Topic: Union of Islamic Courts
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
Failed talks and the killing of yet another aid worker highlight the growing humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.
08/19/2008 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
06/11/2008 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
Mogadishu's recent outbreak of violence appeared linked to a May airstrike that killed Hashi Aden Ayro, a Somali Islamist leader who the US says has links to Al Qaeda.
05/21/2008 01:00 am
News of an airstrike on Aden Hashi Ayro came on the heels of the State Department's annual report on terrorism, which concluded that Al Qaeda was rebuilding in Pakistan.
05/02/2008 01:00 am
Latest missile strike at the East Africa nation, aimed at a suspected Al Qaeda operative, keeps terrorists off balance. But some say US should do more to nation-build in Somalia.
03/05/2008 12:00 am