The US and Russia fear that on-board weapons could reach Al Qaeda
10/02/2008 01:00 am
U.S. warships surrounded the hijacked MV Faina and its military cargo off Somalia's coast Monday.
09/30/2008 01:00 am
Attacks at sea force a UN aid agency to rely on naval guards.
09/26/2008 01:00 am
Gunmen hijacked four ship within 48 hours last week. Cash retrieved from ransoms is paying for weapons and salaries of fighters on both sides of Somalia's conflict.
08/27/2008 01:00 am
08/25/2008 01:00 am
08/04/2008 01:00 am
As the violence escalates, observers warn of famine and the worst humanitarian crisis on the African continent.
07/21/2008 01:00 am
The move comes amid a rise in kidnappings of foreign aid workers and an escalating humanitarian crisis.
07/01/2008 01:00 am
The attack undermines a UN-mediated cease-fire signed last week between the government and opposition groups as the country's humanitarian crisis worsens.
06/19/2008 01:00 am
Monday, the government and an opposition bloc signed a UN-brokered peace deal. But Tuesday, Islamist hard-liners said they would continue to fight.
06/10/2008 01:00 am