- AP NewsBreak: Govt plans to retry alleged pirate Updated: Dec-18-13 12:34 pm
- Somalia: Militants ambush doctors convoy killing 6 Updated: Dec-18-13 10:47 am
- Banned Somali charcoal still finds ways into Gulf Updated: Dec-17-13 11:58 am
- Disfigured man from Somalia thanks Texas doctors Updated: Dec-17-13 11:10 am
- US official urges Somalia to protect human rights Updated: Dec-14-13 9:19 am
- Somali president appoints new prime minister Updated: Dec-12-13 1:21 pm
- AP NewsBreak: Hung jury on hostage-taking charges Updated: Dec-12-13 12:36 pm
- Uphill fight for man claiming abuse by FBI agents Updated: Dec-11-13 5:40 pm
- May: The disinformation age: Where Islamism is the issue... Updated: Dec-11-13 10:46 am
- UN: Major offensives planned vs. Somali militants Updated: Dec-10-13 4:25 pm
- 9 killed by car suicide bomber in northern Somalia Updated: Dec-05-13 7:01 am
- Lawmakers boot Somalia prime minister from office Updated: Dec-02-13 12:50 pm
- Trial delayed in Ala. suit over 2009 piracy case Updated: Dec-02-13 11:52 am
- Trial delayed in Ala suit over 2009 piracy case Updated: Dec-02-13 11:46 am
- Correction: Somalia-Security story Updated: Nov-29-13 1:37 pm
- WFP feeds 3M after typhoon; aid in Kenya camps cut Updated: Nov-22-13 10:17 am
- Somali immigrant elected to Lewiston school board Updated: Nov-22-13 7:41 am
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department said Wednesday it plans to retry an alleged Somali pirate for hostage-taking, after a jury deadlocked on those charges last week.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Suspected armed Islamic militants on Wednesday ambushed a convoy carrying doctors near the Somali capital, killing six people, three of them Syrian doctors who were in the country giving medical assistance, officials said Wednesday.
KHASAB, Oman - Charcoal from Somalia is prized in Gulf nations: Made from acacia trees, it's slow burning and gives a sweet aroma to the region's beloved grilled meats and to tobacco burned in waterpipes. It is also banned by the United Nations, because its shipments rake in millions of dollars a year for al-Qaida-linked militants.
FORT WORTH, Texas - The 10-year-old Somali boy was jolted awake by a set of fangs driving into his face.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - The top United States State Department official for Africa is urging Somalia's government to do more to protect its most vulnerable people, especially women, and to respect the rule of law.
MOGADISHU - Somalia's president has appointed a new prime minister, an economist who has worked for the World Bank and the United States government aid agency.
WASHINGTON - A jury that acquitted a Somali man of piracy charges has been unable to reach a verdict on two hostage-taking charges, resulting in a mistrial Thursday.
WASHINGTON - A lawsuit by a U.S. citizen who claims that FBI agents were responsible for falsely imprisoning him for several months in Africa appears to face an uphill battle.
Walter Cronkite, the great CBS anchorman from 1962 to 1981, was called "the most trusted man in America" - and polling supported that claim. He'd conclude his CBS Evening News broadcasts with the phrase: "And that's the way it is." And it was, too - or, more precisely, Uncle Walter defined for most Americans what was news - what was important and why.
UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations official says plans are being made to restart major offensives in parts of Somalia held by the militant group al-Shabab.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A police official says a suicide car bomber, targeting two pick-up trucks carrying Puntland Marine Forces in northern Somalia, has killed nine people and wounded 37 others.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Lawmakers in Somalia voted Monday to oust the country's prime minister and his Cabinet after 14 months in office.
MOBILE, Alabama - An Alabama judge has delayed the trial over a lawsuit filed after Somali pirates took over a U.S. cargo ship in 2009.
MOBILE, Alabama - An Alabama judge has delayed the trial over a lawsuit filed after Somalian pirates took over a U.S. cargo ship in 2009.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - In a story Nov. 28 about Somalia's security efforts, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the police used an armored Casper truck. The correct spelling of the word is Casspir. A corrected version of the story is below:
NAIROBI, Kenya - After early delays caused by massive infrastructure damage, the World Food Program is now providing food to 3 million typhoon victims in the Philippines, but the needs there and in Syria mean Somali refugees in Kenya are seeing food assistance cut by 20 percent, WFP's top official said Friday.
LEWISTON, Maine - A man originally from Somalia has become the first African immigrant to win elected office in Lewiston, a city that has long had a significant Somali population.