Fitr 2011: How the Muslim World Celebrated
August 30 2011 12:49 PM
Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holy period in Islam when devotees fast during the day. On Tuesday, Muslims across the globe celebrated, but in Syria, Somalia and Libya, the atmosphere was not completely one of joy.
- Gadhafi Offers Talks to Transfer Over Power: Report
August 29 2011 4:55 PM
Ibrahim said he was in Tripoli and had seen Gadhafi on Friday.
- The Somalia Famine: 5 Things to Know
August 19 2011 5:23 PM
The ongoing famine in Somalia is being called the worst humanitarian crisis.
- Somalia Famine: Turkish PM to Open Embassy in Mogadishu
August 19 2011 3:49 PM
Prime Minister Recep Erdogan visited Somalia in a much-needed display of support for a country where over 12 million people are at risk of famine.
- Somaliland in port deal with China businessmen
August 19 2011 1:43 PM
Somaliland has struck a deal with Chinese businessmen to extend its Berbera port as well as TO build a refinery and new roads in the breakaway northern enclave, its president said.
- Joint Chinese-Indian Oil Tanker Patrols Possible?
August 19 2011 1:22 AM
Aside from cost, the major problem for oil importing countries is getting the purchases safely home. Essentially, there are only two options - pipelines and maritime transport. Both are vulnerable to attack and this is increasingly preoccupying Chinese leaders, especially as, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China's dependence on imported oil rose to 55.2 percent for the first five months of 2011, surging to 9.61 million barrels per day.