Topic: Somali Transitional Federal Government
Al Shabab's announcement that it is aligned with Al Qaeda’s global terror network confirms previous intelligence reports from the US and Somali governments, but it also complicates peacekeeping efforts in Mogadishu and Kenya.
02/02/2010 08:25 am
In the wake of the Christmas Day Northwest airlines bombing attempt, some are wondering if the Al Qaeda branches in Yemen and Somalia are linked. Most experts don't see evidence of coordination – not yet.
01/07/2010 12:11 pm
To avoid aiding rebels, Obama must cease direct aid to the government and work with regional neighbors.
09/09/2009 01:00 am
Meet the modern-day brigands behind the sometimes sophisticated, always risky operations that raked in an estimated $80 million in ransoms in 2008.
05/31/2009 01:00 am
Somalis near the border with Ethiopia say that country's troops have crossed over, raising speculation of another battle with the militant Islamists closing in on Somalia's government.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
Since 2007, at least 13 journalists have been killed while working on stories and more than 50 have been forced to leave the country, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists and the National Union of Somali Journalists.
01/29/2009 12:00 am
The world is not willing to allow this strategic nation to remain ungoverned. Can a coordinated effort create a stable government?
01/06/2009 12:00 am
Widely considered an obstacle to peace, Abdullahi Yusuf announced his resignation on Monday.
12/29/2008 12:00 am
Egypt hosted Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Sudan, Yemen, and the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday in a bid to protect valuable maritime trade routes from pirates.
11/21/2008 12:00 am
A supertanker hijacking helped boost the price of oil early this week.
11/19/2008 12:00 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
Islamist forces in Somalia have launched fresh attacks, worrying international aid groups.
03/27/2008 01:00 am