Al Qaeda Branch in Somalia Threatens Americans in East Africa â€” and Even the U.S.
Several ominous signs indicate that the Qaeda affiliate, the Shabab, is seeking to expand its lethal mayhem well beyond its home base, and attack Americans wherever it can.
â€˜Me siento fuerte y libreâ€™: Las mujeres en Somalilandia se aficionan a correr
En una sociedad conservadora y tradicional cada vez hay mÃ¡s atletas femeninas que participan en un evento para corredores, una seÃ±al de que algo puede estar cambiando para las mujeres.
â€˜I Feel Strong and Freeâ€™: Running Takes Hold Among Women in Somaliland
In a traditional, conservative society, more female athletes are participating in an annual running event, a sign life may be changing here for women.
Los jÃ³venes de Somalia responden cuando el gobierno no puede hacerse cargo
En un paÃs que ha sufrido dÃ©cadas de ataques extremistas y crisis ambientales, a menudo quienes acuden a la emergencia son voluntarios.
Young Somalis Step In Where Government Fails
In a country that has endured three decades of chaos â€” from extremist attacks and environmental crises â€” the responders, medics, road-builders and educators are often not government workers, but young volunteers.
Chaos as Militants Overran Airfield, Killing 3 Americans in Kenya
The brazen Shabab assault at Manda Bay, Kenya, a sleepy seaside base near the Somali border, on Jan. 5 left three Americans dead, raising complex questions about the militaryâ€™s mission in Africa.
Mogadishu Bombing Took the Lives of the â€˜Best and the Brightestâ€™
Despite a growing sense of stability and optimism after decades of chaos and violence, Somalia has been unable to curb the threat posed by the terrorist group Al Shabab.
Somali Terror Group Al Shabab Remains Resilient Despite Setbacks
The group suspected in a weekend attack that killed 79 people has lost territory, suffered defections and been targeted by increasing United States airstrikes. But it can still mount large attacks.
Truck Bomb In Somali Capital Kills Nearly 80
At least 79 people have died after an explosive-filled truck blew up at an intersection in Mogadishu. It was the countryâ€™s worst attack in years.
Somalia Bombing Kills Nearly 80, Raising Fears of Resurgent Militancy
A truck filled with explosives blew up at a busy intersection in the capital. It was the latest, and the worst, in a series of recent attacks.
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