Somalia

NATO's chief is calling Russia's advances in Ukraine the greatest threat to European security and stability since the end of the Cold War. (Photo credit should read KELD NAVNTOFT/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Chief: Russian Aggression A Cold War ‘Wake-Up Call’

NATO’s chief is calling Russia’s advances in Ukraine the greatest threat to European security and stability since the end of the Cold War.

03/19/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Soldier From Md. to Plead Guilty to Terrorism

A former Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military intends to plead guilty in connection with the case, court documents show.

01/09/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry asserted Sunday that the United States now has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria and said "the case gets stronger by the day" for a military attack. (credit: JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sec. Kerry Says ‘Terrorists Can Run, But They Can’t Hide’

After two U.S. military raids against militants in north Africa, U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the raids send the message that terrorists “can run but they can’t hide.”

10/06/2013

Kenyan soldiers move in formation, clearing the top floor balcony and interior of Westgate Mall on September 24, 2013 in Nairobi. Kenyan Defence troops remain inside the Westgate mall, in a standoff with Somali militants after they laid siege to the shopping centre shooting and throwing grenades as they entered. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Malls Increase Security After Kenya Terror Attacks

The Mall of America has stepped up security following the deadly attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

09/27/2013

President Barack Obama has phoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to express the United States' condolences after a terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.  (Photo credit should read John Muchucha/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Phones Kenyan President In Response To Mall Terrorist Attack

President Barack Obama has phoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to express the United States’ condolences after a terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.

09/22/2013

Photo of Omar Hammami. (credit: FBI)

Somalia: Reports Indicate American Jihadi Killed

A member of al-Shabab says American jihadist Omar Hammami was killed in an ambush in Somalia’s southern Bay region.

09/12/2013

Exterior view of the US federal court house on June 4, 2013 in Norfolk, Va., where three Somalis are on trial for the deaths of four Americans on a yacht captured by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean in February 2011. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Somali Pirates Convicted In Yacht Hijacking That Left 4 Americans Dead

A federal jury in Virginia has convicted three Somalis on murder, piracy and other charges stemming from a yacht hijacking that left four Americans dead.

07/09/2013

Photo of Omar Hammami. (credit: FBI)

American Jihadi Claims He Was Shot In Neck By Terrorist Assassin

A most-wanted American jihadi in Somalia said Friday that the leader of Islamic extremist rebels in Somali was starting a civil war, just hours after an assassination attempt left the Alabama native with a neck wound.

04/26/2013

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Judge Allows US Prosecution Of Pirates In Killing Of 4 Americans

A federal judge has ruled Somalia’s territorial waters extend only 12 miles from shore, allowing the U.S. to continue its prosecution of the murders of four Americans aboard their pirated yacht.

12/03/2012

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13 Defendants In Khat Smuggling Case Stand Trial

A federal trial is set to begin against 13 men accused of illegally smuggling millions of dollars’ worth of the illegal African drug khat (COT).

04/17/2012

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