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Somalia on high alert after Shebab leader confirmed dead Somalia's government warned of a wave of retaliatory attacks by the country's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels.
06 сентября 2014
Photo courtesy of tsu.edu Somali journalists urge fair trial for colleagues Somalia's journalist union urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week.
18 августа 2014
©Reuters/Sam Hodgson Three women arrested for helping Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab Three women were arrested, in the United States and Netherlands, for allegedly giving financial help to Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, authorities said.
24 июля 2014
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. ©Reuters/Feisal Omar Militants storm Somalia presidential palace Islamist Shebab rebels carried out a major bomb and armed attack on Somalia's presidential palace late Tuesday, penetrating the heavily fortified complex in the capital Mogadishu before blowing themselves up.
09 июля 2014
At least 10 dead as Islamists strike again on Kenya's coast At least 10 people were killed in a new overnight attack near Kenya's coast, police said Tuesday, just 24 hours after Somalia's Shebab rebels massacred close to 50 people in the same area.
18 июня 2014
Passport control ©RIA News Kazakhstan has 61 visa-free destinations: Visa Restriction Index 2014 Kazakhstan has been ranked 66th in the Visa Restriction Index 2014 with 61 visa-free travel destinations.
10 июня 2014
©Reuters/Hani Amara 62 African migrants, crew drown in boat tragedy off Yemen: UN Sixty migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia along with two Yemeni crew members drowned on May 31 in the worst such tragedy off the coast of Yemen this year, the UN said.
08 июня 2014
Three dead, several injured as Mombasa hit by twin attacks At least three people were killed and several others wounded Saturday in twin attacks in Kenya's restive coastal city of Mombasa, officials said.
04 мая 2014
©Reuters/Lucas Jackson Two foreign UN consultants shot dead in central Somalia A Briton and a Frenchman working for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime were shot dead Monday as they disembarked from a plane in central Somalia, officials and witnesses said.
08 апреля 2014
Phooto courtesy of summerworkandtravel.org US offers $3 mn reward for Somali terror suspects US officials offered a $3 million reward Friday for help in capturing three notorious Somali terror suspects, including one linked to Al-Qaeda extremists involved in the 1998 US embassy bombings in Africa.
15 марта 2014
©Reuters/Matthew Bash Yemen upholds 10-year jail for 11 Somali pirates An appeals court in the southern port of Aden upheld a 10-year jail term Sunday for 11 Somali pirates convicted of trying to hijack a ship in Yemeni waters.
10 марта 2014
Sliced with a razor, sewn up with thorns: Somali woman recalls FGM Malko Jama, a recently widowed Somali mother of eight, still remembers undergoing genital mutilation three decades ago as vividly as if it were yesterday.
20 февраля 2014
Somalia’s al-Qaeda linked, terrorist group in Somalia, al-Shabaab. Photo courtesy of somalicurrent.com US forces launch missile strike against Shebab leader in Somalia The US military launched a missile strike in Somalia on Sunday targeting a suspected Shebab militant leader.
27 января 2014
Lifestyle disorders top health issues in Arab world Heart disease and stroke have replaced infectious disease as the top causes of early death in the Arab world, tracking the West in a trend towards lifestyle disorders.
21 января 2014
©Reuters Nairobi mall attackers may have escaped: NYC police The four attackers responsible for killing at least 67 people at a Kenyan shopping mall may have escaped due to lax security.
11 декабря 2013
France to allow armed guards on ships to ward off pirates: PM France will authorise the deployment of armed guards on ships as part of anti-piracy measures, a move long sought by shipping companies, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said in an interview published Tuesday.
04 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo African elephant survival tops agenda at Botswana talks African ministers and experts meet next week in Botswana to chart ways to stamp out a spike in elephant killings fuelled by a growing demand for ivory in Asia.
30 ноября 2013
Terror suspect evades British police by donning burqa The British government defended its terror prevention measures on Monday after a Somali-born suspect escaped surveillance by putting on a burqa during a visit to a mosque.
05 ноября 2013
E. Africa pirates took up to $413 mn since 2005: study Horn of Africa pirates have raked in up to $413 million in ransom since 2005, with most of it used to finance "global scale" criminal operations.
04 ноября 2013
Abu Anas al-Libi. Photo courtesy of presstv.ir US military interrogating wanted Al-Qaeda suspect The US military was holding and secretly interrogating an alleged Al-Qaeda operative Monday, after weekend raids on Libya and Somalia which also targeted an elusive Islamist Shebab commander.
08 октября 2013

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